Dustin Johnson WITB? (What’s in the Bag)

Dustin Johnson is one of the best golfers in the world and is simply one of our favorite players to watch. As of 2018, Dustin has won 18 PGA Tour titles including the 2016 U.S. Open Championship. Dustin Johnson is an amazing player and well on his way to a Hall of Fame career.

In our “What’s in the bag?” series (or “WITB”) we highlight the best clubs and gear that professional players are currently using in their bags. So, if you are currently looking to take your golf game to the next level, then take a look at what’s in Dustin Johnson’s bag.

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Driver: TaylorMade M4 (9.5 degrees)

Shaft: Fujikura Speeder 661 Evolution 2.0 Tour Spec X

The TaylorMade M4 driver’s Twist Face Technology is engineered to reduce side spin and deliver straighter shots by adding more loft in the high-toe and less loft in the low-heel to produce more consistent spin where golfers mis-hit their drives. The Hammerhead Slot creates a larger sweet spot and increased ball speed low on the face and drops unwanted spin for more distance. Geocoustic technology reduces sole volume which enables a larger, more forgiving face.

Key Features

  • Twist Face Technology opens on the high-toe and closed on the low-heel to produce straighter shots on those mishits.  
  • Hammerhead Slot Makes the sweet spot bigger, increasing ball speed and forgiveness across the entire club face.  
  • Geocoustic Technology: reduces sole volume for a bigger sweet spot and improves sound and feel at impact.
  • New face curvature w/corrective face angle on off center hits, to reduce side spin & deliver straighter shots; Provides more loft in high toe & less loft in low heel for more consistent spin
  • Hammerhead Slot: The Reinforced Outer Portions of the Slot Allow for a Lighter, More Flexible Face, Resulting in a Larger Sweet Spot
  • The center portion of the slot increases ball speed low on the face and drops unwanted spin for more distance
  • GEOCOUSTIC: Shaped for a solid and explosive sound; Reduced sole volume enables a larger, more forgiving face

Fairway Wood

Fairway Wood: TaylorMade M4 HL (16.5 degrees)

Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Black 95 6.5

The TaylorMade M4 fairway wood has an innovative 5-layer carbon crown, providing a lower CG and increases launch while reducing spin. The Ni-Co 300 steel face insert allows for a thinner, explosive face for optimized ball speed while the Fluted hosel provides superior sound and feel without compromising the CG location. Geocoustic technology improves feel and sound while a low-profile shape makes it easy to launch and play from any lie.

Key Features

  • Innovative five-layer carbon crown creates a lower center of gravity, promoting higher launch while reducing spin.  
  • Strong Ni-Co 300 steel face insert allows for a thinner, faster face which increases ball speed.  
  • The Geocoustic technology improves sound and overall feel.
  • Speed pocket creates more ball speed across the clubface for more distance & forgiveness. Split weight mass pads provide increased MOI & perimeter weight distribution
  • Ultra strong ni co 300 steel face insert allows for optimized ball speed
  • 5 Layer carbon crown creates a lower CG by saving 8 grams vs a steel crown, driving higher launch while reducing spin
  • Fluted hostel provides superior sound and feel without compromising CG location
  • PLAYABILITY THROUGH GEOCOUSTIC TECHNOLOGY: A large footprint and low profile shape makes it easy to launch and easy to play. The sole is shaped for optimal playability and improved sound & feel


Irons: TaylorMade P-790 (3), TaylorMade DJ Proto (4-PW)

Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

The TaylorMade P790 irons provides unparalleled distance for a forged iron, has the look and feel of a players iron while also delivering forgiveness and playability. The P790 irons feature an ultra-thin leading edge and SpeedFoam Technology, both creating an iron that provides the best in distance, feel, and playability.

Once known as the “DJ Proto” irons, the TaylorMade P730 irons are amongst the best irons TaylorMade has to offer. The Tour-inspired shaping features improvement over other muscle backs, including a smaller blade profile, refined leading edge, and sharp face lines. Crafted from forged 1025 carbon steel, the face and grooves are precision-milled to produce soft feel, cleaner contact from any lie, and exceptional shot-shaping capabilities.

Key Features

  • Forged from the best carbon steels, these irons provide the very best in feel and feedback.  
  • Precision milling allows every golfer to control their distances with remarkable accuracy.  
  • Manufactured for serious players, these irons look amazing at address.
  • SpeedFoam pushes the limit of COR for groundbreaking distance; Ultra thin 1.75 mm face thickness with mini ICT; High strength forged 4140 carbon steel
  • SpeedFoam produces soft feel and responsive feedback; Refined shaping featuring a straighter topline, shallower face, and progressive offset; Elegantly Design includes minimalistic cosmetic details
  • Strategically placed tungsten weighting to increase inertia; ultra thin internal leading edge with cut thru speed pocket for low face forgiveness; hollow construction for optimal weight placement
  • Loft:17 degree


TaylorMade Golf Milled Grind Satin Nickel Chrome Finish Wedge Standard Bounce 60.10 Right Hand Stiff, LW

Wedge: TaylorMade Milled Grind (52-09SB, 60-14THB, 60-10SB, 64 Hi-Toe)

Shaft: KBS Tour 120S

The TaylorMade Milled Grind wedges set an incredibly high standard in precision with a plethora of bounce options. The CNC machined sole geometry coupled with a precise leading edge inspires a lot of confidence at address. New ZTP-17 grooves and a precision weight port lower center of gravity maximizes spin and gives you incredible control around the greens.

The TaylorMade Hi-Toe wedge offers amazing versatility around the greens. Designed to produce a lower launch and more spin, it features a sole cavity with three trapezoid-shaped pockets which optimize weight distribution. Full-face scoring lines produce consistent ball contact out of the rough while the high bounce leading-edge with increased belly offers less resistance for improved contact from turf or sand. The Hi-Toe wedge’s Channel Cut Mid-Sole prevents excessive digging.

Key Features

  • Deeper bore and shaft insertion allows weight to be removed from the hosel, increasing performance.  
  • Innovative ZTP-17 grooves provide maximum spin from tight lies as well as deep rough.  
  • Centrally located center-of-gravity improves feel and forgiveness.  
  • CNC Machined sole geometry and a precise leading edge promote consistent turf interaction
  • New ZTP-17 groove features steeper side walls and sharper edge radius for maximum spin
  • Precision weight port moves 10g for an optimal CG location, providing a lower launch angle and increased spin RATE
  • 8620 carbon steel for soft feel


TaylorMade 2018 Spider Tour Red Putter

Putter: TaylorMade Spider Tour Black

Shaft: SuperStroke GT 1.0

The TaylorMade Spider Tour Black putter was specially designed for Dustin Johnson, and now you can use this premium and precise putter to shave some strokes off of your score. Redesigned with a smooth crown and no sight-line, the alignment system is clean and seamless. A short, slant-neck hosel provides the player with expanded visibility of the face and toe hang. The Spider Tour Black has a firmer sound and feel than the Spider Tour Red, but both feature a lightweight body and stainless steel frame which increases MOI. The vibration-dampening PU foam provides a consistent sound and feel for every putt you take.

Key Features

  • Short slant neck hosel for expanded visibility of the face.  
  • Smooth crown and no sightline for an ideal alignment system.  
  • PU foam produces Solid feel and incredible sound off the putter face.  
  • Modern Mallet putters designed with multi materials for high MOI, stability and better pure roll
  • Lightweight 6061 aluminun core paired with heavy 304 stainless steel frame for high MOI to ensure that the face stays square to the path
  • Pure roll insert for increased forward roll and distance control
  • Vibration damping PU foam embedded between the body and frame for enhanced sound and feel
  • Spider features a unique "square" shape for better alignment and movable weight technology to match the desired head weight


Ball: TaylorMade TP5x

The TaylorMade TP5x golf ball features a Tri-Fast Core and Dual-Spin Cover which combines specifically engineered technology to perform with every club in the bag. The Tri-Fast Core provides progressive compression for maximum distance while the Dual-Spin soft cast urethane cover’s 322 seamless dimple pattern produces incredible spin performance. The TP5x ball also features 90 compression and a high launch combined with low spin for incredible versatility on all shots.

Key Features

  • Incredibly popular on the Tour.  
  • Provides more consistent flight, extraordinary distance, and the ultimate short game spin and control.  
  • High-performance golf ball is the perfect mix of distance, spin, and durability.
  • 5 LAYERS; ZERO COMPROMISES; TP5x feature a Tri Fast Core and Dual Spin Cover that combine for a 5 layer golf ball construction that is specifically engineered to perform with every club in your bag
  • TRI FAST CORE; The unique 3 layer core system in TP5 and TP5x features progressive compression, enabling maximum energy transfer and generating massive speed on full shots
  • DUAL SPIN COVER. Contrast of an ultra soft cast urethane & a semi rigid inner cover creates maximum interaction between the cover & club grooves, resulting in exceptional spin performance with full wedge shots & pinpoint control from around the green


Dustin Johnson is one of the best golfers in the world and uses some of the best clubs and equipment in the game. Dustin is using clubs and equipment that he has found helps him have more distance, accuracy and control. If you are looking to improve your golf game, take a look at what’s in Dustin’s bag, you may find something that will help you take your game to the next level.


Paul Liberatore

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