We couldn’t have asked for a better long holiday weekend for #TeamCallaway as Chris Kirk won on a wild Sunday at Hogan’s Alley and Colin Montgomerie dominated the field to win his 3rd champions tour major in the last two years. And 6 of our guys we’re in the top 10 at Colonial. Boom!
Here’s a quick recap of all the big Callaway news from the weekend:
WITB – Chris Kirk’s Outrageous Win
Chris Kirk has taken his rightful place among the game’s rising superstars and he took another big step forward at Colonial, draining a downhill 6-footer on the 72nd green to win by a shot. Here are the clubs that he used to take home his 3rd win in the last two seasons:
XR Pro Driver (8.5*)
X2 Hot Fairway Wood (15*)
Apex Utility (2-iron)
Apex Utility (3-iron)
RAZR X Muscleback Irons
Mack Daddy 2 Wedges
Odyssey ProType 10 Putter
His driver is set to the Neutral and Standard adjustability settings, and his shaft is cut to 44 ½”. In addition to his tournament-winning putt on Sunday, he also was 2nd in the field in strokes gained – putting and 1st in Putts Per GIR.
With the victory, he moved up to 14th in the FedExCup rankings (joining Patrick Reed, Gary Woodland, Kevin Kisner and Sang-Moon Bae in the top-20) and moved up to 17th in the world golf rankings. Congratulations, Chris!
WITB – Monty’s King Of The Majors
Colin Montgomerie turned the final round of the Sr. PGA Championship into an 18-hole victory lap as he put the finishing touches on his 3rd Champions Tour major win in the last two years
Here’s a look at some of the key equipment in his bag:
An SR 3 Golf Ball
This is the 8th worldwide Tour win already this year for the Big Bertha Alpha 815 Double Black Diamond. With the victory, Colin moved into a sizeable lead in the Charles Schwab Cup standings. Well done, Monty!
6 Callaway Staffers in Top 10 at Colonial
The top of the Crowne Plaza Invitational was packed with our #TeamCallaway staffers, and 6 of them finished in the top-10 on a packed leaderboard. Take a look at this list, and some of their equipment they had in their bags:
Chris Kirk (winner) – XR Pro Driver
Adam Hadwin (T5) – Big Bertha Alpha 815 Fairway Wood, Apex Pro Irons
Danny Lee (T10) – XR Pro Driver, Chrome Soft Prototype Golf Ball
Colt Knost (T10) – Big Bertha Alpha 815 Double Black Diamond, Chrome Soft Prototype Golf Ball
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