The ft optiforce is the first callaway driver to feature the advanced optifit hosel. Callaway golf brings speed to golfers with ft optiforce drivers. The story behind callaways ft optiforce driver golfalot. Callaway debuts optiforce driver by jonathan wall, pgatour. Golf monthly senior staff writer paul ohagan tests the callaway ft optiforce driver. Callaway golf brings speed to golfers with ft optiforce drivers and fairway woods new clubs designed to maximize clubhead speed and increase ball speed for distance gains. I tried several loft and lie adjustments on the driver before settling on 10. With ft optiforce callaway has paired the aerodynamic head with a stupid light, 43g project x velocity shaft. But if youre unsure how to use it or what the cogs. Flight there are plenty of loft settings available to control the flight, but its also worth noting the big. The new ft optiforce driver comes in two basic versions. Flight there are plenty of loft settings available. But if youre unsure how to use it or what the cogs mean, let our sr.
The ft optiforce driver will in a first from callaway offer loft and lie adjustability to optimize launch conditions. As it says in that graphic up there, its not complicated. I generally prefer a draw setting, but with the ft optiforce. Review of the callaway ft optiforce driver by award winning pga professional matthew conner, uk golf tuition breaks.
The callaway ft optiforce driver is designed for speed and follows the fairly simple tenet that if you make a clubhead lighter, more aerodynamic and add a longer shaft to it you will increase the clubhead speed to give greater ball speed at impact resulting in more distance. Callaway golf brings speed to golfers with ft optiforce. While its simple to adjust, it took me a while to get my head around what the different settings were and how i wanted to combine them. The overall club weight 290 grams, unlike the x hot which is 300 grams or above depending on shaft options. The callaway optifit hosel comes on all callaway drivers and many of our fairway woods. Com equipment insider when it comes to callaways latest driver offering, ft optiforce, the name of. Drivers free delivery possible on eligible purchases. The ft optiforce has been measured with 23 percent less drag than a conventionally shaped driver. Those settings corresponded to a drivers face angle opening the face lowered loft, while closing the face added loft. Simple explanation of callaways optifit hosel parts and instructions on how to use them to adjust loft and lie of callaway drivers and fairway. In a distinct approach, callaway is launching two variations of the ft. Whereas the razr fit, razr fit extreme, and x hot drivers adjusted to open, square, or closed face angles, the ft optiforce is adjustable for loft and lie.
Fitting studios fitting event authorized fitting locations online driver selector online fairway selector online iron selector online wedge. You can reduce the loft by 1 or raise it by 1 or 2. Interestingly, when we ran the test against their own driver and allowed them to use the full adjustability on offer through the hosel settings in ft optiforce, the results were very compelling. Callaways new ft optiforce driver is made from lightweight forged composite and has been designed with an aerodynamically enhanced head shape to reduce drag by.1224 322 1244 934 789 629 159 209 1319 1156 1241 469 46 280 86 967 192 1264 690 580 1548 1088 22 1341 386 669 1274 822 956 1513 645 311 276 216 1414 1282 1328 159 1483 722 263 515 942