What’s in my bag: Sergio Garcia
ORDERLY FASHION: I like my clubs to be in the bag in a specific order. Top left: driver, 3-wood; middle left: 2-, 3- and 4-irons; lower left: 5-, 6-, and 7-irons; lower right: 8- and 9-irons, pitching wedge; middle right: sand and lob wedges; top right: putter. Always. I’ve been doing it all my life, and it never changes. Probably the only thing picky about me, I guess.
SOCCER DUDE: I’m a big soccer fan, especially of Real Madrid in Spain. I’ve played a little golf with its star Ronaldo, and I even got to play a little soccer against him. It was only about 15 minutes, but I really enjoyed it.
ODDS AND ENDS: I carry a lighter, but I don’t smoke. I use it to melt down the frayed ends of the golf bag straps. I also carry a little Spanish flag and a two-dollar U.S. bill for good luck.
I’m using a TaylorMade r7 425, 9.5 degrees (bent to 9.0) with a TaylorMade Fujikura RE.AX 105 TP shaft, X-flex, tipped one-half inch, 43.75 inches long. All my grips are Golf Pride New Decade MultiCompound with two layers of tape.
I’ve used TaylorMade rac Forged irons the last three years, 2-iron through pitching wedge. All my irons have True Temper Dynamic Gold S300 steel shafts.
I started using the TaylorMade r7 TP fairway wood in the middle of last year. It’s 15 degrees (bent to 13.5) with a RE.AX 105 TP shaft, X-flex, tipped one inch. The shaft is 42 inches long.
I use the TaylorMade Rossa Monza Corza with the AGSI grooves. It’s a larger mallet style than I started my career with, but I think it has helped my stroke.
My pitching wedge and sand wedge are TaylorMade rac (the SW is 50 degrees bent to 52). I use the 58-degree Titleist/Vokey Design lob wedge around the greens.
This neckerchief is from a wedding of a couple of friends, one who’s from Pamplona. It’s like what they wear when they run with the bulls.
I keep these fake teeth in the bag for when I need a laugh. I bring them out for the pro-am.
I try to keep my energy up during the round by eating nuts and several pieces of fruit. I also drink Amino Vital. I carry a roll of tape for blisters, too.
I’ve switched to the new TaylorMade Tour Preferred Red ball. I usually carry nine balls, always 0s, and I have the ball stamped with this little creature I saw in Japan.
I use a different foreign coin to mark my ball every round, and I repair pitch marks with these tools I got at the Dunlop Phoenix event.
These headcovers (a black bull for the driver and a brown bull for the 3-wood) remind me of my home in Spain.
MY YARDAGE AND LOFT
Driver: 290, 9.0[degrees]
3-wood: 265, 13.5[degrees]
2-iron: 235, 18[degrees]
3-iron: 220, 21[degrees]
4-iron: 210, 24[degrees]
5-iron: 200, 28[degrees]
6-iron: 190, 32[degrees]
7-iron: 175, 36[degrees]
8-iron: 165, 40[degrees]
9-iron: 155, 44[degrees]
PW: 135, 48[degrees]
SW: 124, 52[degrees]
LW: 110, 58[degrees]
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