Rory McIlroy signs with Nike

David Cannon

It’s official. The worst kept secret in golf is out of the bag: Rory McIlroy will have Nike clubs in his bag from now until the foreseeable future.

McIlroy announced Monday in a glitzy, 23-minute Golf Channel-broadcast informercial that he would join Tiger Woods as a Nike staffer.

Here’s what Rory will have in his bag starting Thursday when he and Woods open their 2013 seasons at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship:

Driver: Nike VR_S Covert Tour 9.5-degree, neutral position

Fairway Wood: Nike VR Pro Limited Edition 3-wood/15-degree and 5-wood/19-degree

Irons: Nike VR Pro Blades (3-PW)

Wedges: Nike VR Pro 54-degree and 60-degree

Putter: Nike Method 006 Prototype

Ball: Nike 20XI X

Apparel: Nike Golf Tour Performance Collection

Footwear: Nike Lunar Control

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