As the 2013 PGA Championship prepares to tee off on Thursday, the Back9Network and our friends at AmateurGolf.com have collaborated to show you what clubs the tournament favorites will be using this week. Let’s take a closer look:
Driver: Nike VR_S Covert Tour (Version 5); set to a loft of 9.5 degrees and equipped with a Mitsubishi Diamana White Board 73X shaft.
Fairway Woods: Nike VR_S Covert 3- and 5-wood, 15 degrees and 19 degrees, respectively. Both clubs also feature a Mitsubishi Diamana White Board 103X shaft.
Irons: Nike VR Pro Blades (3-PW) with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts.
Wedges: Nike VR Pro (56 and 60 degree) with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts.
Putter: Nike Method 001
Ball: Nike ONE Tour D
Fairway Wood/Driver: Callaway X Hot 3Deep (13 degree) with a Fubuki K 70X shaft.
Hybrid: Ping Anser (17 degree) with a Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Hybrid shaft.
Irons: Callaway X Forged (4-6) with KBS Tour shafts; (7-PW) with KBS Tour V2 shafts
Wedges: Callaway X Series JAWS (52, 56 degree) and Mack Daddy 2 (60, 64 degree) with KBS Tour V2 shafts.
Putter: Odyssey Versa #9 Putter
Ball: Callaway HEX Chrome+
Driver: Nike VR_S Covert Prototype with a Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver TiNi 70TX
3 Wood: Nike VR_S Covert (15 Degrees) with a Fujikura Rombax (X-Flex) shaft
Irons: Nike VR Pro Combo Pocket Cavity (2) Nike VR Pro Blades (3-PW) with Royal Precision Project X 6.5 shafts
Wedges: Nike VR Pro (54 and 60 degrees) with Royal Precision Project X 6.5 shafts
Putter: Nike Method 006 Prototype
Ball: Nike 20XI-X
Driver: TaylorMade R1 (9.25 degrees; face angle 6 degrees open (measured), Swing Weight: D4.5) with a Matrix Ozik Black Tie 6M3X (45.5 inches, tipped 1 inch) shaft
Fairway Woods: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Tour HL (16.5 degrees, set to 14.5 degrees) with a Matrix Ozik Black Tie 7M3X (43.5 inches, tipped 1.5 inches) shaft.
Irons: TaylorMade RocketBladez Tour Version F (3-6) and TaylorMade Tour Preferred MB (7-PW) with KBS C-Taper S+ Flex shafts.
Wedges: TaylorMade ATV (52, 56, 60 degrees) with True Temper Dynamic Gold s400 Tour Issued shafts.
Putter: TaylorMade Spider Blade Prototype
Ball: TaylorMade Lethal
Driver: Titleist 913 D3 (9.5 degrees) with a Graphite Design Tour AD DI8 X-Flex shaft
Fairway Woods: Titleist 910 Fd 3-wood (15 degrees) with a Fujikura Rombax Pro 95 X-Flex shaft
Utility Iron: Titleist 712U 2-iron with a KBS Tour shaft
Irons: Titleist 710 MB (3-9) with KBS Tour shafts
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM4 (48 and 54 degrees) and a Vokey TVD-K (60 degrees) with KBS Tour shafts
Putter: Scotty Cameron Futura X Prototype
Ball: Titleist ProV1