#1 Victories with #1 BallJason Bohn, Meena Lee Capture First Career Wins on PGA, LPGA Tours with Titleist
Titleist is Once Again the Overwhelming Golf Ball Choice of More Players at British Open
Bohn, a full-line Titleist staff player who relies upon the new Pro V1x golf ball, Titleist Titanium 983E driver, Pro Trajectory 904F fairway metal, Titleist Forged 670 irons, Vokey Design wedges and a Scotty Cameron by Titleist putter for his success, closed with his second consecutive 66 to earn a one-stroke victory. He finished with a record 24-under par 264, edging four players by one shot, including fellow Pro V1x player Ryan Palmer and Pro V1 loyalist J.P. Hayes.
Bohn's win marks the 15th official PGA Tour victory for Titleist players this year, more than all other golf balls combined. Titleist topped the golf ball count with 96 players, six times more than the nearest competitor with 16.
An additional victory on the Nationwide Tour gave Titleist players three wins this week, advancing Titleist's worldwide win count to 89, more than four times the nearest competitor with 22.
BRITISH OPEN: Titleist topped the British Open golf ball count for the 26th consecutive year, as long as records have been kept, with 102 players, more than five times the nearest competitor with 19. Five Titleist golf ball players finished among the top five and ties at the third major championship of the year.
The champion, just like he did at this year's Masters and for each of his 10 major titles, relied upon a Scotty Cameron by Titleist putter for his success on the difficult greens of St. Andrews. The Open Championship win in combination with Jason Bohn's victory with a Cameron flatstick at the B.C. Open advances Titleist's victory count in the putter category on the 2005 PGA Tour to 8. Inclusive of its Nationwide Tour-leading fifth putter victory this week, a total of 28 official victories have been amassed with Cameron putters across the worldwide professional tours this year.
NATIONWIDE TOUR: The winner of the Scholarship America Showdown relied upon the new Pro V1x golf ball, a new Vokey Design Spin Milled lob wedge and a Scotty Cameron by Titleist putter enroute to his fifth career Nationwide Tour title, including his second in two weeks. The champion, who posted a final round 67 to finish at 14-under 266, topped Titleist ambassador and runner-up Bill Haas by four shots. The win was the 12th by Titleist golf ball players through the first 16 Nationwide Tour events this year. Over 11 times as many players relied upon Titleist (115) golf balls than the nearest competitor (10) at the event.
U.S. MEN'S AMATEUR PUBLIC LINKS: It was a dramatic all-Pro V1x final at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship which was not decided until the final hole. The eventual champion was down four with seven holes remaining in the 36-hole showdown, and did not take the lead until the 34th hole. In addition to the new Pro V1x golf balls, the winner relied upon a Scotty Cameron by Titleist putter, while the runner-up played the new Titleist Pro Titanium 905T driver, Pro Trajectory 904F fairway metal, Forged 690MB irons, 503H utility iron and Vokey Design sand and lob wedges.
Titleist was the overwhelming choice across every major equipment category, including golf balls (140 vs. 6 for nearest competitor), drivers (70 vs. 32), fairway metals (53 vs. 50), irons (56 vs. 25), utility irons (12 vs. 7), wedges (137 vs. 126) and putters (55 vs. 36).
U.S. WOMEN'S AMATEUR PUBLIC LINKS: The 17-year old winner of the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship rallied from five down to tie the match and then captured the title with a par putt on the 37th hole in a first-ever playoff at the U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship. Titleist was the overwhelming favorite in the golf ball category with 123 players, nearly 9 times more than the nearest competitor with 14. It was an all-Titleist final as the champion played the new Pro V1x golf ball while the runner-up opted for the new Pro V1, as well as the new Titleist Pro Titanium 905T driver.
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