What gear will Team USA be using at the Ryder Cup?

Golf Equipment

Equipment editor James Savage has the lowdown

What’s in the bags of the American players that will travel to Paris for the Ryder Cup at the end of the month? Let’s take a look…

Firstly let’s break down which brands will be represented:

Titleist: 3
Ping: 2
TaylorMade: 2
Cobra: 2
Callaway: 1
Free agents: 2

We’ve just got the two free agents – Brooks Koepka and Patrick Reed – compared to four on the European team.

Ryder Cup Team USA WITB

 

Let’s also take a look at the driver models which will be on display:

Ping G400: 3
Titleist TS3: 2
TaylorMade M3: 2
Cobra F8+: 2
TaylorMade M4: 1
Callaway Rogue: 1
Titleist 915: 1

Ryder Cup Team USA WITB

 

The Ping G400 is leading the way here thanks to Reed, Tony Finau and Bubba Watson.

Ryder Cup Team USA WITB

But what about the golf balls favoured by the American team? And will this play a factor in deciding foursomes pairings?

Titleist Pro V1/x: 8 (Finau, Koepka, Reed, Watson, Rickie Fowler, Webb Simpson, Jordan Speith, Justin Thomas)

Bridgestone Tour BX/S: 2 (Tiger Woods, Bryson DeChambeau)

TaylorMade TP5x: 1 (Dustin Johnson)

Callaway Chrome Soft X: 1: (Phil Mickelson)

Ryder Cup Team USA WITB

Click through to see the exact set up for each of the American players…

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