Michael Breed On Golf Ball Selection

It's always helpful to have an expert's advice when making a selection, especially when choosing the best golf ball for your game.

Insert expert: PGA Professional Michael Breed, host of the Golf Fix on the Golf Channel.

Breed, a member of the Titleist Leadership Advisory Staff, explains how and what to compare when selecting your golf ball in the video above.

"When I fit golf balls for my players, I always start around the green," says Breed.

Michael advises you compare the performance of two golf ball models around the green all the way back to the tee. "You have to make sure you pay attention to all facets of your game when choosing a golf ball."

Check out the rest of Michael's helpful tips in the video above and visit our Golf Ball Fitting section for even more great information on how to find the best golf ball for your game.

In a career defined by persistence, determination and patience, it seems fitting that only a weather delay Sunday could slow Titleist Brand Ambassador Zach Johnson and his charge up the leaderboard and into the winner's circle Monday at the BMW Championship.

Trusting his Pro V1x golf ball and a bag full of Titleist equipment, Johnson scorched Conway Farms Golf Club on Monday with a six-birdie, 6-under par 65 to overcome a 3-shot deficit and become the third player in as many events to win a FedExCup playoff event this year.

The victory is Johnson's tenth career victory in his decade on tour, and places him fourth in the current FedExCup standings, entering the Tour Championship in Atlanta.

"It's extremely difficult," Johnson told reporters, trying to explain what the 10 wins meant. "I'm not sure I fully grasp it."

Also joining Johnson in the winner's circle this weekend from the worldwide professional tours were Titleist Brand Ambassadors Joost Luiten (KLM Open) and Thaworn Wiratchant (Yeangder TPC), Pro V1 loyalist Chang Woo Lee (Dongbu Insurance Open) and Pro V1x loyalist Max Gilbert (Tour Championship of Canada).

Let's take a trip around the golfing world with the Team Titleist Tour Recap.

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PGA TOUR: BMW Championship

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Following clutch birdie putts at 16 and 17 to separate himself from the field, Johnson took a 3-shot lead to 18. Zach calmly piped a tee shot and fairway metal to set up a wedge and two-putt to seal the win.

Titleist Brand Ambassador Steve Stricker was joined by Pro V1x loyalists Luke Donald and Hunter Mahan among players tied for fourth place to ensure them all with a place in the Tour Championship. 44 players in the field of 70 put their trust in a Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball this week. That’s more than six times the nearest competitor with 7, and more than all other competitors combined.

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ASIAN TOUR: Yeangder TPC

Titleist Brand Ambassador Thaworn Wiratchant trusted his Pro V1x golf ball to victory, earning his unprecedented 16th Asian Tour title. Wiratchant closed with a 4-under 68 to finish with a 13-under par 275 victory total. Overnight leader and fellow Pro V1x loyalist American Chan Kim, closed with a 2-under 70 to finish one shot behind the champion.

Of the 147-player field, 91 players relied upon Titleist golf balls, more than three times the nearest competitor with 27. Seven of the 11 players who finished among the top 10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.

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EUROPEAN TOUR: KLM Open

Titleist Pro V1x golf ball loyalist Joost Luiten, a native of The Netherlands, won in his home country following a par on the first hole of a sudden death playoff. It marked Luiten’s third career victory, including his second this season (Lyoness Open).

Of the 156-player KLM Open field, 108 players relied upon Titleist golf balls, more than five times the nearest competitor with 19. The win marks the 18th by Titleist golf ball loyalists on the 2013 European Tour, more than four times the nearest competitor with 4.

In addition to relying upon the Pro V1 golf ball, Luiten also trusted a full complement of Titleist golf clubs for his success, including the 913D2 driver (7.5), 913Fd fairway metal (13.5), AP2 2-iron, CB irons (3-PW), Vokey Design SM4 sand (54) and lob (60) wedges, Scotty Cameron R&D Concept 2 prototype putter.

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KOREAN PGA TOUR: Dongbu Insurance Open

Of the 144-player field, 99 players relied upon Titleist golf balls, nearly five times the nearest competitor with 21. A Korean National Team player and 2013 Korea Amateur champion, fired a 13-under par 275 victory total for a one shot win. The amateur relies upon Titleist equipment for his tee-through-green success, including the Pro V1 golf ball, 913D2 driver, 913F fairway metal, 913H hybrid, 712U utility iron, CB irons, Vokey Design sand and lob wedges and Scotty Cameron GoLo putter. 8 of the 11 players who finished among the Top 10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.

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PGA TOUR CANADA: Tour Championship of Canada

Pro V1x loyalist Max Gilbert, a 23-year old in his first professional season, posted a final round 6-under par 66 on the way to his first professional victory. Max drained a 20-footer on the 71st hole to take the outright lead, carded a par on the last for a score of 20-under par for the week at Sunningdale Golf and Country Club. Gilbert's win also earns him an exemption into the second stage of Web.com Tour Q-School.

At this year's PGA Championship, Titleist Brand Ambassador Jason Dufner relied heavily on exceptional iron play to capture the Wanamaker trophy. Throughout the week, Jason amazed golf fans and experts alike, repeatedly flagging his iron shots and taming an extremely difficult Oak Hill layout.

And to help us add another shot to our bag, Jason breaks down his fundamentals for the knockdown shot.

If you get a chance to watch Jason hit golf balls, a few things will stand out. His routine and rhythm are both consistent and he just about always makes contact with the center of the club face. Layer in his ability to shape and flight his shots on command, and it's easy to see his exceptional ball-striking skill. This shotmaking has been on full display throughout the season with a spotlight performance at the PGA Championship.

As Jason shows us in the video above, the knockdown is key for those windy days but it is also a great option for attacking those back-of-the-green pin locations.

CLICK IMAGE TO LAUNCH SLIDESHOW The Titleist Tour Leadership Team on the PGA Tour has a new home away from home as the new Titleist Tour Van is making its debut this week at the BMW Championship.

Now, to call it a "van" could be a little bit of an understatement, as the new 18-wheeler is 42' long by 8'6" wide and weighs 36 tons when fully loaded. It features four "pop-outs" that extend the width to 15' 6" for a total of 650 square feet of working space, nearly 30 percent more than the previous trailer.

Dave Southworth, Titleist's Senior Technical Representative for PGA Tour, was responsible for designing the new trailer and accommodating the needs of the 10-person Tour Leadership Team that services up to 40 full product line players a week, in addition to others who rely upon Titleist 913 metals, MB, CB and AP irons, Vokey Design wedges and Scotty Cameron putters. And during an average week on tour, there are more than 100 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf ball players to service, which keeps the Titleist Tour Van buzzing with activity from arrival time on Sunday through its Wednesday afternoon departure.

"It is not very often you get to design a Tour Van from scratch, so you want to make sure you get it right," said Southworth. Based upon the response of the Titleist Tour Leadership Team, as well as players, caddies and other tour support teams who have paid a visit so far, he seems to have accomplished his goal.

"This 'van' is basically our workplace and home for half the week for the next six or so years," said Southworth. "With that in mind, I took everybody's requests and suggestions into serious consideration and implemented them as best I could. I wanted it to be as efficient and comfortable as possible, primarily for our own tech reps that are building clubs everyday, but also for the players, caddies, managers, network associates and tournament officials that use it as a meeting place or to just hang out at some point during the week."

The word Southworth heard most often for the workplace area from his fellow tech reps was "maneuverability," that is, more space to hone their craft, which includes but is not limited to, replacing shafts, grinding and stamping clubs, changing grips, measuring lofts and lies, and just building clubs from scratch. There is also a separate workspace for the Vokey Design wedge team within the trailer.

The challenge was to accommodate those needs while still securing enough room to stock an inventory of shafts, clubheads, grips, tools, headwear, headcovers and umbrellas. There is also a separate computer station and wi-fi, a satellite dish, three television monitors, a couch, stools and table for meetings, and an ice chest and cabinetry for cold drinks and healthy snacks.

This marks the third and most technologically advanced Titleist Tour Van since the original debuted in 2002. That 32' van was replaced late in 2006 by a 34' version which appeared at virtually every PGA Tour event (with the exception of Hawaii) over the past seven years, totaling nearly 130,000 miles crisscrossing the country. It will continue to be used to service the equipment needs of players on the Web.com Tour, making its first appearance at last week's Chiquita Classic.

"This is really a win-win for our Tour Leadership team," said Southworth. "We have a state-of-the-art trailer that will help our team service our growing list of full product line players more efficiently, and the Web.com Team will be able to do the same now that they have a full service van."

Titleist Thailand ขอแนะนำลูกกอล์ฟแบบแพ็คโปรโมชั่น NXT Tour และ NXT Tour S ซึ่งจะวางตลาดในจำนวนจำกัด ลูกกอล์ฟโปรโมชั่น NXT Tour, NXT Tour S หรือ NXT Tour S Yellow จะวางตลาดแบบแพ็คละ 2 โหล พร้อมหมวก NXT Tour Limited Edition และขวดน้ำ 

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