Paul Sturgess

Britain’s tallest man Paul Sturgess was part of the celebrity line-up for the British Masters pro am at Close House and we thought a look into his golf bag, recently kitted out by PING, would give an interesting insight into what it takes to custom fit a 7ft 7ins basketball player.

Paul, who has been part of the Harlem Globetrotters for four years, is capable of slam-dunking a basketball while barely leaving the ground as well as being able to drive a golf ball out of the driving range at Close House.

As you’d expect, his clubs are longer than standard – his driver measuring 48ins – while each club is fitted with a Golf Pride Jumbo grip and 15 wraps of tape Here’s what’s in his bag…

Driver: PING G400 12˚48ins Tour 75 X-Stiff shaft

Fairway: PING G400 5-wood +2.5ins Tour 75 X-Stiff shaft

Hybrid: PING G400 22˚ +3ins Tour 85 X shaft

Irons: PING G400 4-PW +4ins Project X 6.0 shaft

Wedges: PING Glide 2.0 50˚, 54˚ & 58˚+4ins Project X 6.0 shaft

Putter: PING Sigma G Kinloch CB