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Xander Schauffele – What’s In The Bag?

Xander Schauffele is an extremely talented golfer that has made his way into the top-ten golfers on the official world ranking. He continues to deliver results in line with the promise he has shown from an early age.

As with most successful golfers, there is a high level of interest in Xander Shauffele’s clubs.

As an amateur, he won four tournaments between 2011 and 2015 before graduating from San Diego State University with a degree in Social Sciences.

While at university Xander Schauffele was voted Big West Freshman of the Year in 2011-12 and two-time runner-up in 2012 and 2013 as Southern California Amateur. He went on to be crowned California State Amateur Champion in 2014 and earn All-American honors in 2014 and 2015 at San Diego State University.

Xander Schauffele – What’s In The Bag?

Golfer Profile

D.O.B

Xander was born on October 25, 1993, in La Jolla, California.

Height

He stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds.

History

Shortly after graduating from San Diego State University, Xander turned professional in 2015.

Initially, he participated in the European Tour and Web.com Tour before joining the PGA tour in 2017.

Some Interesting Facts About Xander

Xander Schauffele sitting in between Pat Reed and Webb Simpson

  • Xander was first selected for the Presidents Cup in 2019
  • He set his lowest score to date in round 4 of the 2016 Sanderson Farms Championship when he shot a 62.
  • Although Xander was born in America he comes from an international lineage with a German / French father and his mother of Chinese Taipei descent growing up in Japan.
  • Athleticism is in his genes as his father was an elite athlete in Germany but was a victim of a drunk driving head-on collision which put paid to his athletics career.
  • In 2011 Xander played high school golf with Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, and Daniel Berger which became known as the Class of 2011.
  • An unfortunate incident occurred on July 16, 2019, at the 2019 Open Championship, when the R&A did some random equipment testing on Xander Shauffele’s clubs and found that Schauffele’s driver was amongst a group of equipment that failed to meet the CT test.

What’s In The Bag?

Xander Schauffele’s clubs are mainly made up of Callaway equipment.

Driver – 9-degree Callaway Epic Speed Triple Diamond with 45.5-inch Graphite Design Tour AD BB 7 X shaft.

9 degree Callaway Epic Speed Driver

Fairway Woods – 3-wood – 15-degree Callaway Rogue Sub Zero with Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8 X shaft. 5-wood – Callaway Rogue Sub Zero (18 degrees @17.7)Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8 X (Black).

15 degree Callaway Rogue Sub Zero

IronsCallaway Apex TCB (4-PW)Shafts: True Temper X100.

Callaway Apex TCB Irons

Wedges – 52-degree Callaway Jaws MD5, 56-degree Titleist Vokey Design SM6, 60-degree Titleist Vokey Design SM8 WedgeWorks, all with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 Shafts.

52 degree Callaway Jaws MD5 Wedge

PutterOdyssey O-Works #7 CH Red.

Odyssey O-Works #7 CH Red Putter

BallCallaway Chrome Soft X.

Callaway Chrome Soft X with Triple Track1

GripsGolf Pride Z Grip Cord.

Golf Pride Z Grip Cord

Gloves – Callaway OptiGrip rain gloves.

Callaway OptiGrip rain gloves

ShoesAdidas golf shoes.

Xanders Adidas Golf Shoes

Prediction

Xander is playing excellent golf and regularly competes for top honors in major events.

He is currently rated high in the FedEx Cup and Official World Golf Ranking and it will be surprising not to see Xander competing for the top honors at the Tour Championship and the overall FedEx Cup crown at the end of the season.


References

  1. PGA, https://www.pgatour.com/players/player.48081.xander-schauffele.html

Charl is an avid golfer and constantly striving to improve his game. He is a big fan of technology and new clubs although still has a passion for the classics. When not writing, Charl can be found at his local course, discovering new golf courses, or practicing at the driving range.

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