Recent Golf News
On a crystal clear Scottsdale morning the first round of the rowdy FBR Open kicked off in rare form for Oakley Golf. Firing on all cylinders, Oakley’s PGA Tour Rookie, James Nitties teed off in the 9am time slot and after the first six holes James was four under and well on his way to finishing six under. Nitties capped off the strong round with two birdies on the tough 17th and 18th holes.
Imagine 170,000 fans on a Saturday afternoon going crazy at a sporting event; now envision that taking place at a PGA Tour tournament. Hard to picture, well then you have not experienced the FBR Open. Kicking off Oakley Golf’s 2009 PGA presence, the brand returns to the rowdy grounds of the TPC at Scottsdale for the four-day tournament. Known for having the largest and loudest gallery of fans for any golf tournament on the PGA Tour, the FBR Open is the perfect arena for our brand to activate around. With Arizona State University just down the road from the TPC at Scottsdale, the crowds are a perfect fit for Oakley Golf’s yearly initiatives and success stories.
Oakley dominated the Quatar Masters, filling four out of the top five slots. Big hitting Spaniard Alvaro Quiros edged out Oakley teammates Henrik Stenson and Louis Oosthuizen by three shots in a tense final round.