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Ping re-signs Oosthuizen to multi-year deal

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Ping has re-signed Louis Oosthuizen to a multi-year contract that will keep him using the Phoenix-based company’s golf clubs and wearing its apparel.

[quote_box_center]“Louis has a beautiful, fluid swing we’d all love to have; it is widely regarded as one of the best on tour,” said John Solheim, Ping’s Chairman and CEO. “On top of it, he has one of the most recognizable smiles in the game, and his easygoing nature makes him a fan favorite. Most important to his success, he’s remarkably consistent. Because of that, he has been among golf’s top players for several years and we’re proud to continue our long-standing relationship with someone who represents Ping so well across the world.”[/quote_box_center]

As part of the agreement, Oosthuizen will wear a Ping hat, carry a Ping staff bag and play a minimum of 11 Ping clubs, including a Ping driver and putter.

Oosthuizen, 32, has won seven times on the European Tour, including his major championship win at the 2010 Open Championship. He had one of the best years of his career in 2015, contending in both the 2015 U.S. Open (he finished T2), and Open Championship, where he lost in a playoff to winner Zach Johnson.

He is also one of 30 players who earned a spot in this week’s Tour Championship, the last event of the 2014-2015 PGA Tour season and its Playoff finale. He is currently the No. 13 in the Official World Golf Rankings.

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  1. I'm Ron Burgundy??

    Sep 27, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    Any ideas what’s in the bag? Is he gonna switch to the new i irons?

  2. The dude

    Sep 25, 2015 at 4:00 pm

    Any disclosure on the deal??

  3. Dan

    Sep 25, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    11 Clubs? I assume that give the flexibility to use different fairway woods and hybrids

  4. JIMMY

    Sep 23, 2015 at 11:45 pm

    If he stays healthy he would be a safe bet to win a few more majors, South Africa seems to be a place that produces great swingers of the club. Him and Charl have some of the best swings on tour.

  5. Rich

    Sep 23, 2015 at 7:41 pm

    Good luck to him. My favourite swing on tour. Seems like a good guy too.

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Justin Thomas WITB (2020 Zozo Championship)

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Driver: Titleist TSi3 (9 degrees, B1 setting, T1)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana TB 60 TX (44 7/8”)

3-wood: Titleist TS3 (15 degrees, A1 SureFit setting)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw Blue 85 TX

5-wood: Titleist 915 Fd (18 degrees @18.75, C3 SureFit setting)
Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 9.2 Tour Spec X

Irons: Titleist T100 (4), Titleist 620 MB (5-9)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design Raw SM7 (46-10F @47.5, 52-12F @52.5), Vokey SM8 (56-14F @57), Titleist Vokey Design WedgeWorks (60T @ 60.5)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 (46), True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 (52-60)

Photo c/o Aaron Dill

Putter: Scotty Cameron X5.5 Tour Prototype
Grip: SuperStroke Pistol GT Tour

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet Cord

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GolfWRX Classifieds (10/23/20): Mizuno ST200G, Custom TP Mills, Raw Cleveland irons

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At GolfWRX, we love golf equipment plain and simple.

We are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment for the game in many ways. It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball, it even allows us to share another thing – the equipment itself.

One of the best ways to enjoy equipment is to experiment and whether you are looking to buy-sell-or trade (as the name suggests) you can find almost anything in the GolfWRX BST Forum. From one-off custom Scotty Cameron Circle T putters, to iron sets, wedges, and barely hit drivers, you can find it all in our constantly updated marketplace.

These are some of the latest cool finds from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

Member Fatrambo – Raw Cleveland 588 Forged CB

Just WOW! This is not a set you see often, and for those looking for a bit of history surrounding this set, the Forged 588 irons were the last set of forged irons produced by Cleveland before they left the “players iron” market behind.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: Raw 588 CBs

Member EVandy – Custom TP Mills Putter

There’s custom, and then there is CUSTOM, and this TP Mills is a perfect example of a handmade, built-to-order beautiful putter.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: TP Mills Putter

Member bigdaddy78 – Mizuno ST200G driver

We recently spotted what looks to be the next drivers from Mizuno on the USGA conforming list, so expect to see a few more of these pop up as golfer start prepping for 2021. But if you are someone still looking for a current. model at a great price, snag this one quick.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: ST200G

Remember that you can always browse the GolfWRX Classifieds any time here in our forums: GolfWRX Classifieds

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WITB GolfWRX Members Edition: Flybyublue

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Recently we put out the call for our members to submit their WITBs in our forum to be featured on the GolfWRX front page. Since then, our members have been responding in numbers!

Now it’s time to take a look at the bag of Flybyublue.

*Full details on the submission process can be found here, and you can submit your WITB in this forum thread.*

Member: Flybyublue

Handicap: 1.8

Flybyublue WITB

Driver: Callaway Mavrik Subzero Triple Diamond (10.5 degrees)
Shaft: Tour AD DI-6x

3-wood: TaylorMade ’16 M2 (16.5 degrees)
Shaft: Oban Kiyoshi Purple 75g 05

Driving iron: TaylorMade UDI Tour Preferred (19.5*)
Shaft: Tour AD AD-85 x

Irons: Srixon Z545 (4-PW)
Shafts: Nippon Modus3 Tour105 x

Wedges: Vokey SM8 (50-08F, 54-10S, 58T raw)
Shafts: True Temper AMT Tour White S400

Putter: Odyssey O-works Black 3T (WH Insert)
Grip: Odyssey SX Black

Golf Ball: Srixon Z-Star XV

Grips: Golf Pride MCC Midsize

Get submitting your WITB in our forum as we’ll be publishing more and more of them on our front page over the coming days and weeks.

Feel free to make it your own too by including some thoughts on your setup, your age, handicap, etc. Anything you feel is relevant!

Share your WITBs here.

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