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Crane Reigns at Torrey Pines

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FootJoy players are a perfect four-for-four to start the season as Ben Crane (DryJoys style #53711, SciFlex glove) rode a red-hot putter to win the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. Crane made two birdie putts over 45 feet then tapped in a 30-inch putt for par on the 18th hole for a 2-under 70 and a one-shot victory over fellow FJ players Michael Sim (FJ ICON style #52070, SciFlex glove) and Marc Leishman (FJ ICON style #52070). It was Crane’s third career victory, and first in nearly five years, and this one earned him a trip back to the Masters.

Starting the final round two shots behind, Crane opened with three birdies in five holes, including one from just over 45 feet on No. 3. He expanded his lead to three shots with another 45-foot birdie putt on the 11th.

Sim, the 25-year-old Australian who earned his Tour card following three victories last year on the Nationwide Tour, kept with Crane the entire round and had his chances to the very end. After missing his birdie chance on 18, Crane tapped in his par for the win and a 13-under 275 total that earns him a trip back to Augusta National for the first time in three years.

Don't forget to enter the FJ WINS, YOU WIN Sweepstakes for your chance to win the FJ products Ben Crane was using on Sunday.


  • Here we are again! Yet ANOTHER FootJoy winner on the 2010 PGA Tour! Trend-shmend, this is officially becoming the only shoe to wear IF you want to win...

    Congrats to Ben and, of course, FootJoy!  Got a feeling I'll be here next week saying the same thing about FJ and (insert tour winners name here)....

  • congrats to Ben and thanx for another chance at more great FJ gear.

  • Congrats to Ben Crane & the FJ staff. Another FJ win, if they keep this up, maybe someone in the FJC will win a pair of shoes.

  • The streak rolls on!  Congrats (and thanks) to Ben.

  • If this was NASCAR, FJ would be out to a commanding lead in the "Manufacturers" category!

    I found it very cool that the entire last group was all Titleist?FJ staffers.

  • You can't help but to be happy when great guy like Ben Crane wins a golf tournament and gets to go to Augusta!!

  • Congratulation Ben and team Titleist/FootJoy on another great victory.

  • Congratulations to Mr. Crane and FJ on another successful tournament win.  Hopefully, the trend continues all year!

  • Without any argument if you want to win you have to be in FJ'S.

    Sim looks like the real thing.

  • Congrats Ben.  Good Job.

  • It is really nice to see how FJ is gaining ground with all the players. Ben did a really nice job of holding onto his lead and deserves a big congratulation from me. Hopefully one of the members of this new Community of ours will win this time, even and could an ambassador hit the big time and win??

  • Nice win!! Congrats to BEN!! Nice to see a young golfer win!!