It was a 5-tour worldwide sweep for Titleist golf balls this week, as Titleist Brand Ambassadors and golf ball loyalists combined for five more worldwide tour victories around the globe.
Titleist golf ball players have now recorded 32 victories across the worldwide professional tours, eight times the nearest competitor with 4.
To date this season, the game's finest players have relied on a Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball 4,353 times, more than seven times the nearest competitor with 607 and more than all competitors combined.
Titleist players were all over the leaderboard once again this week, this time at The Honda Classic, where Titleist Brand Ambassador Justin Thomas (Pro V1x) topped Titleist golf ball loyalist Luke List (Pro V1) with a birdie on the first hole of a sudden death playoff.
Both players birdied the last hole to separate themselves from the field and reach the playoff at 8-under-par 272.
The win was the 8th of Thomas’ PGA Tour career and his 7th in his last 31 events.
Six of the top seven finishers relied upon Titleist as Titleist golf ball loyalist Tommy Fleetwood (Pro V1x) finished solo 4th, two shots out of the playoff, while Titleist Brand Ambassadors Ben An (Pro V1x) and Webb Simpson (Pro V1) tied for 5th, another shot back.
The solo 7th place finisher also relied upon a Pro V1 golf ball for his success, as well as Vokey Design SM7 pitching (48°), gap (52°) and lob (60°) wedges and a Scotty Cameron 009M putter.
Ben An and fellow Titleist Brand Ambassador Derek Fathauer (Pro V1x) shot the lowest scores of the final day with matching 5-under-par 65’s. An improved 11 places, while Fathauer vaulted 41 spots to finish T13.
Thomas fired a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday - which tied for the low round of the day and the tournament.
Not surprisingly, Thomas was impressive statistically, topping the field in Driving Distance (320.7), Sand Saves (100%/6-6), Scrambling (84%) and Strokes Gained Tee to Green (14.096).
Titleist was the overwhelming golf ball of choice at the Honda Classic with 98 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball, more than four times the nearest competitor with 22 and more than all competitors combined.
Titleist was also the top choice in irons with 41 sets in play and Vokey Design Wedges topped the approach, sand and lob wedge (184) category.
Titleist leads the PGA Tour in players and wins in the golf ball, iron, wedge and putter categories.
It was an all-Titleist showdown at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters where Titleist golf ball loyalist Eddie Pepperell (Pro V1) earned his maiden European Tour title, outlasting Oliver Fisher (Pro V1x) to claim a one-shot win.
It all came down to the final hole between the two playing partners, as Fisher, who had already birdied the 16th and 17th, just missed his 10-foot birdie opportunity to force a playoff.
Pepperell closed with a 2-under-par 70 en route to an 18-under par 270 victory total.
Titleist golf ball players have now won 9 of the first 11 events on the 2017-18 European Tour season.
Titleist was the most played golf ball at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters with 101 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, nearly five times the nearest competitor with 21.
Titleist golf ball loyalist Jessica Korda (Pro V1) fired a final round 5-under-par 67 to win the Honda LPGA Thailand by four shots over two players, including Moriya Jutanugarn (Pro V1x).
It is the first victory since the 24-year-old had an operation in December that involved breaking her nose and jaw in five places to correct a health condition.
Korda led from the start, posting four consecutive rounds in the 60’s and claiming victory with a record-setting 25-under 263 total. It marked her fifth LPGA career crown.
With more than 3 of every 4 players in the field relying upon a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, Titleist was the most played golf ball at the Honda LPGA Thailand, with 77% of players teeing up a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, nearly eight times the nearest competitor with 10% in the limited-field event.
Titleist golf ball players have now won the first three events to start the 2018 LPGA Tour season.
Titleist Brand Ambassador Ben Campbell (Pro V1) recorded a two-shot victory over fellow Titleist Brand Ambassador Deyen Lawson (Pro V1x) and Titleist golf ball loyalist Ashley Hall (Pro V1x) at the New Zealand PGA Championship.
Campbell fired four consecutive rounds in the 60’s en route to an 18-under-par 266 victory total, securing his first career PGA Tour of Australia crown. He finished runner-up in a playoff at this event last year.
Titleist was the overwhelming top choice in golf balls at the New Zealand PGA Championship with 1091 players trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, more than 15 times the nearest competitor with 7.
Campbell topped a leaderboard that featured nine Titleist golf ball players among the top 10 finishers.
Titleist player have now won each of the first four events on this year’s Australasia Tour.
Let's take a closer look at the equipment that Ben used in his winning performance in New Zealand:
Golf Ball: Pro V1
Driver: 917D2 (8.5°)
Fairway: 917F3 (13.5°)
Irons: 716 MB (4-9)
Wedges: Vokey Design SM6 sand (54°) and lob (58°)
Titleist golf ball loyalist Rhys Enoch (Pro V1x) bogeyed his first two holes to start the final round of the Cape Town Open, but recovered expertly to card a 3-under-par 69 and claim his maiden Sunshine Tour title.
Enoch finished with a 19-under 269 victory total, one shot clear of fellow Titleist golf ball loyalist Peter Karmis (Pro V1x).
Titleist Brand Ambassadors Keenan Davidse (Pro V1x) and Titleist golf ball loyalist JC Ritchie (Pro V1) tied for 3rd, another shot back, as each of the top four finishers relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.
With more than 4 of every 5 players in the field relying upon a Pro V1 or Pro V1x, Titleist was the most played golf ball at the Cape Town Open, with 125 of players, five times the nearest competitor with 25.
Congratulations to all of #TeamTitleist!