MAMARONECK, N.Y. – He hadn’t even been a big champion for an hour and already Bryson DeChambeau was requested to shift his focus to the next principal championship.
Significantly, DeChambeau was requested how his mannequin of power golf, which had merely lifted him to a six-stroke victory over Matthew Wolff on the U.S. Open, would play at Augusta Nationwide this November.
“Measurement goes to be an unlimited profit there. I do know that for a fact,” DeChambeau acknowledged. “I’ll attempt to put collectively by testing a pair points with the driving drive.”
DeChambeau’s pre-Masters prep will embrace persevering with to experiment with a 48-inch driver shaft. After averaging 336.three yards off the tee at Winged Foot, DeChambeau doesn’t plan on stopping in his quest for distance.
“We will likely be messing with some head designs and do some very good with points with Cobra to make it potential to hit these drives probably 360, 370 [yards],” he acknowledged. “Maybe even farther. I have no idea.”
Moreover on the aims guidelines: together with further weight. DeChambeau, in the mean time spherical 230 kilos, acknowledged he thinks he can get to 245. He was already planning on touring to Denver on Monday to train with coach Greg Roskopf. He moreover acknowledged he’ll work to reinforce his iron play sooner than the yr’s closing principal as he sticks to his mantra: “Let proper this second’s garbage be increased than yesterday’s garbage.”
Primarily based totally on how DeChambeau dismantled the sphere at Winged Foot no matter hitting merely 41 p.c of his fairways, Augusta Nationwide would seem like a super match. It moreover seems potential that DeChambeau could be the betting favorite heading into the Masters.
“I don’t shudder, however when he can do it spherical proper right here, and I’m contemplating of Augusta and contemplating of the way in which wherein you type of play,” Rory McIlroy acknowledged. “The game’s moved on a lot throughout the ultimate 14 years as a result of the U.S. Open’s been carried out proper right here, and in addition you are seeing what the game has flip into, what he’s doing in the marketplace.”