Rory McIlroy Wins Fourth Wells Fargo Championship and Second Consecutive Start with Qi10 Driver and New TP5x MySymbol

Rory McIlroy powered his way to his fourth Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club with a Sunday 65. The combination of McIlroy’s Qi10 driver and his new TP5x MySymbol golf ball produced 6.1 Strokes Gained: Off the Tee en route to his 26th career PGA TOUR win.

McIlroy entered the day one-back of the leader and made back-to-back birdie putts to close the back nine to tie the lead at 13-under par. On the back nine, after a 367-yard drive, McIlroy drained a 34-foot eagle putt to take the outright lead by one-stroke.

From there, McIlroy never relinquished the lead behind birdies on 13, 14 and a chip in eagle on 15 to get to 19-under and six strokes clear of second place. In the final round, McIlroy gained 3.9 strokes putting with his Spider Tour X.

The win comes in McIlroy’s first start with his customised TP5x MySymbol golf ball where he replaced the standard number 1 with his nickname RORS where a number is traditionally seen on a golf ball.

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Rory McIlroy TP5x RORS MySymbol


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Rory McIlroy Winning WITB Wells Fargo

The win marks McIlroy’s 14th on the PGA TOUR when trailing entering the final round, which is six more than any other player since 2010.

In the final round, McIlroy registered drives of:

  • 1st Hole: 344-yards
  • 2nd Hole: 321-yards
  • 3rd Hole: 312-yards
  • 5th Hole: 336-yards
  • 7th Hole: 338-yards
  • 8th Hole: 312-yards
  • 9th Hole: 317-yards
  • 10th Hole: 367-yards
  • 11th hole: 313-yards
  • 12th Hole: 332-yards
  • 14th hole: 295-yards
  • 15th hole: 301-yards
  • 16th hole: 349-yards
  • 18th hole: 330-yards

For the week, McIlroy was 1st in Strokes Gained: Off the Tee (6.1) and in Driving Distance at 337-yards. He registered six drives over 350-yards and 32 drives over 325 yards.


  • Head: Qi10 9.0°
  • Measured Loft: 8.25°
  • Loft Sleeve: 1.5° sleeve set to one click lower
  • Lie: 57.5°
  • Shaft: Ventus Black 6X
  • Length: 45”
  • Tipping: 1’’
  • Swingweight: D4
  • Grip: Golf Pride Multi-Compound Black/White Rib (1+1 Wraps Logo Up)
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Rory McIlroy Qi10 9.0° driver

Before the start of the 2024 season, McIlroy testing a driver head he normally wouldn’t consider: the larger head profile and more forgiving Qi10 driver.

Rory noticed during at home testing testing that he found the center of the face more often with the help of more MOI in Qi10 vs Qi10 LS. That then sparked a thought in Rory’s head of if he could return back to a longer driver shaft to get more distance while also having the forgiveness of the Qi10 head.

In years past, Rory shortened his driver shaft to 44 inches as it tightened his dispersion off the tee compared to a longer length shaft. Now with the Qi10, Rory had a chance for the first time in a few years to be able to go back to a longer shaft at 45 inches without sacrificing any change in dispersion.

“I played 45 (inch driver shaft) for most of my career, so I just felt like there’s no reason why I shouldn’t be able to hit a drive that’s 45 inches and control it and do what I want to do with it. The one thing that has made me comfortable going back to a slightly longer shaft is the profile of this Qi10 head. I just think that the slightly larger profile of the Qi10 with the longer shaft in it looks good to me and I can find the middle of it easier.” – Rory McIlroy  


McIlroy’s win with Spider Tour X marks the 10th win on the PGA TOUR in 2024 with a Spider putter. McIlroy has now won three times in 2024 with the putter since putting it in play at the start of the season.

Below is Rory’s winning spec:

  • Head: Spider Tour X
  • Hosel: Short Slant
  • Shaft: Black Stepless
  • Length: 34 1/2 EOG
  • Loft: 2.7°
  • Lie: 69.5°
  • Swingweight: E1.5
  • Grip: SuperStroke Pistol Tour
  • Wraps: 1
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Rory Spider Tour X

McIlroy’s Spider Tour X was on fire in the final round finishing with in second in Strokes Gained: Putting at 3.9. After a massive par save on the third hole, McIlroy’s Spider got hot on the 8th hole, making over 80-feet of putts from the 8th hole through the 4th hole. In total, McIlroy’s notable made putts were:

  • 1st hole: 4-feet-6 inches for birdie
  • 3rd hole: 32-feet 11-inches for par
  • 8th hole: 11-feet 7-inches for birdie
  • 9th hole: 10-feet 10-inches for birdie
  • 10th hole: 33-feet 9-inches for eagle
  • 11th hole: 6-feet 3-inches for par
  • 13th hole: 13-feet 11-inches for birdie
  • 14th hole: 5-feet 10-inches for birdie
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