Un-Matched.David Toms Tops Chris DiMarco in All-New Titleist Pro V1 World Match Play Final Geoff Ogilvy Captures First Career PGA Tour Title Playing New Pro V1x
- With the victory, Toms advanced seven places to No. 9 in the Official World Golf Rankings. In fact, 8 of the top 10 players on the latest Official World Golf Rankings rely upon Titleist golf balls for their success, including World No.1 Vijay Singh, Ernie Els (No. 3), Retief Goosen (No. 5), Player (No. 6), Adam Scott (No. 7), Padraig Harrington (No. 8), David Toms (No. 9) and Mike Weir (No. 10).
- Of the 16 players who finished among the top 10 and ties at the Chrysler Classic of Tucson, 15 relied upon Titleist golf balls. Titleist players following Ogilvy and Na on the leaderboard included Steve Stricker (4th/New Pro V1), Doug Barron (5th/New Pro V1), Billy Mayfair (T6/New Pro V1x), Player (T6/New Pro V1), Player (T6/New Pro V1), Danny Briggs (T9/Pro V1), Todd Fischer (T9/New Pro V1x), Jose Maria Olazabal (T9/New Pro V1), Joe Ogilvie (T9/New Pro V1), Kevin Stadler (T9/Pro V1x), Kevin Sutherland (New Pro V1), Player (T9/New Pro V1x) and Player (T9/New Pro V1).
- Of the 12 players who finished among the top 10 and ties at the event, 11 relied upon the New Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x. Titleist players following Rosales and Kerr on the leaderboard included Reilley Rankin (4th/New Pro V1x), Heather Bowie (T5/New Pro V1), Hee-Won Han (T5/New Pro V1), Catriona Matthew (T7/New Pro V1x), Gloria Park (T7/New Pro V1x), Tina Barrett (T7/New Pro V1x), Carin Koch (T7/New Pro V1), Nicole Perrot (T7/New Pro V1x) and Player (T7/New Pro V1).
- A total of 99 players teed off with Titleist compared to 22 for the nearest competitor.
CHAMPIONS TOUR: Heavy rain forced a suspension of play Sunday at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, so Hale Irwin waited a day to rally for his second victory of the year and the 42nd of his Champions Tour career. Irwin shot a final round 3-under par 68 to win the rain-shortened 36-hole event with an 8-under 134, one shot better than two players, including fellow New Pro V1 player Morris Hatalsky. In fact, 10 of the 11 players who finished among the top 10 and ties relied upon the New Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x for their success.
- Titleist players have won all four events played to date on the 2005 Champions Tour.
- Bowditch captured the season-opening Jacob's Creek Open Championship last week.
- Titleist was the overwhelming favorite golf ball with 111 players, 95 more than the nearest competitor with 16.
- Titleist players have won all three events played to date on the 2005 Nationwide Tour schedule.
ASIAN TOUR: Australian Scott Strange played the Pro V1x golf ball en route to a final round 5-under par and a one stroke victory at the Myanmar Open. It marked the first career Asian Tour title for Strange who finished a 11-under 277.
SOUTH AFRICA: Marc Cayeux brought the Sunshine Tour season to a memorable close, relying upon his New Titleist Pro V1x golf ball to fire a course record 11-under par 61 and win the Vodacom Tour Championship by six shots. He finished the tournament at 20-under, which included seven birdies over the final nine holes.
Scotty Cameron by Titleist putters were the choice of the choice of the champions at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Chrysler Classic of Tucson, SBS Open at Turtle Bay and ING New Zealand PGA Championship. Cameron continues its momentum as the most played putter on the PGA Tour for the ninth consecutive year.
Seven more wins this week advances Titleist’s 2005 victory count across the worldwide professional tours to 17, 10 more than the nearest competitor with 7, and more than all other golf balls combined..
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