PHOTOS: What’s in pros’ bags at the PGA Championship (including Jason Day’s custom irons)

May 16, 2019

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — One of the strongest fields in professional golf descends upon Bethpage State Park’s Black Course for the PGA Championship. With nearly every player in the Official World Golf Ranking top 100 on hand, the tournament provides an incredible opportunity to get a closer look at the equipment used by some of the best golfers on the planet, including Tiger Woods, Justin Rose, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Hideki Matsuyama.

Jonathan Wall, GOLF’s equipment editor, was on hand to photograph the gear that will be used to tackle one of the toughest tests in golf.

Kevin Kisner's raw Vokey SM7 wedges have a few sizable rust spots.
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Steve Stricker finally replaced his original Titleist 710 AP2 irons with the new 718 AP2.
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Dustin Johnson's TaylorMade DJ Proto irons.
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Ping's low-spin G410 LST driver.
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Brian Gay's pink and black GFore staff bag is impossible to miss on the putting green.
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Hideki Matsuyama tested a Scotty Cameron Newport 2 SSS Prototype on Wednesday.
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With two Cleveland RTX-4 Forged lob wedges in the bag, Hideki Matsuyama is still trying to finalize his setup.
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Danny Lee's Mizuno JPX 919 Tour irons.
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Zach Johnson's PXG 0311T irons have the smallest profile in the company's iron lineup.
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Si Woo Kim's Odyssey putter has a single strip of lead tape concealing the name in the cavity.
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Zach Johnson tested a Seemore putter featuring a visible weight plug for toe hang purposes.
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TaylorMade's rendition of Bethpage Black's famed warning sign has a more friendly tone.
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Don't even think about touching Bubba Watson's Ping G410 woods. Seriously.
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Bubba Watson is still using Ping's S55 irons.
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Satoshi Kodaira's PRGR irons are a rare sight in the States.
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Max Homa was the first to win with Titleist's TS4 driver.
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Scotty Cameron's PGA Championship cover offers a nod to Lady Liberty and "The Big Apple."
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Luke List's mixed iron set consists of Callaway X Forged UT and Titleist 718 AP2.
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Daniel Berger's Callaway Apex 4-iron has bag chatter and dings from years of use.
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Tiger Woods carries two TaylorMade Milled Grind wedges (56 and 60 degrees).
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Matt Fitzpatrick's favorite course on the PGA Tour schedule? That would be Harbour Town Golf Links. The candy cane lighthouse headcover is a dead giveaway.
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Luke List spent time working with an Axis1 Tour RM mallet.
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Keith Mitchell still has the Masters on his mind. The deep crescent shape in the sole has the words "Rae's Creek" stamped on top.
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Callaway's special edition headcovers for the PGA Championship.
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A closer look at Hideki Matsuyama's Scotty Cameron Newport 2 SSS Prototype putter.
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Mike Lorenzo-Vera's Callaway Apex MB irons have a thin coat of rust covering the head.
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Ping made Lee Westwood a 100-percent milled PLD Fetch putter.
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Mizuno's JPX 919 Tour are Brooks Koepka's iron of choice.
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Fujikura's Ventus shaft is currently available on Tour in low, mid and high launch versions.
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Ryan Palmer reps Texas A&M (alma mater) on his Vokey SM7 wedges.
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Sergio Garcia recently switched to a one-off Toulon Atlanta mallet in a blue finish.
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Bettinardi's major headcover offers a nod to the New York subway system.
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Keith Mitchell's Mizuno MP-18 irons.
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Aldila's RIP X Proto shaft.
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Justin Rose has been using Honma's Rose Proto irons since he signed with the company in January.
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Tungsten slugs are visible in the toe of Jason Day's one-off TaylorMade P760 irons.
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Sergio Garcia's Callaway Apex MB irons and Mack Daddy 4 wedges.
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