Titleist is the #1 ball for more players and more champions across the worldwide professional tours. In fact, to date in 2012, Titleist golf ball players have recorded 180 victories around the world, compared to 24 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 1,800 champions worldwide.

Below is a listing of tournaments won by Titleist golf ball players on the major worldwide professional tours in 2012.

TOUR (wins)
TOURNAMENT PLAYER BALL MODEL
 

 

PGA TOUR (29) Hyundai Tournament of Champions Steve Stricker Pro V1x
  Sony Open in Hawaii Johnson Wagner Pro V1x
  Humana Challenge Mark Wilson Pro V1x
  Waste Management Phoenix Open Kyle Stanley Pro V1x
  Northern Trust Open Bill Haas Pro V1x
  WGC - Accenture Match Play Championship Hunter Mahan Pro V1x
  Mayakoba Classic John Huh Pro V1
  Honda Classic Rory McIlroy Pro V1x
  Transitions Championship Luke Donald Pro V1x
  Shell Houston Open Hunter Mahan Pro V1x
  THE MASTERS Bubba Watson Pro V1x
  Valero Texas Open Ben Curtis Pro V1x
  Zurich Classic of New Orleans Jason Dufner Pro V1
  Wells Fargo Championship Rickie Fowler Pro V1x
  HP Byron Nelson Championship Jason Dufner Pro V1
  Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Zach Johnson Pro V1x
  THE U.S. OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Webb Simpson Pro V1x
  The Travelers Championship Marc Leishman Pro V1x
  Greenbrier Classic Ted Potter, Jr. Pro V1x
  John Deere Classic Zach Johnson Pro V1x
  True South Classic Scott Stallings Pro V1x
  RBC Canadian Open Scott Piercy Pro V1x
  Reno-Tahoe Open J.J. Henry Pro V1x
  THE PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Rory McIlroy Pro V1x
  The Barclays Nick Watney Pro V1x
  Deutsche Bank Championship Rory McIlroy Pro V1x
  BMW Championship Rory McIlroy Pro V1x
  Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Ryan Moore Pro V1
  Frys.com Open Jonas Blixt Pro V1x
  CIMB Classic Nick Watney Pro V1x
       

EUROPEAN (22)  Africa Open Louis Oosthuizen Pro V1x
  Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship Robert Rock Pro V1x
  Commercialbank Qatar Masters Paul Lawrie Pro V1x
  Omega Dubai Desert Classic Rafael Cabrera-Bello Pro V1x
  Avantha Masters Jbe' Kruger Pro V1x
  Open de Andalucia Julien Quesne Pro V1x
  Trophée Hassan II Michael Hoey Pro V1x
  Maybank Malaysian Open Louis Oosthuizen Pro V1x
  Ballantine's Championship Bernd Wiesberger Pro V1x
  Madeira Islands Open Ricardo Santos Pro V1x
  Volvo World Match Play Championship Nicolas Colsaerts Pro V1x
  BMW PGA Championship Luke Donald Pro V1x
  Nordea Masters Lee Westwood Pro V1x
  Saint-Omer Open Darren Fichardt Pro V1x
  The Irish Open Jamie Donaldson Pro V1
  Alstom Open de France Marcel Siem Pro V1x
  Lyoness Open Bernd Wiesberger Pro V1x
  Johnny Walker Championship Paul Lawrie Pro V1x
  ISPS HANDA Perth International Bo Van Pelt Pro V1
  WGC HSBC Championship Ian Poulter Pro V1x
  Barclays Singapore Open Matteo Manassero Pro V1x
  South African Open Championship Henrik Stenson Pro V1x
       

LPGA (19) Honda LPGA Thailand Yani Tseng Pro V1x
  HSBC Women's Champions Angela Stanford Pro V1
  RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup Yani Tseng Pro V1x
  Kia Classic Yani Tseng Pro V1x
  KRAFT NABISCO CHAMPIONSHIP Sun Young Yoo Pro V1
  Mobile Bay LPGA Classic Stacy Lewis Pro V1x
  Sybase Match Play Championship Azahara Munoz Pro V1
  ShopRite LPGA Classic Stacy Lewis Pro V1x
  Wegman's LPGA Championship Shanshan Feng Pro V1x
  Manulife Financial LPGA Brittany Lang Pro V1x
  U.S. WOMENS OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP Na Yeon Choi Pro V1x
  Jamie Farr Toledo Open So Yeon Ryu Pro V1
  CN Canadian Womens Open Champion (amateur) Pro V1
  Kingsmill Championship Jiyai Shin Pro V1
  RICOH Women's British Open Jiyai Shin Pro V1
  Navistar LPGA Classic Stacy Lewis Pro V1x
  Mizuno Classic Stacy Lewis Pro V1x
  Lorena Ochoa Invitational Cristie Kerr Pro V1
  CME Group Titleholders Na Yeon Choi

Pro V1x

       

CHAMPIONS (17) Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai Dan Forsman Pro V1x
  Allianz Championship Corey Pavin Pro V1
  ACE Group Classic Kenny Perry Pro V1x
  Encompass Insurance Pro-Am of Tampa Bay Michael Allen Pro V1x
  SENIOR PGA CHAMPIONSHIP Roger Chapman Pro V1
  Principal Charity Classic Jay Haas Pro V1
  Regions Tradition Tom Lehman Pro V1
  Montreal Championship Mark Calcavecchia Pro V1x
  Constellation Senior Players Championship Joe Daley Pro V1
  U.S. SENIOR OPEN Roger Chapman Pro V1
  3M Championship Bernhard Langer Pro V1
  Dick's Sporting Good Open Willie Wood Pro V1x
  Boeing Classic Jay Don Blake Pro V1x
  Pacific Links Hawaii Willie Wood Pro V1x
  SAS Championship Bernhard Langer Pro V1
  AT&T Championship David Frost Pro V1
  Charles Schwab Cup Championship Tom Lehman Pro V1
       

WEB.COM (18) Panama Claro Championship Edward Loar Pro V1x
  Chile Classic Paul Haley II Pro V1x
  Soboba Classic Andres Gonzales Pro V1x
  TPC Stonebrae Championship Alex Aragon Pro V1x
  The Rex Hospital Open James Hahn Pro V1x
  Mexico Open Lee Williams Pro V1x
  United Leasing Championship Peter Tomasullo Pro V1x
  Utah Championship Doug LaBelle II Pro V1x
  Nationwide Children's Hospital Invitational Ben Kohles Pro V1x
  Cox Classic Ben Kohles Pro V1x
  Midwest Classic Shawn Stefani Pro V1x
  News Sentinel Open Darron Stiles Pro V1
  Mylan Classic Robert Streb Pro V1
  Albertson's Boise Open Luke Guthrie Pro V1x
  WNB Golf Classic Luke Guthrie Pro V1x
  Neediest Kids Championship David Lingmerth Pro V1x
  Miccosukee Championship Shawn Stefani Pro V1x
  Web.com Championship Justin Bolli Pro V1
       

SOUTH AFRICAN (14) Data Dimension Pro-Am Oliver Bekker Pro V1x
  Telkom PGA Championship Keith Horne Pro V1x
  Platinum Classic Jake Roos Pro V1x
  Golden Pilsner Zimbabwe Open Chris Swanepoel Pro V1x
  Investec Royal Swazi Open Christiaan Basson Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Simola Event Ryan Cairns Pro V1x
  Lombard Insurance Classic Jake Roos Pro V1x
  Indio Zambia Bank Zambia Open Justin Harding Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf _ Western Cape Event Allan Versfeld Pro V1x
  Wild Waves Challenge Trevor Fisher, Jr. Pro V1x
  Vodacom Origins of Golf - Northern Cape Event Trevor Fisher, Jr. Pro V1x
  BMG Classic Teboho Sefatsa Pro V1x
  ISPS Handa Matchplay Championship Doug McGuigan Pro V1x
  Nedbank Affinity Cup Trevor Fisher, Jr. Pro V1x
       

ASIAN (14) Zaykabar Myanmar Open Kieran Pratt Pro V1x
  ISPS Philippine Open Mardan Mamat Pro V1x
  Handa Faldo Cambodian Classic David Lipsky Pro V1x
  Panasonic Indonesia Open Digvijay Singh Pro V1x
  ISPS Handa Singapore Open Scott Hend Pro V1x
  CIMB NIAGA Indonesian Masters Lee Westwood Pro V1x
  Queen's Cup Thaworn Wiratchant Pro V1x
  Volvik Hildesheim Open Lee In Woo Pro V1x
  Worldwide Holdings Selagor Masters Thaworn Wiratchant Pro V1x
  Yeangder Tournament Players Championship Gaganjeet Bhullar Pro V1x
  Mercuries Taiwan Masters Chi Huang Tsai Pro V1x
  CS K.J. Choi Invitational K.J. Choi Pro V1x
  Venetian Macau Open Gaganjeet Bhullar Pro V1x
  Hero Indian Open Thaworn Wiratchant Pro V1x
       

ONEASIA (5) Indonesia Open Nick Cullen Pro V1x
  Thailand Open Chris Wood Pro V1x
  High1 Resort Open Matthew Griffin Pro V1x
  Nanshan Masters Liang Wen-chong Pro V1x
  55th Kolon Korea Open Dae-Sub Kim Pro V1x
       

JAPAN (14) Tsuruya Open Hiroyuki Fujita Pro V1
  The Crowns I. J. Jang Pro V1x
  JPGA Championship Nissin Cupnoodles Cup Toru Taniguchi Pro V1x
  Totoumi Hamamatsu Open Jay Choi Pro V1x
  Diamond Cup Golf 2012 Hiroyuki Fujita Pro V1
  Gateway to the Open Mizuno Open Brad Kennedy Pro V1x
  Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup Kyoong-Hoon Lee Pro V1x
  Kansai Open Toshinori Muto Pro V1
  Fujisankei Classic Kyung-tae Kim Pro V1x
  ANA Open Hiroyuki Fujita Pro V1
  Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open Champion Pro V1x
  Japan Open Kenichi Kuboya Pro V1x
  Bridgestone Open Toru Taniguchi Pro V1x
  Dunlop Phoenix Luke Donald Pro V1x
       

AUSTRALASIAN (6) Victorian Open Scott Arnold Pro V1
  Adroit Insurance Group Victorian PGA Championship Garreth Paddison Pro V1
  New Zealand Pro-Am Championship Mike Hendry Pro V1x
  South Pacific Open Brad Shilton Pro V1x
  WA Goldfields PGA Championship Peter Wilson Pro V1x
  Australian Masters Adam Scott Pro V1
       

KOREAN (5) The 7th Meritz Solmoro Open Jin-Ho Choi Pro V1x
  Dongbu Promi Open Dae-Sub Kim Pro V1
  Munsingwear Match Play Championship Dae-Hyun Kim Pro V1x
  28th Shinhan Donghae Open Meen-Whee Kim Pro V1x
  Windsor Classic Joo-Yeob Baek Pro V1x
       

CANADIAN (6) Times Colonist Island Savings Open Andrew Roque Pro V1x
  Syncrude Boreal Open Corey Renfrew Pro V1x
  Canadian Tour Players Cup Chris Kilmer Pro V1x
  Jamieson WFCU Windsor Roseland Charity Classic Alan McLean Pro V1
  Canadian Tour Championship Champion Pro V1x
  The Great Waterway Classic Champion Pro V1x
       

CHINA (3) China PGA Champions Tour Shandong Event Xin Jun Zhang Pro V1x
  China PGA Champions Tour Tour Ordos Event

Fan Zhi Peng

Pro V1x
  China PGA Champions Tour Chong Qing Event Wang Jeung hun Pro V1x
       

LATINOAMERICA (7) Mundo Maya Open Champion Pro V1x
  Trans American Power Products Open Champion Pro V1x
  65 Arturo Calle Colombian Open Champion Pro V1
  Brasil Open Champion Pro V1x
  Roberto De Vincenzo Invitational Champion Pro V1x
  Dominican Republic Open Champion Pro V1x
  Puerto Rico Classic Champion Pro V1x
       

To celebrate last weekend's six win haul for Titleist brand ambassadors and golf ball loyalists - including Adam Scott and Luke Donald who won with new Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls respectively - we are offering six Team Titleist members the chance to win exclusive Team Titleist branded golf balls and hats.

We will draw six winners, each of whom will win a dozen Team Titleist branded Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf balls and an exclusive Team Titleist cap!

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What was Adam Scott's four round total when he won the 2012 Australian Masters?

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Titleist brand ambassadors and golf ball loyalists combined to record an amazing six wins this weekend around the world's professional tours, with Adam Scott and Luke Donald trusting the new Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x prototype golf balls respectively for their wins!

Australasian:  Titleist Brand Ambassador Adam Scott became the first player to win with new Titleist Pro V1 prototype golf ball when he captured the Australian Masters by four shots. Scott fired a final round 5-under par 67 en route to a 17-under par 271 victory total. The native Queenslander and fan favourite underlined his first win of the year and the 20th of his professional career with a birdie on the final hole.

What's in Adam Scott's Titleist Bag?:  New Pro V1 prototype golf ball, 910D3 driver (9.5), 910F fairway metal (15), prototype 712U utility iron (19), MB irons (4-9), Vokey Design SM4 pitching (48), sand (54) and lob (60) wedges, Scotty Cameron Kombi Long putter

Scott finished four clear of Pro V1x loyalist and defending champion Ian Poulter, who closed with a level par 72. Titleist Brand Ambassador Gareth Paddison (Pro V1x, 913 driver, 913F fairway metal, CB irons, Vokey Design Wedges, Scotty Cameron putter) tied for third, another four shots back, while Adam Crawford closed with the best round of the day, a 7-under 65 to finish solo fifth, as Titleist golf ball loyalists occupied four of the top five positions and nine of the 12 who finished among the top 10 and ties at Kingston Heath.

Titleist was the most played golf ball with 87 players in the field of 120, nearly four times the nearest competitor with 22.

Japan: On the same day that Adam Scott recorded the first win for the new Titleist Pro V1 prototype golf ball, Luke Donald captured the Dunlop Pheonix playing the new Titleist Pro V1x prototype golf ball in competition for the first time.

Donald fired a final round 3-under par 68 en route to a 16-under 268 total to record a five shot victory. He started the final round four clear and left his rivals with little hope after he birdied the fourth, eagled the seventh and birdied the eighth. The win was the third of the season for Donald, who also captured the Transitions Championship on the PGA TOUR in March and the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour in May. The victory also vaulted him to No. 2 in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 34 players.

European / Sunshine: It was a Titleist Pro V1x 1-2 finish at the SA Open Championship where Henrik Stenson ended a five year wait for a European Tour title as he cruised to a 17-under par victory total. Titleist brand ambassador George Coetzee (Pro V1x, 913D3 driver, 909F2 fairway, CB irons, Vokey Design gap, sand and lob wedges) finished as runner up, recording his eighth top ten finish of the season, and Pro V1x loyalist Thomas Aiken finished tied third.

Titleist was the overwhelming golf ball of choice at the event with 110 players, more than four times the nearest competitor with 23.

LPGA: Titleist Pro V1x loyalist Na Yeon Choi captured the season-ending CME Group Titleholders, edging fellow Korean and fellow Pro V1 loyalist So Yeon Ryu by two shots. It was Choi's second title of the year and the seventh in her LPGA career. 

Choi fired three consecutive rounds in the 60's before closing with a 2-under par 70 en route to a 14-under 274 victory total.

Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 49 players in the field of 73, more than eight times the nearest competitor with 6.

China: Seventeen-year-old Pro V1x loyalist Jeung Hun Wang of Korea captured the China PGA Champions Tour Chongqing event for his first career win on the China Tour. Wang closed with two consecutive rounds of 5-under 67 to finish at 14-under par and a four shot margin of victory. Fellow Pro V1x loyalist Hao Yuan fired a final round five under 67 to finish in a tie for third, six shots back.

Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 90 players in the field of 124, six times more than the nearest competitor with 15. Eight of the 12 players who finished among the top 10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.

LatinoAmerica: Titleist golf ball loyalist Sebastian Vazquez carded a final round 71 to capture the inaugural Puerto Rico Classic in just his second professional start. Vazquez finished at 14-under 274 - two strokes clear of Jorge Fernandez-Valdes, who also closed with a 71. Julio Zapata recorded a 71 as well to take third place at 11-under. All three players relied upon the Titleist Pro V1x golf ball for their success.

Vazquez, a 22-year-old from Mexico City, was in the field at this inaugural PGA Tour Latinoamerica event just six weeks after finishing atop the World Amateur in Turkey.

Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 107 players in the field of 128, nearly nine times the nearest competitor with 12.

European / Asian: At the UBS Hong Kong Open Titleist was the golf ball of choice for 87 players, more than four times the nearest competitor with 21.

On The Range at The UBS Hong Kong Open

This week we're at The Hong Kong Golf Club

After the excitement of last week's finish in Singapore, where Titleist ambassador Matteo Manassero secured his third European Tour event at the age of just 19, players went several different ways at the airport.

Some flew to Melbourne for the Talisker Masters, some to Johannesburg for the SA Open Championship, while we followed others to HK for the UBS Hong Kong Open.

Played at The Hong Kong Golf Club, it looks as though there could be some low scores, as the course measures just 6,734 yards for a par of 70. 

At the time of writing, Titleist ambassadors Andrew Dodt, Gregory Bourdy and Matteo Manassero, as well as Titleist ball loyalists Jose Maria Olazabal, Fredrik Andersson Hed, Michael Campbell and Joel Sjoholm, are all near the top of the leaderboard.

With fast greens, it looks like approach shots and putting will be the key to success this week - let's hope it's as interesting come Sunday as it was last week.

One thing's more certain - Titleist will be the overwhelming golf ball of choice at the Hong Kong Open with 87 players, more than four times the nearest competitor with 21.

To view this week's slideshow, just click on the image above.


Coming into the Barclays Singapore Open, Titleist Brand Ambassador Matteo Manassero was looking to add some distance off the tee to his game. Through a combination of some swing adjustments and a fitting session focused on optimising his new Titleist 913D2 driver, Matteo certainly found his groove last week.

The results?  More distance, a win at the Barlcays Singapore Open and a new trophy for his collection. We’d say this is definitely a “Win, Win” scenario.

Team Titleist caught up with Titleist European Tour Rep Phil Dimmock to bring you the exclusive, inside scoop on Matteo’s fitting session and the new set up.

“Matteo came to me on Tuesday morning and was keen to do some driver work. I had already bumped into his caddie, Dave McNeilly, earlier in the day who had told me how Matteo was looking to make some changes,” said Dimmock.

The team went right to work starting with a quick look at Matteo’s original 9.5º gamer and then a brief chat to talk about the flight characteristics that he was looking to achieve.

The initial assessment was that Matteo’s gamer was very accurate and he was hitting a lot of fairways but the spin was a little high. While he was hitting his driver solid and seeing good performance, the team agreed that he wasn’t getting the max out of the current configuration.

From there, it was time to send some Pro V1x golf balls flying on the range.

“Matteo asked me to bring over something I thought would help produce a stronger, lower spinning flight. I went straight in with 913D2 8.5º with a Graphite Design DI6 X with the SureFit Tour hosel setting in B•1,” explained Dimmock.

A few swings later, it was clear that this combination was looking like a winner. Bringing down the loft helped drop the spin off the driver and the shaft change helped to maintain a good strong launch.

“Matteo liked the stable feeling that the shaft gave him but he also said it felt like it had a little more kick in it. It was clear to see it was longer in the air and releasing more on the ground.”

After a practice round on Tuesday afternoon, the new driver quickly found its way into the bag.

“I saw Matteo on Wednesday morning and he told me it was in the bag. He loved it. He said it was a lot longer and he hadn't lost any of his accuracy which has been key to his success on Tour,” added Dimmock.

Fast forward to Sunday afternoon and after 75-holes at the Barclays Singapore Open, Matteo’s average driving distance for the tournament was over 300 yards (up from his season average of 273.72) and he was hoisting the winner’s trophy over his head.

"I needed to gain a little bit of yardage there and I changed the club this week and it gave me a little bit less spin. That helped give me a few more yards," Matteo told the European Tour team during the awards ceremony.

Phil caught up with Matteo in Hong Kong at the UBS Hong Kong Open to congratulate him on the win and he was still happy to talk about the added distance.

“Did you see my driving stats last week? Over 300 all week!"

His caddie concurred, “We couldn't have won last week without that driver."

And what did Phil have to say, “Let's just say it was a good week's work.”

We definitely agree.

What’s in Matteo’s Bag?
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Driver:  Titleist 913D2 8.5º (Graphite Design Tour AD DI6 X @ 45" tipped 1.5"
with SureFit Tour setting B•1)
Fairway Metal: Titleist 913F.d Low Spin 13.5º (SureFit Tour setting C•1)
Hybrids: Titleist 913H 17.0º
Irons: Titleist AP2 (3-7) and Titleist MB (8-PW)
Wedge: Vokey Design SM4 52º, 58º
Putter: Scotty Cameron Select GoLo

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