Graeme McDowell will certainly take to the fairways with a new set of clubs when he returns to competition this week.
The world number 5 will be switching over from Callaway X-24 Hot Ironsto Srixon as component of a new multi-year offer that he signed with the maker, worth $3 million a year.
The bargain states that while McDowell will put on a Srixon hat and handwear cover, carry their bag as well as use their golf round, irons and also sibling business Cleveland’s wedges, he will still be free to utilize the vehicle driver, putter, fairway metals and also rescue club of his selection.
This integrated flexibility was a significant contributor to McDowell authorizing the deal, as well as will, for instance, allow him to keep making use of the new 46 and also a half inch shaft Callaway vehicle driver that has seen him getting important added lawns off the tee.
The 31-year-old is passionate about the adjustment.
“I am really delighted concerning my decision,” he informed his official website on Monday.
“There is an excellent energy among the team … regarding my finalizing with them and also I anticipating feeding off this Callaway X-24 Hot Ironsgoing right into 2011.”
McDowell had a dream 2010, winning his first major, the US Open Championship, at Whistling Straits, as well as belonging to a successful European campaign at the Ryder Mug in October. He likewise pipped Tiger Woods to the message in remarkable fashion at the Chevron World Challenge in December.
The Northern Irishman will certainly have fun with new clubs at the Competition of Champions today, the season-opening occasion on the PGA Excursion. He will be matched with Hunter Mahan, the male he beat in the last-day songs at the Ryder Cup to protect the win for Europe.
“As a discount golf clubsfan, among the most compelling moments of 2010 was their final-day match-up throughout the Ryder Mug,” claimed tournament director Nancy Cross.