All fourteen of Angel Cabreras clubs were Ping


Masters winner Angel Cabrera was the perfect ambassador for Ping this past week. All 14 clubs in his bag were manufactured by the Phoenix-based company, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The 39-year-old native of Argentina played a Rapture driver (7.5 degrees), Rapture V2 3-wood, S57 irons (3-PW, Rifle shafts), a G10 2-iron, Tour-W 54-degree wedge, Tour-W TS 60-degree wedge, and i-Series ½ Craz-E B putter. Cabrera also played the New 2009 Pro V1x ball, marking the third straight major title won with a Titleist Pro V1x ball (Padraig Harrington captured the 2008 British Open and PGA Championship with a Pro V1x).
Cabrera, who became the sixth player this decade to win multiple majors (Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Harrington, Retief Goosen and Vijay Singh were the others), hit 3-wood off the tee five times on Sunday, twice on the closing, par-4 18th hole (once in a playoff). It was his 4-iron, however, which was responsible for the luckiest shot of the week. After hitting into the trees on the 18th hole in regulation Sunday, Cabrera tried to hook his second shot around the trees but found lumber instead. Fortunately for Cabrera, the ball ricocheted left, into the fairway, setting up a sand wedge approach and a par which catapulted him into a playoff with Kenny Perry and Chad Campbell.