Mar 3rd, 2019
Team TaylorMade's Kurt Kitayama secures Oman Open victory
Armed with M5 driver and '19TPX5 golf ball
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Kurt Kitayama produced a remarkable comeback at Al Mouj Golf to win his second European Tour title of the season at the Oman Open. This is the third global win for TaylorMade's new M5 and M6 drivers featuring Speed Injected Twist Face technology and fourth win for the new 2019 TP5/x golf ball.
This was Kitayama's second European Tour career victory and is also his second victory of the 2019 season, which has moved him to #4 in the Race to Dubai rankings.
Kurt’s victory is also the third win for TaylorMade's new M5 and M6 drivers and fourth win for the new 2019 TP5/x golf ball; highlighted by its new High-Flex Material (HFM). His preferred golf ball is the TP5x.
Gaming the M5 driver with Speed Injected Twist Face Kurt blew the field away with his distance off the tee. He led the field averaging 328.3 yards off the tee which was six yards longer than his nearest competitor.
Kitayama plays the increasing popular GAPR MID #3 driving iron equipped with a Graphite Design DI 105 X shaft.
Kurt has a P750 4 iron in the bag before transitioning to play the P730 model from 5-PW, all equipped with Dynamic Gold's X100 shafts.
Kitayama played the Milled Grind Wedges in 52 and 56 degree alongside the company's Hi-Toe Wedge Wedge in 60 degree, all equipped with Dynamic Gold's S400 shafts
KURT KITAYAMA'S WINNING BAG AT THE OMAN OPEN:
M5 Driver | 9.o° | Graphite Design DI 6 X
M2 Fairway | 16.5° | Graphite Design DI 8 X
GAPR MID | #3 | Graphite Design DI 105 X
P750 | 4 Iron | Dynamic Gold X100
P730 | 5-PW | Dynamic Gold X100
Milled Grind Wedges | 52° & 56° and 60° Hi-Toe | Dynamic Gold S400
2019 TP5x Golf Ball