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Ben Winstanley

Deputy Editor

Ben Winstanley's articles

In defence of Bryson Dechambeau: the 2020 US Open champion

Bryson Dechambeau's US Open victory may be one of the most dominant golfing performances in the last decade. So why are fans unhappy with the winner? Ben Winstanley takes a look at the facts, and comes up with a few uncomfortable truths…

Square Mile Watch Awards 2020: Readers' Choice Award shortlist

We've selected 20 of our favourite timepieces of 2020 – now it's your turn to vote for your favourite in this year's Square Mile Watch Awards 2020 in association with Red 8 Gallery

The final furlong: Enable's bid for horse racing history

One champion trainer, a legendary jockey, and the world’s best racehorse stand on the brink of racing immortality in 2020, Ben Winstanley tells the story of Enable – a horse of a lifetime

Rolex | Collections 2020

Rolex has done it again with a host of small but significant changes to several of its beloved collections. Ben Winstanley takes a closer look

Audemars Piguet | Collections 2020

Audemars Piguet has been one of the most prolific watch brands in 2020. In spite of the ongoing global pandemic, the Swiss watchmaker has bolstered its collections with a host of new releases. Ben Winstanley takes a look at what’s on offer

Napoleon Pro Charcoal Grill: the best value barbecue on the market

Searching for the best charcoal barbecue? The Napoleon Pro Charcoal Kettle Grill is not only great value, but features a number of high quality touches

Staycation golf: where to stay and play in England

As the nation slowly opens up following Lockdown, there’s no need to go abroad to find the best golf resorts. Ben Winstanley takes a look closer to home

Patek Philippe | Collections 2020

Patek Philippe has announced its first new watches of 2020. Ben Winstanley looks more closely at what the lauded Swiss watchmaker has up its sleeve for collectors this year

Tudor Black Bay Fifty-Eight 'Navy Blue' | Watch of the Week

The first new launch from Tudor or Rolex in 2020, the Black Bay Fifty-Eight ‘Navy Blue’ spruces up Tudor’s smash hit with a popular colour change

Harry Winston Project Z14 | Watch of the Week

Harry Winston's latest addition to the avantgarde Project Z collection continues the fine work of its predecessors – high-tech materials, old-school watchmaking, and steampunk stylings put it in a field all of its own

Lando Norris: "I really enjoy streaming on Twitch"

McLaren racing driver Lando Norris is one of the most exciting young prospects in motorsport. The 20-year-old speeds by to give us an insight into his Lockdown Life before the start of the delayed Formula One season

The Luxury Watch Guide 2020

This year’s latest watch releases include some of the finest vintage-inspired specimens yet, sporty timepieces good for any occasion, and grail watches that will leave you drooling…

Vacheron Constantin | Collections 2020

Vacheron Constantin's 2020 collection is a veritable greatest hits of the watchmaker's multiple talents. Expect the spectrum to vary from improbably complicated, brilliantly bombastic grail watches to the sport chic pieces that we've grown to love from the brand

The best places to buy watches online

Watches might traditionally be a commodity purchased in a bricks-and-mortar boutique, but times are changing – especially under Lockdown. Here’s our favourite places to buy watches online

Breitling Top Time Limited Edition | Watch of the Week

The Breitling Top Time watch sees the revival of a classic 1960s chronograph, featuring a distinctive "Zorro" motif dial. Breitling has been knocking it out the park with its heritage watches over the last couple of years – and this is no exception

Audemars Piguet [Re]master01 Self Winding Chronograph | Watch of the Week

In 2019, Audemars Piguet gave us a vision of its future in the form of a totally new collection called CODE 11.59. This year? We’re going back in time with the [Re]master01. We’re already in love…

Hamilton PSR | Watch of the Week

The Hamilton PSR breathes new life into the world’s first digital watch, the iconic Hamilton Pulsar, for its 50th anniversary

Inside Tudor Watches: behind the scenes at the home of the accessible luxury watch

Like Tudor Watches? Join us as we go behind the scenes at the watchmaker's Geneva headquarters. This is how your watch gets made…

Mark Webber talks Formula One 2020 and BOSS

Racing driver Mark Webber talks predictions for the Formula One 2020 season, Lewis Hamilton breaking records, and the new Porsche x BOSS capsule collection

Take your best shot at West London Shooting School

West London Shooting School blends world-class facilities with a relaxed atmosphere certain to suit crack shots and shooting novices alike. Ben Winstanley finds out more…