Nike Golf VR STR8-Fit Tour Driver Review

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  • TG Rating 4 out of 5
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  • RRP £360.00

What we say...

Joel loved the smaller head and classic c-shape of the Nike and his praise didn’t end there. He liked the feel out of the middle and was able to manipulate the ball flight. Chris commented that he found it easier to work the ball left to right rather than the other way because he felt it sat quite upright at address. However, he rated it highly in all other categories. Adam got good distance from the VR STR8-Fit Tour but found it more difficult to control. In short, a great performer across the board.

Ratings (out of 5)

Looks: 4   Feel: 4   Noise: 4   Grip: 4.2   Distance: 4.5   Dispersion: 4.5

2010 Review:

On arrival this was the driver most of our testers pulled out of the bag to have a look at first and there’s no doubt it’s a fantastic-looking beast! David awarded it top marks for looks and also boomed out his secondlongest drive with the VR. He felt the sound and the feel was a little harsh but other than that this was one of his favourite clubs on test. Pro Chris liked it and said this was comfortably the best driver Nike has produced. John was a fan of the more solid feel and the louder noise and said he’d be delighted to have it in his bag. The adjustability of the STR8-Fit technology was also a  inner with our panel of tinkerers!

Ratings (out of 5):

Looks: 4.1   Feel: 3.5   Noise: 3.1   Forgiveness: 3.6   Distance: 4.1   Dispersion: 4.3

Nike VR STR8-Fit Tour Driver is new for 2010. The VR driver is loaded with power and performance. The Nike Compression Channel technology delivers power like a 460cc head while providing great shot-shaping capabilities. This driver uses the smaller 420cc head to give a cleaner and more traditional look but still aims to inspire confidcne for the golfer at address.

The Nike VR STR8-FIT Tour driver is part of the successful Victory Red (VR) range and is one of the most impressive performers in the premium adjustable golf driver market. The VR STR8-FIT Tour features a brand new shape that has been designed in cooperation with Nike Golf’s highly successful stable of tour professionals. Aimed at keen, skilled golfers the STR8-FIT Tour offers all the adjustability and performance that Nike’s professional golfers enjoy.

Nike’s highly successful STR8-FIT Face Angle Technology – already an award winning innovation – has been introduced into the Victory Red range for the first time to allow golfers the chance to select their shop shape and dictate the look of their driver. With 32 different face angles the VR STR8-FIT Tour provides the best golfers with maximum workability and confidence on every tee.

The Nike VR STR8-FIT Tour golf driver has a refined and classic appearance which helps to deliver low spin rates and a more penetrating ball flight. A distinctive red Compression Channel runs from heel to toe on the sole of the club and helps to increase the compression of the body to produce higher ball speeds on even off centre hits. This means the VR STR8-FIT Tour offers forgiveness on those off centre hits that even the best players sometime fall foul of.

The Nike VR STR8-FIT Tour driver offers the skilled golfers the chance to enjoy the full variety of Nike’s award winning adjustable drivers in a traditional and elegant premium driver package. 

The Nike VR STR8-Fit Tour Driver is available in four differents lofts:  8.5, 9.5, 10.5, 11.5 Titanium head, graphite shaft, gents, RH.

Contact: www.nikegolf.eu or 0800 056 1640

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