An extremely thin Urethane cover and low compression core round out the features by providing exceptionally soft feel and feedback at impact. Brooks Koepka shot a pair of 66s over the weekend at Bellerive CC in St. Louis to capture the PGA Championship his third-career major.
One big difference is the addition of a new four-model structure with Tour (T) Players (P) Extreme Forgiveness (XF) and Super Game Improvement (SGI) now offered. But the real design difference has to do with the a new material used in the clubs that produces more speed and distance among other things.
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.
“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.
Koepka who was a Nike player before the company stopped making clubs won with a mixed bag consisting of TaylorMade woods Mizuno irons and Titleist wedges putter and golf ball.