After frost delayed the Phoenix Waste Management Open for 4 hours things finally heated up. Phil Mickelson thrived under the cold temperatures wearing a short sleeve shirt of all things (nuts much?). Most players were still bundled up between shots. Leaders after the first day include Bill Haas, Jason Bohn, and Tom Gillis. Meanwhile at the Qatar Masters Lee Westwood was frozen out by the competition. Golf’s number 1 didn’t make the cut after shooting 3 over 75, leaving plenty of room for Martin Kaymer to overtake him in the rankings.
In equipment news TaylorMade’s much anticipated R11 Drivers are finally on sale today. Their “all white” campaign has been very popular with golfies (not to mention this golf nut as well). They pulled out all the stops quiet literally including an all white truck during last weeks tournament at Torrey Pines. The trend to all white clubs is said to help with glare but let’s be honest it just looks awesome!