ClubTest 2006: Drivers

ClubTest
Fred Vuich
Callaway Fusion FT-3
$500, graphite; callawaygolf.com

WE TESTED: 9°, 10°, 11° with Fusion NVS from Aldila graphite shaft

THE COMPANY LINE "An incredible 44 grams of discretionary weight is repositioned to increase head stability for longer drives."

OUR TESTERS SAID
Pros
  • "Big Bertha lovers who want the latest will benefit from this high-tech but comfortable driver."—Kirk Fischer (handicap 7)
  • "The carbon-titanium combo provided superb distance."—Anthony Spikes (1)
  • "I gained 10 to 15 yards, even in rain."—C.J. Bush (19)
  • The draw bias worked as an anti-slice club."—Ken Stauffer (14)
  • "Artistic results no matter my mis-hit."—Roger Liau (17)
  • "Sound and feel were upgraded over the previous Fusion. And, FT-3 forgave even ugly toe hits."—Jim Esther (20)
  • Cons
  • "Impact is deceiving, a muffled click, then the ball explodes off the face."—Dave Lucarelli (15)
  • "Looks like a UFO, but sounds like a Louisville Slugger."—Chad Johnson (8)
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