TaylorMade has launched the RBZ Stage 2 driver and RBZ Stage 2 fairway woods and rescue clubs, following on from the hugely successful line of first generation RocketBallz products.
Below, Golf Monthly Digital Editor Neil Tappin takes a first look at the RBZ Stage 2 driver and the RBZ Stage 2 fairway wood. Both were made available back in February.
RBZ Stage 2 driver first-look review:
The RBZ Stage 2 driver combines a lower and more forward centre of gravity, a more aerodynamic head shape and a 4,100 square millimetre club face for increased yardage and performance.
RBZ Stage 2 fairway wood first-look review:
The new RBZ Stage 2 fairway woods incorporate high-strength RocketSteel and the now-famous Speed Pocket to provide faster ball speeds and increased distance.
Click here to see our TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 rescue gallery
TaylorMade has also released the R1 driver, which follows on from the R11S. For our first look video review, click here. For our R1 gallery, click here.
Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, commissioning and feature writing. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email email@example.com with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x
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