Thomas bested second place finisher Kyle Stanley by four strokes and third place finishers Dustin Johnson and Thorbjorn Oleson by five. For his trouble the young bomber took home 550 FedEx points and a winner’s check for $1700000.
Though a lot of folks seem to think of the GAPR clubs as driving irons they’re much more than that as there are three models LO MID and HI each of which is designed to cover the full gamut of players swing types and needs.
Although a lot was made of DJ’s switch from his Scotty Cameron blade to the Spider Tour Black Jason Day was already playing almost the exact same putter in Red. DJ evidently expressed interest and the rest is history. Day’s model is basically identical except for a slightly softer Surlyn face insert.
In addition the new Cleveland wedges are designed with the company’s next gen Feel Balancing technology which utilizes redistributed weight in the clubhead to move the CG closer to the center of the clubface for improved feel and accuracy. Three different finishes are available including Tour Raw Black Satin and Tour Satin.
As is the case with all Srixon models the Soft Feel features an Energetic Gradient Growth Core that produces low spin and high launch for outstanding distance. The Ionomer cover on the new Soft Feel is softer and thinner than in the previous model allowing for improved spin rates on short shots around the green as well as an overall more pleasing short-game feel.