YONEX EZONE XPG
Lofts: 9°, 10.5°, 12°
Stock shaft: Yonex EX310 Adjustable hosel: Yes How much loft change: +/- 1.5°
TECH: A carbon composite crown removes 8g of weight which has been relocated lower and deeper to promote a higher launching and forgiving ball flight. A heavier head is teamed with 20g of tungsten powder in the end of the grip to create a counter-balanced effect.
WE SAY: There’s no doubt the XPG looks easy to hit. There’s a ton of loft, a widebody design and some clever crown graphics that disguise how big the body really is. It filled us with confidence at address as we really fancied our chances of hitting the centre; it’s amazing how easy it is to hit something you can actually see! It launched and peaked shots out above average for all the drivers tested. Throw in just 3.5mph drop-off in ball speed between centre and off-centre hits and we’ve got to say it’s a forgiving and playable driver.
VERDICT: Yonex might not be everyone’s first thought when it comes to a driver, but the XPG offers decent performance, especially at smoother tempos.