The standard model is designed with a slight draw bias, while the tour model has a neutrally placed center of gravity. Jul 23, 2018 right when the rbz stage 2 hit the market the idea of new drivers being outdated within six months wore a bit thin, and the stage 2s geometric crown design was just a step too far. Only one coupon code is valid per customer per order. The rbz stage 2 was the preferred choice of our test team over the r1. So, the r15 has some tough shoes to fill that is for sure. Does the r1 and rocketballz stage 2 drivers use the same. Due to manufacturer restrictions, all new not including closeouts items including logo overruns from adams, adidas, ben hogan, callaway, cleveland, club glove, cobra, footjoy, mizuno, never compromise, nike, odyssey, ping, sun mountain, taylormade. An expansive clubface results in a confidencebuilding club that you know you can bomb off the tee. Oct 05, 20 well taylormade tried to do just that with the new rocketballz stage 2 line which is billed as rocketballzier. Graphite design tour ad mt 6 shaft for taylormade sldr rocketballz stage 2 drivers by the shaft store nicely honda accord 20032007 android kseries gps dvd navigation with dash kit right icom icom m88 mini handheld vhf radio m88 01 by icom hot priceorder now.
Taylormade drivers, including the popular rocketballz stage 2, the r1, the r1 black and the sldr, are like nothing youve ever swung before. Sep 24, 20 callaway golf x hot 3deep vs taylormade rbz stage 2 subscribe to my channel here. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 bonded driver golf discount. The new taylormade rocketballz stage ii driver features an element of adjustability, enhanced aerodynamics and great performance for less than. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 vs rbz on the launch monitor. Taylormade sldr driver vs four previous taylormade drivers duration. So if you are considering to upgrade from the rocketballz or rocketballz stage 2, or even you are struggling to hit the sldr driver straight as i was i would.
The newly redesigned speed pocket now cuts through more of the sole, which increases ball speeds on mishits across the entire face, performing better than its predecessor, the taylormade rbz stage 2 fairway wood. Rbz stage 2 rescues rbz metalwoods rbladez irons rbladez tour irons rbladez max irons tour preferred mb irons rbz irons atv wedges rbladez wedges daddy long legs putter spider blade putter ghost spider s putters ghost manta putters ghost tour and white smoke putters womens 20 product. Once warmed up and on the vector ball launch monitor i was very pleased at the overall aesthetics and performance of the rocketballz stage 2. Its in the top 3 bestselling golf club drivers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as cobra mens fly z xl driver or taylormade sldr c series. Oct 25, 2015 taylormade rocketballz stage 2 driver design, graphics and look in terms of the appearance of the clubs head, consumers opinions will surely be divided. The taylormade rocketballz stage 2 driver is built for golfers who want the high forgiveness of the original rocketballz driver coupled with faster swing speeds, more distance and more adjustability. The presence of various decals and graphics around the head may be a source of distaste for some, but the club has an image to fit with its name. Im still fighting a slice ive developed and suspect a more forgiving club would be more appropriate for me. The next innovation came with adjustable loft that allowed players to change both the loft and the lie angle of their driver. R11 s driver r11 s fairway wood rescue 11 rocketballz. Taylormades sldr fairway wood has been on the pga tour for less than a month, but the new line has already received high marks from a number of.
We took the new taylormade jetspeed driver and put it through its paces on the simulator in the golfbidder showroom. Taylormade jetspeed driver compared against rbz stage 2, rbz. Low and forward weighting appeared for the first time, creating high launch with low spin, a message used for virtually every major driver launch today. Taylormade driver m1 2017 is a popular and one of the more expensive options. These were followed the next year by the rbz stage 2, driver, fairway metal and hybird. The sldr took home not only the distance category but also the overall. The thickthin crown provides a lower, more forward cg location for faster ball speed. Taylormade rbz stage 2 driver adapter sleeve shaft tip. Taylormade rescue clubs curbside pickup available at dicks. According to taylormade, the rbz bonded driver comes with taylormades inverted cone milled into the back of the face. Longest drive comp taylormade r1 vs rbz stage 2 youtube. Jul 22, 20 the rbz stage 2 driver will also be available in a tour model. The taylormade sldr driver succeeds the taylormade r1 driver and there are a lot of significant changes from the previous model we liked the r1 and thought it was one of the better adjustable taylormade drivers, but for most of the golfing population the additional fitting elements made it fractionally too heavy to get going now with the sldr driver, the moveable weights in the heel and.
Sep 24, 20 the nice feature here is that shafts that may have been originally built for either the r1 or the rocketballz stage 2 can now be utilized with the sldr driver as well. The rocketballz golf ball is a 3piece max distance ball with softercontrol attributes about it as well. Taylormade jetspeed driver compared against rbz stage 2. Taylormade rbz stage 2 is a very popular option in the middle of the golf club drivers price range. Again the stage 2 was longer, but after about 15 hits with each, removing outliers, the avg was just a shade longer. So if you are considering to upgrade from the rocketballz or rocketballz stage 2, or even you are struggling to hit the sldr driver straight as i. These fairway woods were the first to feature taylormades speed pocket technology. Details about taylormade driver rocketballz stage 2 9. Some may consider the stage 2 a secondary line solely to the price point compared to the r1 or competitors. Check out my latest video here taylormade sldr hybrid v rbz stage 2 hybrid subscribe to my channel here. Taylormade sldr driver v taylormade jetspeed driver. With a vast selection of new and used taylormade drivers available in store and online, 2nd swing golf can match you with the perfect club for the needs of your game. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 vs rbz on the launch. I would give up a few yards to be online, because there is nothing worse than ripping a drive down the middle and going for the green in 2 shots to only find yourself in deep trouble because of a wayward 3wood, or stepping up to the tee box on a tight hole to hit your safe club into the trees.
Taylormade golf drivers filters please filter to see more relevant items. Rbz stage 2 fairway wood january 21, 20 may 17, 2014 4 minute read by ben carey. The average joe that cant handle the crazy length can cut them down 1 2 inch and still get a playable swingweight for many. Forgiveness is similar but again i would give the edge to the jetspeed driver.
Golfmagic took both taylormade sldr driver and taylormade jetspeed driver 10. I will say that when i hit it right, i can put it out there 280300 vs my old big bertha which topped out around 260280. This generation features a new, aggressive style and powerful performance. Jul 11, 2014 the taylormade rbz stage 2 driver is a proven upgrade from the prior rocketballz driver. Sldr 460 driver sldr 430 driver sldr white driver sldr faiway sldr rescue sldrs. The jetspeed family of metalwoods is taking the mantle of the rbz stage 2 family, and so taylormade is once again continuing its twofamily. I really like this driver, but it may be too advanced for me. While it lacks adjustability, there are three different lofts available to fit a variety of golfers.
Like the r1, taylormades rocketballz stage 2 drivers have boldlooking graphics on their white. Find golf club tradein and resales values for over 4,000 models of used golf clubs at the pga value guide, from leading manufacturers such as callaway, taylormade, taylor made, titleist, ping, odyssey, nike, cleveland, mizuno, cobra, adams, wilson. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 bonded driver the rbz stage 2 bonded driver gives you a big, confidencebuilding clubface in a head with a fixed hosel engineered to promote faster swing speeds. Both of the stage 2 drivers are on the short list for driver of the year and the 20 golfwrx editors choice award. They found that this repositioning of the cg would produce faster ball speeds with less spin, compared to a lower and back cg. In conclusion, the taylormade jetspeed driver will suit more amateur golfers than the sldr, as the higher spinning face will suit those whose driver clubhead speed is under 95mph. Longest drive challenge taylormade m1 2017 vs taylormade m1 2016. Taylormade rocketballz irons march, 2012 june 27, 2014 5. There are a lot of newer golf club drivers on the market. Dec 15, 20 check out my latest video here taylormade sldr hybrid v rbz stage 2 hybrid subscribe to my channel here.
The bold slime green accents have been replaced by elegant yellow and gray stripes. Longest drive comp nike covert driver vs taylormade rbz. Taylormade sldr hybrid v rbz stage 2 hybrid youtube. Thats a killer combo for players who like to get after it with a big swing to launch the ball long. Taylormade introduced the first steelheaded woods in golf, and they have been on the leading edge of technological innovation in the golf industry ever since. I did hit the stage 2 well, but this driver is more consistent and has a better feel on well struck shots. The rocketballz ribs stage 2 driver has an expanded clubface that gives the golfer substantially more face area. Taylormade rbz stage 2 drivers, fairway woods and hybrids. Callaway golf x hot 3deep vs taylormade rbz stage 2 youtube.
May 27, 2014 if you love the performance of the sldr drivers, but really want a much smaller look at address, the sldr mini driver is worth a look. The taylormade rbz stage 2 driver is a proven upgrade from the prior rocketballz driver. I think the added toe relief can be easier for the hhc or for anyone who tends to get steep and prone to chunks. The low and front cg is a very different set up to the low and back cg of the rbz stage 2 driver so you do have a lot of choice at present and if you want a. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 driver hurricane golf. Although the driver and hybrids were great, the real success was the fairway woods.
The rocketballz rbz stage 2 driver has an expanded clubface that gives the golfer substantially more face area. The rbz stage 2 fw swingweight is d5 and rbz2 driver sw is up to d6. In my opinion, the driver was more consistent and felt better than the r1 driver, so taylormade has a win on that front. Mar 14, 20 the rbz stage 2 is the second generation of rocketballz, which was very successful last year, which has evolved with the centre of gravity lower and more forward, a more aerodynamic head shape, an expansive club face and a new shaft, which combined together promote more distance than the first rbz driver. Taylormade drivers m1 m2 m3 m4 m5 r1 r15 sldr rocketballz stage 2 jet speed. For some testers, this meant that one or both of the stage 2 drivers performed better than the r1. Apart from a different stock shaft matrix 6q3 or 7q3 tp, the primary difference is the placement of weight. The sldrs adjustability doesnt stop with the weight track. What you need to know interchangeable and taylormade compatible shaft adapter fits various taylormade driver models see model table below available in rh 0. Taylormade compatible shaft adapter for driverwoods. Longest drive comp nike covert driver vs taylormade rbz stage 2. We took the new taylormade jetspeed driver and put it through its. That being said, the js has more toe relief look at it straight on, it looks more like the original rbz rescue rather than the stage 2, which looks flatter across the bottom. Longest drive comp nike covert driver vs taylormade rbz stage 2 duration.
With an extreme forward cg, misshits are severely punished by both distance loss and increased side spin. The rbz stage 2 drivers have larger faces and different center of gravity positions than taylormades pricer, more adjustable r1 driver. Lowest prices on taylormade closeouts at golf discount. Rbz stage 2 drivers rbz stage 2 fairways rbz stage 2.
The rocketballz stage 2 driver feels great throughout the swing and impact and i was a big fan. Taylormade compatible driverwoods shaft adapter fits r15. The smaller profile of the sldr fairwaysrescues compared to the rbz stage 2. Graphite design tour ad mt 6 shaft for taylormade sldr. Taylormade mens rbz black driversa new rbz driver with aggressive styling and powerful performancerbz is back with the taylormade rbz black driver. For additional swing speed enhancement, the rbz stage 2 driver comes standard with a fujikura rocketfuel 50 graphite shaft. Jan 21, 20 its no surprise that taylormade has followed up the release of the rocketballz fairway wood from last year with a new and improved model called the rbz stage 2. The rbz stage 2 driver was one of the first drivers where taylormade moved the cg lower and closer to the clubface. The rbz bonded driver provides the complete taylormade rbz technology which makes the rocketballz driver among the best selling drivers ever, without an adjustable hosel. The taylormade rocketballz driver features taylormades flight control technology fct in a large 460cc head for any player looking for maximum distance and forgiveness. Made from highquality aircraft grade titanium, pvc, and rubber. This driver is faster and longer than the original rocketballz driver. The nice feature here is that shafts that may have been originally built for either the r1 or the rocketballz stage 2 can now be utilized with the sldr driver as well. May 20, 20 hoping to continue with the fantastic success of the rocketballz driver taylormade has released the rocketballz stage 2 driver.
Taylormade sldr driver vs four previous taylormade drivers. Taylormade rocketballz stage 2 driver 2nd swing golf. After witnessing the early hype and success of the sldr driver, the fairway. Face angle on the sldr driver is changed in the same way that its adjusted on the rocketballz stage 2 driver by using the loft sleeve. The rbz stage 2 driver also allows you to choose a more upright lie setting where the loft can also be changed in the same fashion. Taylormade rocketballz is a very popular option at the bottom of the price range. Something that was an issue for the current rbz fairway and r11s. We took the new taylormade sldr driver and put it through its paces on the simulator in the golfbidder showroom. With a mix of high velocity and great greens control, this ball is in true form to work for just about any golfer. Hitting the rocketballz stage 2 3wood longier is great, but actually i liked how straightier it was. Its no surprise that taylormade has followed up the release of the rocketballz fairway wood from last year with a new and improved model called the rbz stage 2. The rbz stage 2 has a more understated color scheme compared to that of the original rocketballz. The large titanium club head is 460cc for maximum playability and confidence at address. If you love the performance of the sldr drivers, but really want a much smaller look at address, the sldr mini driver is worth a look.
Looks sticking with taylormades new theme of matte white woods, the most noticeable update in the rocketballz stage 2 driver is the loud graphics on the crown which may be difficult for some to get used to. As several of our readers have already pointed out, taylormade has previously claimed that rbz stage 2 is 10 yards longer than the original rbz. Right when the rbz stage 2 hit the market the idea of new drivers being outdated within six months wore a bit thin, and the stage 2s geometric crown design was just a step too far. Following the brands successful launch of the r1, rocketballz stage 2 and sldr drivers over the last several months, taylormade has made one thing quite clear. Taylormade also had the first titanium golf driver in the winners circle of a golf major mark omeara, 1998 masters, ti. Oct 22, 2014 the sldr fairway wood is significantly more playable than last years taylormade rbz stage 2 fairway wood.
Taylormade has taken some of the adjustable technology and crown graphics that they offered in the groundbreaking r1 driver and they added speed providing a driver with more control and distance. Its in the top 3 bestselling golf club drivers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as ping g30 or taylormade womens m2 driver. From the rbz stage 2, with its white crown, to the silver sldr and the carboncrowned m2 and m4, each one has revealed new tech that promised more distance and extra forgiveness but which ones actually delivered. Asking which taylormade driver is the best is like trying to choose the best supercar or donut from that little bakery on the corner that makes everything fresh in the morning how do you judge the best of an amazing array of drivers. The taylormade jetspeed fairway wood has been designed with the ultimate goal of being an easy to hit, good looking club that crushes the golf ball past your buddys driver. Some will not care for the graphics, and the sound isnt as muted on the nontour model as some others we tested. Taylormade sldr driver v taylormade jetspeed driver golfmagic. For me this was a great feature because i used the r1 shaft that i already had. In late 2011, taylormade introduced the 1st generation rocketballz woods. Taylormade driverm1 2017 is a popular and one of the more expensive options. The improved aerodynamics reduces drag and promotes faster clubhead speed. The sldr streamlines taylormades driver technologies into an. That suggests that between sldr, jetspeed, sldr s, sldr c, r15, aeroburner, m1, and now m2, the company has given golfers an additional 3. Nov 28, 20 golfmagic took both taylormade sldr driver and taylormade jetspeed driver 10.398 1313 52 260 918 456 791 495 465 1255 1007 905 1353 1405 730 1660 1484 1117 94 240 133 988 430 19 561 841 300 1214 126 1626 1624 320 1511 74 713 119 1167 338 1025 629 1152 1387 1220 406