Jul 23, 20 when i put the g25 driver in the bag, i also paired it with the g25 fairway wood. Golf centre tests the callaway x2 hot fairway wood against the cobra bio cell fairway wood on gc2. The ping i25 driver will send your ball racing down the fairway. Stuck with the original irons as i saw no performance gain and prefer the look. As expected, the overall look of the clubs match well and the clubs have similar characteristics and consistency across the g25 line. While i havent hit every driver yet in 2014, the i25 is clearly and early favorite for best feeling. The callaway x2 hot pro driver is designed with the same technology as its standard counterpart, making it long and forgiving off the tee. Hey everyone, been lurking here a while and heres my 1st post yes, i know how to use the search function. Head teaching pro alastair taylor tests the callaway x2 hot driver down at the pga golf academy at herons reach in blackpool. X2 hot driver features a slightly larger, moreforgiving face than the pro version and consequently leads to a higherlaunching ball flight. Driver and pro 4w on the way with hybrids likely to make the bag as well.
Longest drive comp callaway big bertha v series vs ping g30 driver subscribe to rick shiels golf pga for more golf gear. Callaway drivers are engineered with supreme stability. So probably what i am really looking for is the green projext x 5. The x2 hot pro driver is designed for the better player looking for a penetrating ball flight and a more neutral bias allowing for greater workability. The sweetspot is 10 per cent larger while a new head shape improves aerodynamics. Thanks to the new head shape and construction, the sweet spot is located where youre more likely to hit it while ball speed and distance are maintained if you dont. The x2 hot driver on the other hand, with a larger face, larger sweet spot and progressive draw bias is designed for any golfer looking to launch the ball in the air and maximize distance. Pick up a callaway driver, a highperformance club that makes shooting balls down the fairway easy. Bought my son a set of the ping g25 irons for his upcoming birthday but he called today and told me he just hit the x2 hot irons and likes those clubs. The x2 hot and x2 hot pro should be able to fit the bill for any golfer whether they are looking for a driver to make long, reliable, straight shots or for a shotmakers driver where the ball explodes off the face and the player can drop bombs anywhere on the courseall for a fraction of the cost of most of the other major companies. Hi i just tested the g25 23 degree, i25 22and the x2 hot 22 all in stiff. For everyone from beginners to tour players, the combination of a large, forgiving head, trajectory tuning technology, and a speedgenerating shaft makes the adjustable g25 driver a sound choice for improving distance and accuracy off the tee. Apparently it is just built for outrageous speed and the race. So the ping g25 is the best driver in the world right now page 2.
Over the past 34 weeks i have tried the 915d2, r15, nike vapor and today the g30, hit all of them pretty well but not noticeably any better than my 910d2. Ive had the g25 driver for 2 years now, im a low handicap player, bought the oem 189d tour stiff shaft that came in it to many misses to the left over the years found myself using my g15 with ust proforce x stiff as my go to driver, the g25 ball flight with that 189d tour stiff shaft occasionally bombed it, but it was yielding a far to often miss to the. Unlike the last few drivers callaway has released, the xr has no gravity core, no moveable weights or any other centre of gravity cg moving technology. The most wanted equipment tests here on mygolfspy are the most thorough club testing program in the golf industry. The x2 hot driver offers a new hyper speed face, an improved head shape and construction, and new advanced adjustable hosel technology. Jun 04, 2014 see what else we had to say about callaway clubs. While the g25 is the updated version of the g20 and the sixth release in the gseries of drivers, it feels different enough from the prior model. The ping g400 driver is pings fastest, most forgiving driver, ever. Feb 11, 2014 the most wanted equipment tests here on mygolfspy are the most thorough club testing program in the golf industry. The sole weight on the g30 is also larger compared to the g25, resulting in a lower center of gravity. For many others, the ping g25 should prove to be an outstanding blend of distance and forgiveness. New hyper speed face produces a 10 percent larger sweet spot for more forgiveness.
While much of the talk is about the racing stripes on the crown, the real benefits of this driver are the perfect feel and excellent performance which includes long distance, low spin and strong trajectory. In addition to the thinner and lighter alltitanium hyper speed face, the pro version gives you a deeper face and the ability to work the ball effectively with a more compact head at 440 cc. Longest drive comp ping g25 vs callaway razr fit xtreme driver duration. Ping i25 vs g25 driver im looking for a new driver and was wondering how different these two are.
By any reasonable measure, our 2014 most wanted driver test is the largest weve ever completed. Feb 27, 2014 x2 hot driver features a slightly larger, moreforgiving face than the pro version and consequently leads to a higherlaunching ball flight. Callaway x2 hot driver callaway set out to create a driver better than the one played by the longest hitters in golf. This makes the g30 driver a little more forgiving and producing a launch slightly higher than the g25 driver. Titleist 915, ping g30 or callaway x2 hot drivers golf monthly. For 2014 weve added more clubs 23 competitors this year and hit more shots than in any previous test. Perimeter weighting increases the sweet spot, making the x2 hot irons easier to hit and more forgiving. After keeping the ping g20 driver in the bag for the majority of the season last year, i was certainly excited to take a look at the new ping g25 driver. Unfollow callaway x2 hot to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. All the other new drivers were marginally better than my r11 but all the others were much the same while the x2 hot was a step up again. Control is a distance comparison to the unnamed reference. The great feel is also paired with greater forgiveness. The callaway x2 hot driver is designed to be even longer and more forgiving off the tee than its x hot predecessor. Mar 04, 2014 callaway x2 hot driver subscribe here.
The callaway x hot and x hot pro sign in to follow this. Apr 24, 2015 the sole weight on the g30 is also larger compared to the g25, resulting in a lower center of gravity. In addition to the thinner and lighter alltitanium hyper speed face, the pro version gives you a deeper face and the ability to work the ball effectively with a. The ping g25 driver was developed for a wide array of players, suited to both the beginner and the pga tour player. Callaway claims the x2 hot is nine yards longer than the x hot.
Jan, 2014 similar to the x2 hot driver, the x2 hot fairway wood also has a chevron alignment mark, while the x2 hot pro is completely clean on the crown. I think this is the best looking color for any driver on the market. Callaway has five different drivers on the market for 2014. Bb overshadowed x2 hot but the latter is better for me. Rick shiels senior pga golf coach at trafford golf centre tests the callaway x2 hot fairway wood against the cobra bio cell fairway wood on gc2. The face is 6% thinner and is 9% lighter than its predecessor allowing for extra weight to be. The x2 hot does not get the same attention as the companies flashier, more expensive models. The x2 hot pro driver bottom photo has a taller face than the x2 hot driver, giving it a more robust appearance at address. Easy to adjust watch the youtube video where the callaway pro shows how to adjust the big bertha and itll work for the x2 hot. Looking to upgrademodernize my irons from my ancient mizunos.
Sure, i would like to have the shaft length closer to 45, but this is a great start at making a true pro version driver. Titleist 915, ping g30 or callaway x2 hot drivers golf. A lot of our players like the update of the nike vrs covert 2. From tester to gamer, the x2 hot pro is a no nonsence driver. All theses features add up to this iron being five yards longer than its predecessor. The callaway x hot and x hot pro clubs, grips, shafts. Like last years x hot, the x2 hot drivers come in two different options, a pro version with a slightly smaller head, lower launch and spin. When the say draw bias, so its weighted a little more towards the heel probably 90% of golfers need that help. Jan 14, 2015 the callaway xr driver replaces the very successful x2 hot driver and it has a lot to live up to as the previous model was one of the best selling drivers in the market. Callaway x2 hot vs cobra bio cell fw challenge youtube. Like the g25, the i25 has pings trajectory tuning technology that allows the. The shape and look of the face of the fairway woods are slightly different as well with the x2 hot pro having less scroll lines than the x2 hot.
The g25 is ridiculously easy to hit and it is looooong. Man oh man is this a lethal combo high launch head with a strong mid launch, mid spin shaftawesome. That being said, the xr standard driver has more draw bias than the pro, and with the opticfit hosel, you can add a lot more left if you need it. Hot got about 20 more yards in part due to stronger loft. We would normally use our anonymous big hitter for a test of this nature, but seeing as we were in florida we had to draft in his american cousin, randy. The dark matte grey crowns are a nice contrast to the black, orange, and white paint scheme seen on the sole of the clubs. Even after five years of being beaten around a golf course this x hot held its own in terms of numbers just seven yards back from the jailbreakequipped rogue, and our test pro reckoned hed happily use a driver this old if it generated the same levels of fairwayfinding confidence as the x hot. In addition, the hottest spots on the x2 hot irons are low on the face, where most high handicap players make contact. Callaway x2 hot im a big fan of callaway drivers so no surprise. The most notable thing about the new g410 driver is that its the companys first adjustable driver model. X2 hot iron, what makes the callaway gbb epic sub zero driver so cool. The fairway wood that i matched the driver with was the 3 wood 15 degree. The pro version has a beautifully clean crown, but some players might wish they had kept a. The g25 has the highest moi and lowest cg of any ping driver, and each loft can be adjusted up or down half a degree.
X2hot comparison showed that the new technological features of the callaway xr irons including the lower center of gravity, higher moment of inertia and the cup 360 face gave the xr irons higher ball flight, better accuracy and longer distance than the. Longest driver test callaway x hot vs cobra amp cell drivers. Callaway x2 hot vs cobra bio cell fw challenge subscribe. Ping g driver test took place on the range at reunion resort in orlando. Sep 02, 2015 i play the x2 hot hybrids, i love them, but my fiance plays the xrs irons, hybrids and metal woods. When compared to the x2 hot pro, the x2 hot driver has more draw bias to minimize the slice tendency of average golfers and is designed to help golfers launch the ball higher. The shaft being shorter helped tremendously to keep the ball in the fairway. Taylormade 2017 m2 v ping g driver test national club golfer. Callaway x2 hot drivers in voorraad voor spoedbestellingen. Look at a player like charl schwartzel who won on tour yesterday while playing an 11.
The irons look like the regular x2 hots but the driver 3w and 5h look quite a bit different. It features callaways fastest, thinnest and lightest alltitanium driver face ever. While this driver is an iseries driver, it is much more forgiving than one might expect. I am right in between reg and stiff but have always played better on the stiff side. Adam scott rocked up to the recent players championship in florida with an eightyearold driver. One year later, pings g25 remains one of the best drivers on the market. You can add or subtract onehalf degree of loft on the standard 8. I thought id go with some mizuno jpx variant but i really liked the callaway xr that i hit compared to jpx 850.
The stock shaft is pings proprietary tfc 189d, which comes in 5 flexes, from softr to tourx. Callaway big bertha vs ping g25 fw challenge duration. My dillema is that im still not that good of a player so i should obviously use the g25. Im looking for a new driver and was wondering how different these two are.
Taylormade m1 v callaway epic v ping g400 v titleist 917 how we did the test each driver was set into a 9. At address, the x2 hot driver definitely looks all of 460cc and gives you the feeling that you cant possibly miss the sweet spot on the face. Its a much better head tech wise over the x2 hot with the carbon crown and jailbreak bars but if you hit the x2 hot better then theres no reason you shouldnt play it. X2hot driver head vs gbb epic head specs callaway community. Callaway engineers say that the x2 hot driver is ten yards longer than its predecessor, thanks to a thinner and lighter titanium face that boosts ball speeds. Got the package from callaway and was very impressed. X2hot comparison showed that the new technological features of the callaway xr irons including the lower center of gravity, higher moment of inertia and the cup 360 face gave the xr irons higher ball flight, better accuracy and longer distance than the x2hot irons of just one model year before. I went to ag on friday and bought the x hot 3 deep fairway wood, and got sick of waiting for another customer in the test room. What a mistake that was one decent hit in 20 goes, yet no probs with the driver. That brings with it a little higher spin than i crave.
Longest driver test callaway x hot vs cobra amp cell drivers with rick shiels pga golf coach please subscribe to my channel. Best golf drivers for golfers over 50 and senior golfers. Callaway has two versions of the x2 hot that come in a total of eight lofts. To do that, they had to start fresh and change everything, and the results were not incremental. Yet, somehow ping drivers have been a steady contender in everyones hot list and a staple in golf bags for what seems like forever. While the g25 driver has solid feel it is more hollow felling than the i25. Callaway x2 hot driver callaway drivers golfbidder. The larger footprint may be an issue for some as well. Following in the steps of last years callaway x hot which i own and love, the x2 hot is a topnotch driver if you are looking for added distance with a swing speed slower than 100mph. New for 20 in the g25 is a shift in color to match the other drivers ping has recently produced, the matter black is similar to the i20 and anser driver. Mark hits the booming callaway xhot 2 driver and talks.943 492 891 153 633 394 129 1015 524 216 254 597 1358 1137 1040 396 1274 1382 1304 1318 845 160 918 253 1488 946 40 1355 1066 1229 875