Three of the best: 2013's best beginner drivers

Golfmagic take a look at three of the best drivers for beginners

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Wed, 9 Oct 2013

Three of the best: 2013's best beginner drivers
1. Dunlop Tour Elite Driver - £17

1. Dunlop Tour Elite Driver - £17

You can’t really go wrong when you spend less than £20 on a big stick. Dunlop, one of the leaders in affordable golf equipment, has a popular driver on the market which is aimed at the complete beginner who doesn’t want to spend a bucket load on the latest club.

The titanium club head uses something Dunlop are calling Aeroskin technology which they say reduces drag and therefore increases clubhead speed and distance. It’s also fitted with a graphite shaft.

See how the Dunlop Tour Elite faired against a TaylorMade R1 in our Premium v budget drivers: Distance test

1. Dunlop Tour Elite Driver - £17

You can’t really go wrong when you spend less than £20 on a big stick. Dunlop, one of the leaders in affordable golf equipment, has a popular driver on the market which is aimed at the complete beginner who doesn’t want to spend a bucket load on the latest club.

The titanium club head uses something Dunlop are calling Aeroskin technology which they say reduces drag and therefore increases clubhead speed and distance. It’s also fitted with a graphite shaft.

See how the Dunlop Tour Elite faired against a TaylorMade R1 in our Premium v budget drivers: Distance test

2. Fazer FP20 Driver - £49

This product is designed for beginners who are interested in one thing – distance – and that’s probably the majority of that group.

It features an oversize hyper titanium clubhead which has been aerodynamically designed to increase club head speed. The crown of the head is thinner and weight is driven down below the centre of gravity to the sole of the area, promoting a high ball flight.

3. Benross Quad Speed HOT Driver - £99

Benross fill the gap between budget and premium equipment and it’s a niche they’re exploiting. For the middle handicapper who realises they don't need the best equipment on the market, Benross is the brand for you.

The RIP Speed has a traditional large pear shaped head and 10 degrees of loft. It has a mid-high moment of inertia stability weighting to promote forgiveness.

It comes with a Aldila RIP Phenom shaft which Benross champion for its effectiveness of increasing clubhead speed, therefore increasing distance.