Nike athletes Rory McIlroy and Charl Schwartzel powered their way to victories at the Australian Open and Alfred Dunhill Championship this weekend.
McIlroy, who began the final round four shots back at the Australian Open, birdied the final hole to win his first title in 2013. He beat 2013 Masters champion, Adam Scott in the process. It was the Norther Irishmans first victory for exactly 1 year and 6 days. He will head to this weeks Northern Trust World Challenge full of confidence.
On the European Tour the best players in South Africa were joined by European Tour stars to fight it out for the Alfred Dunhill Championship with Charl Schwartzel in first place, followed by Richard Finch (2), Simon Dyson (T3) and Ross Fisher (T3).
The win completed an Alfred Dunhill Championship hatrick for Schwartzel and it was his ninth European Tour victory – moving him up to the number one ranking in the Race to Dubai, and into the top 20 Official World Golf Rankings.
Rory McIlroy in the Bag:
Highlighting his bag was the Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Tour
driver along with his new Nike RZN Black ball – a combination that he recently described as, “The best driver and ball combination I’ve ever had in my career"
Driver: Nike VRS Covert 2.0 Tour 8.5 degree
Fairway Wood: Nike VRS Covert Tour 3-wood/15 degree and Nike VR Pro 5-wood/19-degree
Irons: Nike VR Pro Blade (3-9)
Wedges: Nike VR Pro 46-degree, 54-degree and 60-degree
Putter: Nike Method 006
Ball: Nike RZN Black
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