McIlroy hits number-one spot with Nike

Rory McIlroy reclaimed the world number one ranking spot with his win at the WGC – Bridgestone Invitational. He overcame a three shot lead held by Sergio Garcia going into the final round to win by two shots with a 265 total.

McIlroy put on a terrific driving display with his Nike Covert 2.0 Tour driver and Nike RZN Black ball, averaging 335 yards off the tee – 35 more yards than the field’s average and ranking first in the field. Equally impressive was his iron play averaging 79 percent in greens in regulation with his Nike VR Pro blades and ranking third in the field. In putting, McIlroy finished in the top five in strokes gained with his Nike Method 006 putter. McIlroy wore apparel from Nike Golf’s Performance Collection and the Nike Lunar Control shoe.

McIlroy stated, “What I’m really proud of this week is following up The Open with a performance like this. I said straight after, I didn’t want any let down and to keep going, keep performing well until the end of the season. I’m pretty satisfied.”