Tiger Woods uses a new driver shaft while preparing for the British Open in St. Louis. Andrews

Tiger Woods has competed in only two PGA Tour events this season, the Masters and the PGA Championship,

But recently participated in the JP McManus Pro-Am. The 15-time winner has shot 77-74 at Adare Manor in Ireland

This not competing this week in the Genesis Scottish Open, an event sponsored by the PGA Tour and the DP World Tour.

On Thursday, Woods was spotted playing with a close friend Rory McIlroy at Ballybunion, a seventh-ranked liaison course in Ireland.

While a bit of a challenge to see in the video, malware can see that Tiger has a new shaft in its TaylorMade Stealth Plus + driver

The new shaft is the Fujikura Ventus Black 6X, and Woods used it on JP McManus Pro-Am, too

Ventus Black introduces low, low spin on three standard Ventus shafts. Designed to be extremely stable, especially in the tip section,