PGA Tour

Fowler: Anything but overrated

2015-05-11 13:59
Rickie Fowler (Supplied)

Cape Town - COBRA PUMA GOLF athlete Rickie Fowler powered his way to a stunning victory on Sunday at THE PLAYERS Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

Trailing by five strokes with just six holes to play, Fowler birdied 13, 15, eagled 16 before birdies 17 and 18 sent him to the top of the leaderboard in the tournament dubbed "the unofficial fifth major".

Following a dramatic playoff against Sergio Garcia and Kevin Kisner, Fowler prevailed to notch up his third worldwide victory.

Fowler was decked out in PUMA Golf pink apparel and TITANTOUR shoes in honor of Mother’s Day and Pink Out and equipped with his COBRA Golf clubs including his Fly-Z+ driver which he used to hit the longest drive of the week at 336 yards.

“Rickie is such a unique and captivating player and an excellent brand ambassador. We couldn’t be more thrilled to see him celebrate this win,” said Bob Philion, President, COBRA PUMA GOLF.

“Having dynamic and colorful players such as Rickie, with this signature style and edge, coupled with his world class performance, helps reinforce COBRA PUMA GOLF’s message of game enjoyment, and adds more excitement to a tournament.”

Fowler, who had 21 birdies and an eagle this week, used his COBRA FLY-Z+ Driver in his signature Orange, to help secure his win. Featuring revolutionary ‘FLIPZONE’ weighting technology, the Fly-Z+ Driver is COBRA Golf’s first ever front & back CG adjustable driver to deliver ultimate distance.

A low front CG setting provides penetrating ball flight with more roll, while the low back CG setting provides more towering ball flight with more carry.

What's in his bag:

Driver: Fly-Z+ Driver 10.5° in Orange weight Forward | Matrix Prototype 70X

3 Wood: Fly-Z+ 3W 14° Orange |Aldila Tour Blue 73X

5 Wood: BioCell+ 5wd Fwy 18.5° Orange Aldila Tour Blue 70

Irons: Fly-Z Pro MB Irons 4-9 | MB Dynamic Golf Tour Issue X100; Fly-Z+ Forged 3i Matrix hm2

Wedges: Tour Trusty | 47°, 51°, 57°, 62° RF Grind Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

What he wore: 

During the final round, Fowler switched his signature PUMA Golf “Sunday Orange” for a Pink look in support of Mother’s Day and THE PLAYERS Pink Out. On his way to capture the trophy, Fowler rocked the GT Glitch Stripe Polo, Tech 6 Pocket Pants in Gray Dawn, the Script Cool Cell Snapback Cap and the TITANTOUR Golf Shoes in Pink, which helped keep him cool, steady and comfortable through all four rounds.

Fowler, who is now ranked 9th in the Official World Golf Ranking, captured his first PGA TOUR win at the 2012 Wells Fargo Championship in Charlotte, North Carolina, on the first extra hole of a sudden-death playoff.

Fowler has had nine top 10 finishes in the 2014, including finishing T5 at the Masters Tournament at Augusta, T2 at the US Open at Pinehurst No. 2, T2 at The Open Championship and T3 at the PGA Championship. 


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