Luke List Swaps Numbers For Nicknames
By mustang6560 on 8/2/13
175 yards to the flag. Uphill. Slight breeze.
For most professional golfers, this hypothetical shot would require a 7- or 8-iron (or possibly a 9-iron for the big hitters). But for Luke List, he'd probably hit a 'Lean on it' or 'Fireball' (or maybe even 'Merica).
As you can see by the picture tweeted by Chad Coleman (@HashtagChad), Head of Social Media for Callaway Golf and Odyssey Golf, List's new sticks will all feature nicknames instead of digits. We just hope he and his caddie will have the key written down somewhere on his golf bag in case they forget which name corresponds with which loft.It's clever, it's original, but I highly doubt this will become a trend on Tour.
Do you have a nickname(s) for your clubs?
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LOVE the KCCO club.
Torleif Sorenson says:
I have names for my instruments and my car, but not my clubs - not even my ultra-sweeeet 2-iron.
This seems stupid to me... got me thinking of the peeve thread. This would make me constantly uneasy about what club I had in hand.
Matt McGee says:
There might be a club or two in my bag that are frequently known as "POS" (it's never MY fault), but no nicknames other than that.
Duke of Hazards says:
Reminds me of some weirdo that named his golf towel... "Lucy", if I recall.
Sweet. I have 10 irons 4-PW and 3 other wedges. Think I will stamp them as follows
4 - S
5 - T
6 - U
7 - P
8 - I
9 - D
P - G
I'll admit to accepting the nickname "The B" for my 3-wood. It was given to the club by my caddie at Kingsbarns, Scotland. None of the other clubs have a name nor does my towel.
My wife and I both call my 3 wood "Murray" because she named the penguin headcover.
I was thinking of naming my wedges after my kids like Zac Johnson, I can keep the First letters cause I have a P, S, A, and R. If I was smart I woulda named the last one sonething that started with an L.
joe jones says:
I have called my clubs some names at times but they can't be used in polite society.
Dang it Joe, you beat me to it.
Matt F says:
@jasonfish - I like the way you think!!
Dukes: I was just thinking about that. My gf was giving me crap about having a skanky golf towel and I had to explain to her that it works better once it gets a little experienced. So naturally I thought of Nate alone in the garage under a bare light bulb, tenderly wiping down the clubs, talking to the towel about the day's events.
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