Tour report: Scott's on the Ball Down Under as Titleist Records Six Wins Worldwide
Posted: 19 November 2012
Titleist brand ambassadors and golf ball loyalists combined to record an amazing six wins this weekend around the world's professional tours, with Adam Scott and Luke Donald trusting the new Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x prototype golf balls respectively for their wins!
Australasian: Titleist Brand Ambassador Adam Scott became the first player to win with new Titleist Pro V1 prototype golf ball when he captured the Australian Masters by four shots. Scott fired a final round 5-under par 67 en route to a 17-under par 271 victory total. The native Queenslander and fan favourite underlined his first win of the year and the 20th of his professional career with a birdie on the final hole.
What's in Adam Scott's Titleist Bag?: New Pro V1 prototype golf ball, 910D3 driver (9.5), 910F fairway metal (15), prototype 712U utility iron (19), MB irons (4-9), Vokey Design SM4 pitching (48), sand (54) and lob (60) wedges, Scotty Cameron Kombi Long putter
Scott finished four clear of Pro V1x loyalist and defending champion Ian Poulter, who closed with a level par 72. Titleist Brand Ambassador Gareth Paddison (Pro V1x, 913 driver, 913F fairway metal, CB irons, Vokey Design Wedges, Scotty Cameron putter) tied for third, another four shots back, while Adam Crawford closed with the best round of the day, a 7-under 65 to finish solo fifth, as Titleist golf ball loyalists occupied four of the top five positions and nine of the 12 who finished among the top 10 and ties at Kingston Heath.
Titleist was the most played golf ball with 87 players in the field of 120, nearly four times the nearest competitor with 22.
Japan: On the same day that Adam Scott recorded the first win for the new Titleist Pro V1 prototype golf ball, Luke Donald captured the Dunlop Pheonix playing the new Titleist Pro V1x prototype golf ball in competition for the first time.
Donald fired a final round 3-under par 68 en route to a 16-under 268 total to record a five shot victory. He started the final round four clear and left his rivals with little hope after he birdied the fourth, eagled the seventh and birdied the eighth. The win was the third of the season for Donald, who also captured the Transitions Championship on the PGA TOUR in March and the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour in May. The victory also vaulted him to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 34 players.
European / Sunshine: It was a Titleist Pro V1x 1-2 finish at the SA Open Championship where Henrik Stenson ended a five year wait for a European Tour title as he cruised to a 17-under par victory total. Titleist brand ambassador George Coetzee (Pro V1x, 913D3 driver, 909F2 fairway, CB irons, Vokey Design gap, sand and lob wedges) finished as runner up, recording his eighth top ten finish of the season, and Pro V1x loyalist Thomas Aiken finished tied third.
Titleist was the overwhelming golf ball of choice at the event with 110 players, more than four times the nearest competitor with 23.
LPGA: Titleist Pro V1x loyalist Na Yeon Choi captured the season-ending CME Group Titleholders, edging fellow Korean and fellow Pro V1 loyalist So Yeon Ryu by two shots. It was Choi's second title of the year and the seventh in her LPGA career.
Choi fired three consecutive rounds in the 60's before closing with a 2-under par 70 en route to a 14-under 274 victory total.
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 49 players in the field of 73, more than eight times the nearest competitor with 6.
China: Seventeen-year-old Pro V1x loyalist Jeung Hun Wang of Korea captured the China PGA Champions Tour Chongqing event for his first career win on the China Tour. Wang closed with two consecutive rounds of 5-under 67 to finish at 14-under par and a four shot margin of victory. Fellow Pro V1x loyalist Hao Yuan fired a final round five under 67 to finish in a tie for third, six shots back.
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 90 players in the field of 124, six times more than the nearest competitor with 15. Eight of the 12 players who finished among the top 10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.
LatinoAmerica: Titleist golf ball loyalist Sebastian Vazquez carded a final round 71 to capture the inaugural Puerto Rico Classic in just his second professional start. Vazquez finished at 14-under 274 - two strokes clear of Jorge Fernandez-Valdes, who also closed with a 71. Julio Zapata recorded a 71 as well to take third place at 11-under. All three players relied upon the Titleist Pro V1x golf ball for their success.
Vazquez, a 22-year-old from Mexico City, was in the field at this inaugural PGA Tour Latinoamerica event just six weeks after finishing atop the World Amateur in Turkey.
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 107 players in the field of 128, nearly nine times the nearest competitor with 12.
European / Asian: At the UBS Hong Kong Open Titleist was the golf ball of choice for 87 players, more than four times the nearest competitor with 21.