TaylorMade professionals claim #1 and #2 spot in World Ranking

In the midst of an incredible two-month run that has seen 7 wins in 8 PGA TOUR events, Team TaylorMade is at the top of the golf world with both the #1 and #2 ranked golfers playing TaylorMade equipment. Jason Day and Dustin Johnson have taken the TOUR by storm and have firmly established themselves as the players to beat as we head to The Open Championship.

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Jason Day (World #1) and Dustin Johnson (World #2)

First heating up back in March with back-to-back wins, Jason Day claimed the Arnold Palmer Invitational and the WGC – Dell Match Play before making a resounding statement as the #1 golfer in the world with his victory at THE PLAYERS. His win at TPC Sawgrass sparked a run of additional TaylorMade championships, culminating with DJ’s major redemption at Oakmont.


Here’s a look at the bag of the #1 golfer in the world:

  • Driver: M1 460 / 10.5°, Mitsubishi Rayon Kuro Kage TiNi 70X (tip 1’’)

  • Fairway: M1 / 15°, MRC Tensei 90x (tipped 1.5")
  • Irons: RSi2 3-Iron True Temper Dynamic Gold X7
  • Irons: RSi TP / 4-PW True Temper Dynamic Gold X7
  • Wedges: Tour Preferred EF 47° bent to 48° (Tour Grind); 52° bent to 54°, 60° (ATV Grind)
  • Putter: Itsy Bitsy Ghost Spider Proto Putter
  • Ball: Tour Preferred #87 (representing his year of birth)

Known across the PGA TOUR as one of the most talented and athletically gifted players in the game, Dustin Johnson has remained resilient during his rise to the #2 golfer in the world and #1 in the FedExCup Standings. Overpowering even the most daunting courses on Tour, DJ found his groove at the 2016 U.S. Open, claiming his first career major at Oakmont. After a week off, Dustin followed up his major championship with a dramatic comeback victory at the WGC – Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone.


Here’s a look at the bag of the #2 golfer in the world:

  • Driver: M1 / 10.5° Fujikura Speeder Evolution 2.0 Tour Spec 661X 45.75", D4 swingweight
  • Fairway: M1 / 17° Aldila RIP Alpha 90X
  • UDI (#2) Project X HZRDUS Black 105X
  • Irons: Tour Preferred MB ('14) 3-PW True Temper DG Tour Issue X100
  • Wedges: Tour Preferred EF Satin Chrome Wedges (54°, 60°) KBS Tour 130X Black Nickel
  • Ball: Tour Preferred X ('14) Golf Ball (#1: in aspiration of one-putting every hole)
  • Glove: Tour Preferred
  • Cap: New Era 9Fifty Low Crown

The #1 and #2 players in the world are changing the way golfers attack the course and redefining the threshold of performance with their TaylorMade equipment - with their M1 driver and TP Ball doing most of the heavy lifting. Take a look below to see some of their staggering statistics from this season as they roll into the final 2 majors of 2016 in prime form.

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Both Jason and Dustin use the Tour Preferred X ball.

Highlights from Jason Day’s 2016 campaign:

  • 8 top-ten finishes in 13 events
  • 3 victories: Arnold Palmer Invitational, WGC – Dell Match Play, THE PLAYERS Championship
  • Scoring Average: 69.488 (2nd)
  • Longest Drive: 397 yards at Hyundai TOC
  • Leads TOUR in Strokes Gained: Total and Strokes Gained: Putting
  • FedExCup Standing: 2nd
  • Official World Golf Ranking: 1st

Highlights from Dustin Johnson’s 2016 campaign:

  • 10 top-ten finishes in 15 events
  • 2 victories: U.S. Open Championship, WGC – Bridgestone Invitational
  • Leads the TOUR in Scoring Average: 69.155
  • Longest Drive: 397 yards at Hyundai TOC
  • Driving Average: 312.5 yards (2nd)
  • FedExCup Standing: 1st
  • Official World Golf Ranking: 2nd

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