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March 19, 2017 – Marc Leishman, Arnold Palmer invitational

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By: Tony Toulon – blog.odysseygolf.com

Screen Shot 2017-01-11 at 2.55.53 PMMarc Leishman came from three behind Sunday to win the 2017 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill, his second career PGA TOUR title.  Leishman trusted his Odyssey Versa #1W B/W/B to hold off fellow Callaway staffers Kevin Kisner and last week’s champion, Adam Hadwin.

The tables turned for Marc when he drained a 51 foot bomb on the Par-5 16th hole for an eagle. Leishman was then able to par the 17 and 18 holes to hold on for the win. Marc made 140 feet of putts for an impressive 4.2 strokes gained putting in the final round. It’s no question that Marc was rolling it well all week long.

gbb-epic-fwy-sole-b-2016-42210360A237Take a look at some of his numbers:

– 389 feet of putts made this week

– 8.226 Stroked Gained Putting this week

– 2 in Stroked Gained Putting for the year on Tour

– 4 (9 last week) in PGA TOUR scoring average (69.45)

Driver: Callaway GBB Epic (9 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura Speeder 757 Evolution II (X-Flex)

Screen Shot 2017-03-20 at 7.57.09 AMFairway Woods: Callaway GBB Epic (15 and 21 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder VC Tour Spec 9.2X

Driving Irons: Callaway Apex UT (21 degrees)
Shafts: Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 130X

Irons: Callaway Apex Pro 2016 (4-PW)
Shafts: Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 130X

MD-forged-slate-60-hero-2017-420560082246930Wedges: Callaway Mack Daddy Forged (54 degrees), Titleist Vokey SM6 (58-08 M Grind)
Shafts: Nippon N.S. Pro Modus3 Tour 130X

Putter: Odyssey Versa 1W (BWB)

Golf Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft X