MY BAG: Charles Howell III

June 03, 2013

"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."

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.

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)