|Mickelson Rides Callaway's New RAZR Fit Driver and HEX Black Tour Golf Ball to Victory at Pebble Beach|
In his stellar final round on Sunday, Mickelson hit 13 of 14 fairways with his new RAZR Fit Driver, which features Callaway's adjustable hosel and movable weights on the sole to help dial in a player's ball flight.
"I certainly am confident now heading into some of our big events," Mickelson said. "I feel like my putter is back and I feel like I've got a driver that's dialed in with our new RAZR Fit Driver. I've got such control over my flight, trajectory and distance control."
Playing in the tricky weather conditions of beautiful
"I had a big advantage this week, I felt, because when the winds started coming up, when the rain started coming up, I felt like I had an advantage by the way my ball was flying and controlled through that wind," the four-time major champion told Golf Channel. "We've got a new ball this year, HEX Black (Tour), and it just flew so good and penetrated through the air so much better in this thick, cold air. I felt like I had a big advantage."
In addition to his RAZR Fit Driver and HEX Black Tour Golf Ball, Mickelson's bag featured a full complement of Callaway equipment: a Big Bertha Diablo 3-wood (15 degrees), an X-Hybrid (19 degrees), RAZR X Muscle Back Irons (6-PW), a Callaway Prototype 5-iron and an X-Forged 4-iron. He used his Odyssey White Hot XG PT 82 Blade putter to roll in six birdie putts and an eagle putt. In fact, Mickelson was first in the field in Strokes Gained in Putting over the final two rounds, averaging 3.329 strokes gained. In shooting 70-65-70-64 over the four days on
The soon-to-be- Hall of Famer's victory marked the second worldwide win with a RAZR Fit Driver, following
Callaway's new HEX Black Tour Golf Ball boasts several engineering advancements—an innovative Dual-Core construction, an exceptionally durable DuraSpin cover material and Callaway's proprietary HEX Aerodynamics. These features and others combine to deliver a five-piece golf ball with better Spin Separation—the measured differential between the high spin generated on shorter approach shots and the optimal low spin off the driver—than any previous introduction from Callaway.
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