TOUR REPORT — 2017 Zurich Classic of New Orleans

245610 z1 b8be84 large 1493478266

This week on TOUR, the best players in the world head to New Orleans and TPC Louisiana. With a new partner format in play that features both best ball and alternate shot, it is pegged to be a shootout down in the Bayou.

245605 z2 b7277c large 1493478230

Since 1979, we have always strived to create the best performing golf products in the world. From fully forged blades to cavity-back and game-improvement distance irons, we’ve spent 37 years innovating and refining our technologies to optimize performance for every golfer.

A Deep Dive on Jason Day’s P750 Tour Proto irons:

245607 z3 9911a9 large 1493478247

Here’s how Jason Day takes advantage of TaylorMade iron technology to optimize his game and make sure he is locked in week-to-week on the PGA TOUR.

 

Jason put the new P750 Tour Proto irons in play at the Tournament of Champions after a 2-year stint with his old RSi TP’s. Once he finds something he likes, he rarely tends to switch, so when he makes a move to put new sticks in the bag, he has to see some exceptional performance and feel improvements to make the change.

 

“I’ve been wanting him to switch irons for the last 2 years, to be honest. I wanted to get his ball flight down so it doesn’t float when it’s windy. He needed to tighten his dispersion, but he had so much success with his old irons, he just never got comfortable changing.”

Colin Swatton, Caddie/Coach

The biggest key Jason has noticed since putting the P750s in play is how flush they get through every type of turf because of a thinner sole. With new course conditions every week, every type of grass reacts differently, and his new irons are reacting just how he wants them to.

245602 z4 3dd75a large 1493478211

“He has no issues anymore whether it’s wet, dry, soft, or firm. Bermuda grass used to dig a little too much for him, but his divots are shallower and much crisper now.”

Colin Swatton

Spec Check and Onset

Jason is known for having arguably the highest ball flight on the PGA TOUR, so a lot of work goes in to getting his specs dialed in. Here’s a breakdown on how Jason specs out his lofts to match his desired launch windows and spin:

 

—1° strong in his 3 thru 7 iron

—2° strong in his 8 iron thru PW

 

 “I don’t ever want to miss the ball left. I’ve fixed a few small things in my swing, but my new irons have less offset than my old ones, and I also get the lie angle flat so I can really go after it and know I won’t miss left.”

Jason Day

Jason gets his P750s set at 0.5° flat throughout the set. Half a degree doesn’t seem like much, but to a player of his caliber, he can notice and feel the smallest change.

245603 z5 1821a0 large 1493478222

Day also has the Tour Truck reps set his irons to “on-set,” which gives him a lower initial launch and helps him deliver the club face earlier at impact to eliminate the left miss.

 

Jason looks to pick up his first win of the 2017 season and get back on track. With his game locked in, playing a course where his average score is 67.43 over the last 7 rounds, he and his partner are sure to be in the thick of contention come Sunday afternoon.

245606 z6 378f34 large 1493478244

Share and tag your favorite TaylorMade irons with #TMironsweek as we celebrate our 37 years of transforming the iron category.

Follow @TaylorMadeGolf on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and @TaylorMadeCA on Twitter / @TaylorMade_CA on Instagram for exclusive player insight and see what it’s like to be inside the ropes on the PGA TOUR.

Download PDF
Download PDF
About TaylorMade Golf Canada

About TaylorMade Golf Company

Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, TaylorMade Golf is a leading manufacturer of high performance golf equipment with industry-leading innovative products like M1 and M2 metalwoods, M1 and M2 irons and TP5/TP5X golf balls. TaylorMade is also a major force on the PGA TOUR with one of the strongest athlete portfolios in golf, that includes world no.1 Dustin Johnson and five of the current Top 15 in the world.

À propos de la société TaylorMade Golf

Basé à Carslbad, en Californie, TaylorMade Golf est un chef de file dans la fabrication d’équipement de golf de haute performance, grâce notamment à des produits innovateurs tout à fait uniques comme les bois de métal M1 et M2, les fers M1 et M2 et les balles de golf TP5/TP5X. TaylorMade est également un joueur majeur au sein du circuit de la PGA avec l’une des équipes d’ambassadeurs les plus puissantes au golf, composée notamment du numéro un mondial Dustin Johnson et de 5 des 15 premiers au Classement mondial du golf.