TaylorMade RBZ Black Driver

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One of the best things about golf is the level of relaxation and destress it provides its players with. This is probably one of the reasons why so many golfers spend an average of four to six hours at the golf course during each visit. It is a great way to get your mind out of the hustle and bustle of your daily life and to escape from work and home. Let’s be honest, everything feels much better after a relaxing day at the course!

Whether you’re golfing on your own or with your pals, you want to impress them. However, you don’t only have to do this with your golfing skills, but you also have to impress them with how you act on the course and how you look. While we were all thought to never judge a book by its cover, this is something we all do regularly, and it’s certainly something we do on the golfing green. No one wants to be the person who turns up to the golf course with hand-me-down golf clubs, vintage golf bag, and novelty golf club covers. While these items may have been given as gifts or as sentimental family relics, they don’t have any place on a modern golf course especially if you want to be taken seriously by your friends and peers.

Anyone who has recently been golfing or on a golf course will be able to tell you a few key problem areas that most (if not all) golfers experience some issue with, whether its issues with ball speed and distance, problems with the Center of Gravity within the golf club and so on. These are issues golfers have, and sadly out-dated equipment such as vintage clubs, balls, and caddies tend to fail when it comes to meeting expectations. The answer why is pretty simple. Outdated golf clubs are either not designed with the right technology to deal with modern golfing and the issues and problems surrounding it, or they’re designed with outmoded technology which has since been improved upon. You see, every year golfing manufacturers unveil a whole host of clubs, balls, and other golfing essentials, all of which have been created to tackle issues with speed and distance, high performance as well as a whole host of other modern golfing problems. This is one of the reasons why it’s crucial to update and reinvest in your golfing accessories, not only will they help you be taken seriously while on the course, but they also add some flavor into your performance too.

TaylorMade has established themselves as a trustworthy brand since opening in 1979 since then they have gone one to create a whole host of products and lead the way in the production of high quality and innovation. There’s little wonder why so many golfers have chosen to purchase TaylorMade products.

One of their latest products, the TaylorMade RBZ Driver, is a true testament to the company’s commitment to quality and performance. This TaylorMade driver offers an incredible execution while on the golf course, and impressive flight thanks to its the use of Flight Control Technology. You can effortlessly adjust the loft of the club as well as the face angle, allowing for an element of adaptability. This combination allows for more distance and a grander launch while the weightless shafts offer fastball and swing speeds. On top of this, the club’s head offers an aerodynamic element, offering greater distances and speeds, which is always a useful thing to have while on the course.

The RBZ driver combines an attractive style with incredible technology to create an outstanding result!

Editor's Pros & Cons
Pros
  • The ball speeds and accuracy are high quality and truly effective, making this club true value for money.
  • The overall look and aesthetic of this club are highly desirable, offering a smart, functional design that will blend in perfectly with your clubs for a co-ord, yet mixed and matched look.
  • The adaptable loft and clubface angles offer incredible flexibility and allow you to adapt the club for a more personalized feel.
  • This club can achieve a high launch as well as low spin, creating additional distances thanks to its incredible speed pocket performance.
Cons
  • The one downside of the RBZ driver was the dispersion, with some finding issue with this area.

Sound & Feel

The sound and feel of your club can reveal an awful lot about the quality of our hits and if they were bad shots or not. This audio feedback is crucial in understanding how your hits and how your performance is doing. The sound and feel will vary from club to club, but none the less, the quality and condition of these things are a sign of the club's high quality.

The overall sound created by this club is wonderfully powerful, with no weak metallic sound. Instead, it offers a clear, precise and sturdy ding sound that many players will be impressed by. However, the club does tend to create a critical sound upon mishits which can sound somewhat harsh. But it's not as bad as most golfers would expect and are certainly more pleasant to hear in comparison to other club's mishit sound.

It's worth noting that this driver isn't the quietest out there. However, the feel of this club and its performance outshine this minor detail, and it's worth the compromise on that score.

The club's face does produce hot vibrations though the club, giving you the feeling that you're shooting the ball straight off the face, which is a sensation very few golfers will have felt before. Your golf balls will just fly off the face with minimal effort needed.

This driver offers incredible balance and handling, with a sturdy weight to the clubhead. It's short and heavy feel will produce confidence in your ability as a golfer, which will, in turn, promote better performance from you.

Overall, the TaylorMade RBX offers exceptional handling and feel, for powerful and informative feedback about the quality of your hits. If you can forgive the harsh sound produced by mishits, then you certainly will find a trustworthy club with this driver.

Playability

Because the shaft allows you to adjust your loft as well as the clubface angle, it's a good idea to have a play with the golf and see what alterations are needed (if any) to suit your style and improve your skills on the golfing green. If you're new to golf, then you may want to seek some professional advice regarding this issue.

This flexibility not only allows you to maximize your potential on the golf course, but it also assists you in terms of providing you with higher ball and swing speeds, as well as the additional distance on the golf course, which is always desirable!

When you first use this club you will notice that your ball flights are surprisingly high, offering great distances as well as an impressive trajectory too! This incredible result of the club's adaptability and creative use of technology will never fail to impress you, and it will continue to perform well time after time too.

When you're on the golf course, you may notice that the high speeds of this club continue, even when the conditions/weather are a little bit windy. The range you'll get out of this club is utterly impressive and the launch is even more so! The launch definitely assists the ball's carrying distance, helping you to take some more dynamic lines straight off the tee, which is excellent to be able to do so.

A great feature of this club is how forgiving the mishits are. You'll notice that misses that come off the toe or top tend to stay rather straight, and still produce incredible distances. This is pretty impressive too!

Your friends and golfing companions will certainly be envious of your additional distance, which is a result of this incredible club. When using other drivers, you may notice that they tend to lack when it comes to forgiveness, but this isn't the case for the RBX driver. This driver has to be one of the most consistent drivers available on the market these days. Thanks to this, there is little wonder why so many golf reviewers are surprised by this club's incredible performance, and why so many golfers are seriously considering this driver when it comes time to update their clubs.

Looks

As much as we like to think that we don't judge things by how they look, deep down we know that's not exactly how it typically goes down. The term 'eat with our eyes' really does apply to more than just-food. For example, you could have the best performing golf club, one that promises the accuracy, distance, and forgiveness, but if we're being honest, we'd hesitate to buy it if it's looks and appearance didn't meet our expectations. Not only does your new golf club have to meet your own aesthetic expectations, but it has to blend in with the golf course. You don't want anything with a tacky color scheme or something that will make you stand out like a sore thumb.

This is one of the reasons why the TaylorMade RBX Driver is exceptional. While it offers important things like great handling, consistency, grand distances, and impeccable ball and swing speeds, this driver also offers amazing style. With its incredible design, well-thought-out form, and structure, this club proves itself to be an absolute must-have for the golf course. This club offers a sleek and modern matte finish which is available in black offering a contemporary feel to this luxurious piece. This choice in color helps give this club a timeless while also allowing it to seamlessly blend into your golf bag amongst your other golf clubs.

You will also notice that the driver's head is a reasonable size, not too big but certainly big enough for it to do the job and provide you with incredible results. It's sleek and stylish design and feels will certainly be the envy of all your friends and everyone else on the course. It will fit comfortably in your caddy, and will certainly become the crown jewel amongst your other golf clubs.

Technology

If you're looking for the best in terms of technology then you should seriously consider the RBZ Driver. Since discovering that a low, forward CG (Center of Gravity0 produces faster ball speeds and better launch angles and thus more distance, TaylorMade have incorporated this into their latest designs and products.

The RBZ also uses a TaylorMade’s Loft-Sleeve Technology, offering players a number of settings, as well as several models and five straight lofts alternatives, all of which can add 1.5 degrees to each of the lofts. Not only that but the RBZ Driver also offers Inverted Cone Tech, which promotes faster ball speeds and grander distances.

Key Features

The RBZ Driver is a great driver that will certainly help many golfers, whether they've just started golfing or they're simply looking to sharpen up their skills. It offers easy to adjust flexibility, plenty of forgiveness which is ideal for saving any off-center mishits. This ultra-fast swinger is dependable, easy to use and utterly incredible.

Key Features

  • A wide verity of lofts and angles (both lie and face) for you to choose from, all of which adds a personal touch to the performance and offers better results personized for you.

  • The large (but not overly large) clubface offers incredible forgiveness, making hitting the ball a lot easier for those who struggle with on-point, accurate shots.

  • The thick, yet slim crown offers a lowered and more forward CG location, which results in higher ball speeds, more effective launch and lower spin.

Bottom Line

You will be pleasantly surprised by the performance of the TaylorMade RBZ Driver, this is certainly one of the best drivers available on the market. It offers a lot of adjustability, customization and truly modern design. It's a reasonable price and incredible use of technology is certainly the cherry on top of this driver.