The Complete Guide to the Most Popular Clubs on LPGA Tour (2024)

GolfWRX image of the a set of golf clubs used by the LPGA Tour pro

The average LPGA pro has a driver swing speed that is only 2.6mph faster than the average male golfer who swings his driver at 93.4mph.

So it is perhaps surprising that regular golfers do not pay much closer attention to the clubs LPGA players use compared to PGA Tour pros who have average driver swingspeeds of around 115mph.

To address this, Golfing Focus decided to complete a comprehensive analysis of the most popular clubs the top 100 players on the LPGA Tour use.

Callaway clubs are the most popular among the top 100 LPGA Tour pros being played by Minjee Lee, Atthaya “Jeeno” Thitikul, Ruoning “Ronni” Yin, Rose Zhang and Andrea Lee. PING, the choice of Allisen Corpuz, Leona Maguire and Jennifer Kupcho amongst others is the next most used brand.

Only Titleist’s wedges break Callaway and PING’s dominance across all the golf club types on the LPGA Tour while TaylorMade, Nelly Korda preferred brand, is only the fourth or fifth most used manufacturer across drivers, woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters, alongside Srixon.

The best players on the LPGA Tour however clearly do not all have the same 14 clubs set up in their golf bag.

And while PING and Callaway clubs are the most popular we wanted to take a detailed look at all the clubs used by the top 100 LPGA Tour players to find out exactly what clubs the majority of them prefer for every possible club choice.

Golfing Focus infographic of the most popular club models used by the top 100 LPGA Tour pros

When it comes to looking at the most popular set of golf clubs used by the top 100 pros on the LPGA Tour, there are obviously many options for them to choose from.

The best LPGA Tour players have access to almost any club they want.

The main club manufacturers’ tour trucks follow them across the USA to every tournament with the latest models of clubs and shafts ready and available for them to use as and when required.

There are therefore plenty of makes and models of clubs being used by the top female pros on the LPGA Tour – 40 different models of drivers and 51 models of irons for example – but our detailed analysis of this elite group found the following individual clubs to be the most popular in their category:

CLUBMOST COMMON CLUB MODEL / LOFT / SHAFT(S) USED BY TOP 100 LPGA PROS
DriverCallaway Paradym Triple Diamond
Titleist TSR3
(9º)

Fujikura Ventus Black 5 S shaft
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2-woodPXG 0341 X (13º)

Mitsubishi Diamana TB 60 S shaft
3-woodPING G430 Max (15º)

Fukikura Ventus TR Blue 6 S shaft
Mitsubishi Diamana PD 60 S shaft
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4-woodTaylorMade Qi10 Tour (16.5º)

No shaft data
5-woodPING G430 Max (18º)

Fujikura Ventus Blue 6 S shaft
Fujikura Ventus Red 6 R shaft
Mitsubishi Tensei 1K Pro White 70 S shaft
Mitsubishi Tensei AV Blue 65 S shaft
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7-woodPING G430 Max (21º)

Fujikura Ventus Blue 6 R shaft
Graphite Design Tour AD DI shaft
PING Alta CB 65 Slate S
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9-woodPING G430 Max (24º)

Mitsubishi Diamana GT 60 S shaft
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2 HybridCallaway Apex UW (17º)

Fujikura Ventus Blue 8 X shaft
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3 HybridPING G430 (20º)

Graphite Design Tour AD DI 8 S shaft
PING Alta CB Black 70 S shaft
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4 HybridPING G430 (22º)

Graphite Design Tour AD HY 65 S shaft
5 HybridPING G430 (26º)

Fujikura Ventus Blue HB 7 S shaft
KBS KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype 65 S shaft
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6 HybridPING G430 (30º)

PING Alta CB 70 R shaft
Utility ironCallaway X Forged UT

No dominant shaft model
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IronsPING i210 (5-iron to PW)

Nippon N.S.Pro 950 GH S shaft
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Gap wedgeTitleist Vokey Design SM9 (50º)
PING s159
Callaway Jaws Raw


Nippon N.S.Pro 950 GH S shaft
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Sand wedgeTitleist Vokey Design SM9 (54º)

Nippon N.S.Pro 950 GH S shaft
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Lob wedgeTitleist Vokey Design SM9 (58º)

Nippon N.S.Pro 950 GH S shaft
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PutterPING PLD Anser

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Putter GripPING PP58Check eBay
Club GripsGolf Pride MCCView on Amazon

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Golf ballTitleist ProV1xView at PGA Tour Superstore

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[Note – Available data of top 100 LPGA pros on the CME Points list at the end of the 2023 season.]

Two things stand out from this list however which we need to look at in more detail to complete the picture of what clubs LPGA players use.

Firstly the top 100 players on the LPGA Tour clearly do not have 23 clubs in their golf bag given the maximum allowed is 14.

To complete the list above though we looked in detail at every club type being carried by one or more of the top 100 LPGA Tour pros.

However different players obviously choose to vary their club setups according to their personal preferences and the course they are playing on a particular week.

While some opt to play with more than one fairway wood, others prefer more hybrids to replace their long irons. Others meanwhile opt for utility/driving irons.

Similarly, some LPGA players choose to carry more specialist wedges than others so the selection of individual clubs varies across the pros.

But this is what our analysis found in terms of the most popular club choices among the top 100 LPGA Tour pros.

  • The most common golf club set up used by the top 100 LPGA Tour pros is made up first of a driver and two fairway woods – a 3-wood and a 5-wood.
  • The top end of the bag is then completed with a 4-hybrid.
  • The most popular iron set then starts with a 5-iron to pitching wedge.
  • 3 specialist wedges, a 50° gap wedge, a 54° sand wedge and a 58° lob wedge are then added to a putter to complete the set.
Golfing Focus infographic of the most popular club brands for drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters used by the top 100 LPGA Tour pros

While this set up was found to be the most common it was also clear that other setups, particularly when it came to the longest clubs in the bag, found favour with a number of the top women pros.

Some for example preferred a 3-wood and 7-wood combination for their two fairway woods. Others meanwhile prefer to use only one wood and two, three or even four hybrids prior to starting their iron set with a 4-iron, 5-iron or 6-iron.

Or there are the more niche cases of Yuna Nishimura and Azahara Munoz, who play four and three fairway woods respectively, together with two hybrids before their ‘standard’ iron set begins with a 7-iron.

Ariya Jutanugarn meanwhile opts to leave a driver out of her bag altogether and chooses a 3-wood and a two, three and four TaylorMade utility/driving irons instead.

So as we can see while there is a preferred club set up among the top 100 LPGA Tour players there are other club choices that are chosen by several golfers indicating how many options there are for players to experiment with.

The second point which stands out from our list is that there are preferences that make the ‘most popular’ club in a particular category a less compelling statement of preference to others.

For example we found only 7 out of the top 100 LPGA Tour pros use utility/driving irons. So while Callaway’s X Forged UT is the most popular it is only within a small data set of players who choose to use them.

Similarly, while PING’s Alta CB 70 R shaft was the most popular hybrid shaft among the players choosing a 6-hybrid club only Lindsey Weaver-Wright and Karis Davidson use this club.

When it came to putters also Golfing Focus uncovered 59 different models being used among the top 100 so the ‘most popular’ model we found was only the most used by a factor of 1 player from almost all the rest of the other putters being used.

Many players also choose to alter the lofts of their clubs – Ashleigh Buhai for example plays a 3-hybrid at 20.5 degrees which is a loft only 0.5º different to the 4-hybrids chosen by Cheyenne Knight, Alex Pano and Emily Pedersen.

So it is clear we should not always draw immediate conclusions from the basic numbers on a LPGA Tour pros’ club as they may not be exactly what they seem at first glance.

What all this tells us simply however is that all the top LPGA Tour players are constantly looking for an extra edge in their club set-up.

They are always exploring the full range of makes and models the golf manufacturers are producing to find the precise and best one for their swing and specific requirements.

What Brand of Golf Clubs Do LPGA Players Use?

There are a lot of golf club brands on the market today.

Golf club technology has advanced more in the last couple of decades than it potentially has in the whole of the previous 100 years and with this an ever-increasing number of golf manufacturers have entered the golf market.

This includes several specialist brands that limit their focus to only one or two golf club types. Bettinardi and Piretti for example focus solely on producing wedges and putters.

The big traditional golf brands however have continued their dominance when it comes to the preferred choices of the best LPGA Tour players. And while some famous older brands have disappeared from the pro club scene the household names we all know continue to dominate.

And as a whole Callaway is the dominant club brand among the golf clubs used by the top 100 players on the LPGA Tour. Callaway clubs are the most common club type across all the main club type categories with the exception of hybrids and wedges where they come in as the second and third most used brand respectively.

PING is the next most popular brand with Titleist being the next most used manufacturer among the top 100.

When we last did this deep dive analysis a few years back Golfing Focus found PING to be the most dominant club brand. And although they now come in behind Callaway they are clearly a popular choice among LPGA Tour pros.

Further it was interesting to note that Golfing Focus’ comparable review of the most used clubs on the Champions Tour discovered Callaway and PING again came out on top.

However when you look at Titleist’s third-placed position among the clubs used by the best LPGA Tour players this compares to their top spot as the the most popular clubs on the PGA Tour.

Golfing Focus infographic of the ranking of golf club brands for drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters based on clubs used by the top 100 LPGA Tour pros
The most popular clubs on LPGA Tour by brand across drivers, woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters

TaylorMade and Srixon were then found to be the next most used brands among the top women pros with a preference for TaylorMade drivers and woods compared to Srixon models being reversed when it came to irons and wedges.

And although it is only based on a small number of users both brands are a definite option when it comes to the LPGA Tour players opting to put a driving/utility iron in their golf bag.

The rise of PXG clubs up the popularity rankings when it comes to women pros though seems to have faded in the last couple of years. Our last comprehensive review noted their increasing presence among the clubs of LPGA Tour players but that trend was shown to have stopped this time.

This will undoubtedly have been influenced by the end or cessation of sponsorship contracts but PXG clubs are clearly not as common on the LPGA Tour as they were only a couple of years back.

Outwith the main golf manufacturers, Golfing Focus’ in-depth review also turned up some niche golf brands being used by the top 100 LPGA pros, particularly among their iron choices.

Former major champion Hyo Joo Kim for example was unique among the pros in her use of Yonex irons while two-time major champion and former world no.1 Lydia Ko has opted to play a 5-iron to 9-iron set of Proto Concept irons since 2022.

Chanettee Wannasaen and Arpichaya Yubol by comparison choose to use irons made by specialist iron and wedge manufacturer Fourteen Golf.

So while Callaway and PING clubs dominate there are specific club types where many of the other manufacturers have particular specialisms and this is also reflected in the club choices of LPGA Tour players.

Before You Go …

Now that you know what clubs the best LPGA pros are using are you wondering how this compares to those used by the top players on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour?

Read our next articles to find out what our comparative in-depth research of both those tours told us!

What Clubs Do PGA Tour Pros Use?

In the Bag: Unpacking the Clubs Champions Tour Players Use

One response to “The Complete Guide to the Most Popular Clubs on LPGA Tour (2024)”

  1. Graeme Hay avatar
    Graeme Hay

    What do you think about the club choices of the top LPGA Tour pros? Do you agree there’s more for amateur golfers to learn from their choices compared to their male colleagues on the PGA Tour?

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