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Callaway Tour Authentic RAZR Fit Adjustable Driver

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This latest version of the award-winning RAZR Fit features an even greater level of adjustability in the hosel and additional movable weight offerings to dial in the center of gravity and ball flight characteristics, all with a sleek black PVD finish and striking green accents on the sole of the club head.

“The standard offering of our RAZR Fit driver brings straightforward adjustability to golfers who want to see noticeable changes in their ball flight by making simple changes to their driver set-up,” said Alan Hocknell, Senior Vice President, Research & Development, Callaway Golf. “Now, with the release of this Tour Authentic version of the RAZR Fit, golfers who are looking for more detailed ball flight optimization can make smaller, incremental changes to their driver configuration and will have access to the same detailed adjustability options that tour professionals work with.”

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The RAZR Fit driver, which was named Editor’s Choice on the Golf Digest Hot List and launched at retail with great success on February 17, features a straightforward adjustable “cog” that allows golfers to alter the face angle to three address positions: Open, Square and Closed. The new Tour Authentic version of the RAZR Fit driver takes that adjustability to another level, with an OptiFit Tour Hosel that features three sub-positions within the Square, Open, and Closed settings, totaling nine unique face angles to choose from. The OptiFit Tour Hosel is the same one used in the drivers of tour professionals like Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and many others.

While the standard RAZR Fit driver comes with 12-gram and 2-gram OptiFit weights that can be moved from the heel and toe positions to promote a neutral or draw weighting, the Tour Authentic RAZR Fit driver offers a greater variety of OptiFit Tour Weights (2, 4, 6, 8, 10 and 12 grams), allowing golfers to shift the club head’s center of gravity to more finely tune ball flight and trajectory. A further benefit of the OptiFit Tour Weights is the ability to additionally optimize the total weight and swing weight of the driver. Separate kits containing 4, 6, 8 and 10 gram weights are now available for purchase separately for golfers that already own the standard RAZR Fit driver, but would like more moveable weight options.

“By adding a second cog to the hosel and additional OptiFit Tour Weights, the Tour Authentic RAZR Fit driver will allow golfers the opportunity to dial in their desired ball flight and trajectory to the most precise level,” Hocknell said. “With this enhanced versatility, the Tour Authentic RAZR Fit delivers on our goal of offering meaningful adjustability to better players in an easy-to-understand design.”

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The club head of the Tour Authentic RAZR Fit driver features a black Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) Finish with green accents that match the Golf Pride New Decade grip and premium, magnetized head cover. The club comes with a Project X Black shaft-a Tour-level offering that delivers explosive power and optimized trajectory for maximum carry and roll.

The crown of the RAZR Fit and Tour Authentic RAZR Fit drivers is comprised of Forged Composite, an advanced carbon composite material that Callaway developed over several years in partnership with Automobili Lamborghini. Lighter, stronger, more precise than titanium (the material used in more than 90% of the current drivers in the market), Forged Composite allows Callaway engineers to save crucial weight and precisely control the thickness of the crown. These benefits give the drivers a lower center of gravity, lowering backspin to optimize distance.

Callaway’s RAZR Fit and Tour Authentic RAZR Fit drivers also incorporate a proprietary innovation in aerodynamic shaping called Streamlined Surface Technology that addresses the complex variations in aerodynamic flow during a driver’s entire downswing-from transition through impact. More than four years in the making, Streamlined Surface Technology has reduced RAZR Fit’s energy loss due to drag by 14% (relative to its predecessor, the RAZR Hawk Driver), despite the addition of an adjustable hosel. This contributes to increased ball speed at impact, a critical element of driving distance. This aerodynamics technology is accompanied by the debut of the Company’s new Speed Frame Face Technology, which combines hyperbolic shaping of the clubface with precision thickness control to achieve a larger sweet spot. This new technology optimizes stress distribution and increases ball speeds across the face. Callaway engineers were also able to save weight by implementing this new face technology.

The Tour Authentic RAZR Fit driver will be available for all golfers for the new product introduction retail price of $499 (US).

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  1. terry fraser

    Sep 5, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    terry fraser:to make a sanwedge for sandtraps that looks like a fork and spoon (but looks cool) so sand doesn,t fly in your face but goes through the teeth instead.asking for %10 calgary alberta 13 sydney dr sw

  2. Paul

    Jul 6, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Just received my ta razr fit driver this morning got a chance to hit a few balls this afternoon and I must admit so far I’m very impressed driver feels solid and the shaft seems incredible giving a mid to high penetrating flight no ballooning, balls seem to fly off the face and keep going. As I said only got to hit a few balls on the range would still like a bit of coarse time to get a proper gauge on it but first impressions are great.

  3. Paul

    May 21, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    Tour Authentic
    RAZR Fit Driver ….when is it coming out in the left handed?

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Puma launches new X Collection that Rickie Fowler will debut at this week’s Open Championship

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Puma Golf has launched its new X Collection which is inspired in part by the celebration of Rickie Fowler’s 10-year partnership with the company. Fowler will debut the collection this week at the 148th Open Championship in Royal Portrush.

The collection features traditional fabrics and patterns of the British Isles, incorporating houndstooth detailing and a navy, green and white color palette that pays homage to the region where golf was born.

“Rickie’s style has evolved over the years, starting various fashionable trends in on course wear by blending influences from streetwear and modern fashion. Today, his style reflects both a maturation in his game and personal confidence, and the X Collection was designed to reflect that transition in an elegant way.” – Grant Knudson, Head of Product Creation, Puma.

Puma X Collection

Causeway Jacket – $140

Featuring an antiqued zipper, button closure, hand pockets and a traditional houndstooth pattern, the Causeway Jacket is both water and wind-resistant and comes in a peacoat colorway.

Antrim Pant – $110

The Antrim Pant features a polyester-wool blend fabric and subtle houndstooth pattern, while the waistband contains a hook and bar closure. The pant is designed to wear both on and off the course and is available in a peacoat colorway.

Donegal Polo – $85

Designed with a longer four-button placket and a front chest pocket that features a discoverable houndstooth accent pattern on the inside that matches the interior of the neck. The Donegal is available in bright white, Irish green and peacoat colorways.

Skerries Polo – $85

Containing a deconstructed houndstooth pattern throughout the body of the shirt, the Skerries utilizes a premium, moisture-wicking, technical fabric with a rib-knit collar, and is available in bright white, Irish green and peacoat hues.

Dunluce ¼ Zip Pullover – $120

Featuring a premium pima cotton cashmere blend fabric, the Dunluce contains an antiqued zipper, a contrast green tipping on the collar, ribbed cuffs and comes in peacoat-Irish green or quiet shade-Irish green.

P 110 X Cap – $30

The P 110 X Cap features a raised leather P logo to complement the moisture-wicking sweatband and slight curve brim and is available in both peacoat and white shade bodies each with a brown leather P detailing.

IGNITE PROADAPT X Shoes – $220

Containing all of the benefits included in the brand’s original IGNITE PROADAPT shoes, the X version comes in a peacoat body with Irish green and bright white colors.

All of Puma’s X Collection is available now to purchase at Pumagolf.com as well as select retailers.

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WRX Spotted: Mizuno MP-20 irons, T20 wedge on USGA Conforming list

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Thanks to WRX Member mrmikeac, we have some photos that confirm the new Mizuno line will, in fact, be the MP20, along with a new T-Series wedge: the T20.

We don’t have details from Mizuno yet beyond the pictures from the USGA’s site, but there appear to be four different models of irons including an SEL (something, something, lefty?) set which is good news for you southpaws.

There has been lots of discussion so far in the forums, along with a speculation piece written by or own Ryan Barath (One Post Many Questions – New Mizuno Speculation).

The models are

MP20 (Blade) 

MP20 MMC (Multi-Material Cavity)

MP20 HMB

Speculated to be Hot Metal Blade thanks to the Chromoloy on the hosel, there are two versions on the USGA list, which could also mean a blended set with solid forged irons in the shorter clubs.

MP20 SEL

T20 wedge

We’re going to have to wait until confirmation from Mizuno to get all the details but join in the discussion in the GolfWRX forums.

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Forum Thread of the Day: “New set of irons on a budget of $500-$700?”

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Today’s Forum Thread of the Day comes from GarhawlR who is on the hunt for a new set of irons and is looking for suggestions on how to get the best bang for his buck with a budget of between $500 and $700. Our members disclose their advice for how to go about filling your bag if you’re on a budget.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • rgk5: “Pre-owned Srixon 585 or Wilson Staff W6 will fit the budget. Maltby irons are okay but will have virtually no resale value down the road.”
  • PushDrawFlush: “$500-700 is plenty to find new-to-me forged irons. I’d keep an eye out for some Srixon z745/765 if you want something similar to your MP25s but a little chunkier/more forgiving.”
  • T.B: “Sub 70 and hogans. Maltby makes great clubs. You have a lot of options at that price range. Take your time, and you’ll find something you really want.”
  • revenant: “You should be able to do this without much trouble. My MP-4s (3-PW) were $280 from global golf with minimal face wear (good grooves and no rust/wear spots).”

Entire Thread: “New set of irons on a budget of $500-$700”

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