Eleven MacGregor Putters in Play for in Past Weekend Tournaments
Albany, GA (September 26, 2005) – MacGregor golf clubs and putters helped guide last weekend’s Nationwide Boise Open winner to an exciting playoff victory. Several PGA Tour players around the globe also had top finishes using MacGregor clubs and doing so without being paid.
The Boise Open winner, who used a MacGregor Bobby Grace M1 putter, sank a 10-foot birdie on the first hole of a playoff to secure his first victory on the Nationwide Tour. MacGregor had an additional eight putters in play at the Valero Texas Open by unpaid PGA Tour players. A MacGregor Bobby Grace V-FOIL M7.5K-GT, V-FOIL M6.4K-GT, M1 and V-FOIL M7.5K-GT helped players secure a T5, T19, T19 and T26 finish.
"MacGregor equipment is continuously being acknowledged by Tour players as having the best performance advantage on the greens," said Barry Schneider, chairman and CEO of MacGregor Golf. "The ‘buzz’ is growing on how the technology and design of our clubs can affect game play, which is proven by the growing number of Tour players who are willing to use our clubs without being paid."
MacGregor PGA Tour Staff player Jose Maria Olazabal defeated his counterpart captain 2&1 on the final day of the Seve Trophy using a full bag of 14 MacGregor Golf clubs including an Eye-O-Matic driver and a Bobby Grace M1 putter.
The 2005 Player’s Champion winner and United States Team member, used a MacGregor Bobby Grace V-FOIL MOI putter at this past weekend’s President Cup.
About MacGregor Golf
Albany, Ga.-based MacGregor Golf, the second oldest golf company in the world, has a storied 108-year history filled with innovation and PGA Tour success, including a record 59 Majors. The Company designs and manufactures a complete line of innovative and easy-to-hit golf equipment that enhances golf performance for passionate golfers of all skills levels. Its equipment offers better technology, better materials and better design, no matter the cost.
MACTEC and V-FOIL drivers, fairway woods, irons, wedges and putters are marketed under the MacGregor brand. A full line of high performance outerwear, featuring lightweight, soft, and quiet jackets and pants with 100% waterproof protection are marketed globally under the Tourney brand.