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With the Diablo Octane Tour, however, we noticed a huge difference between it and the standard model. We take actual images of the item you are buying! Put it this way: I have the Octane and really wanted to purchase a Razor Fit because I am not crazy about the looks of the head on the Octane. Callaway markets the Diablo Octane as providing distances up to yards. Either way, both drivers have demonstrated that carbon-crowned clubheads are bona-fide long-drive clubs that, in our opinion, are among the most forgiving we’ve ever hit.

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Upon impact, both produced the clack, not clunk, sound we have grown to love with titanium drivers.

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The Diablo Octane, which is manufactured by Nikon, provides ddiablo readings at increments of 0. The Octane Diablo has a plastic and rubber exterior that is easy to hold.

As noted above, the device allows the user to pan across targets to receive updated distance readings. For the average golfer, an extra inch on the driver can mean up to 3 mph increases—equating to a possible increase of up to approximately 8 yards in total distance.

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The Diablo Octane began to struggle glf pins in excess of yards, and beyond yards it became truly troublesome.

Nice driver Callaway Diablo Octane. Callaway engineered a new material called Forged Composite which the manufacturer says is lighter and stronger than titanium, the material that many other drivers are made from.


As for feel, our initial reaction with the standard model was a very good one: The power button both turns the device on and fires the laser, and the mode button allows the player to toggle between yards and meters. Callaway Diablo Octane 9. Callaway Diablo Octane Tour Leave a Reply Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment. The LCD display is clear, and the distances are prominently displayed within the viewfinder. Callaway Golf Club Diablo Octane Please try again later!

The user focuses the display by twisting the eyepiece — the adjustment mechanism is smooth and requires little effort. Your name You must enter your name. The results are two drivers with no sharp edges and less drag for more clubhead speed—another trait we couldn’t help but notice in our trial.

The Diablo Octane Tour is all black, again with no alignment aid. The material features a whoppingturbostatic carbon fibers per square caolaway, making it the lightest strongest and most precise composite the company has ever made.

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We wish the Tour version had Callaway’s chevron logo on the crown like the standard model does. Our mis-hits with the standard model benefitted from more gear effects than we’ve seen from previous carbon-composite drivers—meaning heel and toe shots didn’t produce the big hooks and slices we expected.

It too was uncannily forgiving for a “Tour” driver, considering we found it difficult to discern what was a solid hit vs.

The Tour version is an excellent choice for golfers who desire to shape their shots, while the standard model also has some shotmaking maneuverability, but in our opinion, represents the straightest driver Callaway has ever made to date.


Maybe not a direct comparison, but at least it contained information about the diablos as well. Not only are both drivers designed with a Forged Composite crown for a greater control of weight placement mostly lower and away from the facebut each driver has Streamlined Surface Technology that addresses aerodynamics of the clubhead as it swings, rotates and releases through the dialbo.

Callaway Diablo Octane Driver 9. The Tour model is more traditionally shaped, with less distance from front to back and a streamlined heel region for a more pear-like shape. Great shaping; exceptional feel and control and distance.

We Tried It: Callaway RAZR & Diablo Octane Drivers

Project X graphite, S-flex. For more details, check out the Critical Golf comparison of laser calllaway ease of use. ProjectX Lie Angle Dexterity: The device is easy to hold, weighs just 6.

The Hyperbolic face felt hot virtually everywhere, with mis-hits losing only a small amount of distance. What you get, however, is a solid value for the relatively inexpensive price. Sorry, there was an error in submitting your review.