31 May '11, 3pm

Awesome article on the new @yonex_golf #EZONE series drivers from Rob Sauerhaft of Golf [email protected]_golf #golf

Yonex, a global company that’s been relatively quiet in the U.S. market over the past few years, looks to hit it big with EZONE Type drivers. (Expect high-end clubfitters to offer the sticks.) The EZONE Type 420 and EZONE Type 450 heads are made from a titanium alloy that’s 5 percent lighter than the titanium blends typically used in drivers. (EZONE Type 380 has the same material as in most drivers.) The club’s graphite crown (5 grams lighter than titanium) helps to lower the center of gravity (CG) location, too. Yonex claims that the combination creates a CG in the center of the face. According to the company’s test data, shots spin less (by 300 to 500 rpm) and travel 3 to 6 yards farther on center and off-center hits compared to some leading competitors’ drivers. The drivers get progressively larger with more draw bias and higher launch. The EZONE Type 380 checks in at 3...

Full article: http://www.golf.com/golf/equipment/article/0,28136,207439...

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