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GOLF NEWS: TITLEIST CLAIMS SPOT ATOP MONEY LIST
Published July 2, 1996
At the midway point of the '96 PGA Tour, Titleist claims that players using its golf balls are "setting the pace" in earnings and tournaments won (Titleist): '96 PGA YEAR-TO-DATE EARNINGS '96 PGA YEAR-TO-DATE WINS Titleist $25.596M Titleist 64% Maxfli $ 6.995M Maxfli 12% Spalding $ 2.647M Spalding 16% Other $159,542 Bridgestone 8% NEWS & NOTES: Ruff Hewn Golf has signed the following eight golf pros playing on the PGA and Nike Tours to wear Ruff Hewn Golf apparel: John Maginnes, Len Mattiace, John Wilson, Mike Hulbert, Mike Carnevale, Tim Dunlavey, Jimmy Johnston and Trevor Dodds (Ruff Hewn)....Real estate sources tell the CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL that consultants for Titleist and Foot Joy are "scouting sites" in the Carolinas for a $50M, 200,000-square foot production plant to make golf balls (CHARLOTTE BUSINESS JOURNAL, 7/1 issue).