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TaylorMade's new family of woods now available in ladies flex
by Carly Frost
November 01, 2013

TaylorMade Golf has just unveiled a fancy new set of fairway woods and rescue clubs called the SLDR that are now available in a ladies flex.
The new SLDR woods follow the successful launch of the new TaylorMade SLDR driver across the world's Tours a couple of months ago.

Like the new driver each club combines a low and forward centre of gravity (CG) placement, a recent TaylorMade engineering feat wherein weight is re-located to the front of the head to promote faster ball speed, a higher launch angle and a lower spin-rate. TaylorMade research indicates the SLDR fairway to be the longest adjustable fairway wood in company history.

"We have heard from all types of golfers ranging from weekend players to Tour pros that SLDR is the longest TaylorMade driver they have hit," said Tom Olsavsky, TaylorMade's Senior Director of Product Creation for Metalwoods. "This eye-opening distance gain is a result of the low and forward CG placement".

The other performance attribute in the new SLDR fairway and Rescue clubs is an improved Speed Pocket. As seen in the RocketBallz metalwood and in the RocketBladez irons, the Speed Pocket increases face flexibility to promote faster ball speed. Unlike the previous RocketBallz metalwood line-up, which had an open slot on the bottom of the clubhead, the SLDR has a more efficient Speed Pocket design featuring a polymer fill to keep grass and debris out of the pocket.

The improved, smaller Speed Pocket of SLDR fairways and Rescues also allowed TaylorMade engineers to move the clubhead's CG lower and further forward, resulting in faster ball speed, a higher launch angle and a lower spin-rate. The new Speed Pocket also allows the clubface to promote fast ball speed across a larger portion of the face to promote consistently long distance, swing after swing.

The SLDR fairway woods come in a choice of lofts: 3 (15°), 3HL (17°), 5 (19°) and 5HL (21°) with a recommended retail price of £199.
The SLDR Rescue is available in: 2 (17°), 3 (19°), 4 (21°) and 5 (24°) with an RRP of £169.

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