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MY BAG: Charles Howell III

June 03, 2013
June 03, 2013

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June 3, 2013

GOLF PLUS
LEADING OFF
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NBA PLAYOFFS
  • He's everywhere—on the block, at the point, behind the arc! As his supporting cast struggles to provide consistent play against the resolute Pacers, LeBron James has displayed, once again, a stunning array of skills. Here's how he does it all, position by position

BASEBALL
THE GEATHERS FAMILY
  • FROM DOWN ALONG THE BLACK RIVER IN SOUTH CAROLINA, FOOTBALL'S FIRST FAMILY OF D-LINEMEN JUST KEEPS SENDING ITS SONS TO THE PROS. THE BLOODLINES ARE STRONG—AND SO ARE THE LESSONS PASSED FROM ONE GENERATION TO THE NEXT

GEORGIA BASEBALL
  • GEORGIA'S SIGNATURE CROPS? PECANS, PEACHES ... AND BALLPLAYERS. HIGH SCHOOL SLUGGERS CLINT FRAZIER AND AUSTIN MEADOWS—THEY'LL BE TOP PICKS IN THE MLB DRAFT—ARE JUST THE LATEST PRODUCTS OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST EFFICIENT DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM

THE NEW ENDURANCE NATION
  • FROM 5KS TO TRIATHLONS TO MUD RACES AND COLOR RUNS, ENDURANCE EVENTS ARE SWEEPING THE NATION. BUT THE COMPETITORS AREN'T JUST LOW-BODY-FAT FANATICS AND NIPPLE-TAPING IRONMEN. THERE ARE ROCK 'N' ROLLERS AND PLUS SIZES AND MORE WOMEN THAN MEN. THE GOAL NOW IS TO HAVE FUN AND FINISH, AS MUCH AS IT IS TO GET FIT. WELCOME TO AMERICA'S SECOND GREAT RUNNING BOOM—EVERYONE'S INVITED

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MY BAG: Charles Howell III

"We bent a 58-degree wedge to 60 degrees so I could get a little more bounce on it. It's helped me do better in scrambling than I have in years past."

This is an article from the June 3, 2013 issue

1. DRIVER

TaylorMade

RBZ Stage 2 Tour (9°)

taylormadegolf.com

Shaft: Fujikura

Motore

fujikuragolf.com

2. FAIRWAY WOOD

Titleist

910F (13.5°)

titleist.com

Shaft: Mitsubishi

Fubuki Tour 83x

mitsubishirayongolf.com

3. HYBRID

Titleist

913H (19°)

Shaft: Aldila

RIP Phenom 100x

aldila.com

4. IRONS

Mizuno

MP-64 (three-PW)

mizunousa.com

Shaft: True Temper

Dynamic Gold X100

truetemper.com

5. WEDGES

Mizuno

MP-R12 (52°, 56°)

Mizuno

MP-T4 (58°, bent to 60°)

Shaft: True Temper

Dynamic Gold X100

6. PUTTER

Odyssey

Versa #1 Black, 35", 3.5° loft

odysseygolf.com

7. BALL

Titleist

Pro V1x (2011)

GRIPS

Golf Pride

New Decade MultiCompound

golfpride.com

TECH TALK

Wristy Business

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PHOTOROBERT BECK/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (HOWELL)PHOTOFRED VUICH FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BAG, BALL)PHOTOCOURTESY OF SKYGOLF (WATCH)The 1.6-ounce wristwatch is available in black or white.