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2014 Hot List: Players Drivers

The rules say drivers are at the limit, but today's adjustable heads make your potential limitless

February 3, 2014
Editor's Note: For the first time in 2014, Golf World has produced a Players Hot List for lower-handicap players. This is a separate process than the Golf Digest Hot List, although in some instances, the same clubs were recognized.



LOFTS: 8.5, 9.5, 10.5, 12 (adjustable).

TECH TALK: More Ping tour staffers used this driver last year than any other in the Ping family, so don't assume this is a chopper's club. The large clubhead creates a high moment of inertia (MOI) for stability on off-center hits, and its CG is lower than any Ping driver in an effort to reduce spin.

"Definitely one of the more solid drivers I've hit. The trajectory was high and fast. This thing flies." ... "Oversized but I like it. Very controllable, and feels so smooth through the zone."

HOT: Ping adds subtle (but we think appropriate) adjustability (plus or minus a half-degree) without sacrificing its core driver design principles of high launch and forgiveness.
NOT: It may launch higher than some better players like.

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