Dustin Hunter Johnson was born on June 22, 1984, in Columbia, South Carolina, and is an American Pro Golfer who currently plays on the PGA Tour. Winning two major championships, Dustin Johnson won the 2016 US Open with a score of 276 and a 4-under par at the Oakmont Country Club.
He also won at the Masters Tournament in 2020 with a 20-under par and score of 268. Johnson is a right-handed swinger who most recently came in 54th in the Workday Championship at the Concession Golf Club on Feb 28, 2021. Despite this dodgy performance, he has won six World Golf Championships with the latter being the Travelers Championship in 2020.
Keep reading to discover more about Dustin Johnson WITB, his achievements on the fairway wood, and interesting facts like how Johnson is the Babe Ruth of long-distance drivers Taylormade from 2008 to 2020, whilst leading in 2015.
Dustin Johnson WITB Currently?
Currently, in the bag, the two-time major champion has exchanged his 3-wood for the advanced TaylorMade SIM2 Ti model with twist-face technology, whilst adding two SIM Max rescues to the bag. However, pictures captured on CBS Sports and Getty images show that he also uses a 7-wood and a 3-iron as well as the rescues.
TaylorMade Milled-Grind 2 Models
DJ has also been seen hitting the golf ball with a full set of irons from the pitching wedge up to the 3-iron from the TaylorMade P730 DJ Proto series. At the top of the bag, he’s switched two of his wedges for extra wood. All of which, are designed with raw face TaylorMade Milled-Grind 2 models.
Does Johnson Use the Spider Limited Itsy Bitsy Putter?
Unlike his wedges, Taylormade Milled-Grind irons, and SIM Max rescues to Taylormade P730 DJ Proto clubs that stay in the bag, his putter selection has many faces. He was playing with a Spider Tour Mini but switched to the TaylorMade TB1 Truss. However, DJ has been recently pulling a Black TaylorMade Spider limited Itsy out of the bag.
Whilst the putter TaylorMade Spider Limited appears to be his new putter of choice, it is not clear whether he has stopped using the TaylorMade TB1 Truss and Spider Tour Mini. So, what has DJ been carrying in his RBC insignia golf bag over the past two years?
Let’s find out and take a look:
Dustin Johnson WITB 2021?
A TaylorMade SIM Max 10.5° with Fujikura-Speeder 661 X shaft and twist face technology. The Fujikura-Speeder 661X is one of the most advanced SIM driver shafts on the market. Making its PGA debut in 1998, new materials in the shafts using Triax Core Technology provide a three-directional graphite woven material on the inner core of the shaft, resulting in increased ball speed and stability.
TaylorMade-SIM2 16.5° Ti with 3-wood Taylormade Ventus-Black 9X shaft. He also uses an HZURDUS Black 95 6.5 Project X shaft as well as a TaylorMade-SIM Max 7-Wood. The Project X HZURDUS Black 95 and Fujikura-Ventus Black 6.5 have also been used by other players like Collin Morikawa. The HZURDUS Black 95 6.5 is a popular shaft on the PGA Tour.
3 PW True-Temper (52°-60°) TaylorMade Milled-Grind 2 mounted on KBS-Tour 120S shaft tips. DJ isn’t the only golfer using KBS Tour 120S shaft tips, this is also Kim Braly’s signature shaft. Kindly note, trimming the shaft length from the top-down (tip & butt), can affect how the shaft plays. This setup increases mid-trajectory and shot versatility.
A TaylorMade P730 Irons DJ Proto 3-PW on True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts. True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100 shafts are high-flex, lightweight tour shafts designed for the pros to increase ball speed, ball flight, and landing control. It features weight technology with patented taper tip irons and parallel tip irons.
TaylorMade Spider Itsy Bitsy Limited as of late; whilst the TaylorMade TB1 Truss and Spider Tour Mini still come out of the bag occasionally.
Adidas ZX 8000 Golf Shoes. Designed from the 1984 ZX running shoes, they offer athletes a robust variety of footwear options depending on the type of training or surface being played with golf clubs.
TaylorMade TP5X. From Roy McIlory to Dustin Johnson, the TaylorMade TP5X is the pro’s choice for tee-to-green performance.
What Did DJ Use for Golf Clubs Before 2021?
Whilst Dustin Johnson has been seen with a number of Taylormade products on the greens such as TaylorMade Sim2 drivers, irons Taylormade P730 DJ Protos, and Fujikura Ventus Black 8 X (21°) Project X 6.5 shafts, his email address, and RBC sponsored golf bag contains the best irons money can buy in today’s pro golf shops.
Below is what DJ had in the bag for the 2020 PGA Tour:
WITB 2020 for DJ?
Driver TaylorMade: SIM 3-Wood 10.5° with Fujikura-Speeder 661 shaft. The TaylorMade-SIM driver is designed with a robust Inertia Generator and asymmetrical sole design that increases ball speed and aerodynamics during the most vital stage of the golf swing. This is a Speed Injected SIM driver with Fade and Draw air gap ports, reducing air resistance and increasing impact on the golf ball.
A Taylormade-SIM Max (15°) 3-wood mounted on a Fujikura Ventus Black shaft. He also uses a 21° TaylorMade-SIM Max 7-wood and Project X HZURDUS Black 95 6.5 irons. Project X HZURDUS Black wood shafts provide more distance for the more aggressive golfer. These shafts are made to generate a superior rigid mid-section, allowing players to get maximum power behind the ball.
TaylorMade-Wedges 52° & 60° Milled-Grind 2 mounted on top of KBS Tour 120S shafts. His TaylorMade wedges 52° and 60° often replace his pitching wedge as he uses it to launch the ball higher into the air but at a controlled and shorter distance. He can often be seen using the 52° wedge when aiming for distances of 75-100 yards.
Irons TaylorMade: P730-DJ Protos 3-PW True Temper Gold Tour Issue X100 Fujikura-Ventus Blue shafts. Fujikura Ventus Blue shafts are engineered to maximize ball speed and tighten shot dispersion, especially when off-center shots are a concern. These innovative iron shafts come with VeloCore Technology with a straight taper design that enhances the clubhead’s performance.
TaylorMade Spider Itsy Bitsy Limited. His putter TaylorMade Spider Limited Itsy is a lightweight 6061 body combined with stainless steel 304 frame that transfers weight at the extremities, allowing for a higher MOI (4900+) and improved stability. It’s not surprising that DJ loves this seamless top crown with a robust gunmetal finish that offers a better forward roll on the ball.
Adidas ZX 8000 Golf Shoes. Dustin Johnson has worn Adidas golf shoes for years and can be seen swinging the fairway wood with them on.
TaylorMade TP5x. Featuring the new Tour-Flight Dimple Pattern, the golf ball TaylorMade TP5X is used by several PGA golfers. Offering improved flight on the fairway wood and wood TaylorMade SIM2 drivers, this ball can always be found in DJ’s bag.
At large, WITB 2021 for DJ is an arsenal of SIM2 high-tech weapons like the 7-Wood TaylorMade SIM driver and his collection of RBC wedges and irons as well as his trusty putter TaylorMade Spider Limited.
WITB 2021 Sponsorship Bag for Dustin Johnson?
Johnson is a sponsored team driver TaylorMade and a Team RBC Ambassador. His bag has been packed with the best TaylorMade golf irons since he signed a multi-year deal with RBC back in Feb of 2018. His other ambassador teammates include players such as Brooke Henderson, Brandt Snedeker, Matt Kuchar, and Jim Furyk, the Ryder Cup captain.
How Johnson Became a Team RBC Ambassador
This robust addition to Team RBC came shortly after the pro driver, Johnson became the world’s #1 golfer in 2017 and held that spot for 64 consecutive weeks, which happens to be the 5th longest run in PGA Tour history.
He found his navigation again on the fairway woods in 2108, 2019, and 2020 for the number one position. He’s been at no. 1 for more than 100 weeks to date, making him a real threat on the course.