Mizuno wood line lands in Europe

2015 02 Mizuno Golf

The Mizuno JPX850 wood line has landed in Europe and is now available for shipping.


The next generation of Mizuno’s industry leading FAST TRACK sliding weight system has been making waves since a prototype was spotted in play at the 2014 Players Championship and the Shock Wave sole JPX850 fairway woods have been in LPGA star Stacy Lewis’ bag since July in a blacked out version.

The JPX850s are immediately available with Mizuno co-engineered Fujikura Orochi graphite shaft or the Motore Speeder 6.3 Tour Spec – with other shafts available through a custom programme.

Alex Thorne, European Tour operations manager who has been testing the 850 driver since July 2014, said: “The 850 is a great driver to work with because of the range of adjustability built into the head. Generally it’s a very low spin design – which is a great start on tour but there’s no one weight setting that seems to suit everyone.
“In the US, the JPX850 has been our fastest selling driver in well over a decade" - David Matthews, Mizuno's European marketing manager

Most of the guys have gone for one of the three ‘straight’ or four ‘fade’ settings – but they’re nearly all different.”

David Matthews, Mizuno’s European marketing manager, added: “With a moveable loft from 7.5 to 11.5, this driver quickly becomes a lot of fun for amateurs. Our fitters have unlocked a lot of distance for mid-handicap guys by adding loft and moving the weights to the forgiving, external settings.

“In the US, the JPX850 has been our fastest selling driver in well over a decade. By the end of January, Mizuno US were already out of stock until mid-April. The early signs are that the JPX850 will track a similar path in Europe.”

The JPX850 driver has an RRP of £349, the fairway woods from £219 and the hybrid from £179.

The JPX850 wood series will be available for testing at Mizuno’s Fitting Day programme and Performance Fitting Centre network from Feb 2. For more information about demo days, click here and you can also keep on track on Twitter by following @MizunoGolf_News.

Share this Article

share-logo
twitter-logo facebook-logo

Latest Videos See all videos right arrow

play button
Introducing... the top 5 drivers of 2020!
Drivers
play button
REAL GAME CHANGERS – Titleist TSi metalwoods review
Titleist
play button
Is this a cheaper and better ball??? – Vice Golf balls review
Vice
play button
IS THIS THE KEY TO HOLING MORE PUTTS? | GOLF EXPLAINED
Golf Lessons
See all videos right arrow

Golf News

The Masters: Stunning pics emerge of snow-covered Augusta
NEW! THE BUNKERED GOLF PODCAST
All golf courses in Wales ordered to close this week
Second course at Donald Trump's Aberdeen resort gets go ahead
Hospitality tickets for The 150th Open on-sale now

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods: Inside his $41million Florida mansion
The very best pubs in St Andrews
The Scottish Golf Course Emoji Quiz!
24 lies every bad golfer tells
Doug Sanders: The extraordinary life of golf's original playboy

Quick Fault 'n' Fixes See all videos right arrow

play button
Improve your rhythm and you will improve your golf
Watch
play button
More shoulder turn means more power
Watch
play button
The right address is the basis of every good golf swing
Watch
play button
Get your takeaway right
Watch
See all videos right arrow