Pajaree Anannarukarn Trusts Her Titleist Pro V1 to Win the Bank of Hope Match-Play

LPGA | Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play

Pajaree Anannarukarn (Pro V1) earned her second career LPGA title with a 3-and-1 victory in the championship match.

  • Anannarukarn won six matches for the week at Shadow Lake and made 12 birdies on Sunday between her semi-final and final match, including a birdie 2 on the par-3 17th to close out the tournament. 


  • “I’ve been playing a Pro V1 ever since I can remember. I like the consistency of the golf ball, the mid-ball flight, especially playing in the windy conditions.”
  • “To me, it would be the ball flight that matters most, especially when playing windy conditions or we play on different kind of courses and I think with my flight, it fits with the ball.”
  • “Short game, you want it to be able to get the control you want, and it gives me a good amount of spin I like.”
  • “I’ve tried (other) balls compared to Pro V1, but I always go back to Pro V, just because of the consistency and the ball flight, and especially the softness… I always liked the feel and the consistency of the golf ball.” 

PGA TOUR | Charles Schwab Challenge

Adam Schenk (Pro V1) earned his second runner-up finish in his last seven starts, playing his final three holes of regulation 1 under to force the playoff.

  • The performance moved Schenk to No. 29 and the FedEx Cup points standings and to 60th in the Official World Golf Ranking.


The world’s 13th-ranked player added a Vokey Design WedgeWorks 60T lob wedge to his setup this week, making the switch from a competitive model.

  • Looking to defend his 2022 Charles Schwab Challenge title, he gained over six strokes on the field around the greens (+6.088), ranking third best in the field, and got up-and-down 74% of the time (T6) – including eight of 10 attempts from the sand (T2).
  • He finished the week tied for 6th at 5 under, three strokes out of a playoff.
  • The Vokey 60T lob wedge was also the choice of the AT&T Byron Nelson champion, and is in the bags of many of the world’s best including the OWGR No. 1, No. 4, and No. 5 as well as the No. 1 player in the women’s Rolex world ranking.

PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS | Senior PGA Championship

Steve Stricker (Pro V1x) emerged victorious from a sudden-death playoff, claiming his sixth career Champions Tour major title and second major of 2023.

  • Coming off his win at the season’s first major (Regions Tradition), Stricker shot rounds of 64-69 over the weekend to reach 18 under, forcing extra holes with Padraig Harrington (NEW Pro V1).
  • The 2021 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain made five birdies on Sunday and carded a par on No. 18 in the playoff to clinch the trophy, his 14th career Champions Tour title.
  • The victory was third of the 2023 season for Stricker, who also won the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
  • Six of the top seven players on the final leader board played a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball.

KPGA TOUR | KB Finance LIIV Championship

Dongmin Kim (NEW Pro V1) earned his first career KPGA title on Sunday, posting a final round 5-under 67 to win by two shots.

  • Kim’s final roundwas punctuated with an eagle on the 72nd hole that provided a two-shot margin of victory.
  • Ninety-three players teed up a Titleist golf ball and there were 62 Titleist drivers in play (43%), 16 more than the nearest competitor.

SUNSHINE TOUR | Zanaco Masters

Playing NEW Pro V1x, Titleist Brand Ambassador Louis Albertse carded a 4-under 68 on Sunday to cap off a four-shot win.

  • The only player to shoot all four rounds in the 60’s (66-64-67-68), Albertse posted 23 under for the week to earn his second career Sunshine Tour title.

CHINA TOUR | Jinan Open

Titleist Brand Ambassador Enhua Liu shot matching 65’s over the weekend at Hangzhou West Lake International Golf Club to reach 16 under and win by one stroke.

  • Liu’s 14-under weekend helped erase a four-shot deficit to start Sunday’s final round, giving him his first China Tour title since turning professional.
  • The 17-year-old led a 1-through-8 finish for Titleist ball players.
  • For the week, 104 players chose to tee up a Titleist golf ball for the week, more than nine times the nearest competitor (11).

AMATEUR | NCAA Women’s Championship

The NCAA D1 women’s golf champions claimed their first national title in program history, with four of victors putting their trust in a Titleist golf ball.

  • Of the five team members, three played a NEW Pro V1 golf ball while one played a NEW Pro V1x.
  • Titleist golf clubs were also in the bags of the winners, including two sets of Titleist irons and three Scotty Cameron putters.
  • From tee to green, the majority of players competing for the biggest prize in women’s college golf relied on Titleist golf balls and golf clubs.
  • Titleist was the overwhelming #1 ball at Grayhawk GC with 90 percent of the 156-player field trusting a Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball.
  • Titleist was also the most played brand in every major equipment category, from drivers (46/29%) to irons (45/29%) to putters (44/28%). 

AMATEUR | NCAA Men’s Championship

As college golf’s best compete this week for a national championship, the majority of players teeing it up at the NCAA D1 Men’s Championship are choosing Titleist golf balls and golf clubs:

  • 137 players (88%) are teeing up a Titleist Pro V1 or Pro V1x golf ball this week at Grayhawk Golf Club, more than 15 times the nearest competitor.
  • The most played driver at the NCAA Championship is Titleist with 40 percent (62) of competitors gaming a Titleist driver. Fifty-eight of those drivers are new TSR models.
  • No brand has more fairways (59/T1) or hybrids (12/T1) in play this week than Titleist.
  • There are 66 sets of Titleist irons in play, 19 more than the nearest competitor.
  • Titleist also accounts for more than half the utility irons in play this week (60, 56%).
  • There are 244 Vokey Design gap, sand and lob wedges in play, more than all other wedges combined.
  • On the greens, 43 players are trusting a Scotty Cameron putter, the most popular putter brand at Grayhawk.
  • Titleist also swept the equipment counts at both the NCAA Division I Women’s Championship and the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship in the past week.

AMATEUR | U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

The winners of the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship played a NEW Titleist Pro V1 and a NEW Titleist Pro V1x golf ball on their way to a 2-and-1 victory in the all-Titleist golf ball championship match.

  • The duo made six birdies – including a two on No. 16 and a three on No. 17 – to clinch the victory.
  • The winning team was 42 under for the week at Kiawah Island Club, while the runners-up (NEW Pro V1 & NEW Pro V1x) were 40 under for the 116 holes they played over the course of the event.
  • With the win, the champions are exempt into the next 10 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championships as well as this year’s U.S. Amateur Championship.