What a weekend of sport that was not least in golf where both Francesco Molinari and Justin Rose scored convincing wins in Wentworth and Fort Worth.

Francesco Molinari Whats in The Bag 2018


You might have been wondering why Justin Rose was playing out in Fort Worth and not at Wentworth.  As  a member of both the PGA and European Tours Rosey found himself in a bit of a Catch 22 situation.  With the PGA Tour's new "once in every four" rule to retain membership, he had to choose to play an event he hasn't played in the last four years. That boiled down to the Fort Worth Invitational opposite the BMW PGA Championship or the John Deere Classic opposite the Scottish Open and the week before the Open Championship.

Equipment wise both men won using remarkably similar equipment.

Former Nike staffer Francesco used a TaylorMade M4 driver while Rose used an M3 440 with very similar Mitsubishi Tensei shafts.  They both used a mix of M3 and M4 fairways, both had a P790 4-iron and the same TaylorMade Milled Grind wedges including a 60 degree Hi_toe.
The Italian games TaylorMade's P750 irons while Rosey has his own P730 Rose Proto's.

Where the two men differ is the flatstick.  Rose uses a TP Ardmore 2 while Fran uses a Bettinardi Dass BBZero decked out in the Italian colours.

What's In The Winning Bag Francesco Molinari

Driver:  TaylorMade M4 (8.5-degree) with a Mitsubishi Tensei White 60x shaft.
Fairway Woods: TaylorMade M3 (13-degree) and M4 (18 degree) both with Aldila X-Torsion Green 70x shafts.
Irons: TaylorMade P790 (4-iron) and TaylorMade P750 (5-PW) with Dynamic Gold  X100 shafts.
Wedges: TaylorMade Milled Grind 50 and 56-degree and TaylorMade Hi-Toe (60-degree) with  Dynamic Gold S400 shafts.
Putter: Bettinardi Dass BBZero

Francesco Molinari WITB
Francesco's Bettinardi putter


Whats In The Winning Bag Justin Rose


Driver: TaylorMade M3 440 (9 degrees) with a Mitsubishi Tensei CK 70TX shaft.
Fairway: TaylorMade M4 (15 degrees) and M3 (19 degrees) both with a Mitsubishi Tensei CK 80TX shaft.
Irons: TaylorMade P790 (4 iron), TaylorMade P730 Rose Proto (5-9 iron) with KBS Tour C-Taper 125 S+ shafts.
Wedges: TaylorMade Milled Grind (48, 52, 56 degrees), TaylorMade Hi-Toe (60 degrees) with KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135X shafts.
Putter: TaylorMade TP Ardmore 2


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