The feel, control and consistency of Titleist equipment was in the hands of the winners on both sides of the Atlantic this weekend, as Titleist Brand Ambassador Zach Johnson and Titleist golf ball loyalist Joost Luiten secured victories on the PGA Tour and European Tour respectively. Johnson fired a six-birdie, six-under par 65 to overcome a three shot deficit and win the penultimate event of the 2013 PGA Tour season, the BMW Championship. On the European Tour, home favourite Joost Luiten came through a tense sudden death play-off to claim the third European Tour title of his career at the KLM Open. There were further victories for players putting their trust in Titleist on the Asian Tour, PGA Tour of Canada and Korea Tour, and as well as being the choice of champions around the world, the #1 Ball in Golf was also the choice of more players in every field across worldwide professional tours this weekend.
On the PGA Tour, Zach Johnson trusted a host of Titleist equipment on his way to securing his tenth PGA Tour title, including the Pro V1x golf ball, 913D2 driver, 913Fd and 913F fairway metals, 909H hybrid, AP2 and AP1 irons, Vokey Design SM4 and Vokey Spin Milled C-C 200 Series wedges. Johnson’s victory catapults him into fourth place on the FedExCup standings heading into the Tour Championship in Atlanta. Birdies at 16 and 17 in the final round, completed on Monday following weather delays over the weekend, saw Johnson lead a field that included Titleist Brand Ambassador Steve Stricker and a host of Titleist golf ball loyalists, including Luke Donald (Pro V1x) and Hunter Mahan (Pro V1x) in the top-5. In the limited 70-player field, 44 players put their trust in Titleist balls, more than six times the nearest competitor with seven players.
On the European Tour, Pro V1 loyalist Joost Luiten trusted a host of Titleist equipment to win his second European Tour title of 2013, including the 913D2 driver, 913Fd fairway metal, AP2 and CB irons, Vokey Design SM4 sand and lob wedges and Scotty Cameron putter. Luiten’s win in his native Netherlands marks the 18th by a Titleist golf ball loyalist on the 2013 European Tour, compared to four for the nearest competitor. Titleist golf balls were also the choice of the majority of players at the KLM Open, with 108 choosing to play the Pro V1 or Pro V1x, compared to 19 for the nearest competitor.
The stunning five-win weekend for Titleist golf balls around the world was completed with victories on the Asian Tour, PGA Tour of Canada and Korea Tour. On the Asian Tour, Titleist Brand Ambassador Thaworn Wiratchant (Pro V1x) won his unprecedented 16th Asian Tour title at the 2013 Yeangder TPC. On the PGA Tour of Canada, Max Gilbert (Pro V1x) won his maiden professional title at the Tour Championship of Canada. Titleist success this weekend was completed on the Korea Tour, where the 2013 Korea Amateur Champion tasted professional tournament success, trusting the Pro V1 and a full bag of Titleist equipment to win the Dongbu Insurance Open. These wins take Titleist’s 2013 worldwide golf ball win count to 114, compared to 32 for the nearest competitor.
A five-win weekend for the legendary Pro V1 franchise, with winners on the PGA Tour, European Tour and Korea Tour putting their trust in a host of Titleist equipment, continues to prove that more of the world’s best players trust the performance, quality and consistency of Titleist to deliver success.
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