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TaylorMade adidas Golf has announced the
launch of the new TaylorMade Burner 2.0 irons. The Burner 2.0 irons have been designed to offer the same trademark Burner distance as previous models but with greater levels of feel and playability.
TaylorMade has engineered each iron individually so that important performance attributes are felt through the different clubs in the set. With the centre of gravity lower and deeper in the long irons, players can expect better ball flights from long range and greater control and feel in the short irons. The sole has been designed to help improve turf drag for a better strike.
Picture gallery: TaylorMade Burner 2.0 pictures
Bret Wahl, TaylorMade's senior director of iron research and develop said, "we've succeeded at creating a better-performing iron with the Burner 2.0, which is just as long, easier to play and more refined in its' feel and sound."
Crucially, TaylorMade's own stock shafts offer different kick points through the set. This means that in the long irons the kick point is lower to help promote a higher flight. Alternatively, in the short irons a higher kick point promotes control.
TaylorMade's new Burner 2.0 irons will come with a recommended retail price of £549 in steel and £649 in graphite.
Keep your eye out for our equipment reviews in the coming weeks and months as the GM Test Team get to grips with TaylorMade's latest gear, plus we'll have lots more on the new releases from our November issue onwards.
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Neil has worked for Golf Monthly for over 15-years. Originally working with the best coaches in the UK to produce instruction content, he is now the brand's Digital Editor and covers everything from Tour player interviews to gear reviews. Neil is currently a 3-handicap golfer who has played the game for as long as he can remember. In his role at Golf Monthly, he has covered equipment launches that date back well over a decade. He clearly remembers the launch of the Callaway and Nike square drivers as well as the white TaylorMade driver families, such as the RocketBallz! If you take a look at the Golf Monthly YouTube channel, you'll see his equipment videos dating back over a decade! He has also conducted 'What's In The Bag' interviews with many of the game's best players like Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm. Over the years, Neil has tested a vast array of products in each category and at drastically different price-points.
In his current role, Neil is responsible for testing all new drivers and is part of a team testing golf balls. He is able to compare performance between models, brands and generations. For 2022 he thinks the main trend in drivers is: "In a word, consistency. Whilst all the brands talking about ball speed (and the new drivers are certainly long), my biggest finding has been how much more consistent the ball flights are. Mishits don't seem to be causing the same level of drop-off or increase in the spin numbers. This means that more shots seem to be flying the way you want them to!"
Neil is currently playing: Driver: Titleist TSi3 Fairway Wood: Titleist TSi2 Hybrid: Titleist TS3 Irons (4-9): Mizuno JPX 919 Forged Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 46˚, 50˚, 54˚, 60˚ Putter: Odyssey Triple Track Ten Ball: Titleist Pro V1X
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