Winner’s bag: Akshay Bhatia’s equipment at the 2023 Barracuda Championship

Akshay UW sole 2023

Bhatia uses a prototype version of Callaway's popular Apex UW.

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Akshay Bhatia defeated Patrick Rodgers in a sudden-death playoff to claim his maiden PGA Tour title at the Barracuda Championship. Victories from Bhatia and Brian Harman marked the first time in Tour history that two left-handed golfers won on the same day.

Take a closer look at Bhatia’s full-bag Callaway setup.

Driver: Callaway Rogue ST Max (Fujikura Ventus Black 7X shaft), 9 degrees

3-wood: Callaway Paradym (Fujikura Ventus Black 8TX shaft), 15 degrees

Utility wood: Callaway Apex UW (Fujikura Ventus Black 10X shaft), 19 degrees

Utility iron: Callaway X Forged UT (22 degrees; KBS $-Taper 125 S+ shaft)

Irons: Callaway Apex TCB (5-PW; KBS $-Taper 125 S+ shafts)

Wedges: Callaway Jaws Raw (50, 54 and 60 degrees; KBS $-Taper 125 S+ shafts)

Putter: Odyssey Tri-Hot 5K #7 Double Wide (21-inch SuperStroke Zenergy 1.0P grip)

Ball: Callaway Chrome Soft X LS

Grips: Iomic Sticky 2.3 Black

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Jonathan Wall Editor

Jonathan Wall is GOLF Magazine and’s Managing Editor for Equipment. Prior to joining the staff at the end of 2018, he spent 6 years covering equipment for the PGA Tour. He can be reached at