TaylorMade unveils all-new Spider GTX and Spider GT Max putters – GolfWRX

TaylorMade at the moment introduced its 2023 Spider line-up, that includes a brand new Spider GTX and Spider GT Max.

Based on the producer, “the Spider GTX combines the most effective options of our iconic Spider Tour and Spider X fashions whereas bringing a full array of shade choices,” and is offered in basic shades comparable to white, silver and black to daring hues like crimson, ice blue and pink.

“Spider GTX builds on the efficiency and form of two of TaylorMade’s most acclaimed putter designs: Spider Tour and Spider X,” -Invoice Value, Senior director of Product Creation, Putters and Wedges

Spider GTX

Key options of Spider GTX embrace applied sciences comparable to True Path Alignment, which is designed to offer simple and exact alignment to the goal, and PureRoll for a constant finish over finish roll. It additionally features a deep middle of gravity created by a heavy 154g stability bar on the rear of the putter – which equates to 45% of the putter’s complete weight.

Spider GTXis designed to encourage a steady placing movement whereas serving to the putter face resist twisting at affect. Because of the heavy focus of mass on the rear of the membership, Spider GTX ranks among the many most forgiving Spider putters of all time with MOI above 5300.

It incorporates a distinctive wing construction, an aesthetic hallmark of the Spider household, containing fuid traces and sharp angles which can be designed to mix seamlessly to create a visually placing body that cradles the golf ball at handle.

It’s out there in three lengths – 33″, 34″ and 35″ and brief slant, single bend and middle shaft hosel choices (choose shade and hosel choices solely out there in restricted lengths). The face-balanced Armlock providing is offered in 40″ and 42″, and all are provided within the six completely different top-plate colorways.

There may be additionally a customized model out there – the MySpider GTX – which provides the choices of 13 prime plate shade choices and 22 face-plate and 14 paint-fill choices, amongst a number of sightline, alignment and weight variations.

At $349 the putter is offered for pre-order from January nineteenth and in retailers from February twenty fourth.

Spider GT Max

The Spider GT Max options two 40g sliding tungsten weights that may be simply positioned to affect CG, toe grasp and face rotation. This design permits the duvet of the CG ranges of practically all previous mallet model Spiders whereas concurrently serving to to reduce mis-hit tendencies for particular placing strokes.

For gamers who are likely to miss putts to the left, putting the weights in Place 1 (farthest again) slows down the face rotation. For gamers who miss to the proper, Place 3 (farthest ahead) helps the face shut quicker.

Should you don’t have a constant miss and are in search of versatility, Place 2 gives a impartial choice.

Spider GT Max is designed to let golfers adapt the putter to suit their stroke and enhance accuracy on the greens.

To substantiate the design, TaylorMade collected knowledge on a whole lot of putts, with the weights in numerous positions, and located statistical variance within the face angle at affect between the rear and entrance weight positions. With the weights ahead, gamers persistently had a extra closed face angle at affect, and vice versa when the weights have been within the again.

“We encourage golfers to spend time observing their placing tendencies. By realizing the place you usually miss, you’ll be able to set the weights on Spider GT Max to counteract your tendencies and enable you to hit putts heading in the right direction with higher consistency. Why alter your placing movement when you’ll be able to alter your putter ?” – Invoice Value

Spider GT Max is available in a silver anodized end with TaylorMade’s famend True Path expertise. The light-weight, absolutely machined aluminum physique is designed to present the putter a premium look from handle with a lot better sturdiness than painted putter heads. The metal sole plate and sliding tungsten weights are completed with a sturdy black PVD end.

The Spider GT Max is obtainable in two hosel configurations (brief slant and single bend), permitting golfers to decide on offsets and toe hangs to swimsuit their stroke.

Obtainable in 34″ and 35″ and with small slant and single hosel bend choices, the GT Max is offered in retail from late Spring, priced at $449.00

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