St. Petersburg Times Online: Sports
TampaBay.com
Place an Ad Calendars Classified Forums Sports Weather
tampabay.com

printer version

What's in there?

By DARRELL FRY

© St. Petersburg Times, published October 19, 2000


PGA Tour veteran Kenny Perry let us take a look inside his golf bag. As you can see, it has more than clubs and balls.

* * *

CLUBS: The tour limits each golfer to 14. Perry has a driver, a 3-wood, a fairway wood, a 3-iron through pitching wedge, a 56-degree wedge, a 61-degree wedge and a putter.

BALLS: Perry keeps a dozen but rarely uses that many during a round.

TOWELS AND GLOVES: Perry packs three of each but typically uses only one unless they get wet because of rain.

SUNGLASSES, UMBRELLA AND RAIN SUIT: This is Florida.

MEDICINE: Perry keeps eye drops and several kinds of pain relievers in case of a headache, muscle soreness or fever. He packs small bandages and tape in case he develops blisters. There also is a small tube of hand lotion.

SNACKS: Perry packs peanuts, crackers, energy bars, etc., in case he gets hungry.

CELL PHONE: Perry doesn't like to be out of touch, but PGA officials demand all cell phones be turned off during play.

RULE BOOK: Just in case.

YARDAGE BOOK: This is full of notations about how he played each hole previously. He typically makes note of everything from the distance from certain landmarks to the best angles to play toward the green.

MONEY: Most golfers keep a few bucks on hand for side bets during practice rounds.

Back to Sports
Back to Top

© 2006 • All Rights Reserved • Tampa Bay Times
490 First Avenue South • St. Petersburg, FL 33701 • 727-893-8111
Contact the Times | Privacy Policy
Standard of Accuracy | Terms, Conditions & Copyright
 

From the Times sports desk

Bucs

  • Bucs line features twin billing
  • Batch more comfortable now
  • Analyst looks at game
  • Bucs-Lions up next
  • Baseball

  • Ex-Rays now living their Series dreams
  • The Rays hold line on prices
  • Debate ratings blast baseball
  • No fence-sitting for mayor
  • Hubert Mizell

  • Time gives Faldo new perspective
  • Tampa Bay Classic

  • May's days
  • U.S. insists it cares about the 'other' Cup
  • In pro-am, fun is the main goal
  • One week changes Andrade
  • The course
  • The field
  • Pick your viewing strategy
  • Tampa Bay Classic primer
  • What's in there?
  • Lightning

  • Wild's first win is over Lightning
  • Goalies likely to begin rotation
  • Sports Etc.

  • It all adds up: Grossman is nation's best
  • TC coach resigns after six games
  • Captain's corner
  • Sports briefs
  • NHL briefs
  • Jabar making noise in debate
  • Steve Spurrier Q&A
  • College basketball briefs
  • College football briefs
  • Extra points
  • Ninepins a favorite in key steeplechase
  • Ram boys, Knight girls earn wins
  • Lecanto finishes strong to defeat Crystal River
  • Blue Jacket isn't a secret anymore
  • Durant disposes of Brandon quickly
  • Gryphons take care of Wildcats
  • Panthers cruise past Falcons
  • Pep talk pays off for Chargers
  • Auto Racing
  • Gordon no longer dominates
  • NFL briefs
  • McGrady leads Magic over Hawks


  • From the wire

    From the state sports wire
  • Jacksonville's Spicer placed on IR after leg surgery
  • FIU-Western Kentucky game postponed because of Jeanne
  • Brown anxious to face old team for first time
  • Dolphins' desperate defense readies for Roethlisberger
  • Former Sarasota lineman sheds tough-guy image with Michigan
  • Rothstein rejoins Heat as assistant
  • No. 16 Florida has history on its side against Kentucky
  • FSU and Clemson QBs both off to slow starts