What's In The Bag - John Grothe

John Grothe
PGA Head Professional
OGA Golf Course
Favorite Course:
Pebble Beach, Cypress
Point, Riviera, Bandon Dunes, Pacific
Dunes... and The OGA!

What's In The Bag?

Titliest D3 Driver 8.5 UST X Shaft 
Fairway Woods: 910F Titleist 3 wood 15 degree
Hybrids: 910H Titleist 24 degree
Irons: AP2 4-W 6.5 Rifle
Wedges: 56º, 60º Vokey Wedges with tour grind
Putter:Cameron Mid Length Big Sur
Golf Ball of Choice:Titleist Pro V1x
Must Have Accessories: iPhone

What's your favorite club? The one in my hand.

What club do you dread pulling out of your bag? Flop shot from a tight Bandon Dunes lie.

What specific shot do you feel most comfortable over? The bump and run from 80 + yards with either a putter or a hybrid.

What was the most memorable shot you have ever hit? 9th hole at Bandon Dunes, par 5 I hit my drive into the face of the fairway bunker over 250 yards from the green.  The wind was behind me at 35+.  I hit a hybrid literally straight up in the air and the wind took the ball all the way to the green.  I must have hit it over 200 yards straight up and the first bounce was at least 20 yards high.  I was able to reach the green and two putt for my birdie.

It is either that one or the smoked 3 wood into the fan at 16 at Cypress to 15 feet and lipped out for birdie…

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