PIETERS HEADLINES 1-2-3 PRO V1x FINISH AT D+D REAL CZECH MASTERS
It was a 1-2-3 finish for Titleist golf ball loyalists at the D+D Real Czech Masters, as the 2012 NCAA individual champion Thomas Pieters (Pro V1x) claimed his first career European Tour title with a three-shot win over Pelle Edberg (Pro V1x) .
Pieters closed with a three-under 69 en route to a 20-under 268 victory total.
2013 U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick (Pro V1x), who began his final round with four consecutive birdies, finished in solo third place, four shots back.
THE SURVEY SAYS: Titleist golf balls were the top choice of more players in the field of 156 with 115, over seven times the nearest competitor with 16.
The win is the 16th by Titleist golf ball loyalists on the 2014-15 European Tour, more than double the nearest competitor with 7 and more than all other golf balls combined.
TAMULIS CAPTURES FIRST CAREER WIN AT YOKOHAMA TIRE LPGA CLASSIC
Titleist golf ball loyalist Kris Tamulis (Pro V1) had to wait about 45 minutes before the final group finished, but it was worthwhile as she secured her first career win in 186 starts over 11 years on the LPGA Tour.
Tamulis earned the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic crown by firing a final round seven-under par 65, which tied her lowest round in relation to par ever, en route to a 17-under 271 victory total.
She actually played 29 holes on Sunday after a weather delay had suspended the third round.
“It's amazing,” Tamulis said after the victory. “I was definitely not expecting this today. I was just out there playing my game and I had a lot of opportunities for birdie, which was really nice to have. Honestly didn't even know what I shot until I counted my birdies at the end of the round. So it's unbelievable.”
Fellow Titleist golf ball loyalist Austin Ernst (Pro V1x) finished in a tie for second place, one shot behind Tamulis.
THE SURVEY SAYS: Titleist golf balls were the top choice of more players in the field of 143 with 110, eleven times the nearest competitor with 10.
The win was the ninth for Titleist golf ball players on the 2015 LPGA Tour, more than any other competitor.
MAGGERT CONTINUES WINNING WAYS WITH FOURTH CHAMPIONS TOUR VICTORY
Titleist golf ball loyalist Jeff Maggert (Pro V1x) captured the Dick's Sporting Goods Open for his fourth Champions Tour victory of the year.
Maggert closed with a 6-under-par 66 for a 14-under-par 202 total, two shots clear of runner-up Paul Goydos (Pro V1).
Maggert won two majors - the Regions Tradition in May and the U.S. Senior Open in July - and secured the Shaw Charity Classic three weeks ago in Canada.
Corey Pavin (Pro V1x), David Frost (Pro V1), Peter Senior (Pro V1), Jerry Smith (Pro V1) and Ian Woosnam (Pro V1x) all tied for third at 10-under as Titleist golf ball loyalists accounted for each of the top seven finishers.
THE SURVEY SAYS: Titleist golf balls were the top choice of 57 players in the field of 81, over nine times the nearest competitor with 6.
The win was the 12th for Titleist players on the 2015 Champions Tour, more than twice the nearest competitor with five.
VICTORY AT WINCO FOODS PORTLAND OPEN EARNS PRIDE A TRIP BACK THE PGA TOUR
It was a Titleist 1-2 finish at the WinCo Foods Portland Open where Dicky Pride (Pro V1x) posted a three-shot win over Tim Herron (Pro V1x). Pride closed with a four-under-par 67 en route to a 20-under-par 264 victory total.
The victory earned Pride a return visit to the PGA TOUR next season by advancing from 40th to No. 5 on the regular season-ending Web.com Tour money list. The top 25 on the money list earned 2015-16 PGA TOUR cards.
SURVEY SAYS: Titleist golf balls were the top choice of 97 players in the field of 156, more than five times the nearest competitor with 18.
Titleist was also the top choice in irons (42) and wedges (167).
Titleist golf ball loyalists finished with 12 wins on the 2015 Web.com Tour, three times the nearest competitor with 4.
CLAPP CLOSES IN STYLE TO CAPTURE THE GREAT WATERWAY CLASSIC
Titleist golf ball loyalist Brad Clapp (Pro V1x) eagled the 72nd hole to shoot a final round 5-under 67 and win The Great Waterway Classic by four shots over six players.
It marked the first PGA Tour Canada victory for the 28-year old.
“It still hasn't sunk in yet,” Clapp said in his post-victory press conference. “It's a little surreal, knowing how good this tour is and knowing how good you have to play four days in a row. It's a huge accomplishment.”
Clapp moves to seventh on the Order of Merit with three events remaining on the Canadian Tour schedule. Those players ranked among the top five earn status on the Web.com Tour for next year.
Titleist topped the golf ball count with 99 players, nearly five times the nearest competitor with 21.
GROENEWALD WINS BY ONE AT SUN WILD COAST SUN CHALLENGE
It was a Titleist 1-2 finish at the Sun Wild Coast Sun Challenge as Vaughn Groenewald (Pro V1x) earned a one shot victory over fellow Titleist golf ball loyalist Mark Williams (Pro V1x).
Groenewald posted a 12-under par 198 victory total en route to his second win of the season and the fourth of his Sunshine Tour career.
Two addition Titleist golf ball loyalists, Jake Redman (Pro V1x) and Keith Horne (Pro V1x), were among four players who tied for fourth place, three shots back.
Titleist was the most relied upon golf ball in the field of 127 with 94 players, more than three times the nearest competitor with 24.
The win was the seventh on this year’s Sunshine Tour for Titleist golf ball loyalists, more than twice the nearest competitor.
JANG PREVAILS AT KPGA CHAMPIONSHIP
Overnight leader DongKyu Jang (Pro V1) fired a final round nine-under-par 63 to finish with a 24-under 264 victory total and capture his first career KPGA Championship.
Jang finished four shots clear of Titleist golf ball loyalists KiHwan Kim (Pro V1x)and HyoWon Park (Pro V1x).
Titleist Brand Ambassador SooMin Lee (Pro V1x) and golf ball loyalist HakHyung Kim (Pro V1x) finished in a two-way tie for fourth, five shots behind Jang.
In fact, 10 of the 12 players who finished among the top 10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success, including each of the top eight.
Titleist was the most relied upon golf ball in the field of 150 with 118 players, nearly 10 times the nearest competitor with 12.
TITLEIST BY THE NUMBERS
In total, 16,716 players have teed up Titleist golf balls in competition on the 2015 worldwide professional tours, more than five times the nearest competitor with 2,807 and more than all competitors combined. With five more wins this week, Titleist’s 2015 victory count advances to 113. That's more than four times the nearest competitor with 26 and more than all competitors combined.
|Tour||Event||Titleist Golf Ball Players||Nearest Competitor|
|PGA TOUR||The Barclays||76||12|
|EUROPEAN TOUR||D+D Real Czech Masters||115||16|
|LPGA TOUR||Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic||110||10|
|CHAMPIONS TOUR||Dick's Sporting Goods Open||57||6|
|WEB.COM TOUR||WinCo Foods Portland Open||97||18|
|JAPAN TOUR||KBC Augusta||59||47|
|KOREAN TOUR||KPGA Championship||118||12|
|SOUTH AFRICAN TOUR||Sun Wild Coast Sun Challenge||94||24|
|MACKENZIE TOUR- PGA TOUR CANADA||The Great Waterway Classic||99||21|