Justin Rose wins the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Justin Rose ended a four-year winless drought on Monday, winning the weather-delayed AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Check it out here.

Justin Rose wins the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Justin Rose won the weather-delayed AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am by playing incredibly solid golf over his final two rounds, fueled, in part, by a set of Cobra irons that he did not even try before Tuesday.

Justin Rose wins the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

         Pos         Player R4      Thru       Total     
J. Rose
-6 F [F] -18
B. Wu
-6 F [F] -15
B. Todd
-7 F [F] -15
P. Malnati
-3 F [F] -14
K. Mitchell
-4 F [F] -14

According to Ben Schomin, PGA Tour rep for Cobra, Rose approached him on the range Tuesday and casually mentioned he had heard good things about the company’s new irons and wouldn’t mind trying them.

“I’ve known Justin for a number of years,” Schomin said. “People forget he used to play our clubs when he was a teenager, so it was a little full circle. We built him a combo set and dropped them off late Wednesday morning. About 15 to 20 minutes later his coach tapped me on the shoulder and asked if I could see Justin. He really liked the clubs but needed an adjustment on the grips. He also wanted to try a new shaft.”

After only hitting 21 greens in his first two rounds, Rose found 29 greens in regulation over the final 36 holes, enough to rise to 11th in strokes gained/approach the green for the week.

Rose also had two other clubs of note in his bag: A Callaway Paradym driver, marking the fourth win for the Paradym family in the past five PGA Tour events, as well as the unusual-looking Axis 1 putter.

Rose collaborated with the company several years ago on a mallet with wings with a unique hosel design that helps produce a perfectly balanced putter that resists twisting to assist in applying a purer stroke.

Rose started his Sunday morning at Monterey Peninsula with a bogey to continue his third round, which couldn’t be finished on Saturday due to weather stoppages. On Sunday golfers had to face challenging weather conditions that were more like elements you would see in Scotland than in California. Rose had completed nine holes of his final round and was at 15-under for the tournament when play was stopped.

With nine holes to play on Monday morning and a two-shot lead, Rose went three-under par after six holes to make a statement that this tournament was his to win. Birdies on 11, 13 and 14 put him three shots above the clubhouse leader, a lead that he held onto until the end.

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