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Famous Golfers and their Golf Clubs

Golf is a serious sport for many especially for professional golfers. It is a fact that when someone is serious about something he or she needs to consider the steps to getting their goals. In this case, it’s winning in golf tournaments or at least making a career out of it. Golf clubs vary in size, shape, and material. Professional golfers make it a point to get the best clubs there is to help them win first place.

Here is a look at some famous golfers and their choices of golf clubs.

golf clubTiger Woods is one of the most famous golfers today. For quite a few years now he has been one of the highest paid athletes in the whole world. He turned pro in the year 1996 and won his first major tournament a year later. He became famous at a very young age of two. When he was only five years old, Golf Digest featured him in one of their articles. He has the first rank in the Official World Golf Ranking of 2014. He has seventy-nine PGA tour victories, twelve international victories, and fourteen other victories. Before he turned pro in 1996 he used Titleist clubs but has been using Nike clubs from 1996 onwards.

Adam Scott turned professional in 2000. He has twenty-six professional wins. He won in ten PGA Tours, nine European tours, five PGA tours of Australasia, one Sunshine tour, four Asian tours, and three other tours. He chooses to play using Titleist.

Steve Stricker is the fifteenth in the Official World Golfing Rank. He has won twenty-nine tours. He became professional in the year 1990 and has twenty-one professional wins. His brand of choice is Titleist.

Paul Casey has fifteen professional wins. He turned pro in the year 2000. He won in twelve European Tours, one PGA Tour, two Asian Tours, and two other tours. He chooses Nike when it comes to his clubs.

RoryMacllroy turned professional in the year 2007. He has eleven professional wins. He won five European tours, six PGA Tours, one Asian tour, one PGA tour of Australasia, and one other tour. He’s been with Titleist for five years until he made the switch to Nike in the year 2013.

Ernie Els, or The Big Easy as fans would call him, won in nineteen PGA Tours, twenty-eight European tours, one Japan golf tour, sixteen Sunshine tours, and 14 other tours. He has a total of sixty-six professional wins. He turned professional in the year 1989. The brand of his clubs is Adams.

Jim Furykuses the golf clubs of Callaway. He turned professional in 1992. He has a total of twenty-six professional wins. He won in sixteen PGA Tours and in one Web.com tour. He won one major championship, one FedEx Cup playoff event and in fourteen other PGA Tours.

Lee Westwoodor Westy turned professional in 1993 and has forty professional wins. He uses the brand Ping for his clubs.

Sadly, for some professional players, they would choose what brands to use depending on how much the companies of the brands would pay them to represent them. But the good news is that some professionals choose the brands that they would represent or endorse by the performance of the golf clubs or how it feels for them. You wouldn’t get anywhere without your clubs and if they aren’t that good or if you don’t feel comfortable in using them then you better be ready to say goodbye to your golfing career. So even if no one is offering you millions to use their clubs, try out the different brands yourself and see which one works best with your great golfing skills.