Tuesday, February 28, 2012
2012 Buyer's Guide Drivers
This year's crop of new drivers is longer and lighter then ever
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Wilson StaffKey Feature: Weighing in at 269 grams and sporting a cupface design, the DXi is primed to increase your swing speed with little effort. Its D2 swing weight makes it a breeze to swing, and the Matrix Ozik 48g shaft is the perfect fit for this strong, lightweight clubhead. Boom!
Who It's For: Golfers who want a lightweight clubhead (that feels light too) to increase their swing speed without having to hit the gym and beef up like Ricky Barnes.
Specs: Comes in four lofts (9°, 10.5°, 12°, 14°) with a Matrix Ozik XCon 4.1 graphite shaft.
wilsonstaff.com | $299
YonexKey Feature: The combination of a titanium body and face with a carbon graphite crown helps move the CG low for optimal feel and workability.
Who It's For: The EZONE series drivers were built specifically for golfers who like to work the ball. The 380 and 420 versions are for better players, while the 450 is more forgiving and launches the ball higher.
Specs: Available in three different head sizes (380cc, 420cc and 450cc) and three lofts. Comes with a NANOPREME 50EX shaft.
yonexusa.com | $399
Zero FrictionKey Feature: Oversized alpha-titanium body combined with a beta-titanium face. This unique ZFAdvantage Driver also features a tungsten-copper weight placed at the back of the sole helping the ball elevate from the face.
Who It's For: Value-minded golfers of all skill levels who are looking for a premium performance product at an affordable price. Welcome to the club-building game, ZF!
Specs: Comes in either black or white heads with 9.5° and 10.5° lofts with Zero Friction High Modulus Low Resin Graphite Shafts and ZFAdvantage Premium Grips.
zerofriction.com | $199
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