This week the best women amateur golfers in the world have assembled in Oregon to compete in the most prestigious tournament in women's amateur golf, the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship.
Portland Golf Club hosts the event for the first time, adding a fifth marquee championship to its resume. Established in 1914, the club served as the host site for the 1946 PGA Championship, 1947 Ryder Cup ,1982 U.S. Senior Open and 1999 U.S. Senior Amateur.
As this elite amateur field of 156 players eye top honors this year, 135 players are trusting Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls for their success. That’s fifteen times the nearest competitor with 9 and more than six times all competitors combined.
Titleist Vokey Design wedges were the top choice in the sand, lob and approach wedge (209) category and Titleist Scotty Cameron putters topped the putter (53) category.
FUN FACT: The Cox Cup is the oldest survivor among trophies for USGA championships. It was first presented in 1896 by Robert Cox, a member of Britain's Parliament and is the only USGA trophy donated by a person from another country. The original silver cup is kept in the USGA Museum and Library, while a replica is awarded each year to the U.S. Women's Amateur champion.
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The U.S. Women's Amateur Championship is just one of several marquee national amateur events where the top competitive amateur players in the world put their trust in Titleist. Throughout 2015, Titleist has proven to be the golf ball of choice at the following prestigious events: