- By James Achenbach
- June 29, 2010 10:44 a.m.
Manufacturers are not waiting until the new year to introduce gear, and there are many new products that could help your game immediately. Last week, Golfweek showed you a driver, a wedge and a putter. Here are a few more products:
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Callaway X-24 Hot irons
The skinny: Callaway calls the X-24 “the longest, most accurate iron” in the history of the X series. The clubs include a 360-degree undercut channel and Callaway’s new, darker PVD finish that reduces glare.
Cost: $699 (4-AW, optional SW, steel shafts), $899 with graphite
Adams Idea Black Super Hybrid
The skinny: This new large-headed hybrid might be called the offspring of a marriage between bigger fairway woods and typical hybrids. Its head size falls between the two, and its shaft length definitely is longer than most hybrids (42.5 inches for the 15-degree model). Other lofts are 17, 19 and 21 degrees. Plated with a striking black finish.
Cost: MSRP $249
The skinny: To put it bluntly, these are the largest grips in golf. JumboMax, a new company, is targeting golfers of all hand sizes. The sales pitch: Big grips allow a more relaxed grip. They weigh slightly more than 100 grams, so they will lower a club’s swingweight. Sold in medium, large and extra large ...