What I Play: Nick Watney

What I Play: Nick Watney

Nick Watney and his Titleist equipment
Angus Murray

Titleist 910D3, 10.5°, Graphite Design Tour AD DI-7 shaft, X flex, 44.5”, B-2 setting (standard loft, +0.75° upright lie)
302 yards; $399/graphite

Titleist 910F, 15°, Mitsubishi Rayon Diamana Blue 93 shaft, X flex, A-1 (standard loft and lie) setting
260 yards; $249/graphite

Titleist 910H, 21°, Aldila VooDoo VS9 shaft, X flex, A-1 setting
235-240 yards; $229/graphite

Titleist AP2 712 (3-PW), True Temper Dynamic Gold steel shaft, X flex, 1° weak loft, 1° upright lie
3-iron: 220 yards
4-iron: 211 yards
5-iron: 200 yards
6-iron: 190 yards
7-iron: 180 yards
8-iron: 170 yards
9-iron: 160 yards
PW: 145 yards

“I hit these at the AT&T National last June, loved them, and threw them in my bag. [Watney won the event.] The toe is more squared and the sole is thinner, so it gets through turf more smoothly.”

Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled C-C SM2, 54° (bent to 55°), 110 yards; Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled C-C TVD, 60°, 100 yards. Both have True Temper Dynamic Gold steel shafts, X flex
$119 each

Titleist Scotty Cameron Newport Fastback Select Prototype
35”, 4° loft; $299
NICK SAYS: “I played at Hartford [in June 2011] and putted very poorly; I couldn’t get a feel at all. I switched the next week to this putter. It’s a different look—a cream-colored mallet versus my old black Anser-style. It has more offset, but it looks great when I set it down.”

Titleist Pro V1x (2007)
NICK SAYS: “The ball has changed the most from my college days. It goes 25 yards farther now off the tee and is more durable.”

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