Fairhaven, United States: Titleist Brand Ambassador Kim Kyung-tae survived a determined late challenge from his fellow Korean and Titleist golf ball loyalist Lee Kyoung-hoon (Pro V1x) to win his third event of the season.
It was also the eighth triumph of Kim’s Japan Golf Tour Organisation career.
Kim posted a nine-under-par 275 victory total, one clear of Lee, who birdied three of his last five holes for a final round 68.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Masahiro Kawamura finished alone in third place, another shot back, making it a 1-2-3 finish for Titleist golf ball loyalists.
Titleist golf balls were the top choice at the event with 58 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball.
Titleist was also the top choice in irons (23) and Vokey Design wedges topped the approach, sand and lob wedge (96) category.
Meanwhile, at the Deutsche Bank Championship it was also an all-Titleist duel to the finish where Titleist golf ball loyalist Rickie Fowler (Pro V1x) edged Henrik Stenson (Pro V1) by one shot to capture the second leg of the FedEx Cup Play-offs.
Fowler rallied from two shots behind with five holes remaining, a charge that was highlighted by a dramatic 40-foot putt for birdie on the 14th hole.
Fowler, who closed with a three-under 68, was the only player to post four consecutive rounds in the 60s en route to a 15-under-par 269 victory total.
Stenson, who held a one-shot lead after 54 holes, carded a final round 70 in his runner-up finish, while Titleist Brand Ambassador Charley Hoffman (Pro V1x) fired a 67 to finish alone in third with a score of 11-under-par 273.
Fowler advanced to third in the FedEx Cup points standings with the win, his second of the year and third of his career, while Stenson stands fourth after consecutive runner-up finishes in the Play-offs.
The win also vaulted Fowler to fifth in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Titleist golf balls were the top choice among the limited-field of 98 with 62 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball, over six times the nearest competitor with 10.
Titleist also led the field in the hybrid (18) and iron (26) categories. Vokey Design wedges topped the approach, sand and lob wedge (87) category and Scotty Cameron putters were the top choice in the putter (37) category.
Fowler’s victory was the 26th by Titleist golf ball players on the 2014-15 PGA Tour, nearly four times the nearest competitor with seven.
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