In February, Tour Edge announced the release of two new families of clubs, the Exotics E721 and Exotics C721 woods and irons. The Exotics E721 clubs are max-game-improvement offerings designed to deliver the most distance and forgiveness possible to golfers who struggle to generate clubhead speed. The Exotics C721 clubs are game-improvement clubs for mid-handicap golfers who love the looks of better-player gear but still need more distance and forgiveness.
Now Tour Edge is completing the line with the release of the limited-edition Exotics Pro 721 drivers, fairway woods and hybrids. No new irons have been announced. Only 1,000 of each driver, fairway wood and hybrid are being made. The new clubs will be made available August 13.
The Exotics Pro 721 series was designed with input from tour players and elite golfers, and they were made to appeal to low-handicap players who love classic shapes. At the same time, they have plenty of modern technologies to help improve performance.
Exotics Pro 721 driver, $449.99
Tour Edge Exotics Pro 721 driver (Tour Edge)
Tour Edge is touting that this driver comes "straight from the tour van." At 440 cubic centimeters in volume, it is smaller than the C721 driver and most others on the market. It has was designed with a more-forward center of gravity, which helps it produce about 400 rpm less spin than the C721 driver while increasing ball speed for more distance. The Exotics Pro 721 driver has a deeper face, which is often preferred by golfers who like to shape shots off the tee.
The Ridgeback crown features a titanium beam bracketed by large carbon-fiber pieces on top of the clubhead. (Tour Edge)
One aspect the Exotics Pro 721 shares with the C721 is a Ridgeback crown design. Engineers created a thin titanium center bar extending from the topline to the back of the head, then flanked it with two large carbon-fiber pieces to save weight and help lower the center of gravity.
Diamond Face 2.0 technology broadens the sweet spot for more distance and ball-speed retention on mis-hits. (Tour Edge)
Behind the thin titanium face, Tour Edge added Diamond Face 2.0, a series of 43 different thick and thin diamond-shaped areas. They work to expand the sweetspot and allow the face to flex more efficiently at impact. The sole has two ports to hold moveable weights. The club comes with a 3-gram and a 12-gram weight. Putting the heavier weight in the heel encourages a draw, while shifting it to the toe area should help players hit a fade. The adjustable hosel allows players and fitters to increase or decrease the stated loft by as many as 2 degrees. Tour Edge also added a series of sound-defusing panels inside the head to improve acoustics. The Exotics Pro 721 driver is available in 9.5-degree and 10.5-degree versions and comes standard with a Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw shaft and a Golf Pride Tour Velvet 360 grip.
Exotics Pro 721 fairway woods, $299.99
Tour Edge Exotics Pro 721 fairway wood (Tour Edge)
The Exotics Pro 721 fairway woods complement the Pro 721 driver and feature several of the same design features. At 155 cubic centimeters in size, the three 3-wood designs are smaller than many 3-woods on the market. Still, they have taller faces, generate less spin and have a more-forward center of gravity to help golfers achieve a more-piercing ball flight. The Exotics Pro 721 fairway woods' Diamond Face 2.0 helps create more ball speed and broaden the sweet spot. They have a Ridgeback crown design with a center beam flanked by large carbon-fiber panels, and moveable weights in the sole help create either a draw or a fade bias. There are also sound-defusing panels inside the heads to improve acoustics. The Exotics Pro 721 fairway woods are available in 13.5-, 15- and 16.5-degree versions and come standard with a Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw shaft and a Golf Pride Tour Velvet 360 grip.
Exotics Pro 721 hybrids, $299.99
Tour Edge Exotics Pro 721 hybrid (Tour Edge)
While the standard C721 hybrid blends fairway wood and iron-style shaping, the Exotics Pro 721 are true long-iron replacements designed for golfers who want hybrid-like ball speed and distance with iron-style control. The heads are compact and have a shorter blade length, but the Diamond Face 2.0 hitting area helps amplify ball speed and distance. Moveable weights in the sole allow players and fitters to create a draw or a fade bias, while bars inside the heads improve the sound of impact. The Exotics Pro 721 hybrids are available in 17-, 18-, 19- and 20-degree versions and come standard with a Mitsubishi Tensei AV Raw shaft and a Golf Pride Tour Velvet 360 grip.