John Daly Wins Tour Title With Vertical Groove Driver

Boston, MA – Two-Time Major Champion, John Daly, captured his first professional tournament victory in the U.S. since 2004 using the new Vertical Groove Driver to win the PGA TOUR Champions’ 2017 Insperity Invitational at The Woodlands Country Club in Houston, Texas.

Daly’s win, the first professional victory for Vertical Groove Golf since the Company’s innovative driver debuted in late 2016, was complemented by the Insperity Invitational’s runner-up, as well as Vertical Groove Golf staff member, Rocco Mediate, and two other PGA TOUR Champions’ players using the driver in the event. The victory also marked Daly’s first win on the PGA TOUR Champions, while Mediate led the field in driving accuracy at more than 90%.

“These finishing holes are so hard,” said Daly. “I didn’t hit the irons very good these last two days. I drove the ball tremendously with my Vertical Groove driver. And I putted so good. I just kind of hung in there and did the best I could. It wasn’t pretty at the end, but I got it done. That’s all that matters.”

“We’re extremely proud of John Daly’s victory this past weekend using the Vertical Groove Driver,” said Rubin Hanan, Managing Partner/Chief Operating Officer, Vertical Groove Golf, LLC. “There is no one better suited to showcase the distance and accuracy attributes of the driver than John, and his performance this weekend certainly validated the features and benefits of our new golf club innovation.”

The cutting edge Vertical Groove Driver is designed to reduce spin at impact, forcing tighter dispersion and leading to, on average, up to 40% straighter ball flight and up to 10 yards further in driving distance. Now, some of the best players on the PGA TOUR Champions are recognizing the results in competition.

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