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MILLED: THE FLOWED-THROUGH LOW-DUROMETER
POLYMER MATERIAL DAMPENS IMPACT VIBRATIONS FOR SOF T
TOUCH, WHILE CNC-MILLED STAINLESS STEEL PROVIDES
AUDIBLE FEEDBACK FOR PRECISE DISTANCE CONTROL.
All eyes – human and camera – were on Woods
during his record-setting week on the Old Course.
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Hole 17th 7-under par and two clear of the
field. He promptly made seven. A drive into
the left rough was followed by a chop from
the hay that barely moved his golf ball. Next
came a 9-iron squirter that flew 35 yards
left and 50 yards past the infamous Road
Bunker and into the Swilcan Burn. Thirty
minutes later, Begay signed for a 3-under
69, which left him outside the top 10.
On Friday, eight former Open Championship winners, including defending He’s
the longestchampion Paul Lawrie, missed
the even-par cut of 144.
Saturday, David Duval shrugged off a
bad back, fired a 66 and moved into a tie
for second with Thomas Bjorn, six back
All this was a warmup act.
Woods’ victory that week was his 27th
in 102 starts as a professional. He became
the sixth man to win both the U.S. and British Opens in the same year, joining the fast
company of Bobby Jones (1926 and 1930),
Gene Sarazen (1932), Ben Hogan (1953),
Lee Trevino (1971), and Watson (1982).
“He’s the longest, straight driver we’ve
ever known,” said Sir Michael Bonallack,
the R&A captain at the time. “He’s a mar-
velous putter, he has great imagination
and he never puts pressure on himself.”
Yes, that was then. l
INSERT: POLYMETAL GROOVE INNOVATION MEETS INSERT
TECHNOLOGY TO ACHIEVE PURE METHOD SOUND, FEEL AND
FOR WARD ROLL IN A COMPACT FACE CONSTRUCTION.
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“He’s the longest,
straight driver we’ve
ever known. He’s a
– SIR MICHAEL BONALLACK
PURE FEEL AND SOUND
THE UNIQUE POLYMER-ALUMINUM
FACE TECHNOLOGY PROVIDES A
PURE SOUND AND LESSENS IMPACT
VIBRATIONS, RESULTING IN A SMOOTH,
MORE CONTROLLED FOR WARD ROLL.
FAST FORWARD ROLL
PROVEN B Y THE BEST, READY FOR
ALL OF US. POLYMETAL GROOVE
TECHNOLOGY GENERATES A FASTER
FOR WARD ROLL AT IMPACT FOR