Shaft isntt great but the overall club makes up for this downside. Lets just take a moment to remember that both glover and cink won using the square nike sq sumo2 tour driverthe lower spinning version. The sixpiece head features a stronger, thinner, lighter chemically milled forged titanium, allowing repositioning of mass to the farthest corners of the powerbow design to maximize head stability and deliver the ultimate accuracy. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time. With drivers the shaft length you choose will effect the amount of.
Ust proforce axiv core shaft equipped with the str8fit shaft adapter and hosel system, also seen in the video. Loft lie length volume cc face angle availability rhlh 8. It was impressive, winning pga tour tournaments and topping the list of drivers i tested last year. College golf event will see substitutions, players wearing mics and coaches having to hit shots. Mar 29, 2019 wikihow is a wiki, similar to wikipedia, which means that many of our articles are cowritten by multiple authors. From the beginning of the 20th century all the way through to the middle 1980s, the standard mens driver length stood at 43. Nikes sq sumo2 was one of the most polarizing clubs in company history. The driver is made of 174 steel, has a lightweight graphite shaft by ust, a rubber grip by lamkin, and a tw kids driver headcover. Just do it on the course with some new nike golf clubs today. It wasnt the straightest driver on the market as they claim as i found i hit it further left than the nike. Nike golf has gained much ground in just a few short years in the golf equipment and apparel business.
Last year nike golf introduced the first squareheaded driver on the market, the sq sumo2. Whichever loft or shaft option you feel the most comfortable with, the nike sq sumo 5000 driver seemingly has it covered. Find great deals on ebay for nike sumo irons and nike sumo pitching wedge. The original nike sumo 460 was the 2006 winner of golf digests editors choice award which was quite a feat since most thought it would be difficult to improve on the original sq. Can anyone tell me what diamana shaft comes in the nike sumo2 driver and fairway woods. I am now wondering who blew the wistle on nike golfs driver, probably callaway since their fti square driver is short and sucks. Does anyone know what exactly is illegal about the nike sumo 2 driver. Find the right driver shaft length for your game golficity. To determine your wristtofloor measurement, wear street shoes and stand on a hard surface with your arms relaxed at your sides. Nike sasquatch sumo 2 5900 tour square driver details fortunately, theres no limit on how straight you can hit. The sq 460 features a distinctive yellow sole design and club head design. Apr 03, 2009 can anyone tell me what diamana shaft comes in the nike sumo2 driver and fairway woods.
Thanks for contacting nike regarding the sumo2 shaft. Length of shafts according to height in golf sportsrec. Nike sasquatch sumo 2 5900 driver nike golf drivers. Nov 29, 2006 continuing with the square head driver theme for the day, i found these product brochures for the sasquatch sumo 2 driver and possibly a tour version of the sumo. I kept hearing about the nike sumo 2 being illegal. I would like to change the shaft on my nike sumo 2 5900 driver. Find the perfect deal for nike iron golf club sets with free shipping on. Great driver,very weird head shape and very large but forgiving and distance is good. I took my current driver, which is the titleist d3 8.
This driver takes a step in a positive direction toward solving that problem. Jun 11, 2008 nike golfs sq sumo2 5900 driver improves over maiden model. Sumo2 tour great shaft soso head saturday june 7, 2008 i love the 83 gram diamanna whiteboard. My length is a great asset that, on one or two dymk2 each round, turns into a liability. Nike sq sumo irons individual, single, replacement golf irons. Nike sq sumo2 5900 driver discount prices for golf equipment. Does anyone know what exactly is illegal about the nike sumo. Every golfer wants to hit the ball farther, and the quest for maximum length has led many 21st century golfers to opt for drivers with shafts that are 1 to 3 inches. Looks great but the weird shaped head makes this not so easy to hit, although quite forgiving. The deep rough nike sumo2 and sumo tour product brochure.
Some of these golf equipment ideas were before their time, but others were. Year club model shaft description shaft manufacture flex. Mizuno ladies jpx flihi dlr hybrid 2019 graphite shaft mrrp. Driver shaft length are you shorting yourself using a 46. For the tinkerers out there nike nike golf sq dymo2 also introduced the str8fit line. Continuing with the square head driver theme for the day, i found these product brochures for the sasquatch sumo 2 driver and possibly a tour version of the sumo. Diamana shaft in nike sumo2 clubs, grips, shafts, fitting. Nike sasquatch sumo 2 5900 tour square driver discount golf. Clubs other than drivers gradually get shorter if a 44inch steel shaft driver is indicated by the chart, your 5iron will measure 38 inches and sand wedge 35. Get the right shaft, read on due to this club i now shot in the 80s.
Graphite clubs are slightly longer, with a standard driver at 45 inches, 5iron at 38. Take a look of our picture gallery of the nike sumo2 here. Buy new and used nike sasquatch sumo 2 5900 driver from the best golf shop. Mar 04, 2009 i would like to change the shaft on my nike sumo 2 5900 driver. The nike sumo is the next in the line of nikes popular sasquatch brand of drivers.
Mishits still try to fly straight without too much loss of distance. As with similar drivers, the ball flight was higher, but we did not notice too much loss of distance as a result of this. To determine your wristtofloor measurement, wear street shoes and. Your clubs should complement your height, wristtofloor length, ability and. With the sq sumo2 5900, nike engineers have pushed moi, volume and impact efficiency to the usga limits, all in one club. Standard shaft is the diamana 83 graphite shaft by mitsubish rayon. What would be the minimum length to cut a driver shaft without having tremendous negative effects on distance. I bust the bank a few months ago to buy myself these top of the range nike clubs. Id like to research the shaft options further but cant seem to find details other than you can order it with a diamana shaft. Im getting constant good drive shouts from friends and im sure the sound has a little to do with it. Nov 26, 2015 looks great but the weird shaped head makes this not so easy to hit, although quite forgiving. The standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. From nike golf, fyi, the shaft specs for the stiff shaft on the sumo2 are as follows.
Long blade length, wide sole and nike powerbow design cavity back irons with yellow polymer insert inside cavity. Channel behind the club face, which was said to increase the size of the. Aug, 2009 nike sq sumo2 3 hybrid nike sq sumo2 4 hybrid loft. Capitalizing on their success in other sports, nike has produced a full line of products, from wedges, irons, woods and drivers to apparel, footwear and gloves that have rapidly gained much popularity both on tour, and among players of all. There is no question i have been an advocate for driver shaft length to be shorter than the current standard driver shaft lengths as offered by the various golf equipment companies.
Stock nike sasquatch diamana s65 graphite by mitsubishi rayon flex. Both the callaway fti and nike sumo2 pronounced sumo. Sq sumo2 driver head design for high moi and straighter shots. Square head design, generous offset and extreme perimeter weighting make this nike golfs highest. I went with the over the 16 because i thought the increase in required tee height for the larger club face combined. The tw kids red set is recommended for ages 57 or players up to 50 in height. The 16 most epic golf equipment fails of all time golf digest. Nike sq sumo2 5900 driver golf woods drivers righthanded u51 item specs. Nike fairway wood regular flex golf clubs for sale ebay. Nike sq sumo2 3 hybrid nike sq sumo2 4 hybrid loft. What is the shaft tip diameter of the nike sumo 2 5900 driver. Driving is the most important part of your game, and using the nike sasquatch sumo2 5900 driver would be a brilliant investment. I love the control, feel and most of all the sound of this club when you hit it sweetly. Using trackman my idea was to test the same golfer, clubhead and golf ball, but change the shaft length.
Nike engineers boast that the nike sq sumo2 5900 pushes push the moment of inertia moi, volume and impact efficiency to the united states golf association limits. The head on the nike 5900 sits very nice behind the ball. The nike engineers have obviously been hard at work, recently unveiling their new square driver. When you consider purchasing a pair of boots, knowing the. Nike sasquatch sumo2 5900 driver golf driver golf equipment.
Nike golf issues recall of sumo2 drivers clubs, hot topics. Aug 20, 2015 using trackman my idea was to test the same golfer, clubhead and golf ball, but change the shaft length. Tour quality shaft is weighted specifically to maximize the performance by flex. Standard shaft is the sasquatch diamana shaft by mitsubishi rayon in x,s,r,a, and w flexes. Even better, do any of you have these woods and if so, what shaft did you choose an. Oversized 460cc square clubhead geometry with powerbow design moves weight to the farthest corners of the club for long, straight drives. Nike sq sumo2 5900 driver lucky golf club stiff whc. The nike sumo is the next in the line of nike s popular sasquatch brand of drivers. Nike golfs sq sumo2 5900 driver improves over maiden model. Released in 2006 the height of the industrys obsession with highmoi drivers the sq sumo2 used a composite crown and a square head shape to push weight to the back corners of the driver head for added forgiveness on offcenter hits. Nowadays, with seemingly never ending race to claim longer drives, driver manufacturers have even been selling standard shafts as long as 45 inches. The result is the straightest, most accurate driver nike has ever made.
According to the brochures, the nike sumo should be available on 02012007. Nov 07, 20 the standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. The standard shaft offering in both the machspeed black square or round head is the mitsubishi rayon fubuki 50 designed for nike. With a quieter, more subdued sound at impact, this driver not only feels solid but is more fun to hit. With the new square geometry, the sq sumo2 5900 driver pushes the moi, volume and impact efficiency to the usga limits, all in one club, resulting in the straightest, most accurate driver nike has ever built. Year club model shaft description shaft manufacture flex shaft wt. As for the club itself, the sq dymo str8fit has a 460cc head with ridiculous moi moment of inertia and a 45. If i win a nike dymo head, im gonna try putting my whiteboard that is at 44. Figuring out the length of your clubs is correlated to your height.1615 437 215 659 1556 674 61 337 25 1367 1537 701 1086 1328 585 916 1320 1545 898 58 790 516 129 569 1125 1049 656 1131 1571 1236 1075 528 1016 1425 1228 1453 1139 335 466