Is Collin Morikawa’s putting Kryptonite?
BROOKLINE, Mass. — At 25, and having already won the 2020 PGA Championship and the 2021 British Open, it’s hard to criticize Collin Morikawa’s game too much. Put a 5-iron in his hands and Morikawa is money (he ranks fifth on the PGA Tour in strokes gained approach the green and was No. 1 last season), but kryptonite for this Superman is putting.
What putter did Collin Morikawa use at Memorial Tournament?
DUBLIN, Ohio – Collin Morikawa made a putter switch for the first time in a year and turned in a 1-under 71 in the first round of the Memorial Tournament presented by Workday. Using a TaylorMade Spider GT Rollback mallet, Morikawa took 28 putts, was in positive numbers in Strokes Gained: Putting, and pronounced himself satisfied with the switch.
What driver does Collin Morikawa use?
Collin Morikawa still plays TaylorMade’s 2020 SIM driver. (Peter van den Berg-USA TODAY Sports) TaylorMade SIM, 8 degrees of loft, fitted with a Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited 70 TX shaft. (From $399.99 at taylormadegolf.com) Morikawa ranks 31st in strokes gained off the tee (0.382).
How did Collin Morikawa win the British Open?
We know winning the 149th British Open was not easy, but Collin Morikawa made it look that way last week at Royal St. George’s. The 24-year-old Californian hit fairways, hit greens and made putts when he needed to. He even nailed the acceptance speech afterward while holding the Claret Jug.