2011 British Open golf equipment Royal St. George's
2011 British Open golf equipment Royal St. George’s
Monday, November 07, 2011
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Seung-yul Noh prepared for the Open by doing some driver shaft testing. The 20-year-old South Korean uses a Titleist 910D3 and has a ball speed of 178 m.p.h.
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John Daly won the Open Championship in 1995. These pants weren't fashionable then either.
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Mark O'Meara has Titleist 710 AP2 irons and old-school headcovers that look perfectly in place at an Open.
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Peter Kostis got a double dose of Peter Kostis, his coach, on the practice green Wednesday. As Kostis watched, the Englishman used Kostis's "Putting Professor" training aid to groove his stroke.
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Hunter Mahan plays Ping's S56 irons and the company's new Anser wedge.
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Adam Scott Scotty Cameron Studio Select Kombi putter is even longer than his 910D3 driver.
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Stewart Cink and other Nike athletes in the field at the Open were presented with commemorative track jackets, shoes and gym bags. As a major winner, Cink's featured a star.
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Sergio Garcia is going to win his first major this week, he'll do it using these TaylorMade TP w/xFT wedges.
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Peter Uihlein win at the 2010 U.S. Amateur not only earned him an invitation to play in this season's Masters and U.S. Open, he is in the field at Royal St. George's too. He plays
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Jonathan Byrd uses Mizuno's MP-62 irons. The thicker-soled club in the middle of his bag is an MP-CLK hybrid iron that is no longer in the company's line.
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Byrd employed the help of his caddie, a few golf shafts and an extra tee during a drill Monday morning.
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Justin Leonard asked Nike tour reps to make him a new SQ MachSpeed Black (round) driver with more loft than his old club, but the same face angle. A little more loft will help Leonard shape his shots at Royal St. George's.
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Kurt Barnes shot 66-69 in the Australasian qualifier to earn a spot in the field. Thanks to three previous wins by Tiger Woods, Frank the Headcover is exempt from qualifying. As for clubs, Barnes is using TaylorMade's Tour Preferred Forged MB irons and Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled wedges.
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Lucas Glover set up small launch monitors on the range and sent the data to iPads. The lines shown here represent shots hit by Lucas Glover during his warm-up session on Monday morning. The information collected on the range was also posted on monitors in a fan pavilion.
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These are the Nike VR Pro Combos that Lucas Glover used to hit some of those shots.
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Robert Karlsson plays Titleist 710 MB irons, but he also added a 2-iron to his bag this week, a Titleist AP2.
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Paul Casey is putting a VR Pro Combo 2-iron> in the bag this week at Royal St. George's.
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Dustin Johnson is playing TaylorMade's Tour Preferred Forged Muscleback irons.