Fabrizio Zanotti and Stacy Lewis lead 6-win week for Titleist golf ball loyalists

Titleist Pro V1 golf ball loyalist Fabrizio Zanotti earned his first career European Tour title at the BMW International Open in Germany on Sunday, prevailing on the fifth hole of a four-man, all-Titleist golf ball playoff.  Zanotti fired consecutive 7-under-par 65s on the weekend to post a score of 19-under-par 269, forcing extra holes with Titleist Brand Ambassador Rafael Cabrera-Bello and Pro V1x loyalists Henrik Stenson and Gregory Havret.

On the LPGA Tour, Titleist Pro V1x golf ball loyalist Stacy Lewis converted a 7-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to complete a 6-under-par 65 and capture the Walmart NW Arkansas Championship. Stacy, an alumna of the nearby University of Arkansas, had the hometown crowd cheering her to a 12-under-par 201 total that was one shot clear of Pro V1 golf ball loyalists Cristie Kerr and Angela Stanford.

At the Senior Players Championship on the Champions Tour, Pro V1 loyalist Bernhard Langer converted a birdie putt on the second playoff hole to edge fellow Pro V1 loyalist Jeff Sluman. The victory marked Langer’s third win of the year and is his third career Champions Tour major title.

Titleist Pro V1x loyalist Greg Owen posted a final round 5-under-par 67 at the United Leasing Championship to earn his first career Web.com Tour win. Owen’s four-round total of 9-under-par 279 was good enough for a one shot victory over Titleist Brand Ambassador Mark Hubbard.

On the Sunshine Tour in South Africa, Titleist Brand Ambassador Danie van Tonder closed with a 2-under-par 70 en route to a 12-under-par 204 total at the Vodacom Origins of Golf - Euphoria Golf Estate and Hydro. This is the second win of the year for van Tonder on the Sunshine Tour.

And rounding out the weekend of success, Titleist Pro V1x loyalist Heung-Chol Joo claimed a two-shot victory at the GunSan CC Open on the Korean Tour. Joo closed with a final round 2-under-par 70 to capture the win and post a 13-under-par 275 total.

With six more wins this week, Titleist’s year-to-date victory count advances to 87. That's more than four times the nearest competitor with 19 and more than all competitors combined.

In total, 12,339 players have teed up Titleist golf balls in competition on the 2014 worldwide professional tours, more than six times the nearest competitor with 1,982 and more than all competitors combined.


TourEventTitleist Golf Ball PlayersNearest Competitor
PGA Tour Quicken Loans National 71 17
European Tour BMW International Open 103 23
LPGA Tour Walmart NW Arkansas Championship 104 11
Champions Tour Constellation Senior Players Championship 62 7
Web.com Tour United Leasing Championship 101 22
South Africa Tour Vodacom Euphoria Golf Estate & Hydro 50 17
Korean Tour GunSan CC Open 123 16

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2 Replies

  1. Fred L

    I had my first hole in one using a Prov1X  ball.  I was so excited I had to tell you how good your balls are and am not sure I could have done it with any other ball

  2. stanley b

    this is differently not a surprise ! pro-V1 is the only ball to play for any one with a handicap under eight ! the rest of golfers should play titleist balls for good results!