Gary Woodland fired the low round of the day at the Waste Management Phoenix Open to set the clubhouse lead before going on to win at the first playoff hole. What he relies on …
Winner’s bag: Gary Woodland
Driver: M3 440 Driver
Fairway woods: M2 Tour Fairway 15° and M2 Fairway 18°
Irons: Titleist 716 MB 4-9
Wedges: Vokey SM7 Raw 47°-10Fm 52°-08F, 57°-10S / Callaway MD PM grind 60°
Putter: Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Prototype
Ball: Bridgestone Tour B X
What You Need to Know:
- Woodland added a 9° M3 440 driver to the bag just last week at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, where he went on to finish T12.
- Woodland’s driver is equipped with an Accra Tour RPG shaft at 44.75″, tipped 2″ with a D4 swingweight. It’s set to lower, with an actual loft of 8.5°. He has one weight pushed all the way forward and the second at 3/4″ back on the Y-Track.
- For the week, he averaged 314.1 yards off the tee with a long of 364 on Sunday.
- TaylorMade’s 2018 M Drivers featuring Twist Face Technology now have victories in 4 of the last 5 PGA tournaments (as well as 1 European Tour event in that timeframe), with Woodland joining TaylorMade stablemates Dustin Johnson, Jon Rahm and Jason Day as tournament champions winning with Twist Face on the PGA TOUR.