Monday, January 27, 2014

Stallings Wins with Titleist from Tee-through-Green

Scott Stallings birdied his final hole to capture the Farmers Insurance Open by one shot over five players, including fellow Titleist Brand Ambassadors Marc Leishman and Graham DeLaet … Stallings, who started the final day three shots off the lead, fired a final round 4-under par 68 en route to a 9-under par 279 victory total.

The win is the third of Stallings' PGA TOUR career and his third in four years … He previously won the 2011 Greenbrier Classic and 2012 True South Classic.

* Titleist Pro V1x golf ball
* Titleist 913D2 (8.5* loft) driver w/Aldila Rogue X
* Titleist 913F (15) fairway metal w/Aldila Rogue X
* Titleist AP2 714 (4-P) irons w/KBS Tour shafts
* Vokey Design SM5 gap (50), sand (54) and lob (58) wedges w/KBS Tour shafts
* Scotty Cameron Newport 2.6 putter

A Pro V1x loyalist, Stallings becomes the 8th player through the first 10 PGA TOUR events on the new 2013-14 wrap around schedule to win with a Titleist golf ball … The nearest competitor has one win … In addition to the Farmers Insurance Open, Titleist golf ball players have also won the SONY Open in Hawaii (Jimmy Walker), Hyundai Tournament of Champions (Zach Johnson), OHL Classic at Mayakoba, The McGladrey Classic, CIMB Classic, Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Webb Simpson) and Open (Jimmy Walker).

At the Farmers Insurance Open, Titleist topped the field in the golf ball (99/66%). iron (42/27%), wedge (166/43%) and putter (61/39%) categories.  The Titleist golf ball count (99) at the Farmers Insurance Open was more than five times the nearest competitor with 17.

Statistically, Stallings led the Farmers Insurance Open field in Strokes Gained – Putting at 2.794 … He was followed by rookie and fellow Titleist Brand Ambassador Justin Thomas at 2.509 … Thomas finished T10 on the leaderboard, his highest finish on the PGA TOUR … In addition to finishing T2 on the leaderboard, Titleist Brand Ambassador Graham DeLaet relied upon his Pro V1x golf ball and 913D3 (7.5* loft) driver to finish 2nd in Driving Distance (302 ypd) … Marc Leishman, another player who trusted Titleist equipment from tee-through-green, tied for the lead among all players in Greens in Regulation at 77.78% (56 of 72) … DeLaet tied for 5th in the same category (72.2%/52 of 72).

Titleist full product line brand ambassadors have won 5 of the first 10 events of the year on the PGA TOUR, including: Jimmy Walker/ Open, SONY Open in Hawaii;  Webb Simpson/Shriners Hospitals for Children Open;  Zach Johnson/Hyundai Tournament of Champions; and Scott Stallings/Farmers Insurance Open.

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