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May 29, 2009

Inside Danny Lee's Golf Bag

Posted at 12:42 PM by David Dusek

Danny-Lee-Callaway-Colonial_600 FT. WORTH, Texas – Among the interesting equipment endorsement deals made this season was Callaway Golf's with Danny Lee, the 2008 U.S. Amateur champion. The 18-year-old won Australia the Johnnie Walker Classic in February and competed in the Masters before becoming a professional.

The only club not in the photo is Lee's putter, which is an Odyssey prototype. The bottom of the putter says, "Odyssey Prototype #1" and it looked very similar to Odyssey's Black Series i #1 putter.

A lot of expectations are being put on the teenager who man-handled Pinehurst No. 2. Here is a list of his current equipment.

DRIVER:                     Callaway FT-9 Tour (8.5°) with UST AXIVCore Tour Red X 69 shaft
FAIRWAY WOODS:    Callaway Big Bertha Diablo (15°, 18° ) with UST AXIVCore Tour Red X 79 shaft
IRONS:                        Callaway Tour Authentic X Proto (3-PW)
WEDGES:                    Callaway Tour X (56°, 60°)
PUTTER:                     Odyssey Prototype #1
BALL:                          Callaway Tour ix

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April 21, 2009

Danny Lee signs endorsement deal with Callaway

Posted at 1:03 PM by David Dusek

Danny Lee Danny Lee, the 2008 U.S. Amateur champion, has signed with Callaway Golf. The company announced this morning that Lee will play Callaway clubs and balls and will have the company's logo on his bag and hat.

Lee won his U.S. Amateur title on Pinehurst No. 2 last August, breaking Tiger Woods's record as the event's youngest winner. Playing in his first PGA Tour at the Wyndham Championship, Lee posted four rounds in the 60s and finished tied for 20th. In February, still playing as an amateur, he won a professional event, the Johnnie Walker Classic in Australia.

Lee competed in this month's Masters but missed the cut after shooting rounds of  74-81.

Nick Raffaele, Callaway's vice president of sports marketing, said in a release:

“When a rising star such as Danny is lighting up the amateur ranks and winning professional events while playing with your clubs and golf ball, it’s hard not to get excited. We’re proud to be with Danny as he embarks on his professional career.  This young man’s talent and work ethic are as impressive as his character.”

Lee will be making his professional debut this week at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. will tell you exactly what's in Lee's bag as soon as Callaway releases the information.

(Photo by Robert Beck/SI)

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