Friday, May 08, 2009

Padraig Harrington Callaway Players So far this season, Padraig Harrington has not played like a guy who has won three of the last seven major championships."When you win something, especially when you have success, I see that as
a reason to stop and start changing things to get better," Harrington said in a press conference earlier this week. "I'm not
trying to play as well as I played last year to win the two majors. I'm
trying to play better than that."To that end, Harrington is not just tinkering with his game; he's also continuing his search for a new driver.During much of 2008, Harrington used a Wilson Dd6+. In January and February, he was swinging a Wilson Smooth. But as we reported, he switched to a TaylorMade R9 with a Grafalloy ProLite 35 shaft at the Shell Houston Open. That club was pulled out of the bag in Augusta the following week, when Harrington put a Titleist 909D3 (9.5°) into play. Last week at Quail Hollow, he used a Titleist 905TR (9.5°), and in a practice round this week he tried a Callaway FT-9 (photo). When it came time to tee it up on Thursday, the  Wilson Smooth Harrington used through much of 2008—including at Royal Birkdale and Oakland Hills—was once again in his bag.Stay in the know by following David Dusek on Twitter. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

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