Nike Golf Athlete Jhonattan Vegas Wins on the Nationwide Tour Bringing Nike Golf Wins to Eight Around the Globe. Vegas moves from a money list ranking of 28th to seventh on Nationwide Tour positioning himself well to gain his PGA Tour card.
Beginning the final round six strokes back at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, Nike Golf athlete Jhonattan Vegas posted a 7-under-par round of 64 to ultimately win his first Nationwide Tour event.
Vegas’ win catapulted him from 28th to seventh on the Nationwide Tour money list, increasing his chances of obtaining his PGA Tour card in 2011.
Using the Nike VR STR8-FIT Tour driver, Nike VR Blades (3-pw) and the Nike ONE Tour D ball, the Venezuelan made seven birdies in the final round to seal his one-stroke victory. He averaged 305-yard drives and was ranked tied for sixth in greens in regulation.
Vegas also wore head to toe Nike Golf apparel and footwear.
Vegas’ Nike Arsenal
Driver: Nike VR STR8-FIT Tour 8.5 degrees
Fairway Woods: Nike Dymo 18 degrees; Nike Dymo 19 degrees
Irons: Nike VR Blades (3-PW)
Wedges: Nike VR V-Rev 54 degree, Nike VR 59-degree
Ball: Nike ONE Tour D
Nike Golf’s 2010 PGA Tour Victories
Carl Pettersson – RBC Canadian Open
Anthony Kim – Shell Houston Open
Nike Golf’s 2010 International Victories
James Morrison – Madeira Open
Charl Schwartzel – Joburg Open (PGA European Tour)
Charl Schwartzel – Africa Open (PGA European Tour)
Pablo Martin – Alfred Dunhill Championship (PGA European Tour)
Nike Golf’s 2010 Nationwide Tour Victories
Jhonattan Vegas – Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open
Jamie Lovemark – Mexico Open Bicentenary
Editor’s Note: The post above is from a press release from Nike Golf.