The total club weight is 285 grams with a 45inch stock shaft, giving it a swing weight of d5. There are 2 options for club weight with the 290 version having a standard length shaft which will be the one for better players. For those that have experience with the xl tour, the classic 290 still has that same feel. The first thing i noticed when i saw cleveland golfs new line of drivers was the old school look of the club. In addition to their hibore driver and other new, innovative drivers, they have gone back to their roots producing classically styled drivers. Cleveland golf introduces the most advanced combination of style and performance in a titanium driver. Im fairly new to the game and after using a few other drivers big bertha, mizuno, nike i opted to go for the cleveland classic 290. Traditional pearshaped profile in a club head inspires confidence at address and allows for shotshaping control. The deep face produces a hot, penetrating ball flight, while clevelands maxcor2 technology delivers maximum distance and forgiveness on offcenter hits. As i learned more however, there is nothing old school about the technology behind the cleveland classic driver. I went with the cleveland classic 290, which is the middleground offering between the lighter 270 and the tour version, which is 20 grams heavier and only 440 ccs.
My powerful push or push draw of 280 yards with the tm is sacrificed for a weak glancing blow with this substandard piece of equipmentthe cleveland classic. It has a pearshaped profile with the largest, deepest club face ever produced by cleveland golf. Sep 19, 20 september 19, 20 we find cleveland golfs product range for 20 the wedges, irons, woods, irons very attractive, and this time weve had the chance to test their latest driver, the surprising classic xl custom. Wedgesirons with excessive sole wear, groove wear, chrome wear, andor dings.
No reason other than it should give me the highest clubhead speed and the most distance. The kusala black produces a penetrating trajectory with very stable feel. Lower ball flight and the sound is a bit weirda little too quiet. This a lightweight shaft but its very stable and consistent. I figured i can swing the club pretty well, but not keeganbradleywell, so lets just meet in. Visit for lots of product info and specs and to tradein your clubs and buy new and used.
Whether youre looking for a classic cleveland driver or a modern model, like the launcher hb, weve got you covered. Cleveland golf started off as a company known for producing exquisite replicas of classic golf clubs from the 1940s and 1950s. Cleveland classic driver measured 310 yards with 39g shaft. Maxcor2 technology produces the maximum distance and forgiveness on hits not in the center of the face. Cleveland golf is a top manufacturer of high quality, golf clubs for men and women. Shop our selection of wedges, putters and custom golf clubs. Combined with a 192 gram head and a 26 gram winn lite grip, you can gain as much as three mph more on your club head speed. In other words, it felt light a d2 swingweight but balanced and easy to swing. The face promotes a hot, penetrating ball flight, while maxcor2.
Its also part of the rightweight fitting system with an overall weight of 290 grams, the classic 290 is ideal for a wide range of players seeking a strong combination of distance and. The classic 290 has a pearshaped head with the largest, deepest driver face ever created by cleveland golf. The following driver specification information has been compiled from product brochures, golf magazines, and from inquiries to the manufacturers. Still for shorterheight players, the 270, which measures a lengthy. The 199g head and the 43g shaft seemed to complement themselves perfectly with the grip, the driver rounds out at around 290g total. Finally, as mentioned, i tried the miyazaki jdl graphite shaft thats specifically designed to perform consistently no matter how its oriented in the clubhead. About the manufacturer based in huntington beach, california, cleveland golf is a company that enjoys a strong presence on the pga tour and competitive tours worldwide. Cleveland s largest and deepest clubface ever, with a large effective hitting area and boring ball flight. As a rough rule of thumb, you can fit irons using this height chart below. With drivers the shaft length you choose will effect the amount of clubhead. Designed with an appearance that harkens back to the wood persimmon drivers from the days of old, the classic 290 driver will start turning heads before you even tee up. This authentic 43series miyazaki shaft is especially stable in the hands, meaning it can be transitioned quickly and. Features and benefits of the cleveland classic 290 driver. Were not sure, but we hope to see this retrolookmodernday performance trend to continue.
Kua 39r special edition shaft that seemed to complement the driver and my swing perfectly. The deep face produces a hot, penetrating ball flight, while cleveland s maxcor2 technology delivers maximum distance and forgiveness on offcenter hits. The classic 290 has a unique sole design and color scheme inspired by persimmon drivers. There is also a 270 version that is 20 grams lighter and has an inch longer 45 gram shaft. Cleveland classic 290 pear shaped club head inspires is pleasing to the eye has greater shot shape control. I wanted a titleist 910 but why pay extra for a shaft that is the default offering with cleveland. At first, the sl290 and tl310 drivers looked pretty similar. Taylormade 2017 m2 mitsubishi kuro kage silver 80x shaft, 9. Cleveland classic 290 driver discount prices for golf equipment. The taylormade fitters recommended brian try a shorter driver.
Saving 25 grams compared to the average consumer driver primarily in the shaft and grip the 290 helps players generate increased clubhead speeds of 2mph on average. It reminds me a giant persimmon driver, which harkens me back to those early years of playing golf. New cleveland grip dynamic gold r300 dst 94 std length rflex shaft. Make offer new cleveland grip dynamic gold r300 dst 94 std length rflex shaft cleveland hibore xli single 6 iron hybrid graphite 78g regular flex shaft 38. The classic is our favorite cleveland driver to date. Cleveland classic 290 driver 12 true temper dynamic gold steel. The lofts are slightly different in the tl310 compared to the other drivers in the range at 8 and a half, 9 and a half and 10 and a half degrees. With a unique sole design and color scheme inspired by persimmon drivers, the classic 270 has a pearshaped profile with the largest, deepest club face ever produced by cleveland golf. Cleveland 2011 xl270, sl290, tl310 drivers first look.
New discount cleveland classic 290 driver hurricane golf. Check out this index for easy access to all of our coverage of golf news, instruction, equipment and courses. With the shorter driver his consistency was immediately improved, and it was time to dial in the right shaft. Clevland drivers 270 290 310 general equipment talk. Cleveland have been known for their lightweight drivers, most notably the cleveland launcher 270, 290 and 310 models. The classic 290 has a total club weight of 290 grams. But this tall face offers amazing forgiveness and is very low spin. With a unique sole design and color scheme inspired by persimmon drivers, the classic 290 has a pearshaped profile with the largest, deepest club face ever produced by cleveland golf. Cleveland year club model shaft description shaft manufacture flex shaft wt.
Get the best deals on cleveland driver graphite shaft righthanded golf clubs when you shop the largest online selection at. Cleveland golf introduces the most advanced combination of style and performance in a titanium driver the classic 290. Furthermore, cleveland claims this driver to have the largest and deepest face in golf actual face area is 7. Taylormade 2017 m1 mitsubishi kuro kage silver 80x shaft.
With 12 different settings to choose from the cleveland 588 custom. The cleveland classic xl custom driver is available in lofts of 7. I hated the last generation cleveland ultralights and was not fan of the dst, but with the classics and cg black i think they really have a winner. The 588 custom driver weighs in a 305 grams and a light swingweight of d5, which is impressive for an adjustable driver. Apr 20, 2012 the shaft is too light for my strength, transition and swing speed. The launcher xl270 extra light, 270 grams is among the lightest drivers in golf beating last years cleveland launcher dst driver by 22 grams. I caught this one a little out toward the toe but it gave me a nice mid height.
May 28, 20 on paper, the classic xl custom driver features an adjustable hosel that allows for up to 12 different face angles and loft and lie angle configurations. Nov 07, 20 the standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. Driving comes reasonably naturally to me the one part of my game that i can almost rely on. The driver will be offered in both 270 and 290 grams versions. I think overall they did a nice job with the drivers and the stock shaft offering. Oct 11, 2012 if your swing speed is over 100 then you probably will find the classic 290 as long as the cg black at which point its a nobrainier i think. Get the best deals on cleveland golf club shafts when you shop the largest online selection at. Currently play cleveland classic 290, miyazaki kusala x61 extra stiff i forget which colour it is. The first cleveland launcher driver appeared many years ago and was relaunched in 2002. The shaft is too light for my strength, transition and swing speed. Cleveland have combined old and new for their classic driver. Jan 14, 20 the cleveland classic xl custom driver is available in lofts of 7. The cleveland xl270 driver has the miyazaki 39 series, which is the lightest shaft ever played on the pga tour. Buy cleveland driver graphite shaft golf clubs and get the best deals at the lowest prices on ebay.
Make offer tour issue cleveland classic 290 driver. The cleveland classic driver is engineered with ultralite technology, helping players generate increased head speed and distance with the same swing effort. Cleveland 290 classic driver the cleveland 290 classic driver is the most advanced combination of style and performance in a titanium driver. The cleveland launcher ultralite tl310 driver is fitted with a smaller 440cc head which actually looks pretty good. Im looking to replace my mx560 with a cleveland classic driver this winter and i think im probably going with the 270. Its powered by the lightest shaft ever played on the pga tour, the miyazaki c. With a unique sole design and color scheme inspired by persimmon drivers, the classic 290. Given the restrictions on head size this also means the that slightly rounded clubhead is a little more compact visually from above than most other 460cc drivers. Using trackman my idea was to test the same golfer, clubhead and golf ball, but change the shaft length.
Mar 06, 2012 as for the shape and size, the classic is a traditional pearshaped driver with a deep clubface, two traits in driver design that have stood the test of time. The first thing you notice with the cleveland classic xl driver is the very deep face. When it comes to what length golf clubs to use, it is all about ensuring. The look of the cleveland classic might be my favorite looking driver in the last 4 of 5 years. I took my current driver, which is the titleist d3 8. The most advanced combination of style and performance in a driver includes a retro look, ultralite technology and the largest, deepest face ever produced by cleveland golf. At first glance the classic xl custom stands out for its. Clubs that are not received in the condition submitted will be notified before issue of payment. Cleveland driver graphite shaft righthanded golf clubs. This is their first adjustable driver, so were curious to know whats so different about it. While it looks like the smaller headed persimmon woods of yesteryear, the classic weighs just 270g 290g and tour model available, delivers long teeshots and boasts clevelands largest ever face for a huge hitting area and increased forgiveness.
The gold sole plate, mahogany paint, classic shape and deep face create a stunning look. Cleveland classic 290 driver cleveland drivers golfbidder. For an unparalleled cleveland driver fitting, look no further than 2nd swing golf, one of golf digests best 100 fitters in america for 20. The shaft in all black also looks great with the driver and is the perfect combination for my ability and the look that i prefer. The year indicated is the specifications noted at that time and may not reflect any changes made during the life of the product. Our team were quick to applaud cleveland for trying something different but thecombination of lowspin head, deep face and lightweight shaft wasnt suited to all. I would like to replace my cleveland launcher 2009 12 degree driver ultralite shaft by design. Great savings free delivery collection on many items. Then a couple other models followed before the modern launcher driver meaning. It initially felt a little shorter shaft wise, but the control that shorter length shaft. The 270 feels and sounds the same as the 290, but has a longer shaft and to me at least appeared to be more closed. With a sleek and striking look, the cg black driver weighs only 265 grams, making it the lightest driver on the market to help players generate measurable increases in swing speed and distance.
Fresh deals this way find what youre looking for, for even less. The face on the cleveland classic 270 driver sits square at address than the 290 which was a little closed. For 2012, cleveland brings that old school looking driver back paired with new school performance. Our friends over at and golfspy x wanted to give the mgs readers the exclusive first look of the new lineup for cleveland golf this year. Clevelands largest and deepest clubface ever, with a large effective hitting area and boring ball flight. September 19, 20 we find cleveland golfs product range for 20 the wedges, irons, woods, irons very attractive, and this time weve had the chance to test their latest driver, the surprising classic xl custom. At 290 total grams this club is light for easy swinging, yet i found i could really go. Their sister company miyazaki will be providing all the shafts for their new sticks which is a nice touch. Golf clubs with dents, cracks, shaft bag wear, badly scratched heads, andor rattle in head. Mar, 2014 matt, i presently have cleveland gliderail hybrids 2,3,4 senior flex from i think 2014.
The specs show that it has a softer butt section, extremely stiff midbutt. Nowadays, with seemingly never ending race to claim longer drives, driver manufacturers have even been selling standard shafts as long as 45 inches. Unique sole design and color scheme inspired by persimmon drivers. Find the right driver shaft length for your game golficity. Year club model shaft description shaft manufacture flex shaft wt. Fitting message the classics continue with cleveland as their classiclooking clubs with todays technology hit the market running.1387 47 742 808 1549 154 814 597 823 466 155 60 191 966 459 1374 929 1334 820 357 657 771 836 171 574 387 1292 1545 212 1042 62 1068 1454 1150 1030 104 1195 625 1484