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U.S. Open Tour Truck Report: Monday

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Johnny Wunder is calling on all his sources for the inside scoops from the tour trucks at Winged Foot ahead of the U.S. Open.

Pull up a seat at the table for a full plate of equipment info.

From the Ping tour truck

  • Louis Oosthuizen had some fresh Glide 2.0 “Stealth” wedges built (50-SS, 54-SS) with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts
  • University of Texas standout Cole Hammer tested some new Anser style putters
  • Eddie Pepperell added a whole set of Glide Forged wedges (52, 56, 60) (KBS Tour 130X shafts)
  • Joaquin Niemann is testing a G410 7-wood (20.5 degrees). Graphite Design AD DI 80 X shaft as well as an i210 (3-iron) with a Graphite Design AD DI 85X Hybrid. He’s looking for a 240-yard club.
  • Cam Champ is testing a G410 hybrid (19 degrees) with a Fujikura Ventus Blue 10 X shaft.

From the Titleist tour truck

  • Jimmy Walker is testing a new TSi3 5-wood (18 degrees @17.5). Fujikura Ventus Black 9 X shaft.
  • Charlie Howell is now in the TSi3 driver, 3-wood, 7-wood. The driver has an MCA Tensei White AV Raw 65 TX, 3-wood has a Fujikura Atmos Black 7 X, and 7-wood 8X.

From the Callaway tour truck 

  • Lots of fresh wedges for the incoming Euro contingent
  • Tom Lewis is testing a Diamana D+ Limited 60TX in his Maverick Driver to tighten dispersion up a bit.
  • Xander got his lofts and lies checked and dialed.

From the TaylorMade tour truck 

  • Jon Rahm added a fresh new 60-11 degree MG2 TW wedge.
  • Rasmus Hojgaard switched into a SIM fairway from SIM Max to add some loft helping him turn it over a bit easier.

Free Agents

  • Justin Rose added P770 4 and 5-irons with Project X 6.5 and is testing the 6-iron.
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  1. Branden

    Sep 15, 2020 at 1:39 pm

    I like this opportunity to find out the behind-the-scenes information of the pro’s equipment during tournament week. Great idea.

  2. Deon

    Sep 15, 2020 at 9:00 am

    Probably my favorite new content type GolfWRX has added in years!!!! Thanks!

  3. Jack

    Sep 15, 2020 at 7:54 am

    boring

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Hudson Swafford’s winning WITB: 2020 Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship

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Driver: Ping G400 LST (8.5 degrees)
Shaft: Aldila NV 60 TX

3-wood: Ping i25 (14 degrees)
Shaft: Aldila Rogue 125 MSI 80 TX

5-wood: Ping i25 (18 degrees)
Shaft: Aldila Tour Blue 85

Irons: Ping S55 (4-9)
Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8 (46-10F), SM7 (52-12F, 56-10S), TaylorMade MG Hi Toe (60-09LB)
Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Putter: TaylorMade Spider X Tour
Grip: SuperStroke

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

 

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Driver: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (8.5 degrees)
Shaft: Project X HZURDUS “Hulk” Smoke Green 75 6.5 TX

3-wood: Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero (15 degrees)
Shaft: Project X HZURDUS Hulk Smoke Green 85 6.5 TX

Irons: Callaway Epic Forged (3), Callaway Apex MB 18 Raw (4-PW)
Shafts: KBS TG Hybrid Proto 95 X (3), KBS $-Taper Black 125 S+ (4-PW)

Wedges: Callaway MD5 Jaws Raw (50S, 54S, 60C)
Shafts: KBS $-Taper 125S+

Putter: Odyssey SL Black Armlock 7

Grips: Iomic Sticky 2.3 Black

 

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Top 5 strokes gained: around-the-greens 2020 and the wedges they used

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#5 Hideki Matusyama (.458% AVG, 27.951 SG) 


Wedges: Cleveland RTX Forged Prototype (52-10, 56-8 @57.5, 60-08 @62)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

#4 Brandt Snedeker (.514% AVG, 25.685 SG) 

Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy 4 (52-10S, 56-10S) Vokey SM8 (60K)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

#3 Aaron Baddeley (.520% AVG, 19.257 SG) 

Wedges: Ping Glide 2.0 (52-12SS), Ping Glide (56-10), Titleist Vokey 260 (60-12, @59)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

#2 Rob Oppenheim (.536% AVG, 24.106 SG)

Wedges: Ping I210 UW (52) Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth (56-12SS, 60-10SS)
Shafts: Ping ZZ-65

#1 Jason Day (.632% AVG, 25.287 SG AVG) 

Wedges: TaylorMade MG2 Satin (50-09SB, 54-11SB, 60-10SB)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

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