From shot-shaping distance, green-seeking accuracy, or consistent reliability, this is the go-to club from the tee to the green. This is also becoming more popular among average to advanced amateur golfers who seek precision in their scoring clubs, but a little more distance, forgiveness and consistency in their longer irons. The company was founded by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight and under then name Blue Ribbon Sports. When we remove him from the equation, however, the group average improves to 15. If nothing else, the offers Nike a shot at redemption, and an opportunity to show golfers the potential for the next generation of Nike drivers.
You may recall that the original Victory Red was my gamer for a number of months. And should you find you can tame the beast, there should be some serious consideration giving to bagging it. This is noticeably longer than my old Wilson Fybrid 3 wood which I really liked but couldn't get out there anymore. Most of all Tony believes in performance over hype and PowerToThePlayer. I have spent the last few months changing my swing for more power and accuracy and have finally accomplished that. What else about the Nike caused you to switch? A great set for improving golfers trying to take their game to the next level, but not quite ready to Dustin Johnson a 3-iron blade 225 from the rough. The Compression Channel extends the entire length of the sole and helps to increase speed at impact at more spots on the club face, delivering greater distance on all the go-to shots that athletes use to work the ball.
A leader in introducing ground-breaking golf products through the power of advanced innovation, Nike Golf has taken full advantage in the premium driver category. Again, when I am dropping 500+ dollars on a club, its the performance that matters. Didnt really like the feel or sound of it but I attributed it to the shaft. In the I was hoping to find a driver for which perceptions would finally measure up to reality. The best to all for the Holiday season.
Actually, looking at the survey responses, what we have is a somewhat polarizing club. Like previous Nike drivers, our testers posted slightly lower average launch angles 9. While Nike is clearly trying to hit a specific market with this driver, there might be a broader market than many might think. Contact: Beth Gast — Nike Golf 503. Simply put, while I may not be who Nike was thinking of when they designed this club, the is for me. They help make the shopping cart and checkout process possible as well as assist in security issues and conforming to regulations. The solid, penetrating feel of the club felt great for shots from the fairway as well as off the tee and the Project X shaft delivered power and control.
Our first impression of the club when we got our hands on it was the small size of the club head, which appears to look more like a driving iron than many of the utility clubs on the market. Nike is certainly not a name that comes to mind during driver discussions. Would I buy a driver with a smaller head than 460 cc? I must say, they have come along way in the last couple of years. You have 30 days on stock equip and 60 on custom stuff. To early to see if it is true love or not. More surprising is that the next lowest forgiveness rating came from our lowest handicap tester. I know that this sounds cliche, though I like how it suits my eye, just like the 9064 before it.
Maybe because I am just use to it. Shop new and used Nike drivers from the fantastic selection available at 2nd Swing. Truly forgiving, never hit more fairways and never been more accurate with my driver. Interesting review, but I am not terribly interested in drivers until we get back onto the course in 2012. I've tried everything and I mean everything from 2009 oldie driver's to 2018 newbies. Fortunately it would seem that I am part of that other 50%, the guys who really, really need to take a close look at the.
Technology This new driver from Nike implores a unique and interesting approach to improving ball speed in the new Variable Compression Channel. The end desired result being increased ball speed across the entire clubface. I will bag this Nike tomorrow or at least get it fitt with a shaft and have it in okay in Sat. Tester Likelihood of Purchase: 86. Nike drivers are designed to maximize performance even if it means deviating from conventional thinking.
Quite frankly, I may have given some bonus points for the hosel. The sole graphics while still attention grabbing have been toned down a bit. If you were guessing it would be sitting 1. So I began a quest for a new driver. Our senior tester found it heavy and told us he felt like he had to swing really hard to generate any distance, and one of our middle handicap testers sprayed the ball all over the range.
While the change may not be official, and may not even be permanent, as the golf season winds down, the has ousted my previous gamer. I love the smaller, traditional pear-shaped head. Cleaner contact was also a highlight in this new design with Nike's Variable Sole Chamber — flatter on longer clubs for tighter lies and deeper on higher lofts for more shot options — guiding the club through impact without interference from the turf. We accept credit cards through PayPal. . When we remove our shortest hitter from the equation, that number increases to 259. About The Manufacturer Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Nike has been in business for over 30 years and employs 23,000 people worldwide.