Tour Edge Exotics XRail driver
Friday, December 20, 2013
The Tour Edge Exotics XRail driver is not designed for golfers who are interested in working tee shots around corners or maneuvering the ball around the course. It was built for mid- and high-handicap players who simply want to hit the ball as far, and straight, as possible.
To do that, Tour Edge designed the all-titanium Exotics XRail driver with an extremely low center of gravity (CG). The lower CG helps the club create a higher launch angle, which should translate to more distance, especially for players with moderate to slow clubhead speed.
The face of the Exotics XRail driver was made especially thin, which naturally makes the sweet spot larger, but to broaden it even further the company evaluated the toe area of the head. According to Tour Edge, this "high-toe" design stretches the sweet spot so the most common mis-hits maintain ball speed.
To make the club more forgiving, the 460cc head has been designed with small weight pads in the sole. By positioning these weight pads behind the heel and toe area, designers increased the moment of inertia (MOI) and made the Exotics XRail driver resist twisting more effectively.
For golfers who fight a slice, Tour Edge offers an offset version of the Exotics XRail driver. The additional offset helps golfers close the face on the downswing more effectively, so it squares at impact more easily and less sidespin is imparted on the ball. The Offset model is available in 10.5 and 12 degrees. The standard driver is available with 9.5 or 10.5 degrees.
When originally released, the Exotics XRail driver came standard with a Graphic Design G-Series shaft for $199.