The list of players who have finished atop the leaderboard at Colonial is pretty impressive.
2 of 17David Dusek
blocks out distractions around the practice green with headphones and music.
3 of 17David Dusek
will be ready if a boxing match breaks out in the fairways.
4 of 17David Dusek
decided to pull his prototype hybrid club out of the bag just minutes before walking to the first tee on Thursday. Because the rough is down this week at Colonial, he is going with a Callaway X Forged 2-iron instead of the hybrid.
5 of 17David Dusek
has several layers of lead tape added to his Srixon irons and Cleveland wedges.
6 of 17David Dusek
who will captain the United States team in the 2010 Ryder Cup, has very patriotic Callaway wedges.
7 of 17David Dusek
has missed the cut in five of his last six events, but he was still hard at work on the range this week. He spent hours, literally, hitting fairway bunker shots under the hot Texas sun.
8 of 17David Dusek
The practice balls players leave behind in the short game area and the balls collected on the range are sorted by hand.
9 of 17David Dusek
uses one of the simpliest training aidsa clubto help with his alignment.
10 of 17David Dusek
found this vintage balata golf ball near the practice area at Colonial. He said he might play a few holes with it if his pro-am round got a little boring.
11 of 17David Dusek
practiced with his Nike Victory Red Forged Blade irons and a launch monitor.
12 of 17David Dusek
plays Wilson irons.
13 of 17David Dusek
is one of the longest hitters off the tee, but he spends most of his time honing his putting on the practice green. Cabrera putts with a 37-inch Ping 1/2 Craz-E i-Series putter.
14 of 17David Dusek
uses Cleveland's classic-looking CG1 Tour irons.
15 of 17David Dusek
lives in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, and he proudly lets his fellow Texans know it.
16 of 17David Dusek
lives in Ft. Worth and graduated from Texas Christian University, which is less than a mile from Colonial. This week he has Horn Frog colors on his Callaway bag.
17 of 17David Dusek
uses Callaway X-Forged mid- and short-irons, but uses game-improvement irons, Callaway's Diablo Forged, as his long-irons.
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