Sir Nick Faldo, the English golfing legend has been signed by MasterCard as their brand ambassador.
56-year-old Faldo joins seven other top golf ambassadors for MasterCard, including Ian Poulter, Graeme McDowell, Camilo Villegas, Boo Weekley, Brandt Snedeker, Harris English and Tom Watson.
Faldo, a three-time Open champion, is currently competing in this year’s event at Muirfield in Scotland. He shot an eight-over-par 79 in his opening round on Thursday.
Alfredo Gangotena, MasterCard Worldwide’s chief marketing officer said in an interview : “Golf continues to be a passion for our cardholders and the addition of Sir Nick Faldo to the roster of brand ambassadors represents a crown jewel in our campaign.”
Faldo,currently competing in this year’s event at Muirfield in Scotland, has won the Open Championship three times.
Matercard supports several leading properties in golf, including the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, the PGA Tour, the Champions Tour and The Open Championship apart from sponsoring individual players.