Tools: Matsuyama’s Winning Clubs At WMPO


Hideki Matsuyama defended his Waste Management Phoenix Open crown by besting Webb Simpson in a four-hole playoff of Super Bowl Sunday. Matsuyama shot rounds of 65-68-68-66 to post 17-under par. He birdied the fourth playoff to win. 

Check out the Callaway, Taylormade, Srixon, Cleveland and Scotty Cameron equipment he used en route to his fourth PGA Tour win.  

What’s In His Bag 

Driver: Callaway Great Big Bertha (9°, Graphite Design DI-8TX shaft)

3-wood: TaylorMade ’17 M2 (15°, Graphite Design DI-9TX)

Hybrid: Callaway Apex (18°, Graphite Design DI-115 Hybrid X shaft)

Iron: Srixon Z965 (4-PW; True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts)

Wedges: Cleveland Golf 588 RTX 2.0 Precision Forged (52°, 56°, 60°, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts)

Putter: Scotty Cameron GSS Newport 2 Timeless

Ball: Srixon Z-Star XV


Most Valuable Club: Srixon z965 Irons


Matsuyama is one of the best ball-strikers in the world, and the Japanese phenom showed just how proficient he is with his irons at TPC Scottsdale. Hideki picked up just shy of 8.5 strokes on the field approaching the green, where a middling week (47th in strokes gained: putting) was salvaged. 

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