A Fifth Straight PGA Tour Win for Woods at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

A Familiar Tiger Woods Dramatic Finish – The World’s Number One is Five for Five with Nike’s New ONE Ball

Tiger Woods’ amazing performance of a perfect season is still in progress after Woods sank a climactic 25-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win his fifth straight PGA Tour event at the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. This also marked his sixth overall win around the world, and his seventh including last year’s unofficial Target World Challenge victory. The Bay Hill title was Woods’ 64th on the PGA Tour, tying him for third place on the all-time list with Ben Hogan, trailing only Jack Nicklaus (73) and Sam Snead (82). {mosgoogle right}

Woods’ win at Bay Hill also represents his fifth straight win with the new Nike ONE Platinum Ball featuring Nike’s innovative Power Transfer Technology. With the help of his new Nike ball, Woods currently leads the PGA Tour in Greens in Regulation ratings with 75%. Also benefiting from this new Nike ONE technology evidenced by their Greens in Regulation rankings on Tour are Nike Golf Tour staff members Justin Leonard, who is ranked second at 74%, K.J. Choi, who is ranked third with 73.46% and Stewart Cink, who is ranked fifth with 72.96%.

 

Woods’ Nike Golf Arsenal

– Driver: Nike SQ Tour
– Irons: Nike Blades (3-PW)
– Wedges: Nike Pro Combo 56˚ and Nike SV 60˚
– Fairway Wood: Nike SQ SUMO 15˚ and Nike SQ SUMO 19˚
– Ball: New Nike ONE Platinum featuring Nike Power Transfer Technology
– Footwear: Air Tour TW 8.5
– Apparel: Nike Golf Tiger Woods Collection Apparel
– Glove: Nike Golf’s Dri-FIT Tour

Woods’ Arnold Palmer Invitational Highlights

– Woods’ win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational is his 64 PGA Tour victory, tying with Ben Hogan for third place on the all-time PGA Tour Career Win list.
– Woods continues his perfect season, making this his sixth straight global win and his seventh straight win that includes the unofficial Target World Challenge last December.
– When leading or co-leading going into the final round, Tiger has not lost in 3 ½ years, winning 43 out of 46 times.
– This is his fifth Arnold Palmer Invitational victory making him the first player in history to win four tournaments at least five times.
– Not since Bay Hill in 2001 has Woods won a PGA Tour event with a 25 foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to win by one shot, making this one of the most dramatic finishes of his 64 wins.

Source: Nike Golf