WITB - The clubs J.B. Holmes used to win the Genesis Open

J B  Holmes Witb

J.B. Holmes secured his fifth PGA Tour title after carding a 1-under final round of 70 to finish one shot clear of the 54-hole leader, Justin Thomas.

Holmes was able to come out in top after coping well with the testing and windy conditions on Sunday at Riviera, highlighted by his stellar iron play and putting.

• Review: Srixon Z Series irons have every base covered

The Kentuckian finished the week ranked in a tie for second in Greens in Regulation using his Srixon Z 785 irons and Cleveland RTX 4 wedges.

J B  Holmes Witb 2

The 36-year-old’s driving also played a key role in securing the win. Although Holmes is a Srixon/Cleveland staffer he currently games Callaway’s latest Epic Flash Sub Zero driver. He recorded the ninth longest drive of the week, bombing it 334 yards during the final round using the Flash.

• REVIEW - Callaway Epic Flash driver is an "out and out distance machine"

It was, however, Holmes’ work on the greens that was main reason why he was able to bag win number five on the PGA Tour. 

• J.B. Holmes fires back after slow play roasting

Using his Scotty Cameron 009M he ranked first in Strokes Gained: Putting, gaining 8.170 strokes on the rest of the field when wielding the short stick.

J.B. Holmes – What’s in the bag

Driver: Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero (10.5˚, Fujikura Pro Tour Spec 83X)
3-wood:
TaylorMade M2 HL (16.5˚, Fujikura Pro Tour Spec 93X)
Utility Iron:
Srixon Z U85 (20˚, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400)
Irons:
Srixon Z 785 (4-PW, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400)
Wedges: Cleveland RTX 4 (50˚, 54˚, 60˚, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400)
Putter:
Scotty Cameron 009M
Ball:
Srixon Z-STAR XV

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
CALLAWAY MAVRIK DRIVERS - Should one of these be your new driver?
Callaway
play button
MAVRIK vs EPIC FLASH – Is Callaway’s new driver longer???
Callaway
play button
REVIEW – TAYLORMADE SIM vs SIM MAX
TaylorMade
play button
NEW TAYLORMADE SIM DRIVERS – Why you NEED to try them
TaylorMade
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

Ex tour pro disputes 'fastest round' record
Bryson DeChambeau given slow play warning in Dubai
Golf community pays tribute to basketball great Bryant
Sebastian Soderberg smashes European Tour's fastest round record
Police probe "deliberate fire" at top Scots golf club

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods puts new irons in the bag
New Fife golf course gets go ahead
REVIEW - Adare Manor, Ireland's rejuvenated masterpiece
Win a spot in the ASI Scottish Open Pro-Am with Hilton
Padraig Harrington targets 2020 Ryder Cup captaincy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Take the club away on the correct path
Watch
play button
The correct grip pressure
Watch
play button
How to stop topping the ball
Watch
A narrow stance for a better turn
Watch
See all videos right arrow