We compared the driver against its predecessor, the Diablo Edge, to measure the performance. He did admit that as a better player the looks put him off a bit but there is a Tour version for players who like a smaller head and a Tour profile. The Octane driver is a great performer when it comes to distances and has a great look to go along with it. Compared to the golfers standard driver he had some problems with the drives. We found that it was a higher pitch than, for instance, a classic Titleist sound; but was still powerful. Bring or ship your clubs back within 30 days for in-store credit.Next
You can actually see the Forged Composite in the head. As for feel, our initial reaction with the standard model was a very good one: Share on LinkedIn linkedin. Other than that, leave em behind. Adding the new turbostratic carbon fibers technology to increase clubhead speed is a brilliant move by Callaway. Also my keys and phone go in a side pocket. My drives have improved to such a degree that I don't worry about the ball going right anymore.Next
We were concerned about the effect the composite would have on the impact sound. This club was in the 2nd hand bin at my local range so I tried it out and couldn't believe the difference in shot dispersal and length, much longer and straighter than the R9 that was in my bag it was the same on the course. Even hitting it straight is not much problem. I know the octane isn't going to be. Overall though, very good performance but could take some time to get used to.Next
. When we switched the Diablo Octane Driver with the Octane Tour model the result became much better and the difference became clear again. The Octane Tour Model: The Octane Tour is made for those players that have a lower handicap but can be used with good result by mid range handicappers. We take real photos, not stock photos. I read that Callaway is going away from the i-mix except for use in fittings. You can actually see the material in windows on the crown itself.Next
This helps the club gain better pool in the center with better gravity which in return helps the club move the golf ball upwards. The Tour model also looked and felt great, with a little firmer sound and feel and more like what we expected from a Tour driver thanks to more neutral weighting and a traditional hosel configuration. Sorry, there was an error in submitting your review. A chemical reduction process selectively removes unwanted material from the face cup for precision thickness control, resulting in our most consistently high ball speeds ever. The Callaway Diablo Edge Driver won a silver award in the Today's Golfer 2010 drivers test in issue 269. The better the condition the higher value given for the item.
The head shape was quite triangular and the closed face and short hosel look will be familiar to regular Callaway players, although others may take time to get used to them. It also uses a fused titanium head, chemically-milled Hyperbolic Face and better aerodynamics. I am really surprised by how well I hit this driver. A sister product, the Diablo Octane Tour 8. This could give a worn finish sooner than expected John Jacobs We'd also like to send you special offers and news just by email from other carefully selected companies we think you might like. The head looks relatively small at address and those who like to look down on a generous hitting area may be put off. The great technology ported over from the Diablo Edge to the Diablo Octane, coupled with an impressive list of new ones, will prove without a doubt this driver will make some heads turn in 2011.
Customize Your Clubs Customize every club you purchase to fit your personal needs. With the Diablo Octane Tour, the ball flew in a high but much more boring trajectory than the standard model—making it ideal for big hitters with faster-than-average swing speeds. One person found this helpful. We can't guarantee correctness and completeness of all the data presented here, and therefore will not accept liability for any issues arising from usage of this data. I had a good laugh at one of the golf magazines talking about the new carry bags this year and they're raving about having 11 or so pockets. Callaway Diablo Octane, Diablo Octane Tour Drivers, Reviews and Test Results The Diablo Octane Tour however is primed to be a real long-drive competitor with its deep-face design and penetrating trajectory. New items bought in-store can be brought back within 14 days for a full in-store credit, or within 30 days for a 20% restocking fee.Next
Custom Fitting In Stores Get fit for the right clubs or call in to discuss your game with our award winning service team. Callaway has built this driver to give extra distance while maintaining accuracy. In addition to the lighter framework, the Hyperbolic Face Technology produces consistency that is absolutely ridiculous. Write a Review Thank you, your review has been submitted successfully and will be included on the page once approved. Callaway has also made a Tour version of the Diablo Octane. I use a dialo flex shaft and have easily added 50 or so yards to any particular drive.