10 gear stories we spotted in Las Vegas at the Shriners Children’s Open

Tom Hoge's Titleist Vokey SM9 wedge stamping was made for Las Vegas.

Ryan Barath

With the PGA Tour in Las Vegas for the Shriners Children’s Open, it was a busy place to be if you’re a golf equipment nerd. We were on site early in the week covering all of the comings and goings on the range and in the equipment trailers.

Here’s everything that stood out from the event:

Ping G430 driver and more

Ping’s new G430 LST Driver Ryan Barath

You can find all the details of the Ping G430 metal woods launch on tour here: Ping G430 drivers, fairway woods, and hybrid from Shriners Children’s Open

New Titleist ProV1 and ProV1x

New Titleist ProV1 and ProV1x golf balls Ryan Barath

You can find all the details of the Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x launch on Tour here: Titleist 2023 Pro V1, Pro V1x balls surface at Shriners Open

2023 Cobra forged irons

New Cobra Forged King CB Ryan Barath
New Cobra Forged King MB Ryan Barath
New Cobra Forged King Tour Ryan Barath

Cleveland RTX6 wedges

The progressive back design on the RTX 6. Ryan Barath/GOLF

You can find all the details of the Cleveland RTX 6 wedge launch on Tour here: Cleveland RTX 6 wedges debut in Las Vegas

Prototype Bettinardi putters

Bettinardi blade with reversed taper bumpers Ryan Barath
Bettinardi mallet with short slant neck Ryan Barath

Limited Edition Las Vegas head covers

Scotty Cameron Las Vegas cover Ryan Barath
Bettinardi “King” inspired Vegas head cover Ryan Barath
Bettinardi “Dice” head cover Ryan Barath

Project X wedge-specific shaft

Designed for softer feel without sacrificing weight. Ryan Barath

Srixon drivers and irons

Srixon ZX5 MKII driver Ryan Barath
Srixon ZX7 MKII forged irons Ryan Barath

Putting trainer

New gate style putting aid from SlingShot golf Ryan Barath

Throwback wedge stamping from PXG

Joel Dahmen’s clever wedge stamping. Ryan Barath
Joel Dahmen and Harry Higgs from the WM Open Getty

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Ryan Barath

Golf.com Editor

Ryan Barath is GOLF Magazine and GOLF.com’s senior editor for equipment. He has an extensive club-fitting and -building background with more than 20 years of experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour players. Before joining the staff, he was the lead content strategist for Tour Experience Golf, in Toronto, Canada.