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.
Stenson’s been a machine on the greens for the last few years. He was one of the early PGA Tour adopters of the high-MOI fang-style mallet design and he continues to use it to his advantage. His current Odyssey White Hot Pro model also features the company’s soft-feeling White Hot insert.
And for those who like to root for the Euros there’s also a Chrome Soft European Truvis model complete with a European-themed white blue and yellow design. All three models will retail for $44.99/dozen.
The big differences between the AVX and the Pro V1 and Pro V1x is the spin rate trajectory and feel it provides. The AVX is the lowest-spinning and lowest-flying of the three models and it also offers the softest compression.
“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.