Taylor Made RocketBallz Fairway Wood
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TaylorMade RocketBallz Fairway Wood Overview
TaylorMade Golf is proud to unveil the most innovative and longest high performance fairway wood they've ever created. The new RocketBallz Fairway Wood is a byproduct of extensive research and development to uncover breakthrough performance, most specifically increased ball speed.
The name RocketBallz is a special part of the product story, an engineering dream first realized in a prototype Rescue clubhead. In search of the first significant fairway wood innovation as it relates to COR and ball speed since steel construction was introduced in the 1980's, TaylorMade discovered and developed advancements that collectively produced RocketBallz technology.
Major challenges had to be overcome in developing the unique RocketBallz technology. Once of those challenges was including the need to create a durable yet flexible face/sole structure that contained a deep sole pocket. Additionally, a deeper face design and low center of gravity (CG) was need to maintain excellent playability off turf. The RocketBallz Fairway Wood was developed with a high-strength 455 steel face place that is welded to a cast body. Improved sold geometry and a 'Speed Pocket' was incorporated to improve overall face and head flexibility. A slightly deeper face with a further-forward center of gravity location was also produced.
RocketBallz Fairway Woods Promote Up to 17 Additional Yards
RocketBallz fairway woods combine RocketBallz technology with increased face size, advanced playability features, low center of gravity and a lightweight shaft and grip. When these elements are combined, you get a remarkable increase in distance - up to 17 more yards over comparable steel fairway woods. RocketBallz fairway heads are shaped more traditionally, yet are still extremely forgiving. The center of gravity is lowered and pulled forward to promote a lower spin-rate and higher launch angle. The creates launch conditions that promote greater distance.
White Crown and Black PVD Clubface Promote Easy Alignment
The RocketBallz fairway woods feature a flat white crown color and black PVD clubface that provides optimum contrast. This makes it easier to align the face accurately at address. The white crown color also eliminates the "hot spots" and glare that are often a common issue with gloss-finish metalwoods.
The standard fairway wood features a Matrix Ozik XCon 5 50-gram graphite shaft in four flexes and is available in right- and left-handed versions. If you are looking for a different shaft option, the RocketBallz Tour fairway wood
is also available. The Tour version features a Matrix Ozik RUL 70 75-gram graphite shaft.
Why the RocketBallz Fairway Wood?
Winner of a Gold Medal in the Golf Digest 2012 Hot List. Technology so advanced. Distance so extreme. When someone hands you 17 extra yards, you take it.
- Technology with sole-positioned Speed Pocket boosts COR and ball speed dramatically for up to 17 additional yards
- Thick-thin crown design creates lower CG to promote higher launch for more distance
- Large, slightly deeper clubface and high-MOI head make it easy to launch
- Lightweight shaft and grip promotes faster swing speed for increased distance
- Matte-white crown and black face makes alignment easier and eliminates glare at address.
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