The TaylorMade R9 driver powered Pat Perez to victory at the Bob Hope Classic – the first global tour win for the revolutionary new club.
Perez carded rounds of 61, 63, 67, 67 and 69 to finish on 33-under-par, and his 36-hole score of 20-under-par set a new PGA Tour record.
After the first two days the 32-year-old revealed: “Overall I just I played two of the best days I ever have in a row. So I’m hitting my new TaylorMade R9 driver, I’m killing it.”
The American averaged just under 304 yards off the tee during with the new TaylorMade R9, during round five – driving statistics that helped him to top the putts per greens-in-regulation.
Perez was also using the new TaylorMade Rescue TP – part of TaylorMade’s new range that are due to hit the shops in the coming months.
Meanwhile, Sergio Garcia finished tied-seventh at the Qatar Masters using his new TaylorMade R9 driver, a result that saw the Spaniard strengthen his position at the top of the Race to Dubai Standings.
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