Nike’s new driver built for powerNovember, 2011
Nike have launched a new driver aimed at the mass market. The VR_S is designed to offer tremedous distance and forgiveness...
Nike have replaced their SQ Machspeed driver range with a new club designed to offer maximum power and forgiveness.
The VR_S driver has a tour-inspired head shape but is packed with technology to make it friendly to off-centre hits and easy to hit high, long and straight.
Its flagship feature is the brand’s new NexCor face insert, which utilises multiple thicknesses to offer maximum ball speeds even on strikes away from the centre.
Coupled with an aerodynamically-engineered head and a longer, lighter shaft than the Machspeed, it helps golfers of all abilities generate more clubhead speed and distance.
Nike expect many of their tour players to use this club but also say it is more than suitable for beginners. An adjustable STR8-FIT option is available, but no square shape will go to market.
SRP: £199.95 LH? Yes
LOFTS: 8.5, 9.5, 10.5, 11.5 & 13˚
LENGTH: 45.75″ VOLUME: 460cc
STANDARD SHAFT: Mitsubishi Rayon Fubuki K
STANDARD GRIP: Nike Tour Velvet
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