Nick Taylor Triumphs in Thrilling Playoff Victory at The RBC Canadian Open

Nick Taylor Triumphs in Thrilling Playoff Victory at The RBC Canadian Open

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Congratulations to 35-year-old Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada-born Nick Taylor who sank a dramatic 72-foot eagle putt to end a four-hole sudden-death playoff and make the RBC Canadian Open his third-career victory.

With chants of “Taylor! Taylor! Taylor!” and choruses of “O Canada” ringing out from spectators throughout his final round, Taylor birdied the final two holes to close with a six-under-par 66 to earn his spot in a two-man playoff. His stirring win, the first by a Canada native at the RBC Canadian Open in 69 years, secured Taylor a two-year playing exemption on the PGA Tour.


Taylor, who earned his spot in the 2024 Sentry Tournament of Champions and his first trip to The Masters since 2020 with this victory, used a SuperStroke Pistol 1.0 putter grip to close out the win and collect the $1.62 million winner’s check.

“The entire SuperStroke team is thrilled to celebrate Nick Taylor’s historic victory at the RBC Canadian Open. We were on the edge of our seats when Nick drained that epic putt using his SuperStroke Pistol 1.0 putter grip,” says SuperStroke CEO Dean Dingman. “His putting was clutch the entire week, as he ranked 10th in Strokes Gained Putting for the event with 4.831 strokes gained on the field over four rounds". 

Five of the players who finished in the top 10 at the RBC Canadian Open were using SuperStroke putter grips.

The SuperStroke Zenergy Pistol series is a modern take on a beloved classic. These putter grips merge a pistol-style top section that helps golfers lock in their upper hand position with “No Taper Technology” to help golfers maintain even grip pressure and boost the consistency of their stroke.

As part of Zenergy, SuperStroke’s latest line of putter grips featuring enhanced Spyne technology, the Zenergy Pistol putter grip features new multi-zone texturing, and our patented no-taper shape for unmatched confidence to quiet your hands – and your mind.

Features Include:  

  • Enhanced Spyne™ Technology – The new Spyne™ Technology has an improved, embossed ridge along the underside of the grip, engineered to make it easier to square the face at impact.  
  • New Multi-Zone Texturing – Strategically placed textured in high-sensory areas designed to optimize feedback and comfort from the incredibly soft polyurethane outer layer.  
  • Tech-Port – Located at the top of SuperStroke grips, Tech-Port allows golfers to easily add game-improvement options including the patented CounterCore weight system and performance tracking sensors.

SuperStroke grips are trusted by legions of top professional golfers. In 2022, SuperStroke users won 61 tournaments on golf’s major professional tours, totaling more than $58.5 million in first-place prize money in those events. Taylor is the fourth player to win on the PGA Tour in 2023 using a SuperStroke putter grip.

SuperStroke’s putter grip line is a product of relentless innovation, fueled by feedback from more than 450 tour pros. From signature shapes and sizes to the cutting-edge materials, SuperStroke delivers unprecedented features into every putter grip while connecting golfer and putter like no other product on the market.

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