The Latest Drivers for 2018

The tee shot. The booming drive that sets up the hole using a driver fitted to your swing is certainly one of the things that brings us back to this maddening game time and again. The staff of Golf Gear Weekly 65th PGA Merchandise Show have assembled for our readers information about some of our favorites of the latest drivers. Each in its own way employs the latest in space-age materials, technical design advancements and modern manufacturing techniques.


Callaway  |  Rogue  •  $500 msrp
Less weight & drag than the Epic; last seasons run away seller. 3 models: standard, draw & low spin.


Cleveland  |  Launcher HB  •  $299 msrp
The ultra lightweight hosel and hi-bore crown make this driver lauch high and spin low. Suburb looking top view.


Cobra  |  King F8 & F8+  •  $399 msrp
The first CNC milled forged titanium face, a dual roll face radius & carbon fiber crown. Adjustable, Both have Cobra Connect by Arccos.


Honma  |  BeZEAL 535  •  $605 msrp
Large channel from heel to toe, low CG to reduce slices & a proprietary butt-stiff shaft lowers spin & raises launch angle.


Knuth  |  High Heat 257+  •  $499 msrp
Clubface divided into three zones with the maxium trampoline effect allowed by the USGA. Your mishits will fly further!


Mizuno  |  GT180  •  $500 msrp
Ultra abjustable with variable face thickness. The 460CC head has a stunning look at address.


Orka  |  REFLEX  •  $299 msrp
3 piece construction provides maxium ball speeds across the entire face, even on off center hits.


Ping  |  G400  •  $400 msrp
Very forgiving on mishits, very thin forged face & deep CG. A domed crown with drag reducing vanes & a solid sound at impact.


TaylorMade  |  M3 & M4  •  $500 / $430 msrp
The Twist Face increase toe loft & reduces loft in the heel correct curvature so more balls find the fairway. The M3 has movable weights.


Tour Edge  |  Hot Launch 3  •  $190
Loaded with features for a low price. Forged titantium head with cup face. The power channel behind the face increases ball speed.


Wilson  |  C300  •  $400 msrp
Power holes generate huge distance across the entire face by flexing more at impact. Sweet looking matte red colored head.