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  • Donaldson Wins in Abu Dhabi

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    Welshman Jamie Donaldson carded a final round 68 to take home the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship by a single stroke.  Donaldson, in FJ ICON and StaSof, posted a smooth 34 on the front nine that included two bookend birdies and seven pars.  His unflappable play continued for the first eight holes on the backside until a three putt bogey on the last gave his chasers some hope.  They failed to capitalize on their opportunity, giving Donaldson the win.

    “It’s pretty surreal really, I’ve played really good all week although I’ve got away with murder up the last" Donaldson stated post round.  Continuing "I played the pro-am on Wednesday and thought the course was too difficult and I had no chance,I thought if I could get a decent finish I would be chuffed...To be holding this trophy is just mad." 

    This is Donaldson's second European Tour victory, his first coming in the Irish Open at Royal Portrush the previous year.  The win also moves Donaldson inside the top 30 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

  • Scott Masterful in Australia

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    Hometown favorite and fifth ranked player in the world, Adam Scott shot a 5-under 67 to win the Australian Masters at Kingston Heath in Melbourne.  

    Starting the day one stroke back, Scott wasted little time birdieing the first to draw even with the 54 hole leader.  Scott, in FJ Sport and StaSof, then added four more birdies on the front making the turn with a one stroke lead.  On the back nine, Scott added eight straight pars before making birdie at the last to finish at 17 under par, four clear of his closest competitor.  This is Scott's first win of the 2012 season.

    Scott later stated of his win, "This has been a long time coming, This is pretty sweet to be in the gold jacket and hold this trophy that I've been admiring since I was a little kid."

    "This has been a long time coming," Scott said. "This is pretty sweet to be in the gold jacket and hold this trophy that I've been admiring since I was a little kid.

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    "This has been a long time coming," Scott said. "This is pretty sweet to be in the gold jacket and hold this trophy that I've been admiring since I was a little kid.

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    "This has been a long time coming," Scott said. "This is pretty sweet to be in the gold jacket and hold this trophy that I've been admiring since I was a little kid.

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    "This has been a long time coming," Scott said. "This is pretty sweet to be in the gold jacket and hold this trophy that I've been admiring since I was a little kid.



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    "This has been a long time coming," Scott said. "This is pretty sweet to be in the gold jacket and hold this trophy that I've been admiring since I was a little kid.



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  • Stacy Lewis Earns Third 2012 Win

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    World number two, Stacy Lewis wrapped up her third 2012 LGPA victory this past weekend by winning the Navistar LPGA Classic in Pratville, AL.  Fresh off a T8 in the British Open and the filming of our new "FJ. The Mark of a Player" commercial spots, Lewis did not let the the travel and extra obligations distract her. 

    Opening with rounds of 66, 70, and 65 gave Lewis a two shot cushion heading into the final round.  Lewis, using FJ LoPro Casual and StaSof, made an early bogey on the second hole but bounced back with birdies at the fifth and consecutive birdies at nine and ten to reach seventeen under par.  A late birdie at the par-three sixteenth gave her a two stoke lead with two strokes to play.  Stacy parred in giving her the title.

    Lewis stated post round, “Winning never gets easier," adding, “I think it might have looked easy out there but it was hard.  Every shot was stressful, and I know on this golf course with one swing you can make a double pretty easy."

    Lewis now has a commanding lead in the Rolex Player of the Year ranking.

  • Scott Piercy Holds On To Win Canadian Open

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    Scott Piercy won the Canadian Open with a final round 67 to edge fellow FJ Ambassador Robert Garrigus by one.  Piercy began the week with an eight under par 62 to take the early clubhouse  lead; but with much work still left to do, he added a pair of 67's over the next two days to remain in contention. 

    Now on the final day, two strokes behind 54 hole leader Garrigus, Piercy (FJ ICON and StaSof) rattled off four birdies through the first five holes to leap into contention.  Piercy cooled towards the middle of his round before adding a chip in birdie at the 15 hole to reach 17 under par.  Parring in, Piercy had to wait and watch his competitors try to match his 17 under total. 

    No player could catch the total, making Piercy the 2012 RBC Canadian Open Champion.  This is Piercy's second career win and the victory moves him to 13th on the FedEx Cup leaderboard. 

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  • Johnson Wins the John Deere in an All FJ Playoff

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    Zach Johnson is no stranger to winning on the PGA Tour and this weekend the former Master's Champion added another to his victory total with a win at the John Deere Classic.

    Johnson, in DryJoys Tour and StaSof, fired a final round six under par 65 to jump in front of 54 hole leader Troy Matteson.  Now two strokes back with two to play, Matteson (DryJoys Tour) jarred a 60 foot eagle putt to tie the Johnson's clubhouse lead at 20 under par.  Making par on the last, the two players would head back on the course for a sudden death playoff. 

    On the first playoff hole both players exchanged head scratching double bogeys and headed back to the 18th tee for the third time today.  This time Johnson rifled his 190 yard fairway bunker approach to within a foot of the cup.  Matteson needed more late day heroics to have any chance to extend the playoff but missed his birdie bid giving Zach a tap in for the victory.  Johnson converted the tap in making him the 2012 John Deer Classic Champion. 

    Zach later stated of his clutch playoff approach shot, “I think we’re stating the obvious...That was my shot of the week.”

    This is Zach's ninth win on the PGA Tour and second of the season.  The win also moves Zach to second in the FedEx Cup standings. 

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  • Make it Three Weekend Wins for FJ

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    On the PGA Tour, Ted Potter Jr. won the Greenbrier Classic in a three hole playoff over fellow FJ staffer Troy Kelly (DryJoys Tour).  Potter, three off the lead with two holes to play, eagled the 600 plus yard par five seventeenth to get within one of the leader.  The PGA Tour rookie, in FJ Icon, added another birdie on the par three finishing hole to take the clubhouse lead at 16 under par.  Opting to watch the action unfold instead of staying loose on the range, Potter watched Kelly par his final two holes to tie him in the clubhouse. 

    With the playoff set, they headed to the par three 18th where both players exchanged pars.  Moving to the seventeenth, Potter narrowly missed a short birdie putt that would of sealed the deal on Kelly's chances, but Potter calmly tapped in his par and they headed to the par three last for the third time today.  This time Potter stuck one into a few feet and made the birdie putt for the win.  This is Ted Potter Jr's first PGA Tour win.  

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    Now, moving to Paris for the European Tour's Alstom Open De France, where Marcel Siem put together a final round five under par 67 to outlast the field by one.  Siem, in FJ Icon MyJoys and StaSof, started his day with a drive into a hazard but the German showed some grit, fighting back to save his par despite the errant opening shot.  Marcel added five birdies and a single bogey to close out the field and win the Championship.

    This is Siem's first victory since the 2004 Dunhill Championship, stating post round, "It means so much to me to win after that long stretch. It's all about winning in the end and it puts so much pressure every time you don't win and people start talking, you will never win again and stuff like that, so it's very important for me."

    On the LPGA Tour, Na Yeon Choi battled the long and tough Blackwolf Run U.S. Women's Open venue to win by four shots over fellow FJ player Amy Yang.  Choi, in Women's DryJoys, was around the top of the leaderboard all week but a third round 65, the fifth lowest round in U.S. Women's Open history, catapulted her to the top field by six strokes.  Shooting even par on the front nine, Choi tripled the tenth hole to give the other players an outside chance of catching her.  She bounced back with birdies at 11, 15, and 16 to promptly slam the door on her competition and win the championship.

    This is Choi's first major triumph and the win will moves her to second on the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings.

     

  • Donaldson Dominates at Royal Portrush

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    Welshman, Jamie Donaldson made eight birdies on over his final 18 holes to win the Irish Open by four over fellow FJ staffer's Rafa Cabrera Bello and Anthony Wall. 

    Donaldson shot three consecutive rounds in the 60's to take the 54 hole lead into Sunday.  Donaldson, in FJ ICON and StaSof, had a calm focus throughout his final round round stating, "I didn't really look at any leaderboards on the way around, I didn't really know what was going on.” 

    It worked brilliantly as both times he dropped a shot with bogey he immediately birdied the next hole to not lose any momentum.  He ended up carding a six under par 66 to win the highly coveted Irish Open.

    Final round playing partner Anthony Wall spoke highly of Donaldson's game, "I've never doubted him. He's a class act and a super, super player, and he deserves everything he gets because he does work hard and he's got loads of talent."

    This is the 36 year old's first win on the European Tour in 255 starts.

  • Leishman Takes Home the Travelers

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    Marc Leishman shot a flawless, bogey free 62 to win the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, CT.  The big Aussie began the day six strokes of the 54 hole lead and needed a big round to give himself a chance.  

    Leishman, in FJ ICON and StaSof, fired off 5 birdies on the front nine to race up the leaderboard.  Then Leishman added three more birdies on the back nine to take the clubhouse lead at 14 under par.  With many players still on the course, Leishman's lead was very much in doubt and he had to wait over two hours to see if the total would be enough. 

    Adding post round, "I didn't think it was going to be enough," continuing, "Golf is a funny game, a really funny game." His total held up giving Leishman his first PGA Tour win.  The victory moves him to 23rd in the race for the FedEx Cup and his final round 62 is the lowest final round score by a champion this season.

     

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  • ShanShan Feng Wins the Wegmans LPGA Championship

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    ShanShan Feng (Women's DryJoys and StaSof) shot a bogey free round of 67 to win the Wegmans LPGA Championship by two shots over fellow FJ Staffer, Stacy Lewis.  Starting the day three strokes back, Feng played brilliantly from tee to green hitting 11 of 14 fairways and 16 of 18 greens to shoot the tournament low round. 

    Feng had no knowledge of her position in the tournament stating, "I was on 18th green and I looked at the board and I was leading. I couldn't believe it."  Adding, "I was focusing on very shot. If I win, I win. If I don't, I don't. It just worked out."

    Feng has become the first Chinese player to win on the LPGA Tour.  The win also moves Feng to fifth on the Official World Golf Rankings.

     

  • Zach Johnson Wins at Colonial

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    Zach Johnson held off fellow FJ staffer, Jason Dufner to win the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club in Forth Worth, TX.  Dufner, coming off two wins in the past month, had the upper hand beginning the round with a one stroke lead over Johnson. 

    Johnson in DryJoys Tour MyJoys and StaSof, struck first birdieing the second hole to Dufner's bogey.  Dufner (FJ Apparel and FJ ICON) fought back with birdies at five and six to retake the lead.  Johnson remained steady and both players headed to the back nine tied. 

    On the par five 11th Johnson birdied to Dufner's bogey creating a two shot lead for the Iowa native.  Johnson extended the lead on the 15th hole to three shots.  Johnson would not relinquish his lead eventually winning by one stroke over Dufner.

    “In some respects, I kind of feel like I took down a lion,” Johnson said of Dufner post round, adding, "He’s been at the top of his game.”

    This is Johnson's eighth PGA Tour victory and first since winning the Crown Plaza Invitational in 2010.  The win also moves Johnson to third in the FedEx Cup race while Dufner remains at the top.     


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  • The Belgian Bomber Wins the Volvo World Match Play

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    Nicolas Colsaerts (FJ ICON & StaSof) beat his fellow competitor on the final green to win the Volvo World Match Play Championship.

    In blustery conditions at Finca Cortesin, the Belgian bomber continued his remarkable record in Volvo-sponsored events.  Since winning his maiden European Tour title at the Volvo China Open in 2011 he has finished third at last year’s Volvo World Match Play, fourth at the Volvo Golf Champions and second at the 2012 Volvo China Open.

    His seventh win as a professional takes him into the Official World Golf Ranking's top 50 for the first time and lifts him into an automatic qualifying place for The Ryder Cup.


    The 29 year old from Brussels, whose 316 yard average off the tee is longer than that of America's number one bomber Bubba Watson, Moves to €1,130,111 in The Race to Dubai.  This is the second consecutive season and second time in his career he has won more than €1 million in a single season. It is also his highest single-season earnings, beating the €1,091,504 he amassed in 2011.

  • Red Hot Ricardo

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    FJ loyalist Ricardo Santos (XPS-1 & StaSof) fired a stunning nine under par 63 on home soil in the final round of the Madeira Islands Open – Portugal to claim his maiden European Tour title.

    The 29 year old delighted the home crowds as he overhauled the overnight leader and withstood the challenge of the rest of the field to finish four shots clear on 22 under par – a record low total for the event.  Santos, a 2011 Challenge Tour graduate, produced a nerveless, flawless performance when it mattered most, however, sinking a monster putt on the 17th to all but guarantee victory and then adding gloss to the finish with another birdie at the last.

    He is the first Portuguese player to win a European Tour event in his home country, and he said: “It is very emotional and I haven’t got the words to describe how I feel.  To win my first European Tour event in my own country is very special. The putt on the 17th was unbelievable, and I knew then that victory was mine."


    Santos was 105th in The Race to Dubai heading into this event, largely thanks to finishing tied tenth in the Avantha Masters in February, but rises to 50th with the €112,500 earned for this victory.

     

     

  • Curtis Returns to the Winner's Circle in Texas

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    Former British Open Champion, Ben Curtis captured an emotional victory in San Antonio this week at the Valero Texas Open.  Curtis in head to toe FJ performance apparel, opened the week with back to back 67's, racing up the leaderboard with the 10-under par total.  Blustery winds made scoring difficult on Saturday as Curtis shot a one over par 73, despite the over par score Curtis retained the lead heading into the final round.

    The tough scoring conditions from Saturday carried over to the final round, but Curtis (DryJoys Tour and StaSof) kept his head down and grinded out a front nine 35 to remain ahead of his challengers.  Then Curtis made early bogey's on the back nine to drop into a tie for the lead.  He fought back, making a string of pars before holing an unlikely 23-footer on the 17th hole to remain one ahead of his competition.  On the final hole, Curtis's challengers failed to make birdie giving Curtis two putts for the win.  He would finish the tournament out in style, holing the 12-footer for birdie and a two stroke victory.

    This is Curtis's fourth PGA Tour win and first in the last six years adding post round, "It's been a tough couple of years just fighting through it." The win moves Curtis to the 28th spot on the FedEx Cup rankings.  

     

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  • Hunter Mahan Locks Up Second Win of 2012

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    Hunter Mahan shot a 1-under 71 this Sunday to win the Shell Houston Open.  Hunter entered the final round one stroke off of the 54 hole lead thanks to a seven under par third round that shot sprung him up the crowded leaderboard.  

    Mahan's final round started with eight straight pars before sticking his approach on the 237 yard par-3 ninth hole.  He converted the five foot birdie putt to take a one shot lead into the back nine.  Mahan added another birdie at the tenth hole to increase his lead.  The lead was one as Mahan stood on the tee of the treacherous 18th hole.  His drive split the fairway setting up a 200 yard approach to the large undulating green.  After a well struck iron shot, Mahan two putted for the one shot victory.  With the win Mahan becomes the first two time winner on the 2012 PGA Tour. 

    Mahan in FJ ICON and StaSof, led the field in greens in regulation hitting nearly 90 percent during the tournament.  The win also moves Mahan to number four on the Official World golf rankings, making him the highest ranked American player heading into the Masters Tournament.  

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  • Hoey Captures Trophee Hassan Title

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    FJ Loyalist Michael Hoey shot a final-round 65 to win the Hassan Trophy in Morocco by three shots.

    Hoey (FJ ICON #52005) began the final round two behind the leader, but three birdies inside the last five holes ensured Hoey took home the title.
    Hoey’s three shot victory lifts him inside the top 15 on The Race to Dubai and puts him back in the hunt for a Ryder Cup debut later this year.

    The winner of last year's Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, had begun with an opening-round 74 but a 67, followed by successive 65s, gave the 33-year-old his fourth European Tour victory.

    "It's amazing," said Hoey. "It's a great golf course, and the weather has been great the last two days.
    "I knew it was going be tough and I thought it would be tighter at the end, but I was happy to see my last approach land on the 18th green.
    On his chances of qualifying for the European Ryder Cup team, he added: "I haven't really been thinking about it but I'm in contention now.

    Elsewhere Fellow FJ wearer Jamie Donaldson carded a course record 61 - 11 under par - to finish in a tie for third, a further shot back.
    He was joined on 13 under by fellow FJ ambassador Phillip Price. Hoey is now second in The Ryder Cup qualifying campaign, and  his €250,000 first prize moves him to €316,798 in The Race to Dubai.