Last week in Abu Dhabi we told you about Titleist Ambassador Pablo Larrazabal having lost his golf bag on route to the event. Well, the flamboyant Spaniard didn't let that stop him and went out with a brand new bag of equipment, including a putter borrowed from Titleist Tour Technician Mattias Jelver, and finished in a tie for 11th at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Pablo follows very much in the footsteps of Spanish legend Seve Ballesteros when it comes to his approach to the game and it was no surprise to see him unphased by the loss of his equipment and performing well at last week's event.
The good news is that the lost bag did eventually turn up and, although his caddie was probably delighted at carrying a Lightweight Stand Bag for the week, Pablo is happy to have his S82 Staff Bag back with him. Having said that however, Pablo was simply buzzing after playing so well with his borrowed equipment that for the most part he has decided to stick with it. The one exception to this is the putter where Pablo has returned to his trusty Scotty Cameron Newport 2 Timless GSS. The putter is an absolute classic from the Cameron Studio and when Pablo heats up with it on the greens he has the potential to make just about anything. He's certainly buzzing after a solid start to his 2011 season and, with a mixture of old and new in the bag, he'll take to the course in Bahrain full of confidence.
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