Genesis Invitational

Riviera Country Club



Why We Like It

Designed with the shallowest face and deepest front-to-back measurement, the Max is built for easy launch and stability on off-center hits (the two things average golfers need the most for a club that’s hard to hit off the ground). Thanks to the weight saved by the carbon-composite crown, there’s room for two sole weights, one in the deep center and one in the heel. Placing the heavier weight back boosts forgiveness, and moving it to the heel adds a draw bias to fight a slice.

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Characteristics

  • The shallow face inspires confidence on tighter lies.
  • The wraparound L-shape insert improves on- and off-center face flexing for distance.
  • Expect Max to launch higher and with more spin compared to Darkspeed X.
  • 15.5, 18.5, 21.5 degrees (with an eight-way adjustable hosel)

Highlights

  • Top 5 best sound/feel fairway woods, high-handicaps
  • Top 5 best-looking fairway woods, high-handicaps
  • Top 5 quietest fairway woods, all handicap groups
  • Top 5 best-rated fairway woods, high-handicaps

Price

$330

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HOT LIST SCORE

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

5.0
Performance
5.0
50%*
Innovation
4.5
30%*
Look / Sound / Feel
5.0
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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