The secret to hitting the green from far away might involve using a club with more loft, not less. Higher launch conditions, especially with the technology found in these new fairway woods and hybrids, will produce more distance than you think.
Which four clubs need to be in your bag? Insider information on top-ranked drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, game improvements irons, players irons, super game-improvement irons, wedges, mallet putters and blade putters.
Hot List clubs are graded in four criteria: Performance, Innovation, Look/Sound/Feel and Demand. Nine clubs in the 2011 Hot List led in at least two of those categories, and one of them might be the perfect Holiday gift.