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Bart Bryant Leads Titleist to Four-Win Week, Tops Leaderboard at Memorial Tournament.

Bart Bryant
Fairhaven, MA (June 7, 2005) – Competing against a strong field at one of the PGA Tour’s most prestigious events, Bart Bryant captured the Memorial Tournament with a dramatic finish to his final round. Trusting his Pro V1x golf ball, Bryant took over the lead with a birdie on the 17th hole and cemented his one-stroke victory with a par on 18. It marked the second victory in less than a year for Bryant who fired a final round 4-under 68 to finish at 16-under 272. Bryant’s effort was one of several strong performances by Titleist golf ball loyalists, including Jeff Sluman (Pro V1/T3), Jonathan Kaye (Pro V1x/T6) and Nick O'Hern (Pro V1/T6), all of whom finished among the top six.

Bryant’s win was the 11th official victory by a Titleist player on the 2005 PGA Tour, more than twice the nearest competitor. Titleist topped the golf ball count at the invitational event with 73 players in the field compared to 11 for the nearest competitor.

Tom Jenkins
CHAMPIONS TOUR: Tom Jenkins rolled in a 5-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to beat D.A. Weibring for the Allianz Championship crown. Both players finished at 9-under par 204. Last week's Senior PGA Championship winner Mike Reid finished solo third at 7-under to give Titleist Pro V1 players a 1-2-3 finish. The victory was the 10th by a Titleist player this year, five times the nearest competitor with 2. More than six times as many players relied upon Titleist golf balls (64) than the nearest competitor (10).

LPGA TOUR: Titleist Pro V1x player Jimin Kang made history at the ShopRite LPGA Classic on Sunday, firing an 8-under 27 on the back nine, marking the lowest 9-hole score in tour history. She also matched the tournament record with a 9-under 62 which included nine birdies and an eagle. Kang was one of 105 players to tee up Titleist at the event, more than three times the nearest competitor with 27. Kang captured her first career victory a week earlier at the LPGA Corning Classic.

Jason Schultz
NATIONWIDE TOUR: Jason Schultz needed six playoff holes but outlasted Joe Daley to capture the Chatanooga Classic for his first career win. Pro V1x players Schultz and Daley finished regulation at 22-under par along with Pro V1 players Jerry Smith and Scott Weatherly for a four-man all-Titleist playoff. Smith and Weatherly were eliminated when Schultz and Daley birdied the first playoff hole. The victory is the 8th for a Titleist player through the first 10 events on the 2005 Nationwide Tour. Over five times as many players relied upon Titleist (104) golf balls than the nearest competitor (18).

JAPAN TOUR: Titleist ambassador S.K. Ho shot a final round 2-under par 69 to capture the JCB Classic Sendai by one shot for his second victory of the year and fifth of his career. Ho shot all four rounds in the 60s including an opening 8-under 63 to finish at 19-under 265 and moved to the top of the Japan Tour’s Order of Merit. In addition to relying upon the Pro V1x golf ball, Ho plays the Titleist Titanium 905S driver, Pro Trajectory 904F fairway metal, Forged 690.MB irons, and Vokey Design Spin Milled wedges.

WORLDWIDE WINS: With four more wins this week, Titleist’s victory count across the worldwide professional tours advanced to 65, nearly four times more than the nearest competitor with 17, and more than all other golf balls combined.

DIRECT FROM THE TOUR: To view exclusive post-tournament interviews with Memorial Tournament champion Bart Bryant, please visit our Direct from the Tour feature online at Visit the site often for exclusive interviews with Titleist players following every round of every PGA Tour event.

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