WITB: Justin Rose | Zurich Classic

A look into the Masters runner-up TaylorMade bag



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It took inspiration from an unlikely source for Justin Rose to ensure he marched to his first Zurich Classic title.

The 34-year old Englishman used NBA star Steph Curry as his inspiration to remain focussed and ensure he pushed ahead of the chasing pack at a heavily rain delayed tournament at TPC Louisiana.


“Maybe yesterday or the day before I started off hot, went cold and then Fulch said – come on remember Steph Curry.

“He went cold but he kept wanting the ball and he kept shooting threes and believing,” said Rose, explaining how the weather had prevented a more fluid game.

“We used that analogy and that’s what great athletes you look up to do in the big moments – they want the ball and they make big shots and putts.”

The Masters runner-up clearly feels everything is coming together after struggling to find any real form in the early portion of the season so far.

With this win, Rose has now won a PGA Tour event in his previous six seasons.

“On my way to the course this morning I was thinking, 2010, 2011, 12, 13, 14, and trying to work it out,” he told Sky Sports. “Six years in a row is not easy to do and I’m incredibly grateful and proud of that stat.”

So we now delve into the World Number Nine’s TaylorMade bag and take a look at the gear that is making him a real contender at every event he now appears in.

What’s in the bag?:

Driver:R15 430, 9.5* (Mitsubushi Kuro Kage 70 XTS)

Fairway:AeroBurner TP, 15* (Matrix OZIK 8M3 Black Tie) / R15, 19* (Matrix MFS X)

Irons:Tour Preferred MB (2014) – 4-9, PW

Wedges:Tour Preferred EF Wedge, 52* & 56* (ATV Grind) / Tour Preferred EF Wedge, 60* (Tour Grind)

Putter:White Smoke (Custom Milled) DA-62 

Ball:Tour Preferred X

Footwear:adidas Golf adicross Gripmore

Headwear: New Era TM 39Thirty

Apparel:Ashworth Golf

Justin uses Lamkin REL ACE 3GEN grips on all his swinging clubs and trusts the Lamkin Deep Etched Paddle grip for his putter.

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