Ryo Hisatsune Claims his maiden DP World Tour Win with Stealth 2 Plus Driver and TP5x Golf Ball

Team TaylorMade Athlete Ryo Hisatsune fired a brilliant bank nine of 30 consisting of seven threes to claim the Cazoo Open de France title, his first win on tour.

The 21-year-old from Japan entered the final day four shots off the lead, but three birdies in four holes at the start of the back nine jumped him into a share of the lead, and he did not look back from there, finishing with a 5-under-par 66 to win by two.

Ryo Hisatsune Stealth 2 Plus Driver

Ryo had his TP5x golf ball on a string all week and gained +2.17 stokes approach vs the field average around a difficult golf course where your iron play has to be on form to contend. This was highlighted where with the help of his P·7MC irons, he hit 79% of greens in regulation all week.

After turning pro three years ago this is Ryo’s rookie year on tour after gaining his card at Qualifying School last year. He finished second in his very first tournament of the season at the Fortinet Australian PGA Championship and has subsequently added five more top tens before claiming his maiden win in France, moving him to 11th in the Race to Dubai Rankings.

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Ryo Hisatsune Need to Know

  • This is Ryo’s maiden win on the DP World Tour
  • Led the field in strokes gained total at +4.04
  • Led the par-4 scoring average at 3.77, +0.34 vs the field average
  • Shot five birdies in the final round on the notoriously difficult back nine at Le Golf National
  • All four rounds under par: 66 – 69 – 69 – 66
  • Jumps up 26 spots to #11 in the season-long Race to Dubai Rankings

Ryo Hisatsune WITB

  • Stealth 2 Plus 10.5 Driver
  • Stealth 2 Plus 15.0 3-wood
  • P·7MC 4 – PW
  • MG2 52 SB
  • MG3 56 SB
  • MG4 60 TW
  • TP5x Golf Ball
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