See The New Putter Rory McIlroy Used To Win The Arnold Palmer Invitational

Take a look at Rory McIlroy's new TaylorMade TP Copper Soto putter

New Putter Rory McIlroy Used To Win The Arnold Palmer Invitational

Rory McIlroy used a new TaylorMade TP Collection Black Copper Soto at Bay Hill which comes out next month

See The New Putter Rory McIlroy Used To Win The Arnold Palmer Invitational

Rory McIlroy re-found his putting boots at Bay Hill to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

The four-time major winner shot a closing 64 including 8 birdies and 0 bogeys and led the field in Strokes Gained: Putting for the week.

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In his first four events on the PGA Tour in 2018 he ranked 124th in the category but was a whole nine strokes better than the field average to lead at 10.027.

In fact, his total of 100 putts for four rounds was his lowest ever total on the PGA Tour.

The 28-year-old put in a new putter this week - the TaylorMade TP Collection Black Copper Soto Prototype and we have the details of it below.

Rory McIlroy celebrates holing the winning putt on the 18th green at Bay Hill. (Photo by Marianna Massey/Getty Images)

The putter is part of TaylorMade's new TP Collection Black Copper Range which hits shelves on 20th April.

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The putters have gone through a triple-plating process to produce that dark finish.

Rory McIlroy's TP Collection Black Copper Soto putter

Each putter has been hand-polished to reveal the copper accents along the edges.

The heads feature adjustable sole weights to help golfers find their optimum setup.

They're fitted with TaylorMade's PureRoll insert - an aluminium insert for a firm feel.

The Ardmore 3 (left), Mullen 2 (top) and Juno (right)

There will be four models - the Juno, the Soto LC, the Ardmore 3L and the Mullen 2 DB.

Rory's specs are: Length: 34.25" Loft: 2.75° Weight: 508g SW: D1

The four new TP Black Copper range putters hit shelves on 20th April and will retail at £219.

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x