Cristobal Del Solar WITB: All About the Korn Ferry Tour Pro’s Arsenal That Helped Him Shoot a Record-Breaking 57

Published 02/09/2024, 2:13 PM EST

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Life happens in the most unexpected of ways. How else could you explain Cristobal Del Solar’s recent rise to fame? The golfer proudly wrote his name in the glorious books of golf history! The Chilean pro might not be a household name yet, but his recent round of a record-breaking 57 has surely made this a possible reality in the days to come.

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The Korn Ferry Tour’s 2024 Colombia Championship has been a turning point in the trajectory of the 30-year-old’s life. Even though the event has not concluded yet, his performance has already left many jaws dropping. What’s his secret to climbing the ladder of success overnight? His incredible equipment! Of course!

Cristobal Del Solar seems to love PING equipment

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The hidden magic behind a golfer’s success lies in the intricacies of their bags. The talented player who just broke all records at a PGA Tour-sanctioned event in history carefully selects his collection of golfing essentials that help him ace the greens.

For instance, his immaculate drives find their source in his PING G430 driver, which is famous for being the best driver to date. Additionally, a thorough search through his bag would reveal the PXG staffer’s love for the PXG 02II ST irons. These are specifically made so that golfers can achieve “greater distance, precision, and playability.”

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He also uses the PING iCrossover 3-iron driving irons to further perfect his shots. He clubs his drivers and irons with PING’s G430 Max Fairway woods.

 

His sharp putting skills which helped him “casually two-putt for a 57” found their footing in his choice of a skillful putter. This is the Bettinardi Tour Department BBO Dass putter, priced at $1,350. But is that all the famous golfer with a recently made historical record using to further his game?

What wedges and balls does Cristobal Del Solar choose?

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Interestingly, in addition to the aforementioned selected pieces, the Chilean sensation also deploys an interesting set of wedges. He uses the PXG Sugar Daddy II wedges. These wedges are “artfully engineered for optimal bounce, insane accuracy, and fine-tuned stopping power.”

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His choice of golf ball is what most of the golf world chooses. Yes, you guessed it right. It’s the Titleist Pro V1x ball. Moreover, for his shoes, he trusts the unique mix of style and comfort offered by the FootJoy Hyperflex Carbon.

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I, Daiemah Malik, have loved writing for as long as I can remember. It started with practicing poetry in front of the mirror, eventually translating into my passion for writing at EssentiallySports. The values that the sport of golf has instilled in my writing are truly incomparable, and because of it, writing currently tops my to-do list on a dull day, coming over even my love for indulging in spirited debates on anything and everything, including my hidden forte, politics.
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