Titleist has launched a new range of hybrids that combinine the explosive speed and distance of TS metalwoods with the advanced technology that has made Titleist the most played hybrid on the PGA Tour.
Considered ‘scoring clubs’ rather than rescues, the TS2 and TS3 hybrids replace the 818H1 and H2 models and benefit from the distance-enhancing Speed Chassis that features on the TS range of drivers and fairway woods.
The metalwood-like technology comprises a thinner titanium crown, a 16 per cent thinner face and 10 per cent higher MOI. This combination is designed to increase ball speed and clubhead stability, resulting in consistently longer and straighter shots.
The larger, more forgiving TS2 hybrid is designed for players who prefer the look of a fairway wood and have more of a shallow, sweeping delivery into the ball. It should launch and spin higher than the more compact TS3 and features a SureFit Flatweight for adjustable swingweight.
The TS3 is built for those who hit down on their hybrid like an iron with more offset and a squarer toe. It also offers shot-shape customisation through the adjustable Magnetic SureFit CG, a weight cartridge which slots into the back of the clubhead.
Both models feature Titleist’s SureFit hosel with 16 independent one-degree loft and lie settings to optimise ball flight as well as launch and spin.
“Pretty much every golfer we’ve had test a TS hybrid has had the same reaction – these things just go,” Vice President, Titleist Golf Club Marketing Josh Talge said. “When it comes to the world of golf clubs, hybrids don’t always generate the type of excitement you see with other categories. But with TS hybrids, our R&D team has developed a hybrid that players will start thinking about as their go-to club. A club they just can’t wait to hit.”
The Titleist TS hybrids have an RRP of £255, with four aftermarket shafts available as standard, including the Kuro Kage Dual Core Black, the Tensei AV Series Blue, the Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black and the low launching EvenFlow White.
The TS2 comes in lofts 17°, 19°, 21°, 23°, 25° and 27°, while the TS3 does not come with a 27° option. The 17° model comes in right-hand only. They are available at retail from August 30.
For details, visit www.titleist.co.uk