Slump? No juice in the Nike Tour Accuracy TW? Everyone forgot... or could not believe... that when Tiger switched to the Nike Tour Accuracy TW from a wound ball last year, he gained 16.4 yards in average driving distance and happened to win 6 out of 11 tournaments (including 3 majors).
Tiger Woods was victorious for the ninth time using the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy TW golf ball at the Bay Hill Invitational this past weekend (New creative on Tiger's win in the homepage at www.nikegolf.com. Harrison Frazar (T-14th), Paul Azinger (T-15th), Gary Nicklaus (T-17th) and Brandt Jobe (T-17th) also finished in the top 20 at Bay Hill sporting NIKE Golf balls, gloves and footwear.
Dean Robertson will be the first Nike player on the European Tour to put a set of Nike prototype irons in his bag after they have been made up to his specifications this week.
John Bickerton finished second using the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy golf ball at the Madeira Island Open in Spain.
Chris Couch won the Buy.com Tour Florida Classic using the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy TW golf ball.
Aaron Baddeley, who plays the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy TW, was the Australasian Order of Merit winner for 2001. Fellow NIKE Golf ball teammate Michael Campbell won the OOM in 2000.
On the European Tour Order of Merit, four NIKE Golf ball staff players are in the top 15: Michael Campbell (2nd), Aaron Baddeley (9th), Dean Robertson (11th) and Paul Lawrie (15th).
There were six NIKE Golf ball, glove and footwear staffers in the top ten this week at the Buy.com Tour Monterrey Open: Keoke Cotner (T-2nd), Chris Couch (T-4th), Mike Brisky (T-8th), Steve Haskins (T-10th), RW Eaks (T-10th) and Richard Johnson (T-10th).
The NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy TW golf ball is used by 4 out of the top 16 leaders in PGA Tour Driving Distance: Brandt Jobe (T-6th), Jason Gore (8th), Tiger Woods (T-12th) and David Duval (T-16th).
In case you actually want to hit a fairway, the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy brand of golf balls has 7 staff players ranked in the top 20 for PGA Tour Driving Accuracy. Players include: Glen Hnatiuk (T-4th), Glen Day (T-8th), Brent Schwarzrock (T-8th), John Cook (10th), Bradley Hughes (11th), Brandt Jobe (T-14th) and Brian Gay (19th).
If you combine distance with accuracy off of the tee…you get Total Driving. The NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy TW has 4 out of the top 10 in PGA TOUR Total Driving: Brandt Jobe (1st), Brent Schwarzrock (4th), David Duval (7th) and Tiger Woods (10th).
Also on the PGA Tour, other NIKE Golf ball staff players are ranked as follows: Harrison Frazar…1st in par 5 Performance, Bill Glasson…1st in Scrambling and Franklin Langham…1st Sand Saves. On the European Tour other Nike Golf ball players are ranked as follows: John Bickerton…3rd Driving Accuracy, Michael Campbell…2nd in Stroke average, Paul Lawrie…4th in Stroke average, Dean Robertson…7th Putts per round.
Casey Martin hit the longest PGA TOUR measured drive this year (409 yds) and the second longest measured drive in PGA TOUR history using the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy TW golf ball. John Jacobs hit the second longest drive this year (359 yds) on the Senior PGA Tour using the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy golf ball.
The NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy is also a long ball on the LPGA Tour. NIKE Golf Staffers Caroline Blaylock (T-5th) and Tammie Durdin (T-9th) are in the top 10 in Driving Distance using the NIKE Golf Precision Tour Accuracy golf ball.
On the BUY.com Tour, NIKE Golf ball staff players also have impressive rankings…Brian Tennyson is ranked #1 in Driving Accuracy, Clarke Dennis is ranked #1 in GIR and Chris Couch is currently ranked #1 on the money list.