So, when choosing a driver, Cleveland was going to be a favorite, by default, in my mind. Its 2 degree open face and toe biased weighting helps give better players more workability and increased distance. We had to re-hit and play with the shafts a little bit, so I would recommend this kind of Cleveland event, or using a good club fitter to test out the various shafts to see which one is better for you. The larger face and higher moment of inertia of the Cleveland HiBore XLS Tour driver makes a big difference, because the crown of the head has been carved out to make it longer and deeper. However, once I either got used to the shaft or was able to defeat my compensations , the HiBore provided some noticeably longer drives than my r7. I hit my old outdated Head irons stiff flex straight and long. I bought a new club.

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No other club category is as competitive as drivers with new head shapes all the rage. Changes at a Glance As we wrote in our review last May, the original HiBore came through with what appeared to be a closed face and a propensity to launch the ball on a higher hibroe than its loft might suggest.

Posted 10 November – You are currently viewing the forum as a guest which does not give you access to all the great features at GolfWRX such as viewing all the images, interacting with members, access to all forums and eligiblility to win free giveaways. Scotty Cameron Detour Putter Review. He complains about one thing, a lack of distance when he switched from his older TA-5s.


Cleveland Introduces Two New HiBore XL Drivers (Bag Drop, Hot Topics) – The Sand Trap

The grey grooves, seen here, served as my alignment aid once I noticed them. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. The nice thing was the shot would start left and fade back near to my line of sight without losing too much distance.

Also, consistent contact is a must in order to play this driver as the shallowness of the clubface leaves less room for error. Posted 14 December – The crown is in excellent condition with only very minor marks and plenty of shine see pics. According to Cleveland and an independent tester, the HiBore produces a much smaller dispersion for six kinds of mishits: Based on your review, I am going to risk the closed face and buy, thank you.

My normal driver is the rather deep-faced r7, so I hit more than a few pop-ups with the HiBore. And those street prices are exactly what Edwin Watts is asking for these clubs. They had the Van there so they made my club while I waited about 35mins.

It sounds like an add for Cleveland and these irons but I can’t say enough good about them. DDG emerged because the projected center of gravity the spot on the clubface corresponding to the exact center of gravity of the clubhead of domed-crown drivers is positioned above the point of maximum Coefficient of Restitution CoR measures the trampoline effect of the driver face.


It looks to me like the two new HiBore XL models are meant to fix all that. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. I hit my old outdated Head irons stiff flex straight and long. Posted 05 March – Please log in to reply. Notify me of new posts by email. Both clubs were actually the best clubs I have hit that I can remember.

Have you noticed a big difference in playability in general with the XL Tour over the original? The headcover is not included.

Cleveland HiBore XLS Tour Driver Review

It has a softer tip and more distance and feel. You currently have javascript disabled.

Looks and Setup The first thing anyone will notice about the HiBore is the huge scoop-out section where the crown should be. However, once I either got used to the shaft or was able to defeat my compensationsthe HiBore provided some noticeably longer drives than my r7.

With so many new models coming out every year, all year long, it almost behooves golfers really serious about their games to make time to test new models on a regular basis.

My first round with it yielded booming drives and a P. The original Hi-Bore has an NV shaft also stiff and 9.

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