Longtime Ashworth Ambassador Captures Second Major Title Since Joining the Champions Tour

Carlsbad, CA (July 29, 2012) Playing in his first Senior Open Championship, Fred Couples took command in the final round at Turnberry firing a 3-under 67 to win the season’s final major. Couples birdied the final two holes to close with a total 9-under 271 and claim his eighth win on the Champions Tour and second major on the senior circuit.

With the win, Couples has earned a spot in the field next year at the Open Championship at Muirfield.


  • Fred Couples wins his eighth career Champions Tour title and second major
  • Couples wears Ashworth apparel


About the adidas Group
The adidas Group is one of the global leaders within the sporting goods industry, offering a broad range of products around the core brands: adidas, Reebok, TaylorMade, Rockport and Reebok-CCM Hockey. Headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, the Group has more than 46,000 employees and generated sales of over €13 billion in 2011.

About TaylorMade-adidas Golf
Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company sells golf clubs, balls, clothing and accessories under the TaylorMade, adidas Golf and Ashworth brands. TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company posted 2011 sales of over €1.0 billion.

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