Why rory mcilroy made a midtournament driver shaft change. I have been wondering as to why the likes of tiger woods and rory mcilroy have the pxi shaft in their long iron driving iron. Nov 20, 2014 this weeks dp world tour championship in dubai marks the end of the 2014 european tour season, or the year of rory mcilroy. What properties in this shaft make it good for a long driving iron type club.
For the first time since he signed with nike in 20, mcilroy has been out on the course without any nike hardware during a practice round at. At the wells fargo championship, mcilroy used his nike vapor pro with a mitsubishi diamana blue board. Rory mcilroy tweaks nike driver, putter for match play golf channel. Up until recently january 2019 he went with the taylormade m4 dtype driver off the tee. Ive been checking out some videos of rory s driver swings and i noticed it seems as if his ball position is pretty far inside of his left heel. Rory mcilroys 5 keys to rip your driver golf digest. In the last 25 years, the average driver shaft length has gradually moved from 43 inches to 45. Rory will come back strong once he figures everything out. But what cars has rory mcilroy owned or driven throughout his career.
Rory mcilroy pga tour profile news, stats, and videos. Take a look at our club scene the best drivers of 20. When rory mcilroy tees it up this coming week at the players championship it looks like he might be making a driver switch. Ian poulter being efficient with the driver episode 2 trackman golf. Rory mcilroy tweaks nike equipment before match play championship. Rory mcilroys nike covert driver specifications and settings. Dec 01, 20 would nike please come to their senses and release this putter already.
Rory mcilroy is using a new driver shaft this week at the u. Apr 18, 20 golf swing of pga tour pro rory mcilroy during the honda classic at pga national golf club in palm beach gardens, florida. After missing the cut in his first start with his new nike clubs, rory mcilroy has made a few minor changes to his equipment. Rory mcilroy witb for 2018 details on mcilroys new. Nike athlete rory mcilroy has added a flash of volt to his bag this week.
Jan 10, 2017 the fourtime major champion had previously stated hed be using a titleist pro v1x golf ball as it works best with the callaway driver. Mcilroy has previously used the titleist ball and titleist vokey wedges following his switch from titleist to nike in 20. In some videos, he looks like his hands are far in front of the clubhead at set up and thats before he does his slight forward press initiator. This weeks dp world tour championship in dubai marks the end of the 2014 european tour season, or the year of rory mcilroy. Tiger woods dustin johnson jason day rory mcilroy jon rahm rickie fowler sung hyun park. Check out the clubs the fourtime major winner has been using at the pga championship at bellerive. Oct 26, 2016 a representative from mitsubishi rayon confirmed the shaft in mcilroys driver this week is a kuro kage. Rory mcilroys golf gear through the years golf monthly.
From there, the driver was good to go with the same mitsubishi kuro kage 70x shaft and the switch became official. Rory mcilroy witb 2018 pga championship national club. Sure, its not out of the realm of possibility that rory mcilroy and his new vapor pro driver could have an atrocious ryder cup, in which case nike golf just lost the ryder cup, but its unlikely that mcilroy will experience the same issues that phil mickelson did in 2004. He was introduced to golf at an exceptionally young age by. Rory mcilroy 20 pga championship face on swingvision slow motion range michael lalanne. Rory mcilroys ball position and set up with driver golfwrx. Rory is known for his tireless work ethic off the course and his fiery intensity in the heat of competition. Rory mcilroy height weight body statistics healthy celeb. Oct 26, 2016 mcilroy won the tour championship on september 25 using a nike vapor fly pro driver 9. Rory mcilroys driver numbers were outrageous at the wgc. Rory mcilroy returns at the wgcaccenture match play championship amid club questions, writes s farrell evans.
Why new clubs and balls make 20 a big question mark for. Rory mcilroy cars what does the golfing sensation own. Rory mcilroy with callaway driver at sa open national club. Tour styles get the rory mcilroy nike look golfgetup. Golf digest may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our. Mcilroy was previously playing another prototype mitsubishi shaft, a diamana prototype 70x, which had a similar balanced profile to the companys 4thgeneration blue board shaft, which. The setup and swing keys to launch your best tee shots this season. We tasked tiger woods, rory mcilroy, jon rahm, dustin johnson, jason day, matt wolff and collin morikawa to hit as many fun and creative shots as they could around, over and through a 25foot wall that stood less than 20 yards ahead of them. Rory mcilroys golfing story is very much an organic one. Rory mcilroy plans to move on from his nike golf driver and into a taylormade m2 driver starting at the wgchsbc champions. Titleist u500 with an true temper dynamic gold x100 amt shaft. Golf equipment, nike, pga tour, pga tour 201617, rory mcilroy, taylormade.
Rory mcilroy during round two of the 2017 northern trust at glen oaks club. The northern irishman was quick to put the new taylormade m3 driver in the bag at the abu dhabi championship at the start of 2018. Poulter talks about being efficient with the driver. Pga tour stats, video, photos, results, and career highlights. Both optum and i are focused on using data and analytics to gain insights and improve outcomes. Rory mcilroy with callaway driver at sa open national. Phil mickelsons golf equipment through the years golf monthly. Rory mcilroy is using the jason day driver build this week. Yeah, ive put another putter in the bag and ive its basically the same driver, but the shaft isnt tipped quite as much, so im just getting a little bit more spin on it, which is keeping it in the air, and thats it. After doing some shaft testing at home in the weeks leading up to the u. Rbz stage 2 driver bonded womens, sept, 20, drivers. Titleist 910 driver with rory mcilroys golf shaft, watch mark crossfield, james wiltshire and james dimond hit the rombax golf shaft in the. It took reed back to nike, where he was a staffer between turning pro in 2011 up until mid20. May 17, 2015 it took a little bit, but rory mcilroy seems to have found the right driver shaft combination.
Mcilroy switches to prototype mrc driver shaft golfwrx. On monday aest, mcilroy posted a slowmotion video to his instagram account in which he is clearly using a taylormade driver. Mitsubishi kuro kage xts 70tx 45 inches, tipped 2 inches. Fourtime major champion rory mcilroy joins michael breed for a special lesson on driving the ball longer. Ive been checking out some videos of rorys driver swings and i noticed it seems as if his ball position is pretty far inside of his left heel. Mitsubishi rayon kuro kage xt 70tx by now most of you golf nerds out there know all about the carbon fiber, titanium, twist face m3 with literally,000 potential setups. Over the last three season on the pga tour, the fourtime major. Jul 10, 20 in the days leading up to the start of the u. Mcilroy has tinkered with the driver shaft this season, opening the year with mitsubishis kuro kage before switching to tensei ck pro orange 70x 45. Team taylormade shot shape wall challenge high, low, fade, draw team taylormade has all the shots. Clearly the pros love these new drivers, we have already spotted them in the bags of rory, tiger, rose, day, and dj. Mar 18, 2019 rory mcilroy s golf gear through the years we take a look at the equipment used by rory mcilroy during his career from titleist to nike to taylormade. Tiger woods dustin johnson jason day rory mcilroy jon rahm rickie fowler.
A representative from mitsubishi rayon confirmed the shaft in mcilroys driver this week is a kuro kage. Nike will officially unveil rory mcilroy as their staffer on the monday 14th january at the abu dhabi hsbc golf championship where both rory and tiger woods are in the field. Asap sports transcripts golf 20 wgc accenture match. Rory mcilroys nike covert driver specifications and. Mcilroy had been using a mitsubishi rayon diamana prototype 70x in his 10. Rory mcilroy to debut new nike vapor pro driver nike news. He also has p760 long irons 3 and 4 irons instead of the p750. If you dont, you risk getting left behind in technology.
Ive been doing rorys whats in the bag since he turned pro so am really delighted to have got the first look at this. Rory mcilroys driver numbers from firestone were outrageous. No laying ups chris solomon reported mcilroy would be making the switch. Since 20 when rory signed with them, nikes apparel has been centered around their talisman which has meant a clothing line that consistently appears stylish and looks to innovate at every opportunity. Jan 30, 2014 the difference between rory mcilroy s 63 and tiger woods 68 in round 1 of the omega dubai desert classic. Taylormade golf company and rory mcilroy introduces new rory. Open at merion, rory mcilroy changed the shaft in his driver to a new mitsubishi kuro kage silver prototype. Sep 27, 2017 ygt rory visits the taylormade golf tour truck at the british masters at close house to talk about what the players ask for during a tournament and to see rory mcilroy s driver being built to. Building rory mcilroys driver with taylormade golf at the. The story of patrick reeds golf clubs is unique and interesting.
With over 20 career wins, his sights are set on more majors and a permanent place in golf history. Rory mcilroy tests taylormade driver ahead of the players championship. Aug 07, 2017 rory mcilroy s driver numbers from firestone were outrageous. Why rory mcilroy is copying jason days taylormade driver. Golfers on average change their equipment every four or five years. And is it important to note obviously both tw and rory use different irons shafts x100 and px 7. Mcilroy has replaced his older taylormade m5m6 metalwoods with the new sim driver, sim fairway woods, and a sim max rescue club. Rory mcilroy to play taylormade m2 driver at wgchsbc. It took a little bit, but rory mcilroy seems to have found the right drivershaft combination.
The head design is gold standard along with an anser 2newport 2method 001 style that offers site line or dot similar to piretti. Titleist 910 driver with rory mciiroys golf shaft youtube. Rory mcilroy tweaks nike driver, putter for match play golf. Rory mcilroy shares tips to improve your drive golfpass. From irons to drivers, learn the history and evolution of taylormade models over the years. Rory mcilroy tees it up with callaway driver at sa open. Golf swing of pga tour pro rory mcilroy during the honda classic at pga national golf club in palm beach gardens, florida. The introduction of young players to the game is a passion point for taylormade and mcilroy, who. Rory mcilroy is using a prototype mitsubishi rayon shaft this week at the u. Rory mcilroy using a taylormade m2 driver at wgchsbc. Jun, 20 rory mcilroy is using a new driver shaft this week at the u.
The 4time major winner and 2016 fedexcup champion has already developed an impressive resume in his young career. Rory mcilroy outlined details of his new nike covert driver specifications and settings. Mickelson used this phrankenwood at augusta in the 20 masters. Rory mcilroy tweaks nike equipment before match play. Photo by andrew redingtongetty imagesgetting longer. Rory mcilroy returns at wgcaccenture match play championship. Rory mcilroy hopes for better start in match play after missing cut at abu dhabi in 20 opener. Ap rory mcilroy put a new putter in his bag and a new shaft in his driver. Of 102 pga tour pros tracked from 20 17, rory mcilroy gained the most.
But, ive attached a picture of a trackman reading of a. Mcilroy won the tour championship on september 25 using a nike vapor fly pro driver 9. Ygt rory visits the taylormade golf tour truck at the british masters at close house to talk about what the players ask for during a tournament and to see rory mcilroys driver being built to. Rory mcilroy tweaks nike driver, putter for match play. See his dating history all girlfriends names, educational profile, personal favorites, interesting life facts, and complete biography. But, ive attached a picture of a trackman reading of a rory mcilroy d.
Feb 19, 20 rory mcilroy returns at the wgcaccenture match play championship amid club questions, writes s farrell evans. The difference between rory mcilroys 63 and tiger woods 68 in round 1 of the omega dubai desert classic. The driver has always been one of the biggest weapons in rory mcilroys bag. Taylormade golf company and rory mcilroy introduces new.
Rory mcilroy bags vapor pro driver nike golf wins the. Check out detailed product specs for each golf club set by year. Rory mcilroys golf gear through the years we take a look at the equipment used by rory mcilroy during his career from titleist to nike to taylormade. He has no way of knowing whether that means his second tournament of the year will last any longer. I will post this here since it was shown on twitter and its a pain to try and get in all my thoughts in 140 characters. Collapse rory mcilroys golf gear through the years.
The number one player in the world will debut nikes new driver, the vapor pro at the 2014 ryder cup in scotland. Open, a prototype by mitsubishi rayon that is similar to the companys kuro kage silver shaft. Rory returns to world number one for the first time since 2015 explore career. Perhaps more than anything else, added shaft length has increased driver distances.1122 1045 74 351 190 1227 629 357 1284 839 1295 563 774 307 1355 103 12 571 1535 1236 1384 1109 1094 260 671 986 1216 56 772 56 1190 1093 1201 962 1217 861 1218