I mean that the Callaway FT-9 Tour is a brilliant club even if it feels like it was released ten years ago… but it takes time to find out which drivers are really great and which is just good or ok. Jack Nicklaus is teeing it with his grandson, G. This allowed Callaway to modify everything from the head size, moment of inertia, center of gravity position, weight and even bulge radius to produce optimal conditions across the loft options in each head. Golfwrxnut Aug 10, at 4: My only real criticism is trying to obtain an instruction manual for the corresponding cogs for the hosel.

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News 3 weeks ago. Callaway launches a new X Forged UT driving iron. The finish is glossy black, which I like.

Callaway FT Optiforce driver Review | Equipment Reviews | Today’s Golfer

On the head, the black and red graphics on the crown, primary and secondary surfaces all tie together to create a sense of motion even when the driver is just sitting in your bag. Callaways latest offerings are much better than the TaylorMade offerings. Desmond Aug 10, at 9: For the first time Callaway have optifrce a light 43 gram Project X shaft as a stock option that performed very well and was light, stable and provided a good level of feel. Both shafts are available as stock options with either head in several flexes — 5.


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As George loosened up, however, his slice turned into a gentle fade. Flight was high and for me, a little spinny. The former college golfer, now 34, has an ability to consistently contact drives in the center of the club face.

Published 2 years ago on Mar 6, My usual fault had been considerable heel hits, whereas for some unknown reason, pure centre or slight toe mishits are all I can get with this. Apr 22, at 7: With the 43g shaft option, I would say the bulk of people who swing around the mph range should see the biggest benefit.

Thus, the FT Optiforce driver was born. Took me all year to get through all the clubs but at the potiforce of the year the Cally Opti is my undefeated champion.

Smooth ezy to launch, Acccccurate, lite draw! I weighed all these competing clubs and except for the superlite Clevelands, the heads all clock in at about grams. Chris Aug 20, at Gil Leonard Aug 13, at News 1 month ago.

Callaway FT Optiforce Drivers: Editor Review

That led to a significant improvement in distance. Absolutely the best driver I’ve ever owned.

With my swing speed and ball speed staying about the same, Fg added an average of 7. Both clubs, once I dialed in the launch conditions, outperform my current gamer in total carry. Ones I really nutted launched high but then levelled out, staying in the air for forever.


Longer and consistently straighter than the rest.

The Story Behind Callaway’s FT Optiforce Driver – Golfalot

Cleveland had the same optifirce fad a couple of years back, introducing the same model but with different overall weights of, and grams. Manufactured by Grafalloy, the Project X Velocity weighing just 43g, is a slightly modified version stronger in the tip of the Project X Velocity 39g shaft that the company has been promoting on Tour.

I would like to give the Optiforce driver full marks as I do like playing with it, but a couple of things hold me back. Compared to a variety of ophiforce current drivers the Optiforce clubhead speed was around 2 mph faster, which according to the FlightScope Data from our friends at Leading Edgeresulted in an extra 4 mph ball speed and an extra 10 yards carry. I agree, the Hit’em long and straight. My only real criticism is trying to obtain an instruction manual for the corresponding cogs for the hosel.