Bernd Wiesberger (World ranking: 23; FootJoy brand ambassador) produced an impressive final round of 65 (a 13 under total) to win the Alstom Open de France at future Ryder Cup host venue Le Golf National. Bernd Wiesberger is the first Austrian to win the Alstom Open France.
This victory brought him the biggest cheque of his career, taking home €500,000.
Alstom Open De France was a big celebration for FootJoy as well. FootJoy achieved that almost 70% of those teeing it up at Le Golf National selecting shoes from the brand’s comprehensive 2015 range, while 42% opted to play an FootJoy glove. Bernd Wiesberger played in FootJoy HyperFlex footwear and SciFlex Tour glove.
By comparison at the PGA Tour’s The Greenbrier Classic, FootJoy achieved a modest result of 62% for golf shoes.