With the first sets of the new Titleist AP1 and AP2 irons starting to ship next week, what better time to show you a recent review by Golfalot.com featuring Steve Pelisek, General Manager Titleist Golf Clubs?

To watch the review and interview with Peli, simply click on the video below!


The Singapore Open in pictures

It's been a busy week for the Titleist Tour Team in Singapore this week - away from their home on board the Titleist Tour Truck, the guys have had to get used to the high humidity which makes it feel warmer then the 32 C the thermometer is showing! With rain forecast for all four days, there could be a few stoppages!

Co-sanctioned by the European and Asian Tours, the Barclays Singapore Open is played at Sentosa GC over two courses - The Tanjong and The Serapong, both par 71, measuring 6,625 and 7,357 yards respectively. It should be an interesting week as players jostle for standings in the Race To Dubai.

To view the slideshow, simply click below:

This week's event....

Video: Rob Dinwiddie visits St Ives

When they're the tools of your trade, nothing's more important than your golf equipment. Being properly fitted for their golf balls and golf clubs is something touring pros don't leave to chance. So when Team Titleist heard that Rob Dinwiddie was coming to HQ and the National Fitting Centre in St Ives in Cambridgeshire, we were on hand to find out why!


 

Titleist is the #1 ball for more players and more champions across the worldwide professional tours. In fact, to date in 2011, Titleist golf ball players have recorded 162 victories around the world, compared to 23 for the nearest competitor. Since the introduction of the Pro V1 in 2000, the golf ball franchise has been the golf ball of choice for more than 1,600 champions worldwide.

Below is a listing of tournaments won by Titleist golf ball players on the major worldwide professional tours in 2011.

TOUR (wins)
TOURNAMENT PLAYER BALL MODEL
 

 

PGA TOUR (33) Hyundai Tournament of Champions Jonathan Byrd Pro V1
  Sony Open in Hawaii Mark Wilson Pro V1x
Farmers Insurance Open Bubba Watson New Pro V1x
Waste Management Phoenix Open Mark Wilson Pro V1x
AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am D.A. Points Pro V1x
Northern Trust Open Aaron Baddeley Pro V1x
WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship Luke Donald Pro V1x
Mayakoba Golf Classic Johnson Wagner Pro V1x
WGC - Cadillac Championship Nick Watney Pro V1x
Puerto Rico Open Michael Bradley Pro V1x
Transitions Championship Gary Woodland Pro V1
Arnold Palmer Invitational Martin Laird Pro V1x
Valero Texas Open Brendan Steele Pro V1x
Zurich Classic of New Orleans Bubba Watson New Pro V1x
The PLAYERS Championship K.J. Choi New Pro V1
Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial David Toms Pro V1
Memorial Tournament Steve Stricker New Pro V1x
FedEx St. Jude Classic Harrison Frazar New Pro V1x
The U.S. Open Rory McIlroy Pro V1x
AT&T National Nick Watney Pro V1x
John Deere Classic Steve Stricker New Pro V1x
Viking Classic Chris Kirk Pro V1x
Greenbrier Classic Scott Stallings New Pro V1x
WGC - Bridgestone Invitational Adam Scott New Pro V1
Reno-Tahoe Open Scott Piercy Pro V1
Wyndham Championship Webb Simpson New Pro V1x
Deutsche Bank Championship Webb Simpson New Pro V1x
The TOUR Championship presented by Coca-Cola Bill Haas Pro V1x
Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Kevin Na Pro V1x
Frys.com Open Bryce Molder New Pro V1x
McGladrey Classic Ben Crane New Pro V1x
Children's Miracle Network Classic Luke Donald Pro V1x
CIMB Asia Pacific Classic Bo Van Pelt Pro V1
 

EUROPEAN (20)  Africa Open Louis Oosthuizen Pro V1x
  Avantha Masters S S P Chowrasia Pro V1x
  Open de Andalucía Paul Lawrie Pro V1x
  Trophée Hassan II David Horsey New Pro V1x
  Maybank Malaysian Open Matteo Manassero Pro V1x
  Volvo China Open Nicolas Colsaerts Pro V1x
  Ballantine's Championship Lee Westwood Pro V1x
  Open de Espana Thomas Aiken Pro V1x
  Volvo World Match Play Championship Ian Poulter New Pro V1x
  Madeira Islands Open Michael Hoey New Pro V1x
  BMW PGA Championship Luke Donald Pro V1x
  BMW Italian Open Robert Rock Pro V1x
  St. Omer Open Matthew Zions New Pro V1
  BMW International Open Pablo Larrazabal New Pro V1x
  Alstom Open de France Thomas Levet New Pro V1x
  Barclays Scottish Open Luke Donald Pro V1x
  Austrian GolfOpen Kenneth Ferrie New Pro V1x
  Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Michael Hoey New Pro V1x
  Bankia Madrid Masters Lee Slattery New Pro V1x
  Portugal Masters Tom Lewis New Pro V1x
       

LPGA (13) Honda LPGA Classic Yani Tseng Pro V1x
  Kraft Nabisco Championship Stacy Lewis Pro V1x
  Avnet LPGA Classic Maria Hjorth New Pro V1
  Shoprite LPGA Classic Brittany Lincicome Pro V1x
  LPGA State Farm Classic Yani Tseng New Pro V1x
  Wegmans LPGA Championship Yani Tseng New Pro V1x
  U.S. Women's Open So Yeon Ryu New Pro V1
  Ricoh Women's British Open Championship Yani Tseng New Pro V1x
  CN Canadian Women's Open Brittany Lincicome Pro V1x
  Walmart NW Arkansas Championship Yani Tseng New Pro V1x
  Hana Bank Championship Yani Tseng New Pro V1x
  Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia Na Yeon Choi New Pro V1x
  Sunrise LPGA Taiwan Championship Yani Tseng New Pro V1x
       

CHAMPIONS (15) Allianz Championship Tom Lehman Pro V1
  Ace Group Classic Bernhard Langer Pro V1
  Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Tom Lehman Pro V1
  Regions Tradition Tom Lehman Pro V1
  Senior PGA Championship Tom Watson New Pro V1
  Principal Charity Clasic Bob Gilder Pro V1
  Greater Hickory Classic Mark Wiebe Pro V1
  Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach Jeff Sluman Pro V1
  Senior Open Championship Russ Cochran Pro V1
  3M Championship Jay Haas New Pro V1
  Boeing Classic Mark Calcavecchia Pro V1x
  Songdo IBD Championship Jay Don Blake Pro V1x
  SAS Championship Kenny Perry Pro V1x
  Insperity Classic Brad Faxon New Pro V1
  Charles Schwab Cup Championship Jay Don Blake Pro V1x
       

NATIONWIDE (16) Panama Claro Championship Matthew Goggin New Pro V1x
  Pacific Rubiales Bogotá Open Brendan Pappas New Pro V1
  Chitimacha Louisiana Open Brett Wetterich New Pro V1x
  Fresh Express Classic Daniel Chopra New Pro V1x
  South Georgia Classic Ted Potter, Jr. New Pro V1x
  Melwood Prince George's County Open Steve Wheatcroft Pro V1x
  Rex Hospital Open Kyle Thompson New Pro V1x
  Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open Matthew Goggin New Pro V1x
  Mexico Open Erik Compton New Pro V1x
  Children's Hospital Invitational Winner (Amateur) Pro V1x
  Price Cutter Charity Championship Steve Friesen New Pro V1x
  Midwest Classic James Nitties New Pro V1x
  Soboba Golf Classic Ted Potter, Jr. New Pro V1x
  Children's Hospital Classic Miguel Carballo Pro V1x
  Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open Gavin Coles New Pro V1x
  Nationwide Tour Championship at Daniel Island Ken Duke New Pro V1
       

S.AFRICAN (14) Africom Zimbabwe Open Theunis Spangenberg Pro V1x
  Telkom PGA Championship George Coetzee Pro V1x
  Royal Swazi Sun Open Justin Walters Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Gauteng Jean Hugo Pro V1x
  Lombard Insurance Classic Justin Harding Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Western Cape Chris Swanepoel Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Eastern Cape Jean Hugo Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Wild Coast CC Darren Fichardt Pro V1x
  Northern Cape Open Oliver Bekker Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Final Jean Hugo Pro V1x
  KCM Zambia Open Doug McGuigan New Pro V1x
  Suncoast Classic Darren Fichardt Pro V1x
  BMG Classic James Kamte Pro V1x
  Nashua Masters Shaun Norris New Pro V1x
       

ASIAN (10) SAIL Open Kiradech Aphibarnrat New Pro V1x
  Indonesian Masters Lee Westwood Pro V1x
  ICTSI Phillipine Open Barry Henson New Pro V1x
  Queen's Cup Chawalit Plaphol New Pro V1x
  Worldwide Holdings Selangor Masters Joonas Granberg New Pro V1x
  Handa Singapore Classic Himmat Singh Rai Pro V1x
  Yeangder Tournament Players Championship Lu Wei-chih New Pro V1x
  Hero Indian Open David Gleeson New Pro V1x
  CJ Invitational Hosted by K.J. Choi K.J. Choi New Pro V1
  Mercuries Taiwan Masters Lu Wei Chih New Pro V1x
       

ONEAsia (6) Indonesia PGA Championship Andre Stolz New Pro V1x
  GS Caltex Maekyung Open Kyung Tae Kim New Pro V1x
  SK Telecom Open Kurt Barnes New Pro V1x
  Indonesia Open Thaworn Wiratchant Pro V1x
  Thailand Open Andre Stolz New Pro V1x
  Korea Open Rickie Fowler Pro V1x
       

JAPAN (9) Totoumi Hamamatsu Open Masanori Kobayashi New Pro V1x
  Japan Golf Tour Championship J. B. Park Pro V1x
  Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Jung-Gon Hwang New Pro V1x
  Invitational Sega Sammy Cup Kyung-Tae Kim Pro V1x
  Toshin Golf Tournament Dong-Hwan Lee New Pro V1x
  ANA Open Kurt Barnes New Pro V1
  Canon Open Kenichi Kuboya New Pro V1x
  Bridgestone Open Toru Taniguchi Pro V1x
  Mynavi ABC Championship Koichiro Kawano New Pro V1x
       

AUSTRALASIAN (6) Victoria Open Paul Sheehan Pro V1x
  Cellarbrations Victorian PGA Championship James Nitties New Pro V1x
Queensland PGA Championship Gareth Paddison New Pro V1
South Pacific Golf Open Championship Matt Griffin Pro V1x
Western Australian PGA Championship Michael Wright New Pro V1x
Western Australian Open Rohan Blizard Pro V1x
     

KOREAN (7) Lake Hills Open HoSung Choi New Pro V1
  Suburu Classic SoonSang Hong Pro V1x
  Dongbu Promi Open KyunNam Kang New Pro V1x
  Johnnie Walker Open DoKyu Park Pro V1x
  The 54th KPGA Championship Byung-Jun Kim New Pro V1x
  Munsingwear Championship SoonSang Hong New Pro V1x
  Meritz Solmoro Open Kyung-nam Kang New Pro V1
       

CANADIAN (9) Pacific Colombia Tour Baranquilla Open Cody Slover Pro V1x
  Pacific Colombia Tour Championship Adam Hadwin Pro V1x
  Mexican PGA Championship Jose de Jesus Rodriguez New Pro V1x
  Times Colonist Open Jose de Jesus Rodriguez New Pro V1x
  The Western Championship Roger Sloan Pro V1x
  Syncrude Boreal Open Danny Sahl Pro V1
  Canadian Tour Players Cup Tom Hoge Pro V1x
  Seaforth Country Classic Brian Unk Pro V1x
  Desert Dunes Classic Byron Smith Pro V1x
       

CHINA (4) Champions Tour Shenzhen Thitiphan Chuayprakong New Pro V1x
  Tangshan Event Rory Hie Pro V1x
Unicom Cup Pro-Am Zhang Xin Jun New Pro V1x
Champions Tour Xiamen Hsu Mong Nan New Pro V1x
     

Wins on the Champions Tour, The South African Tour, The Asian Tour and the Canadian Tour headline the Titleist Tour Report this week.

Pro V1x loyalist Jay Don Blake won the Charles Schwab Championship on the Champions Tour after closing with a level par 71 for a two stroke victory. He was joined at the top of the leaderboard by fellow Titleist ball loyalists Mark Calcavecchia (Pro V1) and Michael Allen (Pro V1x) and Titleist Brand Ambassador Jay Haas (Pro V1, 910 D2 driver, 910Fd fairway, 910H and 909H hybrids, CB irons, Vokey Design wedges, Scotty Cameron Studio Design putter) who were among four players tied for second place.

Titleist was the overwhelming golf ball of choice at the event with 21 players, seven times the nearest competitor with three.

In South Africa, Titleist Brand Ambassador Shaun Norris (Pro V1x, 910 D3 driver, 910F fairway, new MB (712) irons and Vokey Design wedges) carded a final round five under 65 to capture the Nashua Masters for his second career vistory. He edged fellow Titleist Brand Ambassador Tyrone Mordt (Pro V1x, 910 D3 driver, new CB (712) irons and Vokey Design wedges) by just one shot. Each of the top 5 finishers trusted Titleist golf balls for their success.

At the Mercuries Taiwan Masters on the Asian Tour, local favourite and Pro V1x loyalist Lu Wei-chih earned a three shot wire-to-wire victory over fellow Pro V1x loyalist Thaworn Wiratchant. Titleist was the overwhelming ball of choice at the event with 82 players, more than 5 times the nearest competitor with 14.

With a birdie at the final hole of the Desert Dunes Classic, Pro V1x loyalist Byron Smith posted a final round 6-under 66 for a two shot victory on the Canadian Tour.

Elsewhere, Titleist Ambassador Rory McIlroy's tied fourth place finish at the WGC HSBC Champions event moved him into the World No. 2 position in the Official World Golf Rankings, behind Pro V1x loyalist Luke Donald.

What's in Rory's bag? Pro V1x, 910 D2 driver, 906 F2 fairways, new MB (712) irons, Vokey Design SM4 wedges and Scotty Cameron GSS putter.

Titleist was the overwhelming ball of choice at the WGC - HSBC Champions with 49 players, more than five times the nearest competitor with nine.

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