Lately, it seems that everything is coming up sevens for the #1 Ball in Golf.
For the third straight week, Titleist Brand Ambassadors and golf ball loyalists have combined to claim seven victories across the worldwide professional tours. Titleist golf ball players have now recorded 192 victories across the worldwide professional tours, nearly seven times the nearest competitor with 28.
To date this season, the game's finest players have relied on a Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball 25,272 times, nearly seven times the nearest competitor with 3,720 and more than all competitors combined.
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Headlining the winning performances this week, Titleist Brand Ambassador Patton Kizzire (Pro V1x) bagged his first PGA Tour title, closing with rounds of 66-67 in Mexico to edge Titleist golf ball loyalist Rickie Fowler (Pro V1) by a single shot at the OHL Classic at Mayakoba.
Kizzire is the third player in as many weeks to win his maiden PGA Tour victory with a Titleist golf ball. He follows fellow Titleist Brand Ambassador Patrick Cantlay (Pro V1x), who won last week's Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and Titleist golf ball loyalist Ryan Armour (Pro V1x), who broke through at the Sanderson Farms Championship.
Titleist was the overwhelming golf ball choice at El Camaleon Golf Club, with 99 players trusting a Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball, more than eight times the nearest competitor with 12 and more than all competitors combined.*
Titleist was also the top choice among players in the hybrids category (21) as well as the irons category with 37 sets in play. Vokey Design Wedges also topped the approach, sand and lob wedge (167) category and Scotty Cameron putters were the top choice among players with 52 putters in play.*
*Equipment counts provided by Darell Survey
It was a 1-2-3-4 finish for Titleist golf ball players at the European Tour's Nedbank Golf Challenge, where Branden Grace edged fellow Pro V1x loyalist Scott Jamieson by one shot.
Grace closed with a 6-under-par 66 en route to an 11-under 277 victory total for his eighth European Tour title.
It was an emotional win for the 29-year old, who became the first South African to win his home event since 2007.
Titleist was the top choice in golf balls at the event, with 55 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, nearly eight times the nearest competitor with 7.
Titleist golf ball loyalists have accumulated 27 wins this season on the European Tour, 20 more than the nearest competitor with 7.
For the second straight week on the LPGA Tour, Shanshan Feng led Titleist golf ball players to a Pro V1x 1-2 finish, this time at the Blue Bay LPGA where she topped Moriya Jutanugarn by one shot.
Last week, Feng became the first golfer on the 2017 LPGA Tour to defend a title when she won the TOTO Japan Classic. This week she became the first player to go back-to-back by winning the Blue Bay LPGA.
It marked the season-high-tying third victory of the year for Feng, who also won the Volvik Championship in May.
Feng is the first golfer from China, male or female, to advance to No. 1 in the World Rankings.
Titleist was the top choice in golf balls at the event, with 65 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, nearly 11 times the nearest competitor with 6.
Titleist golf ball loyalists have accumulated 24 wins this season on the LPGA Tour, more than four times the nearest competitor with 5.
Titleist golf ball loyalist Kevin Sutherland (Pro V1x) broke through in a big way on PGA Tour Champions, capturing the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship for his first career win and the points title.
Sutherland closed with a 5-under-par 66 en route to a 15-under 198 victory total for a one-shot win.
He had 15 top-10 finishes this season, finishing second three times and third twice.
Titleist golf ball loyalist Bernhard Langer (Pro V1), the winner of the first two playoff events, finished second in the season standings, after winning the last three season-ending points titles.
Langer led the tour with seven victories, winning three of the five majors, and set an earnings record.
Titleist was the top choice in golf balls with 26, more than five times the nearest competitor with 5.
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On the Asian Tour, rookie Micah Lauren Shin (Pro V1x) captured the Resorts World Manila Masters with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden death playoff for his first career win.
The 20-year-old closed with a final round 5-under-par 67 to get into the playoff with Titleist Brand Ambassador Arnond Vongvanij (Pro V1x) who also closed with a 67, as both players finished on 19-under-par 269.
Titleist was the top choice in golf balls at the event with 85 players relying on a Pro V1 or Pro V1x.
Titleist golf ball players have accumulated eight wins on the Asian Tour this season, four times the nearest competitor with two.
In Japan, Titleist golf ball loyalist Satoshi Kodaira (Pro V1x) closed with a 7-under-par 65 – the best score of the final round – to rally from three shots behind the overnight leader and win the Mitsui-Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters by three strokes.
Kodaira’s 18-under-par 270 total secured his second victory of the season and the sixth of his JGTO career.
He has now advanced to the top of the Japan Tour money list with three events left in the season.
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the event with 50 players relying on a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, nearly three times the nearest competitor with 18.
And finally, in China, it was a 1-2-3 finish for Titleist golf ball loyalists at the Jiangsu Open, where Callum Tarren (Pro V1) claimed his first career China Tour title by closing with a 3-under-par 69 en route to a 3-under 285 victory total.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Yi Cao (Pro V1x) of China finished runner-up, one shot behind.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Bryden Macpherson (Pro V1) finished solo 3rd, another shot back.
Titleist was the most trusted ball at the Jiangsu Open, with 69 players relying on a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, more than eleven times the nearest competitor with 6.
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Congratulations to all of #TeamTitleist!