After a truly stellar performance in our recent driver test (issue 243), TaylorMade have raised the bar again in the world of the fairway wood with the launch of two new Burner versions.
The TaylorMade High Launch is engineered to make it easy for the average swing-speed golfer to get the ball on a towering, long carrying flight, while The TaylorMade Tour Launch model has been engineered to promote the kind of lower, penetrating ball flight that players with higher swing speeds prefer.
But how do the models work? Well, both versions of the Burner Fairway share several key performance elements:
1) Both feature the Dual Crwon technology, where the size of the crown is noticeably smaller than the large sole.
2) The models also benefit from Ultra-Thin wall technology. This allows the clubhead walls to measure as thin as just .55mm.
All the weight saved by both technologies is redistributed to create a deep centre of gravity location that is a whopping 35% lower than previous comparable Burner fairway offerings. In Tom Lehman's terms, this makes both models extremely easy to hit while promoting a lower spin-rate for longer distance.
And nothing has been lost in the looks department either...both versions feature a fast-looking triangular Burner headshape that looks large when positioned at address to add that all-important bit of confidence!
And be sure to buy issue 246 of Today's Golfer magazine when we'll get a closer look at the bad boys...the mag is on sale July 17.
INFORMATION: The new TaylorMade Burner fairway woods are priced at £149, and for further details please visit www.taylormadegolf.com