26 Oct '16, 2pm

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SHANGHAI (AP) — Rory McIlroy is replacing his Nike driver and two fairway metals this week at the HSBC Champions as he begins to search for new equipment. Nike announced in August that it was getting out of the hard equipment business — clubs and golf balls — to concentrate more on its longtime strength of shoes and apparel. McIlroy, at No. 3 in the world, is the highest-ranked player in Nike's golf stable. "Honestly, I didn't envision having anything in my bag until the end of the season," McIlroy said. "Look, I'm playing well. I'll leave it. But I brought a few clubs out to Dubai to try out and test. I hit them and I was like, 'This is good.'" He is using the TaylorMade M2 driver, 3-wood and 5-wood at Sheshan International. McIlroy won the Deutsche Bank Championship and the Tour Championship to capture his first FedEx Cup. A week later, he went 3-2-0 in the Ryder in a Eu...

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