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2014 Gear Trials: Best Hybrids
In nearly every golfer’s bag, there’s a yardage gap between two irons that’s a little closer together than it should be. It’s most common in the long irons, where golfers often hit two different clubs almost the...
- Posted 50 days ago
Ping G30 Drivers, Fairway Woods, Hybrids and Irons
G30 Drivers No matter where a golf equipment manufacturer places the center of gravity in its latest driver, one thing is true; modern driver heads aren’t very aerodynamic objects. Ping’s new G30 driver doesn’t change that, but...
- Posted 51 days ago
TaylorMade unveils new SLDR S woods and irons
TaylorMade has announced the release of its SLDR S line, which includes new drivers, fairway woods and hybrids that continue the company’s emphasis on “lofting up.” Like the company’s original SLDR drivers, the SLDR S measures 460cc...
- Posted 109 days ago
Review: Cobra Bio Cell Hybrids
Pros: The standard Bi0 Cell hybrid is hot, high-launching and quite versatile. MyFly8 adjustability allows you to dial in your preferred trajectory and ensure you have all yardage gaps covered. Driver-like face construction and strategically located Bio...
- Posted 115 days ago
Review: Nike Covert 2.0 Hybrids
Pros: The crew at Nike took a fresh approach in designing the new VRS Covert 2.0 hybrids, making the lower-lofted clubs more forgiving and easier to launch than previously offered models. These new hybrids are long, accurate and...
- Posted 128 days ago
Why you’re not good enough not to get fit
Since the beginning of custom golf club fitting, players have always wrestled with the question “should I get custom fit?” or “am I good enough to get custom fit?” While these seem like valid questions, I tell...
- Posted 131 days ago
Review: Adams Pro Hybrid
Pros: A scorching hot face for boring, penetrating shots off the tee. They’re very workable, and have a sole shape that glides through rough nicely. Cons: Hoisting a high, soft shot can be a challenge. Also, the...
- Posted 143 days ago
Ping 2014 Karsten Hybrid-Iron Set
It goes without saying that golfers enjoy the game more when they’re playing their best. When they’re not playing their best… well, they’re probably not having as much fun. Ping’s new Karsten hybrid-iron set is designed to...
- Posted 159 days ago
Lessons with David Leadbetter by Callaway Golf
Callaway Golf launched “Lessons with David Leadbetter,” an eight-part series of instruction vignettes to help us all shake off the winter rust and play better golf. With the first installment below, renowned instructor David Leadbetter explains how...
- Posted 159 days ago
Cleveland 588 Fairway Woods and Hybrids Review
Pros: Classic looks and a pleasing sound and feel. Two of the highest-launching fairway woods and hybrids we’ve tested. Cons: Not adjustable. These could spin too much for high-spin golfers. Only one stock shaft, and their swing weights...
- Posted 170 days ago
Review: TaylorMade JetSpeed Hybrids
Pros: Miminimal vibration on off-center strikes and easy to hit from a variety of lies. Impressive distance, and $20 cheaper than SLDR. Cons: Some might not like the crown design, and the lack of adjustability is a bummer....
- Posted 205 days ago
Review: Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro Hybrids
Pros: Two different options, a Pro version with a slightly smaller head and lower launch and spin, and a standard version with more forgiveness and an easier launch. The forged Hyper Speed Face Cup produces a smooth...
- Posted 223 days ago
Cleveland 588 Custom Driver, Fairway Woods and Hybrids
Cleveland Golf’s new 588 Custom driver <<< See Full Review Here >>> is more adjustable than the company’s recently released 588 Altitude driver, and has more weight positioned lower in the head to raise launch angle and...
- Posted 228 days ago
Ping i25 Driver, Fairway Woods and Hybrids
i25 Driver Ping’s new i25 driver has a center of gravity that is more forward than the company’s G25 driver to help golfers reduce spin on their tee shots. But discussion about the i25’s engineering feats will...
- Posted 233 days ago
Review: TaylorMade SLDR fairway woods and hybrids
Pros: The SLDR fairway woods and hybrids offer a low-spinning trajectory in a clean and refreshingly understated package. The next generation of “speed slot” technology is marginally better, and the “real deal” TP shaft options are big selling...
- Posted 262 days ago
Callaway X2 Hot and X2 Hot Pro drivers, fairway woods and hybrids
X2 Hot Driver Callaway’s X Hot driver was one of the top-performing drivers in 2013 for golfers with slow-to-moderate swing speeds, and those who miss the sweet spot as often as they hit it. But it had...
- Posted 285 days ago
Cobra BiO Cell driver, fairway woods, hybrids and irons
Cobra has color cornered in its new line of BiO Cell drivers, fairway woods and hybrids, which are available in club heads painted blue, red, silver, orange and black. Also see the new for 2014 Cobra Bio...
- Posted 285 days ago
TaylorMade JetSpeed Drivers, Fairway Woods and Hybrids
Pictured above (from left) are the TaylorMade JetSpeed 3 Wood, Driver and Fairway Metal Just three weeks ago, TaylorMade announced its SLDR fairway woods and hybrids. Today, golfers are getting their first look at TaylorMade’s newest line...
- Posted 285 days ago
TaylorMade SLDR Fairway Woods and Hybrids
Like TaylorMade’s SLDR driver, the company’s new SLDR fairway woods and hybrids promise golfers more distance from a lower, more forward center of gravity. The SLDR fairway woods and hybrids have a new version TaylorMade’s “Speed Pocket,”...
- Posted 307 days ago
Wilson Staff’s new FG Tour M3 Driver, Fairway Woods, Hybrids and Irons
Wilson Staff’s newest line of equipment, the FG Tour M3, for the first time offers adjustable features in a Wilson Staff driver, fairway wood and hybrid. The company’s previous line of equipment, the D100 series, was tailored...
- Posted 332 days ago
TaylorMade SLDR Hybrid for sale on eBay
Through the years, we at GolfWRX have become accustomed to seeing new product photos leak well before their launch dates. But what we’re not used to seeing is embargoed products leak on eBay, which is what happened...
- Posted 334 days ago
Adams Tight Lies and Tight Lies Tour: Editor Review
Pros: Hittable from any lie, most notably from the light rough. Great versatility and distance on off-center strikes. Finds the middle ground between a hybrid and off-the-tee fairway wood. Forgiveness across the face even with shallow, smaller-sized...
- Posted 339 days ago
New Equipment Overload at the BMW Championship!
We spotted an overwhelming amount of new equipment this week at the BMW Championship, so much that we thought it was necessary to organize them in a single story for your viewing pleasure. Check out the latest...
- Posted 346 days ago
Spotted: 2014 Adams XTD Drivers, Fairway Woods, Hybrids and Forged Irons
Check out these spy pics of the Adams 2013 XTD drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons. It appears that Adams has gone slots galore (even in its forged irons) to make themselves the company with the hottest...
- Posted 350 days ago
2013 Best Hybrids
There’s a lot fewer long irons played on the PGA Tour these days than in years past. That’s because the pros have realized that some of the long irons they used to play aren’t as consistent as...
- Posted 351 days ago
Adams Super S and LS Hybrids: Editor review
Pros: The Super S and LS hybrid offer two different looks at address — rounded (S) and narrow (LS). Both clubs are very long, launch the ball high in the air and are capable of producing a...
- Posted 422 days ago
Ping G25 Fairways and Hybrids: Editor Review
Pros: The shallow design of the G25 fairway woods makes them easy to hit off the fairway and the tee, and the look of the G25 hybrid is much improved over the driving iron-like G20. Cons: They’re not...
- Posted 427 days ago
Long irons or hybrids? The importance of bag setup
Merion Golf Club’s East Course, the site of the 2013 U.S. Open, saw players use a variety of different equipment setups in order to navigate the course’s combination of very long and very short holes. Bag setup...
- Posted 432 days ago
Fujikura MCI Hybrid Prototype Shafts
Steel or graphite? In recent years, the answer for the best players in the world has been simple — graphite in their woods and hybrids and steel in their irons in wedges. But Fujikura’s recently launched MCI,...
- Posted 488 days ago
“We are past the time of superior and inferior product lines”
What was true, still is true and is likely becoming even more true is this: equipment doesn’t make any difference. Or perhaps more correctly, when analyzed with a single criteria of performance, the consumer has more choices...
- Posted 520 days ago
New Adams DHY “driving hybrid” spotted
Check out the two new hybrids we spotted on the range at the Arnold Palmer Invitation — the Adams new DHY or “Driving Hybrid” and Super 9031 Proto Hybrid. The DHY is a new shape for Adams,...
- Posted 520 days ago
Adams LSP Hybrid Spotted!!! Tour Only XTD
Looks like we spotted a tour version of the Adams XTD Super Hybrid. Code named LSP. I got some inside info from the source. Has a titanium face/titanium crown with a steel sole for max ball speed....
- Posted 535 days ago
TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Drivers, Fairways and Hybrids
Like the R1, the Rocketballz Stage 2 drivers have a striking paint job — a grey-and-yellow triangle design on the crown that points down the target line. But they’re not as adjustable as the R1, and will...
- Posted 598 days ago
New Adams IDEA Super Hybrid Photos
Here are some pics of the new Adams Super SS and LS Hybrids. Adams LS Hybrid: According to Adams Golf the VST in the sole increases CT to 250. They also added: Refined crown slot creates higher...
- Posted 619 days ago
14-year-old hybrid in play at Q-School
Australian Steve Allan finished first at the PGA Tour Q-School 12 years ago. He’s back at the Q-School Finals this year at PGA West in La Quinta. Calif., armed with a club that predates his Q-School win...
- Posted 634 days ago
2013 Mizuno JPX-825 Driver, Fairway woods & Hybrids
JPX-825 Driver The Mizuno JPX-825 driver provides higher ball speeds and lower spin than the company’s previous driver, the MP-650, according to a Mizuno press release. The driver is constructed with a new chemical etching process that...
- Posted 642 days ago
Are hybrids on the way out?
By Chris Nickel GolfWRX Contributor Archilochus said “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” Sometimes you want a fox and sometimes you want a hedgehog. Sometimes you’re not sure, so you want...
- Posted 647 days ago
Company Spotlight: Don’t Cell Cobra Short
In the last year, the golf industry has seen Cobra-Puma push the limits of how much color golfers will tolerate in their games. Its 2013 line of drivers, fairway woods and hybrids will be available in silver,...
- Posted 673 days ago
First Look: Cobra AMP Cell Fairways and Hybrids
Cobra AMP Cell Fairways and Hybrids feature the same MyFly technology as the company’s AMP Cell drivers. The AMP Cell Fairways are available in a 3-4 model and a 5-7 model that can be adjusted into 8...
- Posted 697 days ago