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Jhonattan Vegas earns second-career PGA Tour victory at the RBC Canadian Open
July 24, 2016

Jhonattan Vegas earns second-career PGA Tour victory at the RBC Canadian Open

Nike athlete Jhonattan Vegas shot a 12-under 276 at the RBC Canadian Open at Glen Abbey Golf Club to clinch his second career PGA Tour victory. Vegas ended the tournament with three consecutive birdies to tally a final-round 64. The win qualifies Vegas to compete at the PGA Championship next week.

“It’s incredible,” Vegas said of earning his second career PGA Tour win. “It’s a fun feeling. This is what you train for, this is what you spend every moment at home for. I’m just super excited.” 

The Venezuela native utilized an entire bag of Nike equipment, including a Nike RZN Tour Platinum ball, to finish with 23 birdies, tied for the most in the entire field. Vegas averaged 323.5 yards off the tee and consistently found the green, finishing second overall in strokes gained from tee to green, with his Nike Vapor Pro irons and Nike Engage wedges.

Vegas’ Nike Golf Equipment:

  • Driver: Nike VR 8.5-degree (Nunchuck)

  • Fairway Wood: Nike Vapor Speed 3-wood/15-degree, 5-wood/19-degree

  • Irons: Nike Vapor Pro (3-PW)

  • Wedges: Nike Engage 54-degree (toe sweep), 58-degree (square sole)

  • Putter: Nike Method Core MC-12W

  • Ball: Nike RZN Tour Platinum

  • Footwear: Nike Lunar Control 4

  • Apparel: Nike Golf Men's Collection

Nike Golf’s 2016 PGA Tour Victories:

  • Jhonattan Vegas – RBC Canadian Open

  • Tony Finau – Puerto Rico Open

Nike Golf’s 2016 International Victories:

  • Rory McIlroy – Dubai Duty Free Irish Open (EPGA Tour)

  • Hao-Tong Li – Volvo China Open (EPGA Tour)

  • Alex Kang - Cadillac Championship (PGA Tour China)

  • Ryuko Tokimatsu - Dunlop SRIXON Fukushima Open (JGTO)

  • Rumi Yoshiba - Nippon Ham Ladies Classic (JLPGA)