September 21, 2008

Ryder Cup: The Winners' Bags

See what the winning American team had in their bags

The 12 members of the victorious U S Squad at last week's Ryder Cup used equipment as diverse as their personalities The 180 bats and balls used by the team encompassed a dozen different brands, with Nike leading the way with more than 50 pieces of equipment in play Ben Curtis was the only player to have the same brand name on all 14 clubs and his ball, exclusively using Titleist equipment Meanwhile, at the Viking Classic, Will MacKenzie won his second tour title using Bridgestone's new dual-mantle, four-piece construction Tour B330-S ball

Chad Campbell

Ball: Nike One Black

Driver: Nike SasQuatch, 9 5 degrees

3-wood: TaylorMade Burner, 13 degrees

Hybrid club: Nike SQ Sumo (18 degrees)

Irons (3-PW): Nike CCi

Wedges: Nike SV (51, 60 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist prototype

Stewart Cink

Ball: Nike One Black

Driver: Nike Sumo2 Tour, 9 5 degrees

3-wood: Nike SQ Sumo, 15 degrees

5-wood: Nike SQ Sumo, 19 degrees

Irons (3-4): Nike Pro Combo OS; (5-PW): Nike CCi Forged

Wedges: Nike Pro Combo (54 degrees); Nike SV (60 degrees)

Putter: Never Compromise Sub 30M3

Ben Curtis

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Driver: Titleist 907 D2, 8 5 degrees

3-wood: Titleist 909 F2, 13 5 degrees

Hybrid clubs: Titleist 585H (17, 21 degrees)

Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2

Wedges: Titleist Vokey (52 degrees); Titleist Vokey TVD (60 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist Studio Select

Jim Furyk

Ball: Srixon Z-URC

Driver: Titleist 909 D2, 9 5 degrees

3-wood: Adams Insight XTD, 14 5 degrees

Hybrid club: Nickent 3DXIW, 20 degrees

Irons (3, 5-PW): Srixon Pro 100

Wedges: Srixon WG 706 (50 degrees); Srixon WG 504 (56, 60 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist prototype

J. B. Holmes

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Driver: Cobra L4V, 8 degrees

3-wood: Cobra Speed LD-X, 13 degrees

5-wood: Cobra Speed LD-X, 18 degrees

Irons (3-PW): Cobra Pro CB

Wedges: Titleist Vokey (54, 60 degrees)

Putter: TaylorMade Rossa Monza Spider

Anthony Kim

Ball: Nike One Platinum

Driver: Nike Sumo 5000, 7 5 degrees

Hybrid club: Adams Idea Pro, 14 degrees

Irons (2): Nike Pro Combo; (3-PW): Nike Forged Blade

Wedges: Nike SV (54, 59 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist Newport2 Tour

Justin Leonard

Ball: Nike One Platinum

Driver: Nike Sumo 5000, 9 5 degrees

4-wood: Nike SQ Sumo, 17 degrees

Strong 4-wood: Callaway Steelhead Plus, 19 degrees

Irons (3): Nike Pro Combo (4-PW): Nike Forged Blade

Wedges: Nike SV (54, 58 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist prototype

Hunter Mahan

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Driver: Ping Rature, 9 degrees

3-wood: Ping G10, 15 5 degrees

Hybrid club: Ping Rapture, 18 degrees

Irons (3-PW): Ping S57

Wedges: Titleist Vokey (54, 60 degrees)

Putter: Ping iWi D66

Phil Mickelson

Ball: Callaway Tour ix

Driver: Callaway I-Mix FT-5, 9 5 degrees

Hybrid club: Callaway FT, 18 degrees

Irons (4): Callaway X-Forged; (5-PW): Callaway prototype

Wedges: Callaway X-Forged (52, 56, 60, 64 degrees)

Putter: Odyssey White Hot XG PM 18 prototype

Kenny Perry

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Driver: TaylorMade Tour Burner, 9 degrees

3-wood: TaylorMade Burner, 13 degrees

5-wood: TaylorMade Burner, 17 5 degrees

Irons (3-PW): TaylorMade r7

Wedges: TaylorMade rac (54 degrees); Cleveland CG 14 (60 degrees)

Putter: Ping G2i Craz-E

Steve Stricker

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Driver: Titleist 909D3, 9 5 degrees

3-wood: Titleist 906F2, 13 degrees

Hybrid club: Titleist 585H, 17 degrees

Irons (3-PW): Titleist 755

Wedges: Titleist Vokey (54, 60 degrees)

Putter: Odyssey White Hot 2

Boo Weekley

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Driver: Cleveland HiBore XL, 9 5 degrees

3-wood: Cleveland HiBore XLS, 15 degrees

5-wood: Cleveland HiBore, 19 degrees

Hybrid club: Cleveland HiBore XLS, 22 degrees

Irons (4-5): Cleveland CG Red; (6-PW): Cleveland CG1

Wedges: Cleveland CG10 (52 degrees); Cleveland CG14 (58 degrees)

Putter: Never Compromise GM2 Exchange 7