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MacGregor Golf MT Drivers
By Dominic Pedler - May 2010

As reported in our Munich Show report, MacGregor Golf is currently enjoying a European relaunch through the long-established Golfsmith Europe, distributers of a select group of leading brands and who also offer a state-of-the-art custom fitting operation.

The flagship MacGregor driver is the MT 460, a classic Tour-inspired pear-shaped head with a medium-depth face which features the latest version of the company's Cup Face 360° Technology. The latter aims to make the whole face a consistent sweetspot through a variable thickness construction that also eliminates the use of inserts or other construction features requiring the use of traditional welds or seams.

The MacGregor MT 460 Driver

Instead, the forged 15-3-3 Beta Titanium Cup Face is plasma welded to the maximum size 6-4 Ti body for the maximum Characteristic Time (which measures the controversial Coefficient of Restitution) over the largest possible area of the face.

The MT 460 driver is weighted to have a neutral draw bias while still keeping a square look at address and producing a low-to-medium spin rate. Meanwhile, a special ?weighting triangulation' in the sole enhances MOI to improve further the forgiveness on off-centre hits while also contributing to the impressive distance performance.

The MT 460 drivers are available in 9.5°, 10.5° and 11.5° lofts, fitted as standard with the new Fujikura Motore graphite shaft (in A, R, S & X flex options) with premium Lamkin MacGregor Crossline grips in custom sizing. £249.

www.golfsmitheurope.co.uk

Reproduced with kind permission of Golf International Magazine

 

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