Press Release: Titleist trusted around the world
TITLEIST TRUSTED AROUND THE WORLD
Titleist Brand Ambassador Zach Johnson leads four win weekend for the #1 ball in golf
Titleist, the #1 ball in golf, was trusted by the world’s top professionals this weekend, headlined by Zach Johnson and Luke Donald who put their faith in the legendary Pro V1x to top the leaderboards on the PGA Tour and European Tour respectively. Titleist Brand Ambassador Zach Johnson fired his second consecutive round of 6-under par 64 on Sunday to claim the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial with a tournament record of 21-under par, 259. On the European Tour, Luke Donald trusted the performance of the Pro V1x to complete a wire-to-wire victory in the Madrid Masters, eagling the 16th on his way to victory ahead of Pro V1 loyalist Rhys Davies. Johnson and Donald were joined in the winner’s circle by Tom Lehman and Kyung-Tae Kim who completed a remarkable four win weekend for Titleist golf ball loyalists.
2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson used a host of Titleist equipment throughout his bag to claim his seventh career PGA Tour victory, including the Titleist Pro V1x, 909D2 driver, 909F2 fairway metals, 909H hybrid, New AP1 4-iron, New AP2 irons, Vokey Design Spin Milled pitching, sand and lob wedges. Joining Johnson at the top of the leaderboard was Titleist Brand Ambassador Ben Crane and Pro V1x loyalist Jeff Overton who tied for third, as well as full line Titleist player Bryce Molder and Pro V1 loyalist Scott Verplank who made it an impressive five Titleist golf ball players in the top-5 and ties in Texas. In total, Titleist balls were played by 76 players compared to 15 for the nearest competitor, and Titleist also topped the counts for iron sets, sand, lob and approach wedges and putters respectively.
On the European Tour, Luke Donald followed up his runner-up finish at the BMW PGA Championship last weekend with a stunning wire-to-wire victory in Spain. Donald trusted the performance of the Pro V1x to follow his opening round of 65 with three further rounds in the sixties to finish on 21-under par, one shot clear of Pro V1 loyalist Rhys Davies. Donald’s victory was his first since the 2006 Honda Classic on the PGA Tour, and propels him into the World’s Top-10. As well as being the choice of the top two players in Madrid, the majority of the field also put their trust in Titleist golf balls, with 82 players playing either the Pro v1 or Pro V1x, more than all other balls combined.
On the Champions Tour, Tom Lehman trusted the feel and control of the Pro V1 to claim his first Champions Tour Major with a play-off victory over Pro V1x loyalist David Frost and one other. Joining Lehman and Frost at the top of the leaderboard was full line Titleist player Mark O’Meara (Pro V1) who finished fourth. Completing Titleist’s spectacular four win weekend, Titleist Brand Ambassador Kyung-Tae Kim claimed his first victory on the Japan Golf Tour at the Diamond Cup, finishing with a 16-under par winning total of 272. These victories take Titleist’s 2010 worldwide golf ball win count to 53, compared to 10 for the nearest competitor.
A record breaking victory for Titleist Brand Ambassador Zach Johnson, coupled with further victories around the world for Titleist golf ball loyalists, continues to prove that the world’s best players opt for the matchless performance of Titleist for their success.
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