Wolff’s maiden PGA TOUR Victory is the 14th win on Global Tours for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers with Injected Twist Face Technology; Fellow TaylorMade Stablemate Collin Morikawa Finishes in Tie for 2nd

 

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What You Need to Know:

  • Wolff wins his first PGA TOUR tournament in just his 3rd start as a professional (4th overall).
  • After playing the majority of his final season in college with the M5 driver, Wolff began his PGA TOUR by playing the first two weeks on Tour with a 8° M6 driver set to lower. This week, he opted for an 8° M5 driver, still equipped with Graphite Design’s AD-TP 7TX shaft, which he’s used extensively over the last few years.
  • Matthew also added a new 15° M5 fairway to his arsenal this week in Minnesota, equipped with a Graphite Design BB 8X shaft.
  • Matthew’s P760 2-iron, used as a driving iron, is complemented by a 4-PW set of P750 Tour Proto Irons, which he prefers the shape, workability and forgiveness of. He has them equipped with Nippon’s N.S. Pro Tour 130x shafts.
  • A dynamic wedge player, Wolff generally employs a 3-wedge setup (in addition to PW) and this week was no exception, opting for a 52°, 56° & 60° (bent to 62°) setup in the Milled Grind (raw).
  • Wolff made a quick switch into TaylorMade’s Spider X Putter following it’s debut, having played it in each of his tournaments as a professional to date. Matthew plays his single bend model at 33″ in length.
  • With the win, Wolff is projected to rise more than 1500 places in the Official World Golf Rankings – from #1659 into the top 150.

Matthew Wolff’s Winning Bag at the 3M Open

M5 Driver | 8° | Graphite Design AD-TP 7TX

M5 Fairway | 15° | Graphite Design BB 8X

P760 2-Iron | Nippon N.S. Pro Tour 130X

P750 Tour Proto Irons | 4-PW | Nippon N.S. Pro Tour 130X

Milled Grind Raw Wedges | 52°, 56° & 60° (bent to 62°) | True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Spider X Putter | Single Bend 33” | KBS CT Tour

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TaylorMade brand is #1 played Driver, Fairway, Iron, Putter and Ball within the 72 player field featuring the top PGA of Canada Professionals in player rankings.

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After two steady rounds of 70 and 71 to open the stroke play rounds, Dustin Risdon continued to elevate his game at Whistle Bear Golf Club as he moved on from match to match, eventually winning 4 matches over 2 days, capturing the 2019 PGA Championship of Canada title for the first time. With TaylorMade Driver, Fairway, Irons, Wedges and Ball, Risdon continues to rise in PGA of Canada Player Rankings, with an estimated move from 7th place into the top 5.

 

Dustin Risdon, was joined by Oliver Tubb, Bryn Parry and Marc-Etienne Bussieres to create an all #TeamTaylorMade Canada final four. The final match against Oliver Tubb, featuring duelling M5 and M6 Drivers, was bound to be exciting as both Professionals played strong from their first round, and continued their strong play throughout their 6th round of golf in only 4 days. In the end, Risdon rose to the top and won the match 3 and 1.

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What You Need to Know:

  • 38-year-old Risdon wins the PGA Championship of Canada for the first time
  • Risdon used a new M6 9* Driver, new M6 Rocket 14* Fairway and new TP5X golf ball on his way to victory
  • Risdon adds his name to the historic P.D. Ross Trophy, joining golf legends such as Arnold Palmer, Moe Norman, George Knudson, and Lee Trevino.
  • TaylorMade was the #1 Driver, Fairway, Iron, Putter and Ball in play among the field of 72 Professionals
  • TaylorMade TP5 and TP5X golf balls were played by 33 Professionals in the field (46%), and TaylorMade Drivers were also used by 33 Professionals off the tee
  • TaylorMade Golf Canada sponsors a Championship in every zone across the country, providing a direct exemption into the PGA Championship of Canada.
  • Zone events this year will again provide an early entry exemption into the 2020 event. This year, 7 of the 9 exemptions from 2018 made the trip to Whistle Bear and took part in the championship.

It was an exciting week for Canadian golf fans. The RBC Canadian Open was contested at Hamilton Golf and Country Club and we crowned a new champion. With the move of the Canadian Open to just before the U.S. Open (and not after the Open Championship), it allowed the likes of Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy to play in our event for the first time. Rory came through huge playing in Canada for the first time. After being in contention all week, Rory powered by TaylorMade Golf products dominated the field en route to claiming victory by 7 strokes over runner-up Shane Lowry

For more details please see the press release below as shared by Nick Obritsch. Mr. Obriysch is the Marketing Manager for TaylorMade Golf Canada.

Until The Next Tee!!

#seeuonthenexttee #fightandgrind

 

McIlroy’s 16th career PGA TOUR victory is the 11th win on Global Tours for TaylorMade’s New M5 & M6 Drivers featuring the company’s ground-breaking Injected Twist Face technology; McIlroy also introduced a new wedge set up this week featuring 4 MG wedges en route to a new RBC Canadian Open scoring record.

 

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

  • As he has since the Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Rory has continued to play a 9° M5 Driver, of which he’s found remarkable success this season. At Hamilton Golf & Country Club, Rory averaged 324 yards off the tee for the tournament – good for first in the field.
  • In addition to the M5 Driver, McIlroy also gamed a 14° M6 fairway and 18° M5 titanium fairway, electing to remove his P790 2 iron that has been used at previous events this season due to the course set up at Hamilton Golf & Country Club.
  • Rory’s second PGA TOUR win of the season is the 10th Global Tour win for the new 2019 TP5/x golf ball. Rory’s preferred golf ball is the is the ’19 TP5, stamped #22.
  • Rory continued to roll the new Spider X putter with confidence and featured a limited edition commemorative Canadian Spider headcover. The head cover was used by many TaylorMade Staff Professionals this week including Rory. A popular item on Tour and golf fans, the Canadian headcover quickly sold out following release on taylormadegolf.com this past Wednesday.
  • Rory McIlroy worked with TaylorMade Tour Rep Adrian Rietveld onsite at Hamilton Golf & Country Club this past Monday to dial in his wedges. Rory then moved to four wedges, 48°, 52°, 56° & 60°, to allowed for calculated distance control, not just for this week but also for the U.S. Open. With the new wedge, Rory removed the P750 3-iron from his bag.
  • The 48° wedge is Milled Grind Raw while the 52°, 56° & 60° are Milled Grind Hi-Toe wedges.
  • With the win, McIlroy becomes #2 in the FEDEX Cup race and will elevate to #3 in the OWGR.
  • First played in 1904, McIlroy set a new RBC Canadian Open record his first time playing North of the Border shooting 258 (-22).
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WITB – RBC Canadian Open:

M5 Driver | 9°

M6 Fairway | 14°

M5 Fairway | 18°

P730 irons | (5-9)

MG Hi-Toe Wedges | 52°, 56° & 60°

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