Bryson DeChambeau is making his first begin of 2023 this week on the Saudi Worldwide and he is doing so with a brand new driver within the bag – however not from his sponsors Cobra Golf.
The 2020 US Open champion surprisingly has the brand new TaylorMade Stealth 2 Plus driver within the bag in Saudi, as photographed by @sms_on_tour. Bryson has it in eight levels of loft and he additionally appears to be like to have continued with out his earlier LA Golf Shafts mannequin and gone right into a Mission X HZRDUS T1100.
DeChambeau stays on the Cobra Golf web site and listed as a part of the staff so it is a shock that he has opted for the Stealth 2 Plus over the brand new Aerojet LS. The American had beforehand used TaylorMade drivers earlier than turning skilled, however has had Cobra drivers within the bag ever since he signed with the model in 2016. His present bag setup appears to be like to nonetheless embody a mixture of Cobra irons and Artisan wedges from the photographs posted on social media. His golf ball take care of Bridgestone resulted in 2022 following his transfer to LIV, and he now has the Titleist Professional V1x Left Sprint in play.
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DeChambeau had his first winless 12 months as a professional in 2022 and had surgical procedure twice – earlier within the 12 months on his wrist after which later within the low season for a cyst in his nasal passage to assist with respiratory after present process a scan to see if he may repair his vertigo. After two surgical procedures and dropping 18lbs from his cumbersome body, the American says he feels “like I’m again to 2018 me.”
He additionally advised LIV Golf (opens in new tab) that he’s now not chasing distance in the identical manner as earlier than after main the LIV driving distance numbers final 12 months with a 327 yard common.
“Know-how is less than par with the best way golfers can carry out at excessive speeds,” he stated. “Something over 185 mph – good luck making an attempt to manage it proper now.
“We’re nonetheless on a pursuit to who could make a driver that may work it at 200 anyplace and all over the place on the face and nonetheless goes within the fairway. When that day comes, that’s going to be eye-opening for lots of people as a result of they are going to be optimizing ball speeds at 195, which may fly 360 yards. And that’s going to vary the sport perpetually. However we’re not there but.”