12 Sep '17, 6pm

The top-selling driver in Japan is coming to the U.S.

When Callaway's GBB Epic driver landed on the USGA's List of Conforming Driver Heads last November, three models were listed on the website: GBB Epic, GBB Epic Sub Zero and GBB Epic Star. Of those three, only GBB Epic Star (Ryo Ishikawa's driver of choice on TOUR) was specifically created for the Asian market — or so many thought. It's rare that a Callaway offering designed for Asia makes its way to the U.S., but due to the popularity of GBB Epic Star abroad — it's currently the top-selling driver in Japan — the company believes consumers could benefit from the lightweight driver package that's reminiscent of previous offerings like FT Optiforce and Big Bertha V Series designed to generate additional clubhead speed. "There are pockets in the U.S. with some type of players who are looking for a premium experience with Epic, but want the benefits of JailBreak in a more light...

Full article: http://www.pgatour.com/equipmentreport/2017/09/12/equipme...

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