FedEx Cup 2014: Go-to clubs for the top 5 ranked players

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The PGA Tour returns to East Lake this week with so much (cash!) on the line. The FedEx Cup winner, of course, will pocket a cool $10 million bonus. Who will be this year's Bill Haas? Naturally, Chris Kirk, Billy Horschel, Bubba Watson, Rory McIlroy and Hunter Mahan have the inside track based on their current standings. Here's a quick look at each guy's go-to club(s), based on statistical rankings throughout the 2013-2014 campaign. (Source: PGA Tour's ShotLink)
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Chris Kirk FedEx Cup rank:1 CATEGORY: Scrambling PGA Tour rank: 11th (62.84%) Clubs: Callaway Mack Daddy 2 wedges (47°, 54°, 58°) with KBS Tour 125 steel shafts In addition, Kirk stands at T25 in sand save percentage (56.5%). Even more impressively, he had 14 consecutive sand saves earlier in the season.
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Billy Horschel FedEx Cup rank: 2 CATEGORY: Greens in Regulation PGA Tour rank: 4th (70.03%) Club: Ping S55 (3, 5-9) with Ping ZZ65 shafts Horschel hit 76% of the greens in regulation en route to victory in the BMW Championship last week. That quickly erased the memory of laying sod over ball on the 72nd hole at the Deutsche Bank a week earlier.
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Bubba Watson FedEx Cup rank: 3 CATEGORY: Driving Distance PGA Tour rank: 1st (314.2 yards) Club: Ping G30 (9.0° set to 8.25°) with Grafalloy Bi-Matrix shaft, X flex tipped 0.5" Not surprisingly, Bubba generates the fastest clubhead speed on Tour at 123.77 mph, which is a full 10 mph more than the Tour average.
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Rory McIlroy FedEx Cup rank: 4 CATEGORY: Putting Average PGA Tour rank: 1st (1.708 putts per hole) Club: Nike Method 006 Prototype putter Sure, Rory bombs his drives. In fact, he's #2 on Tour in driving distance, right behind Bubba. But the world's No. 1 player rolls his rock better than anyone out there.
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Hunter Mahan FedEx Cup rank: 5 CATEGORY: Total Driving PGA Tour rank: 3rd (combines driving distance rank and driving accuracy rank) Club: Ping G25 (9.5° set to 10.5°) with Aldila Rouge 70 shaft, X flex Hunter is 45th on Tour in driving distance and 35th in driving accuracy. Lucas Glover leads the Total Driving stat on Tour.