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Two foursomes you'll want to play with

August 2014

The (Big) Dog Days
4 drivers to heat up your summer

It's easy to believe golf's ruling bodies have completely closed the door on driver improvement. In the past two decades, more rules have been implemented against the driver than any other club. But golf-club engineers don't give up. The limits aren't limiting, they're inspiring. "It's probably tough for them to foresee how creative engineers are going to react within the box that they put us in," says Todd Beach, metalwoods guru at TaylorMade. "I don't see that we're obsoleting courses by what we're doing, but we're definitely moving toward optimal launch conditions one step at a time."
TAYLORMADE
Golf Equipment / Drivers

1. TAYLORMADE SLDR S

TaylorMade drivers have had adjustable hosels for years, but not the SLDR S. The weight saved by not having one lowers the center of gravity. That means less spin, which fuels distance.
$330
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