Jamie Kennedy
By Jamie Kennedy

If you lead an event in Greens In Regulation (GIR) and then also lead that event in Putts Per GIR, there is a good chance you'll find yourself in the hunt on Sunday.

Despite some late competition from Ian Poulter and Graeme McDowell, Dustin Johnson won the HSBC Champions by three shots at 24-under par.

Dustin Johnson

The long-time TaylorMade pro put together one of the best weeks of his career, carding 37 birdies in 72 holes whilst hitting 85% of greens at the Sheshan International GC in Shanghai, China.

"Poulter and McDowell got off to great starts and put a lot of pressure on me, but I am swinging well and putting well so thought just stick to my game plan and play the golf course how I want to play it and it's going to come." Johnson said.

Impressively the win means Johnson has now won in his first 7 seasons on the PGA Tour. Only Phil Mickelson currently has more consecutive-win seasons with 10, whilst Tiger Woods holds the record for opening his PGA Tour career with a win in each of his first 14 seasons.

Johnson made the switch to the TaylorMade SLDR driver last summer and has enjoyed success using more loft. He made a big jump in loft changing from 9-degrees in his previous TaylorMade R1 to 10.5-degrees in his SLDR driver.

More than 25% of the field in China had the SLDR driver in the bag and half of the top-10. The win was the fourth win for TaylorMade's flagship driver.

Whilst bombing it over 300 yards on just about every tee, Johnson also managed to find 70% of the fairways for the week. That was a big improvement on his 2013 season during which he ranked 171st on the PGA Tour hitting a shade over 50% of fairways.

Beyond his driver, here's a look at the rest of Johnson's bag:

Callaway RAZR Hawk Driver TaylorMade SLDR Driver 10.5 degrees, Fujikura Fuel 2.0-X shaft. TaylorMade R9 Fairway Wood TaylorMade R9 Fairway Wood 15 and 19 degrees, Aldila RIP a80 and a90 shafts.
TaylorMade Tour Preferred MB irons 3-PW, True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shafts TaylorMade XFT Wedges TaylorMade TP XFT Wedges 54 and 60 degrees, KBS Tour shafts
Scotty Cameron Putter Newport 2 Prototype TaylorMade Lethal Ball TaylorMade Lethal Ball 2013 model
Adidas Tour 360 ATV Shoes Adidas Tour 360 ATV Shoes Size 13

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