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    What a week for Boo

     Boo Weekley successfully defended his title at the Verizon Heritage at Hilton Head Island on Sunday. Weekley dominated the event early on by shooting a 64 on Friday, followed by a 65 on Saturday, finishing with an even par 71 to win by 3 shots

    Weekley strode to his second career win in the style and comfort of a selection of FootJoy Golf Shoes, including a pair FootJoy Reelfits and a pair of MyJoys featuring the camouflage print saddle.

    Ochoa wins fourth straight title

     Lorena Ochoa has continued her record breaking success by winning this weekend’s Ginn Open. With this win, the 26 year old became the first LPGA Tour player in 45 years to win four tournaments in consecutive weeks. The Mexican carded a final round three-under-par 69 to finish on 19-under, three shots clear of her nearest rival.

    Ochoa is continuing her success in the ultimate comfort of her FootJoy Women’s Golf Shoes

    Ochoa's third consecutive wins punches her ticket to the hall of fame

    FootJoy player Lorena Ochoa dominated once again, closing with a final round 4-under 69 Sunday to win the Corona Championship in her native Mexico. Ochoa fired four rounds in the 60’s (66-66-66-69) to finish with a 25-under 267 total for a convincing 11 shot victory. She has now won three tournaments in a row and four of her first five to begin the year. During those four victories, Ochoa has won twice by 11 shots (also at the HSBC Women’s Champions) and three times has shot all four rounds in the 60’s. The victory was also her second in three years at this event and 21st of her career.

    With the win, Lorena qualifies for the LPGA Hall of Fame, becoming the second youngest player to do so, although she still must be a tour member for 10 years (in her case, 2012) to become eligible for induction.

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    High Five for FJ

     This weekend proved to be very successful for FootJoy wearers, with five wins on all five major tours. The wins came from Johnson Wagner, Gregory Bourdy, Mark Wiebe, Aron Price and Lorena Ochoa.

    Ochoa’s win at the Kraft Nabisco Championship secured her second major win. The Mexican star finished on 11-under-par, five shots clear of her nearest competitor. With three wins from four events, Ochoa is cementing her dominance as the world’s number one.

    Johnson Wagner completed his first tour victory at the Houston Open finishing with a two shot lead on 16-under-par 272. The win also secures Wagner his first trip to Augusta National for this week’s US Masters.

    There were also wins for Mark Wiebe at the inaugural CAP Cana Championship. Wiebe’s fellow FootJoy wearer Aron price was enjoying his own success with victory at the Livermore Valley Wine Country Championship, and to complete the wins, Gregory Bourdy won the Estorial Open de Portugal in a dramatic three-way play off.


     

    Bourdy wins Estorial Open de Portugal

     Gregory Bourdy won the Estorial Open de Portugal in a dramatic 3 way play off. Bourdy had a share of the lead in the first three rounds, but a three over par front nine in the final round saw his chance of winning fade. However, the FootJoy wearer managed to find his stride on the back nine with back-to-back birdies at ten and eleven, finally finishing in a three way tie on 18-under-par 266. The Frenchman held his nerve in the play-off, finally winning on the third extra hole to claim his second European Tour Title and the $208,330 first prize.

    Bourdy put his faith in a pair of all black FootJoy Classics, which helped carry him to victory in ultimate comfort and style.