Fred Couples' Equipment during 1998 Masters
Posted 22 November 2017 - 09:59 AM
Titleist 906F2 15 3W
Titleist 906F2 18 5W
Titleist 690.CB 3-PW (for when I'm hitting irons well)
Taylormade RAC OS 2005 3-PW (for when I need shovels)
Titleist Vokey SM6 54.10 S Grind
Titleist Vokey SM5 60.07 S Grind
Odyssey White Hot Pro #9 Black
Posted 22 November 2017 - 10:41 AM
lol, not sure if used that for his win, but i bought that driver and got a free Ashworth/Cadillac shirt, just like Freddie wore:)
3W: Titleist 909F 15.5* Voodoo
3I: Ping G Crossover 18* VTS Silver 85 Hybrid
4-PW: Bridgestone J40 DPC Steelfiber 95
Wedges: Nike Engage 52*SS/56*TS/60*DS-OR-Cleveland CBX 52*/Ping Glide ES 56* & 60*
Putter: Ping Karsten TR 5
Ball: Srixon Z-Star XV
Posted 22 November 2017 - 10:47 AM
Posted 22 November 2017 - 11:59 AM
In '98 I think he was still using a Big Bertha (non titanium) driver and I know for sure he was using the tiny head Callaway S2h2 3 wood. There's a Shell's Wonderful World of Golf match with him against John Daly from '98, that shows him using these
Edited by Cwebb, 22 November 2017 - 12:07 PM.
Posted 26 November 2017 - 08:13 PM
Edited by pjc, 26 November 2017 - 08:14 PM.
Srixon Z U65 2 Miyazaki Kaula 7 S
Srixon Z U65 3 Miyazaki Kaula 7 S
Bridgestone J15 CB 4-PW Nippon 1050GH S
Bridgestone J15 forged 51* Nippon 1050GH S
Cleveland RTX-3 56* V-MG Tour Satin TT XP 115 S
Odyssey White Hot Pro 2.0 V-Line
Srixon Z-STAR, Z-STAR XV, Bridgestone B330 RX, B330 S
Posted 26 November 2017 - 08:19 PM
Ping G25 3 wood tour issue accra tour z ls75 m4
Nike Vapor Speed Tensei Blue 65 stiff 19
Callaway Apex CF16 Black Kbs c-taper lite 4-PW
Taylormade 50*, 55*, 60* Milled Grind Wedge Tour Only Nippon NS Pro WV 125S
Seemore mFGP tour proto Lovemark 33"or
Odyssey 2-ball O works with rare neck 33"
Posted 28 November 2017 - 02:31 AM
Kevin burns putter, Cleveland 588 wedges, lynx black cat tour irons, s2h2 3 wood, lynx forged beta ti driver
Pretty close to that
Posted 28 November 2017 - 11:17 PM
Ping G 3 Wood 14.5* - Tour stiff
Ping i15 20/23 - UST Axivcore stiff
Ping I25 5-pw - CFS S Cushin +1/4
Ping Glide 52/56/60 SS
Ping Redwood Anser - Starshot Finish
Posted 29 November 2017 - 01:23 AM
The famous 3 wood borrowed from Watson was a Ram Laser FX Bore Thru model.
Lynx offered a pretty close copy in their Boom Boom line.
All that said, I don't know what he was using in 1998.
The driver was the Lynx as were the Parallax irons. Wedges were Cleveland 588 and he had the holes drilled in the back. Putter was an old Ping Anser and then the Ram FX Bore Thru 3 wood.
I still have one of those and got it because of being a huge Freddie fan. In its day, it was a bomber of the tee but you had to hit it flush off the deck given the deep face. I’ll pull it out every now and then and amazed at the way clubs have changed.
I remember seeing him at the original Wendy’s Three Tour Challenge with these clubs.
He definitely played Cleveland wedges as you described but not a ping putter in 98 masters. It was a Kevin burns 9303 putter (you can see it on the official 1998 masters video numerous times, especially when he pulls his putt on the 71st hole). Im positive he had already put the forged beta titanium driver in play at that point as well.
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