Tiger Woods is playing new TaylorMade irons at the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship
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Tiger Woods is playing new TaylorMade irons at the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship


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Tiger Woods is putting new TaylorMade irons into play this week at the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship, the first time Woods has played on the PGA Tour with TaylorMade irons since joining the staff in January 2017.

Woods shared a picture of his bag makeup for the week ahead of his Tuesday preparation at Quail Hollow Club, where Woods is making his first start since 2015. Woods won the Wells Fargo Championship in 2007, back when it was known at the Wachovia Championship.



In recent memory, Woods had been playing competitively with a set of irons made by Nike with his TGR logo stamped on the muscleback. They resembled the VR Pro blades he used for years.

These TaylorMade irons appear to have TW PHASE 1 stamped on them, lining up with Woods' tweet introducing Phase 1 of the development of Woods' custom irons.

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When Woods signed with TaylorMade and the signing was announced at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show, the company indicated they would work with Woods to come up with irons specific to Woods' liking. These irons differ from the company's successful P730 irons, with a traditional muscleback shape as opposed to the P730s, which sport a bevel in the mid-section of the iron to move some weight.

Woods is planning on playing in back-to-back weeks, first at the Wells Fargo Championship, then at The Players Championship.

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