What I Play: Camilo Villegas

Saturday May 9th, 2009
Camilo Villegas' golf clubs
Fred Vuich

This Colombian-born 27-year-old wrapped up last season on a serious roll. He captured both the BMW Championship and Tour Championship (two of four FedEx Cup events), earned $4.4 million in prize money and pocketed a cool $3 million bonus based on his final FedEx Cup standing. Read on for his gamers.

Favorite Club
"I'd better love all 14. I eventually have to hit them all, and if I dislike one, I'll just get over the ball with a bad attitude, and the outcome won't be great."

Shaft grab bag
"There are so many shafts, flexes, weights, kick points and torques that you need to get fitted for in order to get the right match."

Special ball mark
"I've had an Australian fifty-cent piece since '04. It's kind of big, and that's why I like it. I can see it from both sides."

Oldest club
"I can't even tell you. It's probably my Cameron putter. I've been using it for a year and a half, almost two years." Tools of His Trade
"With so much technology out there, it only takes a launch monitor and a video camera to get the right clubs," Villegas says. Here's how to outfit yourself just like Camilo:
Driver: Cobra L4V, 9°, Matrix TP7 graphite shaft, X-flex, 44" length, 293 yards; $299/graphite
3-wood: , 15.5°, Grafalloy Prolite graphite shaft, X-flex, standard length, 245 yards; $129/graphite
5-wood: Cobra Speed LD F, 18°, Grafalloy Prolite graphite shaft, X-flex, standard length, 235 yards; $129/graphite
Irons: Cobra Carbon CB (3-iron), Rifle Project X 7.0 steel shaft, 21° loft (weaker loft to compensate for lack of 4-iron); Cobra Pro CB (5-PW), Rifle Project X 7.0 steel shaft, 1° stronger loft than standard; $849/steel for eight irons
3-iron 225 yards
4-iron N/A
5-iron 210 yards
6-iron 192 yards
7-iron 177 yards
8-iron 165 yards
9-iron 149 yards
PW 138 yards
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Spin Milled, 54° bent to 53°, 120 yards; 58°, 100 yards; 60° bent to 63°, 82 yards; $109/steel
Putter: Titleist Scotty Cameron Circa 62 No. 6, 35" length; $299

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