Wednesday, March 6, 2013

What's in the Bag: Michael Thompson 2013 Honda Classic

Michael Thompson captured his first career PGA Tour victory this past weekend, beating one of the strongest fields of 2013 at the Honda Classic.  Thompson survived a difficult Sunday and bested the field by 2 strokes.  With the win, Thompson moved into the top-50 in the Official World Golf Ranking, and qualified for this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship, as well as the Masters.

Michael Thompson holds the trophy after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament, Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Photo: Wilfredo Lee
Photo: Wilfredo Lee

Here's what he used to win:

Driver: Ping i20 (9.5 degree; 45 inches; Grafalloy ProForce Red shaft)

Fairway Wood: Ping G25 3-wood (15 degree; 42.5 inches; Grafalloy ProLaunch Red Fwy-X shaft) and Akira 5-wood (Grafalloy ProLaunch Red Fwy-X shaft)

Irons (3-9): Ping S56 (+1/2 inch; True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 shafts)

Wedges: Ping Tour-S (47 degree; +1/2 inch; True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 shaft) and Ping Anser Forged (52 and 58 degree; +1/2 inch; True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 shafts)

Putter: Ping Anser 4

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x (2013)

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