Genesis Invitational

Riviera Country Club



Why We Like It

This clubhead’s lightweight titanium construction (compared to traditional stainless steel) provides more discretionary mass to move the center of gravity as low and as far forward as possible. That makes this compact head ideal for better ball strikers looking to maximize distance through low spin. The titanium face might not generate more ball speed, but by lowering the CG and raising the launch angle, the head creates more distance. Also enhancing distance is the L-shaped face that wraps under the sole with 15 thickness regions for better ball speed across a wider area.

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Characteristics

  • A multimaterial construction pairs a titanium body and face with a lightweight carbon-composite crown and heavy tungsten sole weights.
  • An internal bridge-like bar close to the face and just above the sole lowers the CG for distance-enhancing lower spin and higher launch.
  • Three interchangeable sole weights help to lower spin or tweak fades and slices.
  • 13, 14.5, 17.5 degrees (with an eight-way adjustable hosel)

Highlights

  • Top 5 best-rated fairway woods, middle-handicaps
  • Top 10 best-rated fairway woods, low-handicaps
  • Top 5 best-looking fairway woods, high-handicaps

Price

$430

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HOT LIST SCORE

The aggregate star rating of all three categories rounded to the nearest half star.

4.5
Performance
4.5
50%*
Innovation
4.5
30%*
Look / Sound / Feel
4.5
20%*

HOT LIST PLAYERS FEEDBACK

Ratings are based on players’ assessments in three key performance areas.

Ball Flight
Lower, More Rolling
Higher, More Carry
Sensory
Quieter
Louder
Playability
Workable
Forgiving

Reviews

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