Lawrie continues to surge with Wilson

Former Open champion continues love affair with his FG Tour irons

Golfmagic Equipment
Tue, 7 Feb 2012

Wilson staffer Paul Lawrie continued his remarkable resurgence after etching his name on the Mother of Pearl Trophy for the second time in his career.

The popular Aberdonian, who re-signed with Wilson two years ago, secured his second European Tour title in the space of 11 months with a blistering final-round 65 and four-shot victory at the Qatar Masters.

Sporting his beloved Wilson FG Tour irons, the 1999 Open champion ranked seventh in greens in regulation for the week on 79.6% and missed just two greens on Sunday – a round Lawrie was extremely proud of.

“I don’t think I can play much better than that,” said the Scot, after finishing with a 15-under total to claim a seventh European Tour title.

“When you’ve got a chance to win a tournament you don’t sleep as well the night before and things go racing through your mind.You’ve got to get back to basics and I did that. I hit some nice shots coming in.

“I’ve been playing well for a long, long time, but it’s just nice to come out one ahead and shoot seven under.”

The FG Tour irons are precision forged from a mild carbon steel and the Tour-proven design incorporates minimally progressive offests, a square toe blade shape and thin top line to fit the better player's eye. Wilson claims its Tour-configured sole design promotes better turf interaction over a wide range of lies.

Wilson Golf’s first victory of the 2012 season rockets Lawrie up to World No.47, into the automatic Ryder Cup standings and into both the WGC-Matchplay later this month and Volvo Matchplay in May.

Lawrie acts as a Wilson Staff Advisory Member and helps with the design of new Wilson clubs.

Striding home in his FJ Icons, Lawrie maintained FootJoy's 100% winning record on the European Tour in 2012. 

What’s in Lawrie’s bag

Driver: TaylorMade R9 SuperTri (10.5-degree; Fujikura 75X)
Fairway wood: Wilson Staff DXi (15-degree; Diamana X)
Hybrid: TaylorMade Rescue 09 TP (19-degree; Voodoo X)
Irons (3-PW): Wilson Staff FG Tour (half an inch longer than standard)
Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design (52 and 60-degree)
Putter: Odyssey Black Series i#1
Ball: Titleist Pro V1x
Glove: FootJoy StaSof
Footwear: FootJoy Icon
Apparel: Glenmuir
Wristband: Bioflow Sport

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