Thomas has long used Titleist equipment but he has made some changes since his last PGA Tour win. At the Honda Classic in February he used a Titleist 917 D2 driver and a Titleist 917 F2 fairway wood.
The new RTX 4 also differs from the previous RTX 3 by offering less offset a more compact profile and four new sole grinds all of which were designed via significant input from Cleveland Tour staff members like Keegan Bradley Graeme McDowell and Shane Lowry.
“Joseph had lots of speed but was playing stock lightweight stiff-flex shafts in his irons and stock stiff shafts in his hybrid and woods. His miss with his irons was a push to the right no doubt exacerbated by his iron shafts being too soft and not stable enough for his speed and the way he loaded the club.
The newest iteration of the Srixon Soft Feel ($19.99/dozen) golf ball is a two-piece model aimed at players looking for straight distance with a very soft feel at impact.
Dustin Johnson captured his third victory of the season (and the 19th of his career!) at the RBC Canadian Open with four rounds in the sixties and a 23-under-par total.