Fairhaven, United States: Titleist golf ball loyalist Lee Kyung-hoon (Pro V1x) fired a final round five-under-par 66 en route to a 13-under 271 victory total at the Kolon Korea Open, an event co-sanctioned by the OneAsia Tour.
The win, the first of his career, vaulted Lee to the top of the Korean PGA Tour money list.
Titleist golf ball loyalist Kim Min-whee (Pro V1) matched Lee’s closing 66 to finish in solo second place, four shots back.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Lee Dong-min (Pro V1x) shared third position with Wang Jeung-hun (Pro V1x), another three shots behind.
Ten of the 13 players who finished among the top-10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success, including each of the top six.
Titleist was the top choice in golf balls with 113 players in the field of 144, more than 10 times the nearest competitor with 11.
Just two weeks after winning his first career European Tour title, 23-year-oldTitleist golf ball loyalist Thomas Pieters (Pro V1x) captured his second, edging Titleist Brand Ambassador Lee Slattery (Pro V1x) and Titleist golf ball loyalist Eduardo De La Riva (Pro V1x) by one shot at the KLM Open.
Pieters, who won the Czech Masters last month, fired a final round five-under-par 65 en route to a 19-under 261 total, while De La Riva moved up the leaderboard with a closing 63.
Slattery, the joint overnight leader, was trying to win back-to-back tournaments after capturing the M2M Russian Open the previous Sunday.
Titleist golf ball loyalist Fabrizio Zanotti (Pro V1), who also posted a final round 63, finished another shot back, as the top four finishers all relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.
Titleist golf balls were the top choice of more players in the field of 156 with 110, nearly six times the nearest competitor with 19.
Pieters’ win marked the 18th by Titleist golf ball loyalists on the 2014-15 European Tour, more than double the nearest competitor with seven and more than all other golf balls combined.
In total, 17,999 players have teed up Titleist golf balls in competition on the 2015 worldwide professional Tours, more than five times the nearest competitor with 3,008 and more than all competitors combined.
With these latest wins, Titleist’s 2015 victory count advanced to 121. That’s more than four times the nearest competitor with 27 and more than all competitors combined.
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