Jordan Spieth put Titleist's TS2 driver and fairway woods into play in last week's 2018-19 PGA Tour season debut in Las Vegas. This week at the Mayakoba Golf Classic, Spieth has gone back to his Titleist 915D2 driver and fairway woods.
The reason? Spieth isn't quite dialed in yet.
"I'm in a new driver and 3-wood that aren't spinning at all, so I'm going to go back to my old stuff next week until I find one that's optimized," Spieth said Sunday at TPC Summerlin.
After an opening 66, Spieth stumbled the rest of the way to finish T-55. Spieth said he had only been working with the new clubs for about 10 days before trying to put them into play in Sin City. In addition to the driver and 3-wood performance, he cited bad breaks and a fan yelling "Mashed potatoes!" during his swing as myriad reasons for his depressed finish.
This week, Spieth is in Playa del Carmen in Mexico, and he's gone back to his old friends.
“Last week I just, I was looking at something different, and the performance just wasn’t coming out the same," Spieth said Wednesday. "It’s been totally different the last couple days for me here. I’ve been striking the ball extremely well, hitting a lot of the fairways, and the short game has been just -- trying to improve a little bit more."
The Mexico start will not only mark his debut in the event but his last PGA Tour start before marrying long-time girlfriend Annie Verret. Perhaps after the honeymoon he'll be able to get the new woods where they need to be for 2019 play.