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THE TEST SCORES ARE IN: TITLEIST IS ONCE AGAIN THE #1 BALL AT THE NCAA DIVISION I MEN’S AND WOMEN’S GOLF CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Titleist is also the Top Choice Across Every Major Equipment Category at Men’s Championship

Fairhaven, MA (May 28, 2009) – The results are in, and Titleist is once again ahead of the curve. At the 2009 NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships, the most important on-course test of the year for collegiate golfers, the overwhelming majority of players trusted one ball above all others. Titleist. Given the option to play any golf ball they please, year after year when it matters most, the country’s best and brightest rely upon the advanced technology and superior performance of the Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x for their success.

At the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship being contested at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio, 124 players in the field of 156 relied upon Titleist golf balls, more than 7 times the nearest competitor with 16.

MEN’S NCAA DIVISION I
GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
BALL COUNT


TITLEIST
124
Nearest Competitor
16

Titleist also was the overwhelming favorite of more players than any other brand across every major golf club category including drivers (60 vs. 28), iron sets (65 vs. 26), fairway metals (103 vs. 39), utility metals (39 vs. 17), sand, lob and approach wedges (186 vs. 45) and putters (72 vs. 27).

It was more of the same at the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championship that was contested at Caves Valley CC in Owings Mills, Maryland. An overwhelming 118 of the 126 players relied upon Titleist golf balls. That was over 93% of the field and more than 29 times the nearest competitor with 4. Titleist Vokey Design sand, lob and approach wedges (106) and Scotty Cameron putters (46) were also the top choice among contestants at the event. In addition, the individual champion relied upon the Titleist Pro V1x golf ball for her success, as did all five members of the team champions.

WOMEN’S NCAA DIVISION I
GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
BALL COUNT


TITLEIST
118
Nearest Competitor
4

As the overwhelming choice at the Men’s and Women’s NCAA Division I Championships, more of the best players in collegiate golf reaffirm that there is, in fact, a difference between a golf ball and the #1 ball in golf. Titleist.

Titleist, FootJoy and Cobra comprise the major golf brands of the Acushnet Company, an operating company of Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE - FO). For more information, contact Joe Gomes, Director of Communications (508.979.3211) or visit us online at www.titleist.com.

 

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