February 28, 2016
By Jonathan Wall, PGATOUR.COM
- What was in winner Adam Scott's bag at The Honda Classic? (Mike Erhmann/Getty Images)
Adam Scott secured his 12th PGA TOUR title with a final-round 70 that was good enough for a one-shot win at The Honda Classic.
Scott's bag setup has remained the same since the end of last year with the exception of a change to his irons shafts.
The Aussie used True Temper's Dynamic Gold AMT X100 shafts in his Titleist 680MB irons before switching into True Temper's Project X LZ 6.5 at the Northern Trust Open. (He still uses AMT in his wedges.)
Unveiled last summer, Project X LZ has a similar design to True Temper's Hand Crafted LZ graphite with a loading zone in the middle of the shaft. The shaft still features the same low-to-mid launch and spin that Project X is known for, but the butt and tip section are stiffer than the original PX, allowing for more stability during the downswing with a consistent trajectory and low spin.
PX and PX LZ also differ in the midsection. PX has a stiff profile throughout, while PX LZ has a softer midsection (micro steps) that acts as a loading zone on the downswing, improving clubhead speed by transferring more energy to the golf ball at impact.
According to Paul Loegering, True Temper's Tour manager, Scott tested the shaft prior to the first round of the Northern Trust Open and was able to hit a variety of flighted shots with improved feel.
"He wanted to find something that he could really get feel and feedback from with all the types of shots he hits and controls with his irons," Loegering said. "He was very happy with AMT but felt there was an X-factor missing and he said he could not really define it. It came when we built him PX LZ 6.5 shafts in his Titleist [680MB's] at Riviera. He was actually blown away with the feel. He was able to flight the trajectory with every type off shot."
Since switching to the new iron shafts, Scott has posted a win and a second-place finish. At PGA National, he led the field in greens in regulation (76 percent) and was 3rd in strokes gained tee-to-green (plus 12.986).
Here's a look at the rest of the equipment in Scott's bag:
Driver: Titleist 915D2 (Mitsubishi Rayon Kuro Kage Silver TiNi XTS 70X shaft), 9.5 degrees
3-wood: Titleist 915F (Fujikura Motore Speeder VC 9.2X Tour Spec shaft), 16.5 degrees
Irons: Titleist 716 T-MB (3-iron; True Temper Project X LZ 6.5 shaft), Titleist 680 MB (3-9; True Temper Project X LZ 6.5 shafts)
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM6 (48-08 F-Grind, 54-10 S-Grind, 60-06 K-Grind; True Temper Dynamic Gold AMT X100 Tour Issue shafts)
Putter: Scotty Cameron Rev X10 Prototype
Ball: Titleist Pro V1.