2012 Buyer’s Guide Woods

Are the new fairway woods as long as your driver?

This year marks the first year that we’ve seen fairway woods truly marketed as driver alternatives.

2011 Buyer’s Guide Woods

Woods and hybrids are a breeze to hit

By now, you probably carry at least two fairway woods and a hybrid in your bag. Some golfers carry more hybrids or even swap out their irons with iron-woods.

2010 Buyer’s Guide Woods

Today's fairway woods and hybrids are bigger, longer and easier to hit than ever.

Looking to finally reach that long par-5 in two? How about actually hitting the green from 200 yards away, in the rough?

2009 Woods Buyer’s Guide

They might not be as exciting to hit as drivers, or as fun to collect as putters, but if you master your woods and hybrids, you can keep the golf ball in the fairway and knock it closer to the pin than ever before. Trust us. If you’ve ever teed off with a 3-wood, you’ve Read more…

2008 Wood/Hybrid Buyer’s Guide

What is the freshest category in golf? We think fairway woods and hybrids have benefitted from a ton of new technology, making them more playable and more useful than ever before.

Today, fairway woods have become longer, bigger and more powerful than ever. Hybrids, on the other hand, have become more specific, acting as either long-iron replacements or high-lofted fairway-wood replacements. The key is to begin analyzing your current set makeup in order to determine what’s missing. Need a club that goes 215 yards and stops on a dime? How about a 3-wood that flies almost as far as your driver, albeit a lot straighter? Maybe both?

Fairway Woods Buyer’s Guide 2007

Whether it?s a fairway wood or hybrid, knowing what club to hit depends on what clubs are in your bag

It doesn’t matter if it’s a long par-3, a short par-4 or a reachable par-5, making the right shot choice first depends on having the right clubs to choose from. Today, fairway woods have become longer, bigger and more powerful than ever, and hybrids, on the other hand, have become more specific, acting as either long-iron replacements or high-lofted fairway-wood replacements. The key is to begin analyzing your current set makeup in order to determine what’s missing. Need a club that goes 215 yards and stops on a dime? How about a 3-wood that flies almost as far as your driver, albeit a lot straighter? Maybe both? Discerning your needs is crucial to hitting better shots. And with today’s models, it’s hard to go wrong.

Fairway Woods Buyer’s Guide 2006

Today's fairway woods have tons of technology and an array of features that make them a must from the tee, fairway and rough. Don't miss out.

The driver is the star of the golf club world, and as such, gets seemingly all the attention, all the kudos and all the technological advancements. As a result, for a lot of golfers fairway woods have become nothing more than afterthoughts that are needed simply to fill out their collection of clubs. This approach is a definite mistake, and one that should be immediately exchanged for one that views fairway clubs as critical members of every golfer’s arsenal.

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