Takumi Kanaya What's In The Bag?

A look inside the bag of Takumi Kanaya.

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Takumi Kanaya What's In The Bag?

A Japanese professional that has risen up the world golf rankings incredibly quickly, Takumi Kanaya has become entrenched in the world's top 100 golfers, securing his position in Major tournaments and some of the biggest events of the year.

Takumi Kanaya What's In The Bag?


Ping G410

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Starting at the top of the bag he uses a Ping G410 LST driver and currently uses a full bag of clubs from the brand. It has since been replaced by the Ping G425 LST but at the time the G410 LST was the model most Ping staff players used. At 450cc, it’s 5cc smaller in volume compared to the G410 Plus, but this isn’t especially noticeable. Nor does this make it any less user-friendly – in fact, Ping say it is three per cent more forgiving than the G400 LST driver. At address, the Turbulators are immediately noticeable although the creased hook effect at the back hides the moveable weight well and certainly makes the driver look faster.


Ping G410 LST

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Kanaya also carries a Ping G410 fairway wood instead of the G425 option although we are yet to confirm what loft he has, and the same can be said for the driver. 


Ping G410

He then carries a Ping G410 hybrid but we are yet to confirm what exact loft it has.


Ping G710, Ping i210

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Kanaya uses a combo set of irons at the moment, going from a Ping G710 as his longest iron to a set of Ping i210's. His five-iron is the G710 and the rest of his irons, from six-iron down to pitching wedge are the i210's. 


Ping Glide Forged Pro


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Moving on to the wedges, Kanaya uses three Ping Glide Forged Pro wedges with 52, 56 and 60 degrees of loft. 


Ping Sigma 2 Arna Stealth

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His final club in the bag is a Ping Sigma 2 Arna Stealth which is a small mallet design. 


Bridgestone Tour B X

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We believe Kanaya signed with Bridgestone to play the brands's golf ball in 2021. His model of choice is a Tour B X which is the same model used by Bryson Dechambeau. It is an excellent premium offering that provides a firm, solid feel on all shots and spins really well around the greens while being long and consistent off the tee.

Full Specs

Driver: Ping G410

Fairways: Ping G410 LST

Hybrid: Ping G410

Irons: Ping G710 (5), Ping i210 (6-PW)

Wedges: Ping Glide Forged Pro (52, 56, 60 degrees)

Putter: Ping Sigma 2 Arna Stealth

Ball: Bridgestone Tour B X

Sam Tremlett
Sam Tremlett

A golfer for most of his life, Sam started playing the game to prove he was the best player out of his father and two brothers.
He quickly became a golf equipment expert and has always been the one family and friends come to for buying advice, and spends a lot of his time putting golf gear, apparel and shoes to the test.  
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 February 2018. He also previously worked for World Soccer and Rugby World magazines.

A jack of all trades across print and digital formats, 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. 

Sam is currently playing:
Driver: Titleist TS3
Fairway Wood: TaylorMade M5 (15 degrees), Nike Covert Tour 2.0 (19 degrees)
Irons (4-PW): Titleist AP2
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 54˚, 58˚
Putter: Scotty Cameron Circa 62 #6