Roger Federer found time to participate in a sponsor event for Emmi, “Switzerland’s leading milk processor,” in Switzerland on Sunday before taking off for Madrid. The video from Schweizer Fernsehen (not in English) shows Roger Federer and motocyclist Tom Luthi playing golf and schmoozing with guests, including Roger’s parents. Supposedly Roger mentions that he’s decided not to wear a wedding ring during his career because it could effect his play – better to wait until he’s retired and doesn’t have to worry about losing it. . .I’m sure Mirka doesn’t mind!
If anyone can provide some more translation, I’d appreciate it!
Here’s the description from Roger’s website:
“The guests were all invited by Emmi and enjoyed a perfectly sunny day amidst beautiful spring meadows. They started off in the morning with a round of golf before having appetisers on a terrace with a view of the lake of Sempach and the snow-capped Alps on the horizon. André Bossert, Switzerland’s best golfer, demonstrated his skills and gave the interested crowd a few tips. And then everyone was in for a surprise: two of Emmi’s ambassadors, Roger and Tom Lüthi (motorcycling), joined the happening. They showed their golfing skills in several chipping competitions that André Bossert set up for them. Roger thrilled everyone with skilful shots and amusing comments.
The day was rounded off with a dinner at the club’s restaurant where Roger and all the guests enjoyed a wonderful meal, of course including Emmis Kaltbach cheese specialities. Roger thoroughly enjoyed the evening and is now on his way to Madrid.”
I always love seeing the Federer family out and about. Roger’s parents are the perfect guests. I don’t think Mirka was there – the website mentions she was home happily expecting a baby. Tony Godsick, Roger’s agent, can be seen doing Blackberry duty in the background.
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