June 14, 2009

The Winners' Bags

Brian Gay at the St. Jude Classic and Anna Nordqvist at the LPGA Championship

Brian Gay won his second tournament of the year at the St. Jude Classic with an iron set comprised of three different models of Mizuno irons. At the McDonald's LPGA Championship, Ping staffer Anna Nordqvist made the major her first tour win using Ping's iWi Anser putter. The two winners did have one piece of equipment in common: Both used Titleist's Pro V1 golf ball.

Brian Gay, winner of the St. Jude Classic

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Driver: TaylorMade R9 (Mitsubishi Diamana Blue Board, 63 grams), 9.5 degrees

3-wood: Tour Edge Exotics CB2, 13 degrees

Hybrid Club: Mizuno CLK Fli-Hi, 20 degrees

Irons (3-4): Mizuno MX 900; (5-8): Mizuno MP 60; (9-PW): Mizuno MP 32

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Spin Milled (56, 59 degrees)

Putter: Mizuno Bettinardi prototype

Anna Nordqvist, winner of the LPGA Championship

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Driver: Ping G10, 10.5 degrees

Strong 4-wood: Callaway FT-i, 15 degrees

5-wood: Callaway FT-i, 18 degrees Hybrid Club: Ping G10, 21 degrees

Irons (4-PW): Ping i10

Wedges: Ping Tour-W (54 degrees); Callaway X-Forged (58 degrees)

Putter: Ping iWi Anser