Titleist Pro V1x loyalist Thomas Aiken put his trust in the #1 ball in golf to claim the second European Tour title of his career at the Avantha Masters in India. The South African fired four consecutive rounds in the 60’s to take a three shot victory and lead an impressive 1-2-3 for Titleist golf balls. Fellow Titleist golf ball loyalist Kevin Streelman added to successful weekend for Titleist as he trusted the performance excellence of the new 2013 Pro V1x to earn his first career PGA Tour title with a two shot victory at the Tampa Bay Championship. Streelman closed with a bogey-free 67, en route to a 10-under par, 274 victory total. Aiken and Streelman headlined a five-win weekend for the legendary Pro V1 franchise as they were joined in the winners’ circle by fellow golf ball loyalists Stacy Lewis (Pro V1x), David Frost (Pro V1) and Ted Purdy (new 2013 Pro V1) who recorded victories on the LPGA, Champions and Latinoamerica Tours respectively.
At the Avantha Masters on the European Tour, Titleist players occupied the top three spots on the leaderboard with Thomas Aiken finishing three shots clear of Titleist Brand Ambassador Gaganjeet Bhullar (Pro V1x) in second place, and Pro V1x loyalist Liang Wen-chong who finished a further two shots behind in third. As well as being the choice of the top finishers at the event, Titleist was also the most relied upon golf ball with 103 of the 156 players putting their trust in a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball, more than five times the nearest competitor with 19. Titleist was also the top choice in the iron and wedge categories at the event.
On the PGA Tour, four of the top six finishers relied on the feel, control and consistency of the new 2013 Pro V1x golf ball for their success at the Innsbrook Resort. Titleist Brand Ambassador Cameron Tringale trusted Titleist equipment from tee-to-green to achieve his best ever finish on the PGA Tour in third. Whilst fellow Brand Ambassador Greg Chalmers and golf ball loyalist Luke Donald were among three players who tied for fourth. Titleist golf balls were also the overwhelming choice of the field at the event with 68% of players relying on Titleist golf balls for their success, nearly five times the nearest competitor. Titleist also led the counts for wedges with 164 Vokey models in play, more than three times the nearest competitor with 53.
Elsewhere, on the LPGA Tour Pro V1x loyalist Stacy Lewis captured her second victory in three weeks at the LPGA Founders Cup. Lewis closed with a final round 64 en route to a tournament record 23-under par, 265 victory total. This was the seventh LPGA Tour win of the American’s career and vaults her up to number 1 in the world. On the Champions Tour, Pro V1 Loyalist David Frost fired a final round 65 to claim a five shot victory at the Toshiba Classic. Frost led wire to wire en route to the fourth Champions Tour victory of his career. On the Latinoamerica Tour, Ted purdy relied upon the new 2013 Pro V1x to capture the season-opening event at the Abierto Mexicano de Golf. Purdy finished on a 7-under par, 281 total to claim his first win on the tour. These victories take Titleist’s 2013 worldwide golf ball win count to 27 across worldwide professional tours, compared to 6 for the nearest competitor.
A five-win weekend for Titleist golf ball loyalists across the world continues the winning momentum for the #1 ball in golf in 2013, and proves that the world’s best players continue to trust in the performance excellence of Titleist to deliver success.
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