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Nike Athlete Suzann Pettersen Surges to Victory at the LPGA Safeway Classic

Written by: Tony Korologos | Date: Monday, September 2nd, 2013
Categories: EquipmentNewsTournaments

Nike Golf- Pettersen gets hot with her Nike Method Putter to claim her 12th LPGA title -

BEAVERTON, Ore. (September 2, 2013) – Nike athlete Suzann Pettersen produced a come-from-behind victory at the LPGA’s Safeway Classic in true athletic fashion.

Entering the final round three strokes back, Pettersen birdied eight out of an 11-hole stretch with her Nike Method Core 3i putter to secure her 12th LPGA title and second LPGA Tour win this year.

“I tried to give myself chances. Once I got going I felt like I made a lot of clutch putts,” said Pettersen. “I guess that’s what made me win today. The putter was a good friend of mine.”

Relying on her 14-club Nike arsenal, including irons from Nike’s VR line, Pettersen hit 57/72 greens in regulation (79%) and is currently ranked first in greens in regulation this year (76.3%).
Pettersen also used Nike’s innovative cavity back driver, the VR_S Covert coupled with Nike’s 20XI X ball featuring more RZN technology. On the body, Pettersen wore apparel from Nike’s Tour Performance Women’s Collection and the new Nike FI Impact footwear.
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Pettersen’s Nike Golf Arsenal

Driver: Nike VR_S Covert 9.5-degree
Fairway Wood: Nike VR_S Covert 3-wood/15-degree
Hybrid: Nike VR_S 18-degree
Irons: Nike VR Pro Cavity (4-5), Nike VR Pro Combo (6-PW)
Wedges: Nike VR Pro 48-degree, 52-degree, 59-degree
Putter: Nike Method Core 3i
Ball: Nike 20XI X
Apparel: Nike Golf Tour Performance Women’s Collection
Footwear: Nike FI Impact

Nike Golf’s 2013 PGA Tour Victories

• Tiger Woods – WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
• Tiger Woods – The Players Championship
• Tiger Woods – WGC Cadillac Championship
• Tiger Woods – Arnold Palmer Invitational
• Scott Brown – Puerto Rico Open
• Tiger Woods – Farmers Insurance Open
• Russell Henley – Sony Open

Nike Golf’s 2013 International Victories

• Tommy Fleetwood – Johnnie Walker Championship (European Tour)
• Paul Casey – The Irish Open (European Tour)
• Scott Jamieson – The Nelson Mandela Championship (European Tour)
• Charl Schwartzel – Alfred Dunhill Championship (European Tour)

Nike Golf’s 2013 LPGA Tour Victories

• Suzann Pettersen – Safeway Classic
• Suzann Pettersen – LPGA LOTTE Championship

Nike Golf’s 2013 Ladies International Victories

• Suzann Pettersen – Mission Hills World Ladies’ Golf Championship

Nike Golf’s 2013 Web.com Victories

• Kevin Tway – Boise Open
• Jamie Lovemark – Midwest Classic

Nike Golf’s 2013 European Challenge Tour Victories

• Dylan Frittelli – Karnten Open

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