DRIVER: TaylorMade R9, 10.5°, Mitsubishi Diamana Blue 73 graphite shaft, X-flex, 45", 291 yards; $399/graphite
SEAN SAYS: "Too many amateurs just buy clubs off the rack. Be sure that the loft is where it needs to be, the length is what it needs to be and the flex is what it needs to be."
5-WOOD: TaylorMade r7 TP, 17.5°, Mitsubishi Fubuki Tour graphite shaft, X-flex, 235 yards; $179/graphite
SEAN SAYS: "I can work it better than any club in my bag. It's also my most-used club. If there's a possibility that I can use it, I'll try and adjust to hit that club. I do a lot of chipping around the greens with it."
IRONS (4-9): TaylorMade Tour Preferred, True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 steel shaft, 1° upright lie; $899/steel for set of 8
4-IRON 220 YARDS
5-IRON 203 YARDS
6-IRON 192 YARDS
7-IRON 177 YARDS
8-IRON 162 YARDS
9-IRON 148 YARDS
SEAN SAYS: "I get my lofts and lies checked every two weeks because the clubs travel with me so much and I'm hitting them all the time."
WEDGES: TaylorMade Rac Satin TP, 48°, 133 yards; 50°, 122 yards; 54°, 110 yards; $79 each/steel Cleveland CG12 Black Pearl, 60°, 94 yards; $109/steel (all wedges have a True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 steel shaft)
PUTTER: TaylorMade Rossa Monza Corza, 3.5° loft, 35" length; $89
SEAN SAYS: "If you have a putter that works, stick with it. If you do want to try something new, at least keep the one putter you trust. I probably have 40 putters but only a handful that I've ever putted well with."
BALL: TaylorMade TP Red #28, $40/dozen ($55 for two dozen)