CARLSBAD, Calif., July 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY), an industry leader in innovative golf equipment and technology, announced today that Staff Professional Henrik Stenson used a full bag of Callaway clubs and an Odyssey putter en route to winning The Open in spectacular fashion yesterday at Royal Troon in Scotland. Stenson carded a 63 on Sunday, which included 10 birdies, to tie the lowest final round score in major championship history. And by carding a cumulative score of 264 over the week (with rounds of 68-65-68-63), Stenson set the record for lowest cumulative score ever in a major championship.
Henrik Stenson's bag featured a 9-degree XR 16 Driver, Callaway's flagship driver that was used by Danny Willett in his major victory in Augusta this April, and also used by Lydia Ko (an XR 16 Pro Driver) in her major triumph at the ANA Inspiration earlier this year. For the XR 16 Driver, Callaway worked with a team of experts at Boeing to redefine what is possible with aerodynamics and ball speed. Callaway engineered its most forgiving shape ever and Boeing made it fast with a re-engineered Speed Step Crown.
Additionally, at The Open, Stenson used his Odyssey #7 Putter to roll in the biggest putts of his career in the final round. This is already the 6th major championship victory this year for Odyssey, the most by any putter company this season.
Stenson played the final round with fellow Callaway staff member Phil Mickelson; the two dueled dramatically while separating themselves from the rest of the championship field. Stenson and Mickelson were 11 shots clear of the nearest competitor.
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