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MY BAG: Bubba Watson

"I use my 64-degree wedge for all my shots within 100 yards. I can hood it, open it, close it or do whatever I want. And it works unless there's a tree right in front of me."

1. DRIVER

Ping

G25 Pink (8.5°, bent to 8.2°)

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Shaft: Grafalloy

BiMatrix, 44.5"

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2. FAIRWAY WOOD

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G25 four-wood (16.5°, bent to 15°)

Shaft: Fujikura

Motore 8.2 Tour Spec

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3. IRONS

Ping

S59 (three-PW)

Shaft: True Temper

Dynamic Gold X100

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4. WEDGES

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Tour (52°/SS and 56°/SS)

Shaft: True Temper

Dynamic Gold X100

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Tour-S, 64°/TS (bent to 62°)

Shaft: True

Temper Dynamic Gold X100

5. PUTTER

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Milled Anser 1, 34.5", 3° loft

6. BALL

Titleist

Pro V1x

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GRIPS

Ping

703-Gold

TECH TALK

Utility Player

TITLEIST'S 712U REPLACES HARD-TO-HIT LONG IRONS

The forged carbon steel 712U is a souped-up utility iron for players who prefer flat-face long irons over hybrids. Already in the bag of a major winner this year (see Masters: Adam Scott), the hollow-headed 712U has a deeper center of gravity and higher MOI than conventional long irons for added stability and control, while a 455 stainless-steel face insert delivers higher ball speeds. The club generates longer, higher shots than long-iron counterparts while being easy to manipulate. The custom-order-only 712U comes in a two-iron (18°), three-iron (21°) or four-iron (24°). $209, steel; $229, graphite.

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ANGUS MURRAY FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (WATSON, BAG)

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SCHECTER LEE (BALL)

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MICHAEL DREAS/SNAP36 (IRON)

A wider, more cambered sole than traditional long irons provides smooth turf interaction regardless of swing type.

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