Josh Younger Wins an All-Titleist Sudden Death Playoff to Secure His Maiden Professional Victory

Josh Younger (Pro V1x)
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Kyung-Tae Kim (Pro V1x)
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Shaun Norris (Pro V1x)
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Travis Smyth (Pro V1)
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Titleist Weekly Tour Highlights


Titleist Brand Ambassador Kyung-Tae Kim (TS3/9.5° driver, TS3/15.0° fairway, 816H1/19.0° hybrid, U500/3-iron, 620 CB/4-5 and 620 MB/6-9 irons, Vokey Design SM7 pitching/48°, gap/52°, proto lob/60° wedges) posted a 20-under par 268 victory total to capture the Casio World Open for his 14th career victory in his 12-years on the Japan Tour.

Kim finished two shots clear of runner-up Shaun Norris (Pro V1x) with both players shooting Sunday-best 64's.

Ten of the 13 players who finished among the top 10 and ties relied upon Titleist golf balls for their success.


It was an all-Titleist sudden death playoff at the NSW Open where Josh Younger (Pro V1x) birdied the second extra hole to secure his maiden professional victory over Travis Smyth (Pro V1).

Younger converted a six-foot birdie putt for the victory, after recovering from carding a double bogey on the 72nd hole.

Titleist was the top choice in golf balls with 125, or 81 percent of the field.

Younger topped a leaderboard that saw 12 of the 14 players who finished among the top 10 and ties trusting Titleist for their success.

Titleist was also the overwhelming field favorite for drivers with 69 (45%) in play, compared to 37 for the nearest competitor.

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