Tour Gear Round Up: 2020

Golf Monthly's weekly look at the equipment being used out on Tour.

Tour Gear Round Up: 2020

Golf Monthly's weekly look at the equipment being used out on Tour.

Tour Gear Round Up: 2020

With the PGA Tour season in full swing and the start of 2020 and a new decade taking place, there has been a mountain of gear news out on Tour to get our teeth into.

Eddie Pepperell

English professional golfer Pepperell has changed his equipment manufacturer, going from Mizuno to Ping.

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TaylorMade SiM

TaylorMade introduced its new club line-up for 2020, the SiM range. The woods have already found a way into several Tour players bags, for example Dustin Johnson has put a SiM Max driver, fairway and hybrid in the bag. Jon Rahm has put the SiM in his bag as has Matthew Wolff and Collin Morikawa.

Dustin Johnson's new SiM clubs (Credit: PGA Tour)

Jon Rahm

Rahm was spotted using TaylorMade SiM woods as well as new shoes by adidas.

Patrick Reed

2018 Masters winner Patrick Reed has some new irons in the bag which have an interesting story. When they first appeared in his bag, Reed couldn't say who made the irons but the PGA Tour discovered that the company behind them is called Grindworks, and it is headed up by Japanese forging experts Kiyonari Niimi and Kenji Kobiyashi.

Related: What are Patrick Reed's New Irons?

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Chez Reavie

American Reavie has signed with PXG.

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Xander Schauffele

The young American had a couple of equipment changes in his bag for the Presidents Cup including what appears to be a new driver. At the Hero World Challenge he also decided to put a Mizuno HMB iron in the bag too.


Several Titleist players have put the new Titleist wedges in the bag including Presidents Cup competitors Adam Scott, Sungjae Im and Cameron Smith.

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Rickie Fowler

The American was seen using a new set of Cobra RF Prototypes and the new Cobra Speedzone driver. The irons in particular caused quite the stir online with other pros like Rory McIlroy, Tyrrell Hatton and Lee Westwood all commented on how crazy they look to hit.


Kevin Kisner was spotted wearing new FootJoy Tour X shoes at the Hero World Challenge event.

Justin Rose

Englishman Rose was spotted using a new driver and set of blades at the Hero World Challenge

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Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last five years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He also loves to test golf apparel especially if it a piece that can be used just about anywhere!

As a result he has always been the one family and friends come to for buying advice and tips.

He is a graduate of Swansea University where he studied History and American Studies, and he has been a part of the Golf Monthly team since December 2017. He also previously worked for World Soccer and Rugby World magazines.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website. He also oversees all Tour player content as well. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five.