Buyers Guide 2017: Cobra F7 Fairway Metals & Hybrids

The Cobra F7 fairway and hybrid family utilizes the Baffler Rail System, first introduced in the brand’s original Baffler woods more than 40 years ago, blended with today’s front-to-back weighting systems for the perfect combination of personalization, distance, control and forgiveness from any lie. The F7 Fairways feature progressive rail heights strategically engineered to be shallower in Read more…

Buyers Guide 2017: TaylorMade M1 Driver, Fairways & Hybrids

TaylorMade Golf has made a name for itself the past several years by reinventing its product lines. That makes its 2017 a bit unusual as the TaylorMade M1 family of metal woods line carry the same name as the 2016 line. The technology in the 2017 line, however, is different than the 2016 line, according to Read more…

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.

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