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Change of clubs for Casey

2nd January 2019, 18:56 by Jack Ogalbe

Paul Casey looks set to follow Justin Rose by switching to Honma irons in 2019.

The Englishman is mainly a free agent after Nike's departure from the club market towards the end of 2017 and while he quickly signed a deal to use Taylor Made woods, he has had his choice of equipment last year, using Mizuno irons and Titleist wedges and putter.

Tuesday saw Justin Rose confirm his decision to use Honma in 2019 and Casey appears set to follow in his footsteps.

The 41-year-old was seen using the Japanese brand's TW-U Forged utility iron in practice ahead of the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.

Casey qualified for the traditional season-opener at Kapalua, which features the winners from the previous year's PGA Tour events, thanks to his victory at March's Valspar Championship, his first win in America since the 2009 Houston Open.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Jack Ogalbe has been working for the team since his student days, having enjoyed a successful placement. He is an avid West Ham fan but also enjoys writing on rugby union, golf, tennis and cycling.

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