Winner’s Bag: Collin Morikawa

What a MAJOR win for Colin Morikawa! Hey, Rock Heads we’re back with a look at Colin’s bag for the British Open. You can see what’s in the bag of a major winner! Without further ado Winner’s Bag: Collin Morikawa…

Driver: TaylorMade SIM

Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana D+ Limited 70 TX

In our limitless pursuit to help golfers improve, we’ve discovered the new shape of driver performance. An asymmetric sole design and powerful new Inertia Generator combine to increase aerodynamics and speed at the most critical stage of the swing.

-TaylorMade
  • We Took CG Lower to Take You Higher A V Steel sole and Multi-material construction allowed engineers to precisely position weight in the head for ultra-low CG.
  • We Reshaped the Driver, So You Can Reshape Your Game. In TaylorMade’s limitless pursuit to help golfers improve, they’ve discovered the new shape of driver performance.
  • Twist Face Uses corrective face designed to overcome golfer tendencies on mis-hits and produces straighter shots while providing the largest face in the SIM family for even more confidence

TaylorMade SIM Golf Review

Rick takes a look at the new TaylorMade Sim Drivers. He goes over the technology and design of these. Also, he then takes them out on the golf course and the indoor sim to test them out. Watch the video to see what Rick thinks about these TaylorMade Sim drivers.

Dustin Johnson slow-mo shot

Dustin Johnson goes out to the green to give us a slow-mo look at the swing with the Taylormade driver.

FAIRWAY WOOD: TaylorMade SIM Titanium

SIM2 TITANIUM FAIRWAY

ULTRA-LOW CG, EXPLOSIVE DISTANCE

Features & Technologies

  • V Steel Sole with Ultra Low CG Mass from the heavy 80g V Steel™ sole has been redistributed for enhanced forgiveness while still improving turf interaction and versatility. A 170cc Tour-inspired shape maintains low CG properties for explosive distance, high launch and low spin
  • ZATECH TI Twist Face Ultra-strong titanium allows for incredibly fast ball speeds, engineered for unprecedented performance while Twist Face overcomes inherent golfer tendencies on miss-hits for straighter shots
  • Thru-Slot Speed Pocket Thru-Slot Speed Pocket provides increased face flexibility, preservation of ball speed and distance, especially on low face strikes
  • Multi-Material Construction An ultralight carbon crown, titanium body and steel sole plate create a head design that combines low CG performance with high MOI forgiveness
  • Adjustable 2* Loft Sleeve Provides adjustability and personalization to optimize trajectory and face angle

IRONS: TaylorMade P-770

Features

  • POUND FOR POUND, NOTHING HITS HARDER P700 punches above its weight class. This more compact players iron has no problem keeping up with the heavy hitters, delivering explosive power and distance.
  • THE DNA OF A BEAST With the technology of P790 in a smaller package, the P770 is forged with the same DNA with hollow body construction, SpeedFoam and advanced tungsten weighting for precise CG placement.
  • FORGED PERFORMANCE & FORGIVING POWER A forged hollowed-body construction and ultra-thin face are designed for enhanced feel, distance, and forgiveness. The combination of a Thru-Slot Speed Pocket and Performance ICT are engineered to protect ball speed across the face and improve playability. Even with its compact head, P770 is loaded with the technology needed to make it playable for a wide range of golfers.

P-7MC irons

FEATURES & TECHNOLOGY

  • FOR SKILLED HANDS, BY SKILLED HANDS We go beyond the traditional to help golfers improve. It’s our obsession. With Compact Grain Forging, we’ve yet again gone further. A 2,000-ton press creates the optimal grain structure, letting us form each P7MC iron with masterful precision and deliver consistent performance across the entire set.
  • COMPLETELY NEW, YET COMPLETELY CLASSIC Inspired by Tour, the design features of P7MC meets the standards of the game’s most discerning players. Classic shaping and minimal offset deliver the ultimate in control and precision. Perimeter weighting gives it just the right touch of forgiveness.
  • MACHINED BEYOND PERFECTION Advanced machine milling ensures an unmatched level of precision, quality and aesthetics. Aggressively crafted grooves deliver the spin and control needed to create your desired shape and trajectory.
  • FORGED CRAFTSMANSHIP The forged cavity back pattern pays homage to a long history of TaylorMade iron designs. A polished “Metal-T” is artfully forged on the back of the toe and offers a sophisticated nod to craftsmanship.
  • MUSCLE CAVITY PERFORMANCE Every angle meticulously scrutinized to meet the performance demands of the game’s best ball strikers while the muscle cavity provides added forgiveness.

WEDGES: TaylorMade Milled Grind 2

Milled Grind 2 Wedge

Raw Spin. Raw Beauty.

The all-new Milled Grind 2 wedges combine precision-milling with Raw Face Technology designed for an increased spin, precision and feel. While the face rusts over time, the rest of the head will maintain its original finish.

Milled Grind Sole

The milling process maximizes consistency, maintaining tolerance levels difficult for a human to repeat. The result is a precisely crafted grind on each and every wedge that produces optimal turf interaction and consistent performance.

Milled Grind Sole

Thick-Thin Head Design

By redistributing mass, we are able to optimize CG location for precise flight and enhanced feel.

Head Design

TPU Insert

The TPU Insert in the back cavity of the wedge is designed to provide vibration dampening, creating a solid, positive feel at impact.

TPU Insert

Two Finish Options

Available in both matte black and satin chrome, this wedge is designed to suit the eye of any golfer’s style.

Titleist Vokey Design SM8

Every new design starts with our Tour Pros, so it’s only right that every launch begins with them, as well. Out here with these guys is my favorite place to be.

Bob Vokey
  • Reimagined Progressive CG Vokey’s Progressive CG design philosophy aligns the center of gravity with the impact position for better trajectory and distance control.
  • Refined Sole Grind Options Vokey’s six Tour-proven sole grinds allow golfers of all skill levels to be precisely fit for their swing type also, developed through decades of work with the best shot makers in the game
  • 100% Inspected Spin Milled Grooves SM8’s patented Spin Milled grooves are engineered and cut to maximize spin and shot control.

Finishes

Titleist Vokey SM8 Wedges Reviews

Mark goes thoroughly over the tech of the club. he also covers the types of golfers who would want to play with and use these wedges. Then he finally tests the wedges in the SIM.
Rick tests whether these wedges are actually able to get close to the hole as titleist claims with this challenge. First, he goes over the wedges. Then he tests the clubs with his hole-in-one challenge. Watch the video to see if the SM8s stand up to the challenge.

 We design the best product possible, and take it to the tour. If the tour players accept it, then we say this must be awfully good.

Bob Vokey

BALL:TaylorMade TP5

December of 2016 TaylorMade announced their new TaylorMade TP5 and TP5x golf balls would be available for retail purchase in March of 2017. The TP5 and TP5x TaylorMade balls are the first to feature 5-layer construction. The TP5 & TP5x 5-layer construction promotes better distance, spin, and control for driver and iron shots with ultimate performance on the greens.

TaylorMade enlisted the help of top Tour players to help design the TP5 balls, and it shows. Whether you are hitting them from the tee or playing them in your short game, the TaylorMade TP5 balls outperform and are second to none.

Inside, progressive construction includes a Tri-Fast Core to create lower spin and faster speeds. On the outside, the TP5 balls feature a Dual-Spin Cover for ideal control on the greens. Take a look at the videos below to learn more about the 5-layer technology in the TP5 and TP5x balls and how that technology can help improve your game!

Before You Go!

Need help purchasing a driver? Check out our handy guide on the perfect driver for YOU! Also, check out our spotlight on the TaylorMade Mini Driver! Mario Golf: Super Rush Reviews are in check to see if this game beats the previous entries! Also, check out the many other great Rock Bottom articles. Here’s a Spotlight on the ALL-NEW Cobra King Putters! We’ve also, spotlighted the ALL-NEW RTX Full-face Wedge! Lastly, we can’t forget the ALL-NEW 2021 Titleist PRO v1 and PRO v1x golf balls! There are so many many many more great golf articles to read so if you like our blog make sure to SHARE SHARE SHARE! So what are you waiting for? Go and Customize Your Clubs today!

 
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