Monday, June 16, 2014

Nike Golf Athlete Xin-Jun Zhang Clinches Comeback Victory at the Beijing Open

Zhang wins his first PGA Tour China event with 14 Nike clubs in the bag

(BEAVERTON, Ore.) – Nike Golf Athlete Xin-Jun Zhang birdied the 17th hole to come from behind and win the Beijing Open for the first PGA Tour China series victory of his career. The 27-year-old, who is from China’s Shanxi Province, made history with his comeback performance – he is the first Chinese golfer ever to win the tournament.

Zhang posted a final score of 19-under par, notching six birdies on Sunday with his Method 006 putter featuring Polymetal Groove technology, which helps to reduce skid and produce a truer roll. He also played the Nike RZN Black ball with innovative Speedlock RZN technology, designed to deliver more distance, better feeland a more consistent, stable ball flight into the wind.

Zhang sported apparel from Nike’s Tour Performance collection and Nike Lunar Control footwear.

Zhang’s Nike Golf Arsenal
* Driver: Nike VRS Covert 2.0 8.5-degree
* Fairway Wood:  Nike VRS Covert 2.0 3-wood/15-degree
* Hybrid: Nike VRS Covert 2.0 #2/17-degree
* Irons: Nike VR Pro Combo (3-5), VR Pro Blade (6-PW)
* Wedges: VR Forged 52-degree and 58-degree
* Putter: Nike Method 006
* Ball: Nike RZN Black
* Apparel: Nike Golf Tour Performance collection
* Footwear: Nike Lunar Control

Nike Golf’s 2014 PGA Tour Victories
•  Russell Henley – Honda Classic
•  Seung-Yul Noh – Zurich Classic

Nike Golf’s 2014 International Victories
•  Charl Schwartzel – Alfred Dunhill Championship (European Tour)
•  Ross Fisher – Tshwane Open (European Tour)
•  Rory McIlroy – BMW PGA Championship (European Tour)
•  Xin-Jun Zhang– Beijing Open (PGA Tour China)

Nike Golf’s 2014 LPGA Tour Victories
•  Michelle Wie – LPGA LOTTE Championship

Nike Golf’s 2014 Ladies International Victories
•  Cheyenne Woods – Volvic RACV Ladies Masters

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