2020 3M Open: Michael Thompson’s Winning Clubs

By Ryan Watson


Michael Thompson had to wait 7 years between his first and second PGA Tour wins, which he achieved at the 2020 3M Open. The win netted Thompson a fat paycheck and also 2 more years on the PGA Tour through the winner’s exemption. It was an emotional win for a golfer who often is seen as one who “makes up the numbers”, but this week he was phenomenal. Thompson showed that accurate shotmaking and strategic golf can still overcome the advantage distance has granted some of his younger competitors with a veteran's performance. The following are Thompson’s winning clubs. 



Ping G400 LST (10°) with Fujikura Ventus Black 6 shaft



Ping G400 (14.5°) with Fujikura Ventus Black 7 shaft



Ping G410 (20.5°) with Fujikura Ventus Black 8 shaft



Ping Blueprint (4-PW) with KBS $-Taper 130 shafts



Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth (52°, 56°, 60°) with KBS $-Taper 130 shafts



Ping Anser 4 prototype



Titleist Pro V1



About The Author

Ryan Watson is a freelance sportswriter and history professor. He has been an avid fan of golf since his father signed him up for golf camp as a young child. Ryan enjoys following the professional game and learning about new equipment and gadgets.


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