Patrick Rodgers claims Columbia Championship

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The 22-year old earns first professional win

Patrick Rodgers star of the Tour earned his first professional win at the Columbia Championship in Bogota, Columbia.

The 22-year old American finished the tournament 17-under-par after a sudden death playoff to take his first title on the Tour and in turn his first win as a professional.

This win adds to Nike Golf’s roster of players with victories this season, now standing at 2 after Rory McIlroy’s win at the Dubai Desert Classic a fortnight ago.

Before turning professional last summer, Rodgers had studied at Stanford University breaking Tiger Woods school record for the lowest career stroke average from 71.1 to 70.33.

Rodger’s Columbia Championship winning bag:

Driver: Nike Vapor Pro 9.5º

Fairway Wood:Nike Covert 2.0 3-wood/15º
Irons: Nike Vapor Pro (4-PW), Vapor Speed (2)

Wedges: Nike VR X3X 52º, 56º and 60º

Putter:Nike Method Prototype

Ball: Nike RZN Platinum

Footwear:Nike Lunar Control 3

Apparel: Nike Golf’s Performance Collection

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