Pebble Beach, United States: Titleist Brand Ambassador Jordan Spieth relied upon the New Pro V1x golf ball and a bag full of Titleist equipment to comfortably secure his first PGA Tour victory of the year at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
Spieth closed with a two-under-par 70 en route to a 19-under 268 total and four-shot margin of victory.
“This is a bucket-list place to win,” Spieth said after the victory. “Here, Augusta National, St Andrews – there’s only a few in the world. It feels really special. It was amazing walking up the 18th green knowing that we were going to win. It’s just such a unique position. I tried to soak it in.”
Spieth took a commanding six-shot lead after a 65 in the third round, highlighted by only 10 putts on the back nine. His scorecard was unblemished for the final 28 holes he played.
The performance marks Spieth’s first PGA Tour victory of the year and the ninth of his career.
He also won the Australian Open the first time he put the New 2017 Pro V1x golf ball in play last November.
Spieth now has four top-10s in his four PGA Tour starts this year and has shot under par in all 16 rounds he has played.
Titleist was the overwhelming field favourite in golf balls at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with 108 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x for their success, more than six times the nearest competitor with 16 and more than all competitors combined.
Of those 108 Titleist golf ball players, nearly half (including Spieth) have already made the switch to the new 2017 Pro V1 and Pro V1x models, which were introduced to the public three weeks ago. A total of 17 players relied on the New 2017 Pro V1 at Pebble Beach and 30 trusted their games to the New 2017 Pro V1x.
Titleist was also the top choice in the hybrid (30) and irons (44) categories. Vokey Design Wedges topped the approach, sand and lob wedge (198) category and Scotty Cameron putters were the top choice in the putter (70) category.
It was a banner week for Titleist around the globe as Titleist Brand Ambassadors and golf ball loyalists combined for six titles across the worldwide professional Tours.
On the European Tour, Titleist golf ball loyalist Fabrizio Zanotti relied upon the New Pro V1 golf ball in Kuala Lumpur to capture his second career victory at the Maybank Championship. Zanotti’s win marked the fifth win for Titleist golf ball players in the young European Tour season.
Two players celebrated their maiden victories on their respective Tours last week, one relying on the New Pro V1 golf ball and the other on the New Pro V1x.
On the Web.com Tour, Titleist Brand Ambassador Ethan Tracy trusted the New Pro V1x golf ball, 917 metals and a full bag of Titleist equipment to capture the Club Colombia Championship in a dramatic play-off.
In South Africa, Titleist golf ball loyalist Erik van Rooyen (New Pro V1) birdied the first hole of an all-Titleist golf ball, three-way, sudden-death play-off to secure his first Sunshine Tour title at the Eye of Africa PGA Championship.
Rounding out last week’s action, Titleist golf ball loyalist Scott McCarron (Pro V1) topped the leaderboard at the Allianz Championship, firing a closing round five-under-par 67 that was highlighted by two eagles.
And in Australia, Titleist Brand Ambassador Dimi Papadatos relied on the New Pro V1x golf ball and a full bag of Titleist equipment to capture his second Australasian Tour crown at The Victorian Open Championship.
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