The Open 2008 in the bag golf imagery


The Open 2008 is going to be a real spectacle and it's our job to bring you the behind-the-scenes insight you can't get on the telly!

That includes looking into what the players are going to be putting in their golf bags and below you'll find all the info and images of some of the Open's top contenders' golf club choices for Royal Birkdale. See, they're not magic wands after all...

Nike golfers:

Richard Finch

ONE Black Ball
Nike SUMO 5000 driver
Nike SQ 2 15 degree fairway wood (3, 5)
Nike Forged Blades 2-PW
SV Tour 53 and 60 degree wedges

Simon Dyson

Nike 5900 Tour 10.5 driver
SQ2 15deg #3 wood
Nike Blades 4-PW
Nike SV Tour blk 52/10 and 60/06 wedges
Nike Blk 08 golf ball
Paul Casey

Nike 460 Tour 8.5 (diamana wht 83x) driver
Nike SQ2 15deg #3 (Diamana blue 103x) wood
Nike PC O'size #2 iron
Nike Blade 3-Pw
Nike SV Tour 52 + 59 wedges
Nike Platinum 08 dot golf ball

Mizuno golfer:

Luke Donald:

Mizuno MP-600 9.5 degree driver
Titleist Pro V1x ball
Tour Edge Exotics CB2 15 degree 3 wood
Mizuno CLK17 utility club
Putter to be confirmed - possibly an Odyssey XG
Mizuno MP-32 irons
Mizuno R Series chrome wedge 54 and 60 degree

Ping golfer:

Hunter Mahan:

Ping Rapture 9 degree driver
Ping G10 15.5 degree 3 wood
Ping Rapture 18 degree hybrid
Ping S57 irons 3-PW
Vokey wedges 54 and 60 degree
Ping Redwood ZB putter
Titleist Pro V1 Black balls