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    How does PXG’s $219 driver stack up?

    PXGs new 0211 driver

    Ryan Barath

    Shopping for a brand new driver may be costly, particularly on the subject of buying one from a serious OEM — however with the launch of the 0211 line of metallic woods, PXG is providing name-brand gear at excessive worth pricing.

    However the apparent query is how these inexpensive golf equipment stack up in opposition to the competitors, and at this time we’ve received your reply.

    Earlier than we get into the nitty-gritty and the numbers, let’s let Bob Parsons begin together with his tackle the 0211 golf equipment.

    “You get way over you pay for! These golf golf equipment signify a well-researched design that strips away all distractions whereas using top-quality supplies and superior applied sciences to assist make the sport simpler and extra satisfying for golfers throughout the board.” – PXG Founder Bob Parsons

    Stripping the distractions is precisely what PXG has accomplished to assist minimize pointless prices from the design — all the way in which to eradicating any of the signature PXG adjustable weighting from the design.

    PXG 0211 driver face

    Ryan Barath

    However they benefit from the slicing by placing again into the issues that actually matter, just like the uncooked supplies utilized in making the top and the shafts which can be supplied as a part of the introductory worth of $219.99. (PXG does provide a big collection of shaft choices for an extra charge, relying on the mannequin.)

    PXG presents the Diamana S+ shaft

    Ryan Barath

    The 0211 driver makes use of a premium 412 titanium face with a variable thickness design to enhance ball pace on mishits and maintains the usual PXG adjustable hosel to permit for finetuning of loft and face angle to assist get launch and spin proper the place you want them.

    Preliminary impressions

    Out of the field, you’ll be hard-pressed to suppose that the 0211 driver was something lower than $500. From the packaging to the headcover and grip all the elements are top-of-the-line, and there’s no skimping on the ending of the top both.

    PXG 0211 driver head cowl

    Ryan Barath

    Heck, a PXG head cowl from their very own web site is $35; they may have determined to not embrace that and charged more money for it and I nonetheless don’t suppose golfers would thoughts, contemplating the preliminary worth of the membership.

    OK, so I do know what you’re all right here for. Come on Ryan, we get it, let’s get to the numbers…

    Testing and outcomes

    I took the 0211 driver to the vary together with my GCQuad to see the way it stacks up in opposition to my day-to-day numbers — and I’ve to say, it has me impressed.

    Testing PXG 0211 with GCQuad

    Ryan Barath

    My ordinary ball pace numbers hover round 155-158 and contemplating I used to be utilizing vary balls (look, I would work within the golf enterprise however I’m nonetheless not going to pump a bunch of brand name new premium balls into a spread) seeing anyplace from 154-156 with was spectacular and mainly on par with my go-to driver beneath the identical situations.

    I did discover that spin was a bit greater in comparison with my go-to driver, by a few hundred RPMs, on pictures hit in the direction of the decrease portion of the heads. However these pictures stayed properly on-line and retained ball speeds. Chalk that as much as one other win.

    A low face strike nonetheless maintained ball pace

    Ryan Barath

    What does this all imply? In the event you you’re in search of a brand-new customized driver with out breaking the financial institution, I’d extremely suggest giving the PXG 0211 a shot.

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    Ryan Barath

    Patacon.org Editor

    Ryan Barath is GOLF Journal and Patacon.org’s senior editor for tools. He has an in depth club-fitting and -building background with greater than 20 years of expertise working with golfers of all talent ranges, together with PGA Tour gamers. Earlier than becoming a member of the employees, he was the lead content material strategist for Tour Expertise Golf, in Toronto, Canada.

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