I think if you were a golfer looking to pick up a few yards from increasing your swing speed this might help because the shaft and clubhead are so light. Gone is the lime green, and in its place TaylorMade has gone with a soft yellow color. I was a 28 handicap but in 8 months I am now down to 22, the driver has given me more confidence. Golfmagic reviews in association with , offering more than 60 championship courses across three venues in Kensington, Soho and Smithfield. While I am a whisker away from generating a 150mph ball speed, which TaylorMade says you need to achieve in order to accomplish a ten-yard distance gain on the — which offered you a dramatic addition of 17 yards — getting the ball airborne was an effortless procedure. Inverted Cone technology produces a larger sweet spot allowing for longer straighter shots on off-centered hits. I would not rank it as ultra light, but it is certainly lighter than the R1 driver that TaylorMade released at the same time.
The matte areas are sunken from the shiny areas to give the black area a more playful design. Condition: Value Clubs offer a great value for someone who isn't as interested in cosmetics, but cares about performance. I was concerned that this head would be a loud, tin sounding, spinning head. It is my belief that the success of the Rocketballz driver surprised TaylorMade. The driver is available in either a 9. It has been increased to an expansive 4,100 square-millimeters to give the player more confidence at set up. Being able to review the R1 I found that I was about even in distance but more consistent hitting a fade that would find the fairway with the Stage 2 driver.
For this review I was given a 9. Conclusion TaylorMade made big news last year releasing the Rocketballz line and it was clearly a marketing success. We want to protect the interests of golfers by providing an unbiased platform to feel proud to contribute to for years to come. I have not noticed them since the first look. If you are considering purchasing this driver, we have also included a list of pros and cons, and our standard rating table to help you decide.
All this while pumping it out farther than you would expect. I reached a 275 par 4 the other day with it. For some testers, this meant that one or both of the Stage 2 drivers performed better than the R1. Because the club is so light, at impact it did not feel as solid as the original Rocketballz or the R1 driver. At the drving range comparing hit between the two clubs.
I brought this driver a fewday ago on a advice from co-worker to upgrade my R5 Driver. Once I got through the adjustment period, I was able to hit some pretty booming shots. The other big reason to get the upgrade is the adjustability that the clubhead offers. Taylormade explains this on their site: TaylorMade Loft-Sleeve technology offers 7 standard and 5 upright loft options to add ±1. The sleeve has been updated to adjust to 12 positions within the window of 1. As far as the graphics go, when I saw the pre-release images I was a skeptic, to say the least. As we mentioned in the technology section, TaylorMade claims that the graphics help golfers line up the driver better at address.
I hit it with more accuracy than my hybrid and carry it 250+. This is another big improvement over the original Rocketballz driver which is overly loud in my opinion. The side of the triangle that faces the golfer has a gray square and both tips of the triangle have the black, yellow and gray stripes. In the new sleeve, you get 7 different standard and 5 different upright loft options. By day, Bill is a technology manager living in the Chicago suburbs with his wife and kids. Items that ship directly from the manufacturer, ship via Standard Ground service only.
Yes, birds are chirping and there may be sound of a golf cart in the distance but once you are over the ball you tend to block those things out and never notice them. The club face feels very solid and it feels like the ball just rockets off the face at impact. The loft sleeve offers 7 standard and 5 upright loft options. We suggest you give this driver a seat at the table when you get fitted. I found the Stage 2 driver to be very easy to set up on the left edge of the fairway and reliably fade back in to the fairway. The black is done by mixing in a matte finish with a shiny black finish to outline the logo and break up the sole of the club. I was hoping to review this club, but saw this review and had to comment.
Hoping to continue with the fantastic success of the Rocketballz driver TaylorMade has released the Rocketballz Stage 2 driver. The new color scheme substituted the neon green for a racing yellow which gives the always-cool color combo of yellow and black. I was seeing pretty good carry about 275 yards on average and had a nice roll out of about 25 to 30 yards. The headcover does look a bit like a bumblebee, but the colors are not offensive. O our 17th I can now confidently go straight over the long water directly at the hole. With the Stage 2, golfers only have a 3-degree range, and no face angle adjuster. Expert editorial reviews, breaking golf tour and industry news, what to play, how to play and where to play.