We take a look at the equipment Lee Westwood currently uses
Lee Westwood What’s In the Bag?
The Englishman has been a Ping staffer for his entire career and currently has a full bag of the company’s products.
Interestingly he had put the new Ping G425 in the bag but right now he appears to have gone back to the G410 version.
We do still think he carries a Ping G425 3 wood as well as a Ping G425 hybrid.
He occasionally carries around a driving iron which is a Ping G Crossover. For example he had it in the bag for his win in Abu Dhabi.
His irons are the Ping i210 model which he has from 4 iron through to the U-wedge.
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Westwood carries a 60 degree Ping Glide Forged lob wedge as his only pure wedge.
When we caught up with Westwood he said of his wedged:
“I have a U-wedge that goes 121 yards and sand wedge that goes 106, and I carry the new Glide lob wedge 60 degrees
“I have used this particular lob wedge for a long time with this particular sole, gives me a lot of variation around the greens and its great out of bunkers as well.
“Very rarely do I hit my lob wedge full out, occasionally I do and it goes around 91-92 yards.
His putter is the new Ping Sigma 2 Fetch which has the added feature of getting the ball out of the hole for you.
When discussing moving into newer models or keeping older ones, Lee went on;
“It depends what it is, with having been with Ping for so many years, generally they bring along a club and it fits me immediately I don’t need to do much tinkering around.
I do change but I try not to change too often, I like the clubs to stay the same, and then I know if I’m hitting them bad, its me.”
Lee Westwood What’s In The Bag?
*Note – this comes in and out of the bag
Driver: Ping G410 Plus, (10.5 degrees at 10 degrees, neutral) with Aldila NV 2KXV Green 65 X (tipped 1/2 inch) shaft
3 wood: Ping G425, (14.5 degrees) with Aldila NV 2KXV Green shaft
Hybrid: Ping G425, (19 degrees at 19.7) with Aldila Tour Green Hybrid 85 X (40.5 inches) shaft
*Utility iron: Ping G Crossover with Ping JZ Stiff shaft
Irons: Ping i210 (4-UW), with Ping JZ Stiff shafts
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Lob Wedge: Ping Glide Forged, 60 degrees, with Ping JZ Stiff shaft
Putter: Ping Sigma 2 Fetch
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
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Titleist Pro V1 Balls
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Without doubt one of the best balls out there, the Pro V1 is below £37 at the moment – a real bargain. It’s also in the sale in the yellow colour, too.
Garmin Approach S60 GPS Watch
£399.99 £299.99 at American Golf
If you are in the market for a GPS watch then Garmin make some of the best. This S60 is a case in point. It looks fantastic and has over 40,000 courses loaded onto it, you can use it’s drag-and-drop functionality to measure distances, hazards, and move pin positions. It can also be used to monitor runs, swims and bike rides for great additional value.
Callaway Chrome Soft X Golf Balls
$47.99 $39.99 with Worldwide Golf Shops
A model that proves popular out on Tour, the ball is constructed with an improved urethane cover which delivers increased ball speed on full shots. Right now you can get $8 off on the Chrome Soft X balls if you want firmer feel and lower spin with the driver.
Stewart Golf R1-S Push Cart
$540 $229.99 with Rock Bottom Golf
Stewart Golf has improved its R1 Push cart with this R1-S model. During testing we thought the folding mechanism worked excellently and the ease of use when walking and pushing it makes it one of the best golf carts around. Add a splash of colour and a huge saving and you have a winner.
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