Bridgestone J40 445 & 430 drivers
Friday, January 3, 2014
Who says all modern drivers are 460 cubic centimeters in size?
The names of two Bridgestone drivers, J40 445 and J40 430, reflect the volume (in CCs) of the heads. The 445, though, has a shape that is more round than that of the 430, which is pear-shaped.
Lofts for the 445 are 9.5, 10.5 and 12 degrees, while the 430 is available in 8.5 and 9.5 degrees. The company says ball flight with the two drivers is different: low to mid trajectory for the 430 and mid to high for the 445. The face angle in each driver is square.
In both drivers Bridgestone reduced the weight of the crown to allow redistribution of overall weight and provide maximum speed off the driver face. Both clubs come standard with True Temper Project X driver shafts. The standard grip is Golf Pride's Tour Velvet.
The retail price is $399.99 for either model.