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WITB: Henrik Stenson - Wyndham Championship

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No driver, no problem for Henrik as trusty 3 wood gets the job done yet again. We know Henrik Stenson’s 3 wood has already reached legendary status but the 2016 Open Champion didn’t even bother putting a driver in the bag as he stormed to victory at the Wyndham.


The Iceman did have a Callaway Epic Sub Zero driver at the PGA Championship and did use one during his Open victory at Royal Troon last year.

But Stenson has even joked that the driver is a ‘good club for leaning on when working out yardages’ in the past.

He hits his Callaway Diablo Octane 3 wood 300 yards dead straight pretty much every time so why bother with the big stick?

And sometimes accuracy is more important than distance. Boring but true. Stenson ranked 8th in the field for driving accuracy, hitting the fairway 75 percent of the time.

That 3 wood, his Legacy Black irons and Odyssey White Hot putter were in the bag the last time he stormed to FedEx Cup glory in 2013. Could we see a repeat this time around?

He also carried a new-ish XR16 5 wood at the Wyndham and has switched his wedges around recently.

He now uses the Mack Daddy Forged in a 50 and 56 and has opted for a Phil Mickelson special for his lob wedge.

It’s the Mack Daddy PM Grind in 60˚ which has a huge toe area – ideal for opening up the face and hitting ridiculous flop shots.

Henrik Stenson WITB

3 Wood: Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13˚ (Grafalloy Blue X-Flex)

5 Wood: Callaway XR16 Pro 18˚ (Oban Kiyoshi Tour Limited 60 grams 05-Flex)

Irons: Callaway Legacy Black (3-PW) (Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120X)

Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy Forged (50˚ & 56˚) (Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 120X) Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind 60˚

Putter: Odyssey White Hot XG #7H

Ball: Titleist Pro V1

Shoes: FootJoy Icon

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