2007 Cleveland Hibore Driver

The Cleveland HiBore is a radically shaped driver that boasts, for perhaps the first time in the age of the titanium driver, a sweet spot that perfectly lines up with the center of gravity. The HiBore is actually one of the most attractive drivers on the market.

138 thoughts on Cleveland HiBORE XL and XL Tour Driver Review

These shafts have a high kickpoint and low torque for trajectory control. Could not hit it to save my life. Overall, both models produced an extremely consistent ball flight.

My question is for those who have played this club. You gotta be confident over the ball, I'm just tryin to save you some dough. Go to a good golf store Golfsmith and have them plot and time your swing. Find a launch monitor somewhere and get the numbers. Hit one, then some more thinking it was pretty good.

See here for the club test results from the two leading golf publications. Being in the Middle east there arent too many shops around let alone courses. The Gold has a lower kickpoint and an active tip section for increased launch angle, higher ball speed, and a smooth feel. That should allow them to recommend the right shaft for your swing speed.

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Golf, I just dreamed I hit the ball and it went into a sand trap. The acoustics of the head took some time getting used to as well, it sounds rather like a half-full soup can at impact. The Fujikura shaft has a low kickpoint which may help explain this, as lower kick points can easily add a few degrees to the launch angle. Good luck with that new Hi-Bore.

Cleveland has gone the extra step and has brought on Fujikura shafts as the standard for their clubs. So, when choosing a driver, Cleveland was going to be a favorite, by default, ineo 550 driver in my mind.

Sound is canny indeed, like the Callaway. The good shots that I hit were the earliest ones before the round and during the round. Any help I can get is tremendous. If I crank it ball goes left, rarely go right. The two that were not in the fairway were blatant miss hits, but they were still long and very playable.

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The only thing different is the slighlty larger head, which will only help your mis-hits. The ball jumped off the face.

Why is it so hard to get tickets to the masters golf tournament? Fortunately, I eventually noticed that the grooves in the center of the clubface are grey, not white, and I began using the gap as my alignment aid see above image. Once in a while I will get that high draw but with the distance I get with either of these clubs I will take that straight or slight fade with the high launch.

Aerial Shots of Abominable Augusta. You will truly benefit but get fitted for the right shaft. Notify me of new posts by email. But with my graffaloy with a cobra head volume do not happen. It just seems to put me consistantly in a better spot for my second shot every time.

The fact is that the hibore which had had a lady regular shaft. The crown has been painted in a black matte finish that, while not exactly non-glare, definitely creates less glare than the glossy polishes of most other driver crowns. My main issue with most of the drivers is too much spin on the ball causing it to balloon and drop down with not too much roll. Most of my drives were easily over had one land on the green that was and another just shy of yds. Despite the super-shiny finish on the sole, and contrary to popular belief, the sole is not easily scratched.

If you have one, you are out of luck. Was Tiger nervous at the Masters?

138 thoughts on Cleveland HiBORE XL and XL Tour Driver Review

After playing with the clubs for several round as well as using them on mat and grass driving ranges, the scratches on the bottom of the club are very minimal. On average, I hit around five fairways and ten greens per round.

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The grey grooves, seen here, served as my alignment aid once I noticed them. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Cleveland HiBORE XL and XL Tour Driver Review

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Just eliminates one more variable as to hitting the driver the same every time. The Hi-Bore tends to live up to its name and go high.

Went down to the range to try it out but ended up slicing most of the shots and was quite disappointed. The normal shot is a fade and if I really try, a straight shot.