MyGolfSpy – The HONMA XP-1, chosen as the ‘Most Wanted Driver for Slow Swing Speeds’ 2020
In the final rank, the four best positions in the category this year have gone to the HONMA XP-1 (overall winner); the PING G410 Plus (runner up general); the PING G410 LST (best distance); and the INESIS 500 (best forgiveness).
MyGolfSpy affirms that its tests are independent and the most complete in the world, having analysed in this case 37 drivers, using 15,540 shots hit in 315 hours of test, via 50 readers.
The conclusion that the HONMA XP-1 is the best driver of the season for players with slow swing speed has highlights that the analysis has placed it as No. 1 in Strokes Gained for swing speed below 94 miles per hour ( -0.011), and for consistency in Ball Speed (117.49mph) and Carry Distance 161.9m (177.04y). Where it has shown less strength is in the Total Distance, a little shorter than the average, with 178.5m (195.25y). Other data include 15.19º in Launch Angle, 2,763 in Backspin, and 3,821 in Shot Area.
Its performance has been consistently good across all metrics of MyGolfSpy, meaning that in order to improve in one category it has made no sacrifice in the others.