Tequila Avión, an award-winning tequila is teaming up with professional basketball player Nick Young and former football wide receiver Victor Cruz give golf a cultural transformation on the golf course with fresh faces. The spirit brand announced its dueling Caddie’s Caddy Kits that are curated to include golf course essentials along with signature cocktails inspired by the famous golf enthusiasts, featuring the ultra-premium Avión Range – Reserva 44 Extra Añejo and Reserva Cristalino.
“I may be a bucket on the court, but I’ve been working on my swing too. I’m excited to hit the course with my man Victor Cruz and sip on some of this Avión,” says Young. “While I do like to enjoy drinking Tequila Avión Reserva 44 straight on the rocks, I also wanted to create my own spin on the margarita that is Swaggy P approved.”
Launched ahead of Father’s Day, both athletes are connected through shared experiences that embrace a legacy of competitive athleticism, fatherhood, a love of golf, and the superior drinking experience of Tequila Avión. The duo debuted their cocktail curations at an invite-only event in New York City, where attendees were given a front row seat to the putting competition between the two, with the losing star having to caddie for the other.
“Nick may be swaggy, but I’m already salsa dancing to the finish line,” shares Cruz. “Touchdowns may be what I’m known for, but every win needs a celebration and I prefer the quality and taste of Cristalino to toast all the elevated moments in life.”
Caddy Kits Get a Makeover
The Caddie’s Caddy kit features a 750ml bottle from Tequila Avión’s Reserva Range, an original cocktail inspired by Young and Cruz respectively, a crystal decanter, and golf accessories including a bespoke leather nickel bag readied for the course with a ball marker, bar towel, and limited autographed collectible golf balls by the sports legends themselves.
The kits to kick off tee time for the golf lover in your life are available for a limited time at sourcedcraftcocktails.com for an SRP of $230 each while supplies last.
The Nick Young “Swaggy Marg” Cocktail Kit: The elder by one year, Nick Young, prefers an aged extra Añejo tequila, choosing Avión Reserva 44 for its complex and rich flavor experience. Young is toasting at the 19th hole with “The Swaggy Marg” – a refreshing summer cocktail with watermelon, lime, and honey.
The Victor Cruz “Spicy Cruzarita” Cocktail Kit: The smooth moves of Cruz’s salsa dancing are a perfect match for the silky smoothness of Avión Reserva Cristalino. Renowned for its clarity thanks to a doubled-charcoal filtration process, the refined liquid is a unique blend of the finest 12-month-old añejo tequila and a touch of 3-year-old extra añejo. The “Spicy Cruzarita” adds fuego to the competition with homemade summer pepper syrup and lime.
Visit TequilaAvion.com to discover more about Tequila Avión and the brand’s full portfolio. You can also follow along on Instagram for highlights from the New York launch event.