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Cleveland Hibore Tour - Advice Please

bames

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I've had a difficult time finding any information on the Cleveland Hibore Tour Driver. It seems that since the XL version came out I can't find anything on the non-XL. Can anyone provide me with some feedback or specs on this head? Thanks much, bames
 

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I've had a difficult time finding any information on the Cleveland Hibore Tour Driver. It seems that since the XL version came out I can't find anything on the non-XL. Can anyone provide me with some feedback or specs on this head? Thanks much, bames

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The old HiBore?

It's high launch but high spin. Straight. Tee the ball lower. It's uncoventional wisdom, I know, but it's truth.

It also plays a bit higher loft than what's stated.

I found the heavier Tour version to be a better head than the retail.

You need an XL Tour? I have one, if you're interested.:laugh:

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The old HiBore?

It's high launch but high spin. Straight. Tee the ball lower. It's uncoventional wisdom, I know, but it's truth.

It also plays a bit higher loft than what's stated.

I found the heavier Tour version to be a better head than the retail.

You need an XL Tour? I have one, if you're interested.:laugh:

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What are the specs on the tour head as far as being closed or open? I currently play a fairly predictable fade with my (stay with me now Rock) Titlelist 905R. If I move to a Tour version Hibore will I be prone to converting that fade into a slice?

Any big gains with the XL Tour over the first Hibore Tour?
 

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I might be interested in the XL Tour depending on the specs? I'm looking for a 9.5*. Is it just the head or does it have a shaft in it already?
 

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What are the specs on the tour head as far as being closed or open? I currently play a fairly predictable fade with my (stay with me now Rock) Titlelist 905R. If I move to a Tour version Hibore will I be prone to converting that fade into a slice?

Any big gains with the XL Tour over the first Hibore Tour?


I can't say if you'd gain anything. The HiBore, for most people, is straight, but short. That has ALOT to do with the proper shaft, as it can be a bomber. The Tour versions were a degree open.

The newer of the HiBore's (the XL) is much more forgiving due to the head design, and uses the "proper" tee height of "high and long". I can't say I prefer the XL over the original as I don't have much drivers seat time with the XL Tour, but in the limited time I did hit it, it was much longer off the tee.

I might be interested in the XL Tour depending on the specs? I'm looking for a 9.5*. Is it just the head or does it have a shaft in it already?

Mine is an 8.5*. Low launch. It's currently shafted with a Matrix Ozik Code 6 in stiff flex, 46".

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No idea. Until today, I never even thought about selling it.

I'll take offers through PM. With or without the shaft.

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Bull$hit. :laugh:

Well, not really. I was holding out to see if I couldn't trade it for an FTi in the spring.

So really, it's not BS. Technically speaking, anyways.

Let me put it to you this way, I have no intentions of bagging it, so if someone wants to give it a go, send me an offer. That'll put me closer to FTi road. And closer to once again falling off the wagon in which I was firmly entrenched not 24 hours ago. :(

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Matrix Ozik Code 6 stiff.

That last pic shows sole wear that isn't there when you look at it. It has some wear, but nothing at all that affects playability whatsoever.

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I have, play, and worship the Tour Issue HiBore that rock had.

"wouldn't sell it to you for all of king midas' silver"

it is that good. or, it is that good since I found the right shaft for it.....the HiBore is very particular as to what shafts play well in it, but the Bimatrx I have in there now is the best I've found (for me) and i've had about 5 different shafts take turns in this head. mine's the 9.5 loft, and i believe it was 2 or 3* open,

I can put this thing 280 in the fairway 7/10 times without even thinking about it. i need to get on a launch monitor with it to get some hard data...but i'm killing it long and straight, and thats all i can ask for.
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