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Team TaylorMade’s Justin Rose Mounts Improbable Comeback to Capture WGC-HSBC Champions
Powered by a bag filled with TaylorMade clubs and golf ball, Rose cards final round 67 to erase 8-shot deficit, matches the third-largest comeback victory in PGA TOUR history.
What You Need To Know:
Rose’s victory is the 29th on worldwide tours for TaylorMade’s new ’17 drivers, far outpacing the next closest manufacturer. This was the ninth win this season for the new TP5/TP5X ball. Dustin Johnson, Si-Woo Kim, Jon Rahm and Xander Schauffele have also won this year with the new golf ball. The win is Rose’s eighth victory on the PGA TOUR. The eight-stroke deficit to claim victory is a career-best for Rose and a World Golf Championships record. Rose plays a combo set with a P790 4-iron and 5-PW in the P730 “Rose Proto”. His shafts are KBS Tour C-Taper 125S+. Rose’s victory is his second World Golf Championships win for Rose, who also won the 2012 Mexico Championship
Justin Rose’s WITB at the HSBC-Champions: