Patrick Reed Announces Deal With PXG

The announcement came via PXG's Twitter page, with the 2018 Masters champion sporting a PXG driver and cap in Hawaii.

Patrick Reed PXG
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The new golf year got underway at Kapalua on Thursday, with a number of the games biggest names looking for a good start to 2022 at the Sentry Tournament of Champions. 

The start of a new year is also the time for players to chop and change manufacturers, with the 'January Transfer Window' already throwing up a number of swaps.

One of the biggest reveals came on Thursday, when it was announced on Twitter that 2018 Masters champion, Patrick Reed, is the newest member of the PXG roster, with a tweet stating "Welcome our newest member of the #PXGTroops... ! Good luck in Hawaii this weekend @PReedGolf"

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Reed, who had been an equipment-free agent for several years, was photographed on Tuesday at Kapalua wearing a Grindworks hat, the brand that has been producing the American's irons that he has used for the past year or so. 

The following day, Reed was then spotted wearing a hat with a PXG logo on the front and back with a Grindworks logo on the side, implying he intends to stay with the Japanese iron maker.

The American has been using a PXG driver out on Tour since October, specifically a 9-degree 0811X, so suspicion was raised as to whether he had signed with the company. 

Now, on the first day of the event, it has been confirmed that the nine-time PGA Tour winner has joined with the Scottsdale-based brand, and while PXG has yet to provide details of the deal, the American does feature on their website as one of its Ambassadors alongside the likes of Zach Johnson, Jason Kokrak and Lydia Ko.

Check out all the latest Tour Gear Round Up here, where there have been a number of big changes on the Professional Tours.

Patrick Reed PXG

Patrick Reed during Wednesday's Pro-Am sporting both PXG and Grindworks logos.

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Matt Cradock
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Matt joined Golf Monthly in February 2021 covering weekend news, before also transitioning to equipment and testing. After freelancing for Golf Monthly and The PGA for 18 months, he was offered a full-time position at the company in October 2022 and continues to cover weekend news and social media, as well as help look after Golf Monthly’s many buyers’ guides and equipment reviews.

Taking up the game when he was just seven years of age, Matt made it into his county squad just a year later and continues to play the game at a high standard, with a handicap of around 2-4. To date, his best round came in 2016, where he shot a six-under-par 66 having been seven-under through nine holes. He currently plays at Witney Lakes in Oxfordshire and his favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.

Matt’s current What’s In The Bag?

Driver: Honma TW747, 8.75°

Fairway Wood: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2, 15°, 19°

Hybrid: Adams Super Hybrid, 22°

Irons: Mizuno MP54, 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Tour Satin, 50°, 56°, 60°

Putter: Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin Cero

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x