Does Rory McIlroy play for TaylorMade or Nike?
Rory joined Nike Golf in January 2013 in a multi-million dollar deal, playing the brand’s clubs, using their ball and wearing their apparel and shoes. When Nike left the golf clubs market in 2016, McIlroy joined TaylorMade for his golf clubs and ball but remained with Nike for his golf clothing and shoes.
What putter does Rory McIlroy use?
McIlroy has been using the Spider X putter for the past couple of seasons and has enjoyed great success with the club. He recently switched from the copper finish model into the Hydro Blast version. What golf ball does Rory McIlroy use?
Does Rory McIlroy hit it farer with the tp5x?
Yes, McIlroy hits it far, but according to his club and golf ball fitter, he could hit it farther if he wanted to just by switching golf ball models. Keith Sbarbaro, McIlroy’s fitter and VP of Tour Operations at TaylorMade, says McIlroy uses the TaylorMade TP5 golf ball even though the TP5x is longer for him.
What golf ball did Rory McIlroy switch to this year?
So, McIlroy switched into the TP5 golf ball, which is softer and offers a bit more spin than the TP5x. Of course, there are some tradeoffs, though.