GEAR SHORTS: DJ's hot new putter, Rory testing wedges

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GEAR SHORTS

Dustin Johnson claimed his third win of 2016 in style at the BMW Championship and his new putter was on fire.

DJ added the TaylorMade Spider Limited putter to the bag late on Wednesday night and immediately went on to shoot a new course record during the first round.

He gained a whopping 3.927 shots on the field on the greens alone after averaging just 0.257 for the season before the event.

Read more - Day games red Spider Limited putter

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RIP Sergio's putter

Sergio Garcia didn’t enjoy such great form on the greens. In fact, the Spaniard ended up smashing his TaylorMade Spider Limited in anger during his third round.

Let's hope he finds his magic touch again before the Ryder Cup.

Read more - TaylorMade 'learned from mistakes of the past'

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Is Rory testing Vokey wedges?

Are we going to see Rory McIlroy put some more new clubs in play? Yes is the answer if the Secret Tour Pro (@secrettourpro) is to be believed. He tweeted this ahead of the BMW Championship.

Most of the replies suggest Rory is trying out some new Vokey SM6 wedges to join his new Scotty Cameron in the bag. We'll have to keep our eyes peeled on this one.

Read more -> Rory McIlroy 'inundated' with new clubs

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PXG reveals game improvement irons

Higher handicappers rejoice! Parsons Xtreme Golf has finally released a set of game improvement irons named 0311XF.

Triple forged and featuring PXG’s renowned perimeter weights, it’s the longer blade length and wider sole that make them the brand's most forgiving irons yet.

Read more - Rich Beem: The Bulls Eye & the PXG bill

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USA wedges go in play

We told you all about these designs in last week’s Gear Shorts.

Now, new Web.com Tour graduate Wes Bryan has officially put the specially made 50˚, 54˚ and 58˚ Callaway MD3 Milled wedges in the bag.

Read more -> Callaway introduces MD3 wedges

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And finally...

Arnold Palmer turned 87 on Saturday. To celebrate, Callaway gave us this sneak peak into his cave that is literally filled to the max with golf clubs.

One of the game's true greats, we'd love to spend a few days poking around this archive.

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