The three-piece Z-Star and the four-piece, dual-core XV both feature core designs that start soft but get decidedly firmer towards the perimeter to give higher swing speed players more potential for longer driving distance.
At the Farmers Insurance Open on the PGA Tour, that meant a new driver shaft and wedge grind for Adam Scott, a putter switch for Jon Rahm and Lefty doing Lefty things. On the European Tour, Paul Casey had a new driver in the bag for his win in Dubai.
Jon Rahm is the No.2 player in the world, winner of five PGA Tour events and six more on the European Tour, and one of the more intriguing players in pro golf. He’s also now a member of Callaway Golf’s tour staff, having been lured away from TaylorMade.
A Lim Kim wore a mask all week at the US Women’s Open at Champions Golf Club in Houston. Although the mask was an admirable bit of safety, it also seemed fitting as she stole the title with a trio of birdies to finish off a final-round 67 on Monday, winning by one over Jin Young Ko and Amy Olson.
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.