ANOTHER SUPER SUNDAY.Jonathan Kaye Tops Titleist Leaderboard in FBR Open for Second Career Victory.
Jonathan Kaye, winner of the 2004 FBR Open with his wife Jennifer.
Fairhaven, MA (February 2, 2004) - Playing in front of his hometown friends and family, Jonathan Kaye (Pro V1x) fired a final round 4-under par 67 for a two-stroke victory over Chris DiMarco (Pro V1) at the FBR Open in Scottsdale. It marked the second career PGA Tour win for Kaye who topped a leaderboard that included 12 Titleist golf ball players among the top 13 finishers. Kaye’s Super Sunday performance marks the third consecutive victory for Titleist players on the 2004 PGA Tour. Kaye follows Phil Mickelson (Bob Hope Chrysler Classic) and Ernie Els (Sony Open in Hawaii) into this year's winners' circle.
Below are the 13 players who finished among the Top 10 and ties and their golf ball choice at the FBR Open:
|Jonathan Kaye||CHAMPION||PRO V1x|
|Chris DiMarco||2nd||PRO V1|
|Steve Flesch||T3||PRO V1|
|Vijay Singh||T3||PRO V1x|
|Duffy Waldorf||T5||PRO V1|
|Mike Weir||T5||PRO V1|
|Phil Mickelson||T7||PRO V1|
|Scott Verplank||T7||PRO V1|
|Retief Goosen||T9||PRO V1x|
|Fredrik Jacobson||T9||PRO V1|
|Kevin Sutherland||T9||PRO V1x|
11 consecutive top-10 finishes for Vijay Singh.
HAVING A BALL: Titleist continues to strengthen its momentum and position as the #1 ball in golf. At the FBR Open, 85 players, nearly four times as many players as the nearest competitor with 22, relied upon the Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x. On the PGA European Tour, 91 of the 138 players in the field trusted Titleist at the Johnnie Walker Classic, more than three times the nearest competitor. Titleist golf ball players have won 7 events across the worldwide professional tours already this season, compared to 2 for the nearest competitor.
SINGH STILL SCORCHING: Vijay Singh (Titleist Pro V1x) posted his 11th consecutive top-10 finish on the PGA Tour with a T3 at the FBR Open. That is the longest streak on the PGA Tour over the past 10 years and Singh is just three straight Top 10 finishes away from tying the all-time record of 14 set in 1977.
Retief Goosen is on a streak.
GO, GO GOOSEN: Retief Goosen, (Titleist Pro V1x) improved his PGA Tour-best rounds at par or better streak this season to 17, including 11 in the 60s. All his rounds this year have been at par or better.
DIRECT FROM THE TOUR: To view exclusive interviews from the PGA Tour, including FBR Open champion Jonathan Kaye as well as Titleist's exclusive Photo Gallery, please visit our Direct from the Tour feature online at www.titleist.com.
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