Callaway’s slogan for the new XR and XR Pro drivers is “The Relentless Pursuit of Speed.” The pursuit is aimed at helping golfers generate more clubhead speed, which should translate to more ball speed and more distance off the tee.
Callaway developed the new XR and XR Pro irons for players who are looking for more ball speed and distance, and the company thinks it achieved its goals by utilizing a few technologies that have been successful in woods and hybrids.
Acushnet has confirmed the hiring of Solebury Capital Group as an adviser for the company’s potential return to public trading, as confirmed by Wally Uihlein, the chairman and chief executive at Acushnet.
Harkening back to the shape of the original Rescue club, the new R15 Rescue has a smaller “peanut” head shape (99cc), commonly preferred by tour staff professionals and amateurs who want to shape shots.
The Tour Edge E8 family of golf clubs includes drivers, fairway woods, hybrids and irons -- with the base version touting higher trajectories and E8 Beta versions offering lower trajectories in general.
This gallery shows you the drivers and the shafts used by the best golf drivers (the 10 leaders in driving distance) on the PGA Tour, including Callaway, TaylorMade, Nike and Cleveland. Here is the list of the golfers ranked in the top 10 in driving distance on the PGA Tour as of Sept. 2, 2013.