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R9 irons are made with the better player in mind and have a clean, conventional look. The three- through six-irons incorporate a large and fully enclosed compartment behind the clubface called the Velocity Control Chamber, which makes it easier to launch the ball at a high speed, while Inverted Cone Technology milled onto the inner side of the clubface promotes controlled power and consistent distance.
TaylorMade's revolutionary Burner was the top-selling iron in the U.S. last year, its popularity based on how easy the clubs are to hit and the distance they promote. "Burner irons are long, straight and easy to launch, and will continue to be played by everyone from skilled players to 30 handicaps," says Sean Toulon, TaylorMade's executive vice president of innovation.
TP Wedge with xFT
TaylorMade's new TP wedge with xFT (Exchangeable Face Technology) allows pros and amateurs to easily replace a worn clubface. TaylorMade studies indicate that after about 1,000 shots the edge-radius of each groove becomes dull. "Every time you explode from sand, it's like rubbing a piece of sandpaper on your clubface," says Bret Wahl, TaylorMade's senior director of iron development. The xFT is a simple, cost-effective solution to keep grooves fresh while using the same clubhead. The xFT face is held in place with two screws on the back of the clubhead that can be tightened with an R9 torque wrench.
Penta TP Tour Ball
Penta TP is the first tour ball with five solid layers—cover, outer mantle, middle mantle, inner mantle and core—engineered to optimize performance in five key shot categories: driver, long irons, middle irons, short irons and wedges. Sergio García, Retief Goosen, Dustin Johnson, Pat Perez and Jason Day, among others, are playing the ball.
Burner SuperFast Driver
Weighing only 284 grams, Burner SuperFast is the lightest, fastest driver TaylorMade has created. Designed to deliver increased clubhead speed and superior distance, the SuperFast also possesses the largest clubface of any TaylorMade driver—14% larger than the 2009 Burner. "The larger face gives you more area to strike the ball with, which is a distinct advantage," says Todd Beach, TaylorMade senior director of metalwood development. The face features a new bulge and roll design that works with the higher moment-of-inertia head to maximize off-center hits.