The true MVP of clubs in Watson’s near-historic march to the Claret Jug at age 59 was his Adams Speedline driver (9.5 degrees). Watson averaged 295 yards per drive for the week, nearly six yards longer than the combined average of the rest of the field. Also in Watson’s bag at Turnberry: Adams Insight hybrid-fairway wood (14.5 degrees), Adams Idea Pro irons (3-PW), Adams Tom Watson wedge (56 degrees), Odyssey White Hot XG No. 7 putter, and Titleist Pro V1 golf ball.
Stewart Cink, who defeated Watson in a four-hole playoff to win the Open Championship, played a Nike SQ Sumo2 Tour driver. That happens to be the same driver that Lucas Glover used to win the U.S. Open at Bethpage Black. Until the U.S. Open, square-headed drivers were 0 for the majors; now, they’ve won back-to-back major championships. This bit of news could bode well for Carl Pettersson at the PGA Championship next month, as he is the only other Nike staff player to use the Sumo2.
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