Justin Thomas WITB 2021 – What’s In JT’s Bag – Club Breakdowns

In 2021, Justin Thomas will be looking to rebound from controversy and regain the spark he had in his breakout 2017 season.

In 2020, he won the CJ Cup, Sentry Tournament of Champions and the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational as he looks to add more wins to an already remarkable career.

The future looks incredibly bright for Justin and we are here to take a look at the clubs he is using to chase success in 2021.

 

Quick Facts

Age:

27

Born:

Louisville, Kentucky

Birthdate:

29 April 1993

Drive Distance:

304.2 yards (average)

PGA Tournament Wins:

13

Height:

5’10”

Nationality:

American

 

What’s In The Bag

Driver

Titlesit TSi3

3 Wood

Titleist TS3 3 Wood

5 Wood

Titleist 915 FD 5 Wood

Irons

Titleist T100 – 4 Iron

 

Titleist 620 MB – 5 – 9 Iron

Wedges

Titleist Vokey Design Raw SM7 

Putter

Scotty Cameron X5.5 Tour Prototype

Ball

Titleist Pro V1x

 

Driver: Titleist TSi3 – 9.5 degrees

Shaft: Fujikura Ventus 

 Selling Points

  • Adjustable weighting
  • Fast tuning
  • Titanium design

Key Features

The TSi3 drivers are available in 8, 9, 10 and 11 degrees of loft. Thomas has his custom at 9.5 degrees and plays it with a Fujikura Ventus Red shaft. The titanium face allows for great ball speed even on off-center shots.

And the adjustable CG feature means that you can place the sweet spot pretty much anywhere you want to with this club. The TSi3 is available in Premium Tour AD DI, Tensei AV White Raw and HZRDUS Smoke BLACK RDX shafts among others.

Pros:

  • Fast ball speed
  • Endlessly customizable
  • Great face flex
  • Titleist Win Majors

Cons:

  • Not for slower swing speeds
  • Thick crown

Overall Score: 96/100

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Titleist TS3 3 Wood – 15 Degrees

Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei 

 Selling Points

  • SureFit Adjustment
  • Active Recoil Channel
  • Thin crown

Key Features

The active recoil channel of the TS3 fairway woods are really where it’s at. The long and wide channel separates the crown and the sole so that the face floats more or less freely. The result is extra flex and extra ball speed.

Thomas plays his with a Fujikura Motore Speeder shaft but you can also choose a Kuro Kage Black DC, Tensei AV Blue RAW, HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX, Tensei AV White, Premium Tour AD DI, Premium Tour AD IZ or a Premium Tour AD XC.

Pros:

  • Many shaft options
  • Great launch angle
  • Custom CG

Cons:

  • Not the best feel overall
  • Only 4 loft options

 

Overall Score: 94/100

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Titleist 915 FD 5 Wood – 18 Degrees

Shaft: Fujikura Motore Speeder

 Selling Points

  • Forward position channel
  • Low CG
  • Multiple loft/lie combinations

Key Features

Whether you are using this wood on the turf or from the tee, expect effortless distance.

The fast ball speed is due in part to the face insert that helps preserve speed even on off-center shots. Thomas has his fit with a UST Elements Chrome shaft.

The available lofts are 13.5, 15 and 18 degrees and you can choose from Aldila Rogue Black 80, Mitsubishi Diamana D+ White 80 or a Mitsubishi Diamana S+ Blue 70 shaft.

Pros:

  • Very adjustable
  • Very forgiving
  • Great distance

Cons:

  • Limited shaft options
  • The head chips easily

Overall Score: 94/100

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Titleist T100 – 4 Iron

Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue

Selling Points

  • Nice design
  • Designed for advanced players
  • High-density Tungsten weighting

Key Features

If accuracy and distance aren’t really an issue for you, the T100’s are great irons to have in your bag. The thin profile along with the perfect perimeter weighting inspire maximum confidence and allow for precise ball placement.

Thomas only uses the 4 iron in this set and he pairs it with a True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shaft. They com stock with True Temper AMT Tour White shafts and you can get them from 3 iron to a 50 degree wedge.

Pros:

  • Quality forging
  • Great feel
  • Good drop and stop control

Cons:

  • Not for beginners
  • Limited shaft options

Overall Score: 94/100

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Titleist 620 MB – 5 – 9 Iron

Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue

 Selling Points

  • Reduced offset
  • Progressive blade design
  • Optimized sole design

Key Features

For the rest of his iron set, Thomas uses the Titleist 620 MB’s. The turf interaction of these irons is great.

The sole has been refined to help you get under the ball without clanking the turf. This is a player’s iron with a thin top profile.

You can get these irons from 3 to PW and the stock shaft is a Project X available in flexes 5.0 to 7.0.

Of course, Thomas has his coupled with a True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shaft.

Pros:

  • Looks great from the players perspective
  • Streamlined head design
  • Good feel

Cons:

  • Low offset (bad for beginners)
  • Hard to square up

Overall Score: 95/100

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Titleist Vokey Design Raw SM7 Wedges – 46, 52, 56, 60 Degrees

Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue

 Selling Points

  • Spin milled grooves
  • Progressive CG
  • Consistent shots

Key Features

Thomas uses a 46 degree PW, a 52 GW, a 56 SW and a 60 degree LW so it’s clear that he has a lot of faith in these wedges.

And it’s easy to see why with their precision milled grooves that provide unrivaled feel and spin control.

You can get these wedges in a variety of lofts from 46 to 62 degrees and the stock shaft is a True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue which is the same shaft Thomas plays with.

Pros:

  • Good drop and stop
  • Right and left-handed
  • Multiple finishes

Cons:

  • Pricey
  • Apex height is lacking

Overall Score: 97/100

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Scotty Cameron X5.5 Tour Prototype – Putter

Grips: SuperStroke Pistol GT Tour

 Selling Points

  • 70 degree lie
  • 3.5 loft
  • Advanced vibration dampening

Key Features

Somehow, this putter feels ultra-soft yet solid on short and long putts. It’s made of stainless steel and can be outfitted with multiple grips – although Thomas plays his with a SuperStroke Pistol GT Tour.

Pros:

  • Great feel
  • Looks cool
  • Great consistency

Cons:

  • Expensive
  • Poor alignment

Overall Score: 94/100

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Titleist Pro V1x Golf Balls

 Selling Points

  • Soft feel
  • Greenside control
  • High flight

Key Features

Lastly, Thomas will continue using Titleist Pro V1x in 2021. These balls have a super soft feel and a dual core design. The soft cover is great for advanced spin control around the green.

Pros:

  • Seamless dimples
  • Low driver spin
  • High greenside spin

Cons:

  • Chip easily
  • For faster swing speeds

Overall Score: 96/100

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Justin Thomas’s Caddie

In 2018, Jim “Bones” MacKay went on the bag for Thomas in Hawaii for the Sony Open.

MacKay has not only been caddie for legends like Phil Mickelson, but you are probably familiar with his voice as he has regularly provided color commentary for some of the PGA’s biggest events.