August 2, 2009

The Winners' Bags

Tiger Woods at the Buick Open, Catriona Matthew at the Women's British Open and Fred Funk at the U.S. Senior Open

Tiger Woods used his Nike Forged Blade irons to rank T-6 in greens in regulation en route to winning the Buick Open. Catriona Matthew used the 2009 version of Titleist's Pro V1x ball for the first time in securing the Ricoh Women's British Open crown, while Fred Funk also captured his second major title, winning the U.S. Senior Open with pinpoint driving (ranked first) using a TaylorMade Burner driver and sound putting (ranked eighth) wielding a Guerin Rife Barbados mallet putter.

Tiger Woods

Ball: Nike One Tour

Driver: Nike SQ Dymo 380 Prototype (Mitsubishi Diamana Whiteboard, 83 grams), 10.5 degrees

3-wood: Nike SasQuatch2, 13 degrees

5-wood: Nike SasQuatch2, 19 degrees

Irons (3-PW): Nike Forged Blade

Wedges: Nike VR (56 degrees); Nike SV (60 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist Tiger

Catriona Matthew

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Driver: TaylorMade Burner, 8.5 degrees

3-wood: TaylorMade Burner, 13 degrees

Hybrid clubs: TaylorMade Rescue, (19, 21 degrees)

Irons (4-PW): TaylorMade Tour Burner

Wedges: TaylorMade rac (54, 60 degrees)

Putter: Scotty Cameron by Titleist Newport 2 Detour

Fred Funk

Ball: TaylorMade TP Red LDP

Driver: TaylorMade Burner, 9.5 degrees

3-wood: TaylorMade 200 Tour, 13 degrees

Hybrid clubs: TaylorMade Rescue, 16 degrees; TaylorMade Burner Rescue, 19 degrees

Irons (4-PW): TaylorMade Tour Preferred Wedges: TaylorMade rac (54, 58 degrees)

Putter: Guerin Rife Barbados