“That’s an absolute toaster right off the rip! I’ll take it. If that doesn’t tell you what this thing will do for you, I don’t know what will.”
Ah, the sound of giddy golfers trying new equipment is beautiful, isn’t it? Gearheads have read their fair share of stories on the technology behind TaylorMade’s Stealth driver and the 60-layer Carbon Twist Face that’s helping golfers gain unheard of ball speed. Seeing the numbers is one thing. Actually watching a golfer gain 10-plus yards in person is a completely different experience.
During a recent ClubTest Live event at Savannah River Brewing Co. in Augusta, Ga., two golfers (Matt and Luke) from Kansas City put TaylorMade’s Stealth Plus driver to the test in a head-to-head competition against their SIM2. Using the same shaft in both drivers, the guys attempted to see if TaylorMade’s ball speed claims were legitimate.
All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy a linked product, GOLF.COM may earn a fee. Pricing may vary.
In the past, it was difficult to pick up a noticeable amount of ball speed if you were playing last year’s driver. But as you’ll see in the above video, TaylorMade has something cooking with Stealth.
Not only did Matt and Luke pick up some serious ball speed — we’ll leave the numbers for the video — but both left the event wondering if they could take Stealth home in their travel bag.
Not bad for an impromptu head-to-head battle.
Want to overhaul your bag for 2022? Find a fitting location near you at GOLF’s affiliate company True Spec Golf. For more on the latest gear news and information, check out our latest Fully Equipped podcast below.
I am a children’s book author and illustrator. I have written a few books for young readers. I also enjoy reading and going outside.
I’m not a librarian, but I play one on the Internet. With this blog, I hope to share my experiences with libraries and librarianship. I want to help people understand what librarians do and how they can help both individuals and organizations. Topics will include book reviews, life as a librarian, programming for kids, as well as a wide range of other topics related to
I love reading, writing and surfing. I am happiest by the water, with a good book in my hands.
I’ve always loved reading books and writing ever since I was a kid. I have always had a passion for the ocean, and I am happiest when I am near the water.