Nike Golf Athlete Xin-Jun Zhang Clinches Comeback Victory at the Beijing Open

Zhang wins his first PGA Tour China event with 14 Nike clubs in the bag

 

BEAVERTON, OR June 15, 2014 – Nike Golf Athlete Xin-Jun Zhang birdied the 17th hole to come from behind and win the Beijing Open for the first PGA Tour China series victory of his career. The 27-year-old, who is from China’s Shanxi Province, made history with his comeback performance – he is the first Chinese golfer ever to win the tournament.

Xin-Jun Zhang birdied the 17th hole to come from behind and win the Beijing Open

Xin-Jun Zhang birdied the 17th hole to come from behind and win the Beijing Open

Zhang posted a final score of 19-under par, notching six birdies on Sunday with his Method 006 putter featuring Polymetal Groove technology, which helps to reduce skid and produce a truer roll. He also played the Nike RZN Black ball with innovative Speedlock RZN technology, designed to deliver more distance, better feeland a more consistent, stable ball flight into the wind.

Zhang sported apparel from Nike’s Tour Performance collection and Nike Lunar Control footwear.

 

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Zhang’s Nike Golf Arsenal

Driver: Nike VRS Covert 2.0 8.5-degree

Fairway Wood:  Nike VRS Covert 2.0 3-wood/15-degree

Hybrid: Nike VRS Covert 2.0 #2/17-degree

Irons: Nike VR Pro Combo (3-5), VR Pro Blade (6-PW)

Wedges: VR Forged 52-degree and 58-degree

Putter: Nike Method 006

Ball: Nike RZN Black

Apparel: Nike Golf Tour Performance collection

Footwear: Nike Lunar Control

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Nike Golf’s 2014 PGA Tour Victories

•  Russell Henley – Honda Classic

•  Seung-Yul Noh – Zurich Classic

 

Nike Golf’s 2014 International Victories

•  Charl Schwartzel – Alfred Dunhill Championship (European Tour)

•  Ross Fisher – Tshwane Open (European Tour)

•  Rory McIlroy – BMW PGA Championship (European Tour)

•  Xin-Jun Zhang– Beijing Open (PGA Tour China)

 

Nike Golf’s 2014 LPGA Tour Victories

•  Michelle Wie – LPGA LOTTE Championship

 

Nike Golf’s 2014 Ladies International Victories

•  Cheyenne Woods – Volvic RACV Ladies Masters

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson

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Michael "Beach Mick" Hudson is the founder and Editor of Beach Carolina Magazine. Living along the coast of North Carolina, Mike has a passion for the beach and loves to bring news and events of the Carolinas to others around the world.

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