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2017 Sony Open: Photo Discussion Thread

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#1 zakkozuchowski

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 07:36 AM


Thanks to GolfWRX Member tod071 for these photos from the Sony Open in Hawaii, the first full-field event on the PGA Tour in 2017.

The tournament takes place on the island of Oahu at Waialae Country Club, which will play as a par-70 for the event and measures a little more than 7100 yards from the tips.

Last week's SBS Championship winner Justin Thomas is in the field, as well as major champions Jason Dufner, Justin Rose, Webb Simpson, Jordan Spieth, Jimmy Walker and Zach Johnson. So too is the hottest golfer on the planet, Hideki Matsuyama, as well as last year's winner Fabian Gomez.

Enjoy tod071's photos from this week!

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Edited by am_prezioso, 11 January 2017 - 09:56 PM.


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#2 Judge440

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 08:38 AM

Thanks for the pics!
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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:13 AM

Great photos, I miss this tournament so much, I used to be heavily involved in it as a volunteer and a caddy for the last 6 years...
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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:21 AM

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So, lefty versions exist. Time to hunt for this beauty.

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:39 AM

Are these shoes available retail?


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:49 AM

View Post23under, on 10 January 2017 - 09:39 AM, said:

Are these shoes available retail?


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Yes they are the FootJoy Pro SL

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:06 AM

O-Works look minty!!!

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:25 AM

Interesting it appears nobody is putting the i200's in play yet.
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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:45 AM

Those new Ping Putters....Is that a B60 Vault and a 1 Wide Vault???

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 12:03 PM

Wow!, Monday Part 1 the Old Adidas White with Green Adipure LTD. Who is wearing them? Those are still my favorite shoes, they are so comfortable, its like wearing slippers.


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 12:17 PM

These two putters caught my eye. The 1W Ping version at the top and the black Cameron Newports. I'm assuming the Cameron is going to be tour only but I wish they would come out with a lineup that was similar to the original 1996 gun blue model.

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 12:19 PM

Whoa... looks very cool.  Wonder if they fixed the low-spin error?


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 01:23 PM

Ugh these adipures.  Please bring these back.

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 08:59 PM

http://gwrxmedia.gol...7b216cafdb2.JPG

I give up what is the Red White and Blue thing that Jordan is carrying?  Some sort of shoe bag?

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:36 PM

It's a hat case.


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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:00 PM

View Posttourseeking, on 10 January 2017 - 09:36 PM, said:

It's a hat case.
Thanks!

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:52 PM

What on earth is this club, or is it one club behind another?


And thanks for the pictures!

Edit: it's from the first picture thread.

Edited by No Catchy Nickname, 10 January 2017 - 10:52 PM.

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 10:59 PM

Here's a pretty mixed bag:
http://gwrxmedia.gol...8ba300c72fc.JPG

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Callaway utility iron
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Posted 10 January 2017 - 11:32 PM

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View PostNo Catchy Nickname, on 10 January 2017 - 10:59 PM, said:

Here's a pretty mixed bag:
http://gwrxmedia.gol...8ba300c72fc.JPG

Nike bag
Ping woods (maybe)
Callaway utility iron
Ping irons
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Titleist wedges
Titliest/Scotty putter (I think it's a Scotty headcover)

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:01 AM

View PostAUTIGER07, on 10 January 2017 - 12:17 PM, said:

These two putters caught my eye. The 1W Ping version at the top and the black Cameron Newports. I'm assuming the Cameron is going to be tour only but I wish they would come out with a lineup that was similar to the original 1996 gun blue model.

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I think the Ping wide and the B60 are from a series soon to be released in Japan and perhaps in the USA...I just don't know.  Sigma G Series.  http://clubping.jp/p...duct2017_p.html

I am a total sucker for the B60!  It looks like the Sigma G has an elastomer layer behind a metal TR insert.

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Edited by tyro, 11 January 2017 - 12:01 AM.

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PING S55 4-P S300
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Posted 11 January 2017 - 12:34 AM

I'll take one of every #7 style putter pictured.  They're cool with that, right?
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Posted 11 January 2017 - 08:39 AM

oh wow Tadd, i was just thinking about him seeing the day 1 pics.  Any chance we get some WITb pics of him

Edited by tmac7592, 11 January 2017 - 08:42 AM.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 08:55 AM

View Postpd1775, on 10 January 2017 - 08:59 PM, said:

http://gwrxmedia.gol...7b216cafdb2.JPG

I give up what is the Red White and Blue thing that Jordan is carrying?  Some sort of shoe bag?

I think it's a New Era hat case http://shop.neweraca...rier-6/20344176

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 09:45 AM

Does anyone know the specs of Bryson's putter? To me it looks like it is 90* but the legal limit is 80*. Clearly he wouldn't be playing if he were breaking the rules but that putter just looks SOOOO upright to me.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 11:55 AM

Looks like Jonas Blixt is trying out Mizuno irons, MP25s and Taylormade driver. very interesting.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 01:25 PM

View Posttekin112000, on 11 January 2017 - 08:55 AM, said:

View Postpd1775, on 10 January 2017 - 08:59 PM, said:

http://gwrxmedia.gol...7b216cafdb2.JPG

I give up what is the Red White and Blue thing that Jordan is carrying?  Some sort of shoe bag?

I think it's a New Era hat case http://shop.neweraca...rier-6/20344176

Nice work. I couldn't figure it out.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 01:35 PM

View PostNo Catchy Nickname, on 10 January 2017 - 10:52 PM, said:

What on earth is this club, or is it one club behind another?
Attachment weird ping club.jpg

And thanks for the pictures!

Edit: it's from the first picture thread.

I think that's a G-series long iron and the iron behind it is an iblade like the rest of the set.
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Posted 11 January 2017 - 01:51 PM

View Posteddie_max, on 10 January 2017 - 01:23 PM, said:

Ugh these adipures.  Please bring these back.

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Someone needs to get this man to a tailor. Those pants look so sloppy and unprofessional.

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 01:55 PM

View Posttmac7592, on 11 January 2017 - 08:39 AM, said:

oh wow Tadd, i was just thinking about him seeing the day 1 pics.  Any chance we get some WITb pics of him

Looks like Ben Hogan irons, wedges and hybrid.  SeeMore putter.  Ben Hogan stand bag.  Finally, some Ben Hogan tour presence!

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Posted 11 January 2017 - 02:05 PM

View PostjacobEDGE, on 11 January 2017 - 01:51 PM, said:

View Posteddie_max, on 10 January 2017 - 01:23 PM, said:

Ugh these adipures.  Please bring these back.

Attachment Screen Shot 2017-01-10 at 1.21.41 PM.png

Someone needs to get this man to a tailor. Those pants look so sloppy and unprofessional.

I know that in the grade scheme of things, it’s not important but this is a pet peeve of mine.

Saggy pant legs.

Makes me nuts.

Especially on a professional golfer that gets paid to wear certain clothes. Get your pants hemmed by a proper tailor.

Floppy, sloppy, elephant legs.  Yuck!

Whew, OK I feel better now


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