The rocketballz driver has a ultralightweight shaft and grip to promote faster swing speeds and more distance. Taylormade has notably been the leader in drivers out on tour and in retail shops. A thickthin crown design creates a lower center of gravity, which promotes higher launch for more distance. If im being honest about my own excitement level about the spring 20 products from taylormade, the rbz stage 2 driver is the one spot where im not feeling it. While surveying a select few top 100 fitters, we found this driver. Also included in this stable of brands is maxfli and rossa, in 1998 taylormade, salomon and adidas joined forces, this event brought together. Find golf club tradein and resales values for over 4,000 models of used golf clubs at the pga value guide, from leading manufacturers such as callaway, taylormade, taylor made, titleist, ping, odyssey, nike, cleveland, mizuno, cobra, adams, wilson. The rbz stage 2 driver was one of the first drivers where taylormade moved the cg lower and closer to the clubface. While the r11s family seems to receive most of the tmag driver buzz, we are looking towards the rocketballz driver to be the 2012 darkhorse of the year. February 2, 2012 taylormade rocketballz tour driver. Rocketballz tour gives me the perfect launch and back spin. Taylormadeadidas golf is one of the largest golf club manufacturers in the world.
Taylormade rocketballz tour driver build in the tm truck. Rocketballz tour has the flat white, nonglare crown like the other 2012 taylormade drivers. And taylormade barely even threatened to sue us this year written by. At address it has a more rounded head and it sits behind the ball very nicely and the white headblack face colour scheme makes it very easy to align. This is the 3 wood that gave me 15 yards compared to the r11 dialed in gamer 3 wood i have in the bag. Numbers dont lie but during club wars the rbz was my most consistent driver in all categories we were testing distance, spin, club speed and control. Review of the taylormade rocketballz tour driver by award winning pga professional matthew conner, his most. Rocketballz tour fairway rocketballz rescue burner sf 2. Taylormade is proved to be releasing a new driver that will again make balls go further than ever with its new 2012 taylormade rocketballz rbz driver. The presence of various decals and graphics around the head may be a source of distaste for. This highly anticipated driver from one of the industrys premier manufacturers features an improved aerodynamic crown shape, a deeper face, and a neutral bias as opposed to the slight draw bias of the standard rbz model. Taylormade rocketballz irons and wedges tom olsavsky.
When checking the specs and setting up the golf club to my preferences, i was a little surprised by one of my findings. Dec, 2011 the taylormade rbz rocketballz tour driver is similar in features to the standard rbz driver so it has the adjustable hosel and the same white paint job. It doesnt have a speed pocket like the fairway and rescue. Testing the 2012 taylormade rocketballz and r11s drivers. Taylormade rbz tour driver build from the taylormade golf tour truck doral 2012. It doesnt have a speed pocket like the fairway and rescue do but the driver does offer some unique features.
Its already notched a win on tour with luke donald at the transitions in midmarch. Rocketballz rbz 3 wood that could be a game changer golfwrx. The allnew 2012 rocketballz tour driver from taylormade golf is perfect for intermediate to advanced players. But the rocketballz driver takes a slightly different approach than many other recent drivers. Jan 09, 2012 austin vp and low single digit handicap tests out the new 2012 taylormade rocketballz and r11s drivers to give you an idea of the what sort of player would play which driver. The rocketballz price point is a bit below that of the r11s but still provided a great experience. My current driver is the taylormade r1 so i must say i was intrigued when asked to put the rocketballz stage 2 through its paces and see how it performed. Apr 05, 2012 rocketballz, the new word in the golf dictionary for 2012, was born after taylormade staffer dustin johnson described the balls explosive release as like a rocket. The rbz stage 2 drivers have larger faces and different center of gravity positions than taylormades pricer, more adjustable r1 driver. Product specs taylormade golf drivers, fairways, irons. Golfwrx taylormade has notably been the leader in drivers out on tour and in retail shops. Difference between taylormade rocketballz driver vs burner. Difference between taylormade rocketballz driver vs burner superfast driver.
Taylormade introduces new rocketballz clubs golfweek. Austin vp and low single digit handicap tests out the new 2012 taylormade rocketballz and r11s drivers to give you an idea of the what sort of player would play which driver. I tried the non tour version of the rbz as a possible replacement for my r11. With a mix of high velocity and great greens control, this ball is in true form to work for just about any golfer. Here in the following are the details of rocketballz driver and taylormade burner superfast driver. May 06, 2012 the taylormade rocketballz driver 2012 is the lightest and most aerodynamic driver ever from taylormade and features a slight draw bias for straighter drives.
The taylormade rbz rocketballz driver succeeds the burner superfast 2. They found that this repositioning of the cg would produce faster ball speeds with less spin, compared to a lower and back cg. Ended up trading it in for a rbz tour head which is a lower spin face. Make offer taylormade rocketballz tour tp 9 driver stiff rbz tp graphite shaft rh taylormade rbz black driver 10. You can adjust almost everything on the driver to be better fitted to your swing. Mar 06, 2012 the taylormade rocketballz driver has a very light and pleasing feel at impact. Taylormade rocketballz driver the taylormade rocketballz driver uses flight control technology fct, which easily allows you to adjust the. Please enter your phone number or email for our manager to contact you. Ghost tour and white smoke putters womens 20 product.
In my opinion, the driver was more consistent and felt better than the r1 driver, so taylormade has a win on that front. Taylormade rocketballz tour fairway woods is rated 4. Dec, 2011 the taylormade rbz rocketballz driver succeeds the burner superfast 2. New taylormade driver 2012, one of their best drivers yet. The driver comes in two models, rocketballz and rocketballz tour. Some will not care for the graphics, and the sound isnt as muted on the non tour model as some others we tested. New to taylormade in 2012 is the rocketballz driver.
Hoping to continue with the fantastic success of the rocketballz driver taylormade has released the rocketballz stage 2 driver. The rocketballz stage 2 driver feels great throughout the swing and impact and i was a big fan. But overall i did not like this model of driver as it was too high of a spin and balloned, likely due to the shaft and higher spin of this driver face. First, taylormade drivers pioneered club adjustability, offering players the ability to change the weighting of the clubhead. Taylor made hybrid taylor rocketballz rescue hybrid. Youll also find that the club feels incredibly forgiving thanks to its wide body, and the negative effect of offcenter shots is much less drastic. Taylormade introduced the first steelheaded woods in golf, and they have been on the leading edge of technological innovation in the golf industry ever since. Just brought the tp to replace my callaway edge driver and it gives me a real straight drive i fight a slight slice with 3040 more yards. The rocketballz tour driver has a neutral bias for easier workability and more precise drives. Oct 25, 2015 taylormade rocketballz stage 2 driver design, graphics and look in terms of the appearance of the clubs head, consumers opinions will surely be divided. The rocketballz golf ball is a 3piece max distance ball with softercontrol attributes about it as well. Globalgolf takes a look at taylormades rocketballz clubs, their brand new series of clubs for 2012.
Spring 2012 shaft options drivers, fairways, irons. Taylormade rocketballz tour fairway wood 3 wood 3w. Firstly, the new taylormade rocketballz driver will replace the successful taylormade burner superfast driver, and while it retains the striking white colour the new product offers a level of adjustability not previously seen in a previous driver. Check out this index for easy access to all of our coverage of golf news, instruction, equipment and courses. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 driver design, graphics and look in terms of the appearance of the clubs head, consumers opinions will surely be divided. R11 s driver r11 s fairway wood rescue 11 rocketballz bonded driver rocketballz driver rocketballz tour driver rocketballz fairway wood rocketballz tour fairway rocketballz rescue burner sf 2. The presence of various decals and graphics around the head may be a source of distaste for some, but the club has an image to fit with its name.
May 06, 2012 the taylormade rocketballz tour driver 2012 is designed with a deeper face and smaller address size for a more penetrating trajectory and longer carry distance. Thankfully taylormade have reduced the length of the shaft by half an inch. Today, i will take this opportunity to introducing to you a new product 2012 taylormade rbz driver. The sole slot is designed to enhance face flexibility, and a very thin wall casting and.
Nov 26, 2015 taylormade have invested heavily in their rocketballz franchise for 2012, and while there has been huge interest surrounding the brilliant fairway wood, the driver is impressive too. Firstly the shaft is an inch shorter and is a much stiffer and better quality matrix shaft than the standard version, but this comes at a price. The taylormade rocketballz tour driver includes flight control technology fct to easily. Its noticeably lighter than most drivers, which, to most, is a good thing. Taylormade rocketballz driver 2012 pga merchandise show in orlando todays golfer. Taylormade is an undisputed industry leader in golf equipment, offering a complete product line with innovative design and technologybased product for golfers of all skill levels. For a tour model, this club is playable for everyone. Oct 05, 20 well taylormade tried to do just that with the new rocketballz stage 2 line which is billed as rocketballzier. Also included in this stable of brands is maxfli and rossa, in 1998 taylormade, salomon and adidas joined forces, this event brought together some of the most innovative companies in their fields. From irons to drivers, learn the history and evolution of taylormade models over the years. Taylormade rocketballz tour driver pga value guide.
This technology made it easier for players to shape their shots or help take a problem slice or hook out of play, and versions of. Aug 20, 2012 taylormade has notably been the leader in drivers out on tour and in retail shops. The taylormade rbz rocketballz tour driver is similar in features to the standard rbz driver so it has the adjustable hosel and the same white paint job. Looks sticking with taylormades new theme of matte white woods, the most noticeable update in the rocketballz stage 2 driver is the loud graphics on the crown which may be difficult for some to get used to. Included in the rocketballz product line are rocketballz drivers, rocketballz fairway woods, rocketballz rescue hybrid clubs, and rocketballz iron sets. The taylormade rocketballz rbz technology has been packaged into a great looking driver and combines speed and adjustability to give you the perfect custom fit driver to have in your bag.
This was a lovely driver, starting with the neat head shape. Jun 27, 2012 the tp tour has the deep face and muted sound while the tp non tour has a slight shallower face but still muted sound. Rated 5 out of 5 by looper from pure if you cant hit this club, you probably need something that suits a higher handicap player. While surveying a select few top 100 fitters, we found this driver to float to the top slot in late year polling. Aug 02, 2012 here is the new taylormade rocketballz line. The rbz tour is extremely forgiving on miss hits and sounds and feels fantastic when you make solid contact. Tony covey unless youve been in a coma for the last couple of months, the announcement of new woods from taylormade, specifically the r1 driver and rbz stage 2 series woods came as anything but a surprise.
I like the rocketballz tour head shape, it reminds me of the burner 2. The taylormade rocketballz driver features taylormades flight control technology fct in a large 460cc head for any player looking for maximum distance and forgiveness. Shop new and used taylormade drivers from the fantastic selection available at 2nd swing. Taylormade has a large presence on the pga tour as well as most competitive international tours. Taylormades fct allows players to easily adjust the loft 1. And controlling leaks of products before they launch is next to impossible.
Features selling points aside, the clubs were nothing short of the. This special tour driver uses an engineered smaller address size for a penetrating trajectory and neutralflight bias with heavierstiffer shaft for more. At my club among golfers who used taylormade drivers the rocketballz ruled over the r11s by a two to one margin. The taylormade rocketballz tour driver features taylormades flight control technology fct in a large 460cc head for any player looking for maximum distance and forgiveness. All three lines will have white heads, as taylormade seeks to reinforce the identity it established in 2011 by switching from black heads to white heads in drivers, fairway woods and hybrids. The taylormade rbz stage 2 driver is a proven upgrade from the prior rocketballz driver.
Taylormade have invested heavily in their rocketballz franchise for 2012, and while there has been huge interest surrounding the brilliant fairway wood, the driver is impressive too. Although, i have to applaud taylormade when it comes to keeping these a secret as long as they did. Sep 25, 2012 the 2012 taylormade rocketballz driver is a continuation of this white domination. For some testers, this meant that one or both of the stage 2 drivers performed better than the r1. The 2012 taylormade rocketballz driver is a continuation of this white domination. Taylormade also had the first titanium golf driver in the winners circle of a golf major mark omeara, 1998 masters, ti. The taylormade rocketballz tour driver 2012 is designed with a deeper face and smaller address size for a more penetrating trajectory and longer carry distance.1555 820 616 1282 794 1564 375 460 857 1613 715 650 1122 1243 1333 868 394 32 1345 480 1466 421 334 544 1016 22 1125 1282 317 1454 692 1275 995 612 1457 1039 740 472