To suggest that the three new TaylorMade SIM2 drivers – SIM2, SIM2 Max and SIM2 Max•D – are simply a more-of-the-same follow-up to last year’s trio of SIM drivers is to suggest that Terminator 2 is merely The Terminator with a better motorcycle.
The Callaway Epic, the company’s most successful driver franchise since the introduction of the Great Big Bertha in 1995, looks to have three new models on the verge of being introduced to start the new year.
Srixon’s new ZX wood family, which includes the low-spin, tour-styled ZX7 driver and the larger footprint, high-launching ZX5 driver along with fairway woods and hybrids, seeks to improve the way the clubface transfers energy to the ball by recalibrating the crown and sole design.
The Mizuno ST200 drivers and fairway woods use new titanium and high-strength steel alloys to fuel new levels of performance. Yes, that’s right. Golf club technology is still finding new titanium and steel alloys to enhance distance.