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U.S Open Tour Truck Report: Tuesday

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Another busy day in the trucks (see yesterday’s report here) and the recurring theme is lots of fresh wedges, 7-woods, and hybrids to combat the nasty rough at Winged Foot.

Word on the street is the golf course is so tough that no amount of tinkering can really make a difference. It’s the U.S. Open at Winged Foot—you either showed up with it or it’s gonna be a long week. Not the time nor place to try and find it.

Callaway tour truck

  • Adam Hadwin put the new Prototype Apex MB21 in the bag (5-9) with Project X Rifle 7.0 shafts
  • Kevin Kisner switched into the Aldila Rogue Black 130 MSI 60 TX in his driver
  • Tom Lewis moved into the Mitsubishi Chemical D-Limited 60 TX in his driver
  • Erik van Rooyen put a Mavrik Sub Zero (tour only) 7 wood in play with an MCA Diamama DF 80 TX

Titleist tour truck

  • A general note: As expected, lots of hybrid and fairway wood testing for numerous players
  • Tyler Duncan put a TS2 21-degree hybrid in play to combat the rough
  • Ian Poulter put a TSi2 7-wood in the bag with the new Aldila Tour Green 85 TX shaft
  • Titleist will have at least 20 of the new TSi drivers in play

Ping tour truck

  • Matthias Schwab added a G410 7-wood to his arsenal with an Aldila Tour Blue ATX 85 TX shaft
  • Taylor Pendrith also put the G410 7-wood in play with a Project X Smoke Green 90 6.5 shat
  • Corey Conners had a fresh Glide Forged 60-degree wedge with a Project X 6.0 shaft
  • Joaquin Niemann settled on the G410 7-wood over a 3-iron for that 240 gap mentioned yesterday.

TaylorMade tour truck

  • Dustin Johnson is testing the new SIM DHY  (19 degrees) with a Project X HZURDUS Smoke Black Hybrid 100 6.5 shaft, hes getting a about 275 in the air with some spin and a mid flight which is great off the tee at Winged Foot.

 

 

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Johnny Wunder is the Director of Original Content, Instagram Manager and Host of “The Gear Dive” Podcast for GolfWRX.com. He was born in Seattle, Wash., and grew up playing at Rainier G&CC. John is also a partner with The Traveling Picture Show Company having most recently produced JOSIE with Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner. In 1997 Johnny had the rare opportunity of being a clubhouse attendant for the Anaheim Angels. He now resides in Toronto, On with his wife and two sons. @johnny_wunder on IG

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  1. Eastpointe

    Sep 16, 2020 at 8:14 am

    That DHY is an absolute cannon. I hit it a couple weeks ago and it was butter smooth, very high launching and DEEP. Only drawback I found was it was literally too straight. Hard to work in either direction.

  2. Dave

    Sep 16, 2020 at 7:34 am

    Has JT moved to the TSi3 with a different shaft? Seen a picture on Instagram, its clear he is using a TSi driver but cant make out the shaft, it looks blue in colour and different to the ZF….

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