Check out this index for easy access to all of our coverage of golf news, instruction, equipment and courses. By the time of the ft iz driver, released in 2010, callaway was back to the more typical clubhead shapes in its drivers. Fast just got a whole lot faster with the callaway xr speed driver. Playing a callaway driver, you immediately have a competitive advantage over those with other golf drivers. Mar 03, 2011 donal took the dawn raider to carton house for the latest dawn raid. The latest evolution of variable face thickness technology x face vft is the lightest, most flexible and hottest face. This is our most exciting driver launch in years, said bill baker, chairman and ceo of. Awarded best driver for swing speeds 95 mph 105 mph and for swing speeds 94 mph and below by the golfwrx expert panel featuring topranked club fitters from around the country. It is a bit heavier than most drivers, weighing in at 50 grams. The 460cc big bertha ft 3 driver is a combination of an ultrahot titanium cupface for blazing distance with fusion technology for incredible. The following driver specification information has been compiled from product brochures, golf magazines, and from inquiries to the manufacturers. With the revolutionary 460cc complete inertial design, the ft i driver pushes the boundaries of shape, of our imagination, of the rules. My last driver was a taylormade r7 superquad which i felt was too lunky for my swing. Callaway golf mens drivers clubs official site specs.
In our tests it certainly does keep offcentre hits straighter and they also get a good level of distance. The 455 cc head has a lovely shape and callaway say it is 27% more aerodynamic than the razr hawk driver which equates to an additional 1. The new ft 3 driver delivers on our mission to make every golfer a better golfer because of design intricacies that make it functionally superior. Versatility, distance and control all in one spaceage package. The bottom cracked on the other three, but callaway replaced them free each time. Ft3 tour drivers are designed with a slightly openface angle and a higher center of gravity position that is matched to each loft for the penetrating and controllable ball flights preferred by experienced and professional players.
Callaway developed the new callaway x24 hot irons for golfers who seek to gain distance not just with the longest clubs in their bag, but also when pulling out an iron on a long par3 or flying the water to reach a par5 in two. Model, loft, availability, standard length, lie, cc, total weight, swing weight. The best way to describe the ft5 is to call it a tweaked version of the previous ft3 its longer. Donal took the dawn raider to carton house for the latest dawn raid. Tech specs whitepaper find a retailer introducing rogue drivers.
Nov 26, 2015 the callaway fusion ft 3 driver has a 460cc head which combines the power of titanium with the forgiveness of carbon composite. Callaway golf also owns topflite golf company, odyssey putters, ben hogan and strata brands. Callaway sells a series of ft9 drivers, including clubs with 9, 10, 11, and degree lofts, with flex options that include stiff, senior, and regular. Callaway fti draw driver callaway driver golfbidder. A massive 50 grams of discretionary weight has been created using a carbon fiber body creating the optifit weighting system that produces three center of gravity configurations. While no doubt some of you are already long past tired of hearing about callaways new ft optiforce driver im getting tired of writing about it, weve had several requests from.
Designed to be the worlds straightest driver, the fti driver is fusion technology pushed to the extreme, creating golfs most complete inertial design. Retail price for the callaway ft optiforce driver both models which hits shelves july 12th is. Few clubs have created as much interest as callaways fti on release. With artificial intelligence and machine learning leading the way, callaway drivers provide next level distance, ball speed, and forgiveness. It was followed by the callaway ft iq driver, which had a squareish head shape and was released in 2008. Callaway golf launches the big bertha fusion ft3 driver. Most of my straight shots seemed adequately long and as many mentioned, has a more lower penetrating ball flight. Polar weightinga heavy face and heavy rear weight keep. Callaway has made a shaft switch with these new drivers, moving from the aldila nvs that was the stock offering on the ft3 to a pair of shafts from fujikura. A triaxial carbon composite crown combines with refined speed steps to harmonize weight distribution and aerodynamic efficiency around the head. From the use of ai in equipment, to sustainable course architecture, to the rise of interactive screen golf, forefront.
A massive 50 grams of discretionary weight creates the optifit weighting system that produces three center of gravity configurations draw, neutral and fade enabling golfers to choose a combination to best suit their individual game. The rogue driver delivers exceptional ball speed from the combination of our new jailbreak technology and xface vft plus increased moi for a breakthrough in driver performance. Browse the entire selection of callaway golf clubs to find the right models for your playing style. It was followed by the callaway ftiq driver, which had a squareish head shape and was released in 2008. The sleak looking new callaway ft iq driver has been designed using influences from lamborghini supercars and stealth jet fighters and the sample obtained by the todays golfer golf equipment team certainly. The callaway ft i driver is for players who need extra forgiveness off the tee, for good shots no matter where the ball is struck on the clubface. We were among the first to test the callaway razr fit driver and we were very impressed as the sound and feel are excellent.
Rated 5 out of 5 by johnmac from very good to remove slice this is the fourth one i bought. Nov 26, 2015 callaway are readying what it describes as its straightest ever driver for the 2009 golf season in the form of the callaway ft iq driver. I cant wait to get this thing outside on the range. Select between clubs with regular, stiff and senior flex in the shaft to match your swing speed. The drivers also offer increased speed through the reduction of head weight and total weight. This is our most exciting driver launch in years, said bill baker, chairman and ceo of callaway golf. The callaway fti driver has had a lot of hype and rightly so as it was the first introduction of a new type of driver focussing on a high moment of inertia moi to reduce. One of the ways optiforce drivers create more speed is with more aerodynamic head shapes, which callaway says create 23 percent less. I saw a new callaway hyper x driver and a new ft5 driver in a closeout bin for a great price due to. This moi is a measure of how resistant the face is to twisting when the ball is struck offcenter. The callaway ft 5 driver is a very good driver for distance. The callaway fti driver is for players who need extra forgiveness off the tee, for good shots no matter where the ball is struck on the clubface. The ft3 is an intimidating driver to look at at address.
Optimized for you with 460cc of carbon composite and titanium construction science. The ft 3 driver notched 10 professional wins, including three major championships, before launch. When ely callaway first introduced his big bertha driver 20 years ago, the golfing world changed forever. I had a chance to see and hit the new callaway ft tour driver yesterday. Select between clubs with regular, stiff and senior flex in the shaft to. We set out to profile the most unique golf locations around the country based on their stories, communities and characters. Pretty obvious why as it was the first real square club head and it split the. The only driver awarded 20 out of 20 stars in the 2019 golf digest hot list. The new ft5 and ft5 tour drivers are the latest evolution in clubhead design utilizing our revolutionary fusion technology.
Asked in golf what is included in a callaway golf set. The square design allows weight to be moved to the extremes for a maximum moment of inertia. From the use of ai in equipment, to sustainable course architecture, to the rise of interactive screen golf, forefront explores the revolutionary trends in golf that are driving the future of the game. I saw a new callaway hyper x driver and a new ft 5 driver in a closeout bin for a great price due to their age and was about to buy the hyper x because it was my understanding it was a bit more forgiving. The ft3 tour driver is available in righthand only in 8. Just bought it on friday and played my first round with it without practice on sunday. Jun 15, 2007 in responce to j, if u go to the callaway website you will find out that most tour pros consider using this club when their driving is a little off, and lefty carries a ft 5 and ft i depending on the course with his 2 driver system so most tour pros consideruse it. It was the entrance of the oversized metalwood that defied convention in terms of shape, materials and volume.
Make offer callaway fti draw mens rh 9 driver golf club fujikura speeder 586 sflex stif callaway fti driver 8. The ft3 driver notched 10 professional wins, including three major championships, before launch. The ft 9 driver was designed to deliver the most creative shotmaking you can think of. Product specs shaft specifications may vary due to cut length and manufacturer tolerances. The latest driver, fairway and hybrids were compared against their predecessor to really see if the new clubs are worth the. The year indicated is the specifications noted at that time and may not reflect any changes made during the life of the product. Now a publicly traded company, callaway is one of the most visible names in golf with a product line that encompasses the full spectrum of equipment and accessories including drivers, irons, wedges, putters and balls.
Oct, 2006 the callaway ft i driver has had a lot of hype and rightly so as it was the first introduction of a new type of driver focussing on a high moment of inertia moi to reduce twisting of the club head at impact, particularly on offcentre hits. The stealth pvd finish, which is the result of a cuttingedge process designed to reduce glare and produce a. Callaway ftiz driver, callaway drivers, golf driver. Official callaway golf site golf clubs golf equipment. Description i think callaway has a hit on their hands with this one. The ft5 driver utilizes our revolutionary fusion technology. The ft5 comes standard with a 45inch, 60gram fujikura e150 shaft that has mid torque and a mid kickpoint, available in light, regular and stiff flexes.
Hyperbolic face cupthe face is chemically milled for precise thickness control across the entire face. The callaway ft5 driver is a very good driver for distance. Now a publicly traded company, callaway is one of the most visible names in golf with a product line that encompasses the full spectrum of equipment and accessories including drivers, irons. Introducing epic flash drivers artificial intelligence real ball speed. With the revolutionary 460cc complete inertial design, the fti driver pushes the boundaries of.
Callaway golf has followed up the successful ft3 driver with two new titaniumcomposite models. Callaway developed the new callaway x24 hot irons for golfers who seek to gain distance not just with the longest clubs in their bag, but also when pulling out an. One of the ways optiforce drivers create more speed is with more aerodynamic head shapes, which callaway says create 23 percent less drag on the downswing than previous models. The latest driver, fairway and hybrids were compared against their predecessor to really see if the new. The square fti takes moi to the max but the more traditional ft5 is still a very stable driver. When you carry a callaway driver in your golf bag, you can step on the first tee with confidence that your equipment will perform.
It wouldnt be a driver release unless its a taylormade r1 without a corresponding fairway wood. Specs the callaway big bertha fusion ft3 driver is available in standard and tour models in a choice of draw, neutral and fade configurations. This serves to increase the moment of inertia moi to make the club more forgiving on offcenter hits. It was the entrance of the oversized metalwood that defied convention. Polar weighting focuses power at impact with alaserlike accuracy. Callaway ft i driver details the new ft i driver represents a quantum leap in driver design. Nov 30, 2017 the callaway ft i driver came out in late 2006. Callaway fti driver details the new fti driver represents a quantum leap in driver design. Callaway are readying what it describes as its straightest ever driver for the 2009 golf season in the form of the callaway ftiq driver. Draw, neutral and fade, enabling golfers to choose a combination to best suit their individual game. The callaway ft optiforce driver is designed for speed and follows the fairly simple tenet that if you make a clubhead lighter, more aerodynamic and add a longer shaft to it.1684 196 1105 1591 1057 157 272 1561 1334 893 1538 1173 545 1266 1424 803 1459 549 559 240 1450 603 256 393 888 1375 264 503 1359 590 1539 1584 327 855 777 403 498 505 1276 342 551 897 208 351 173 752