Flight Ratings and Analysis
|Fairway Driver, 1.8cm Rim||High Glide provides extra distance when thrown with power.||Very Overstable; provides consistency and wind-resistance||Gentle (but very predictable) Fade at the end of flight|
Specifications / Measurements
Diameter: 21.2 cm
Maximum weight: 176.0 gram
Height: 1.7 cm
Rim depth: 1.1 cm
Inside rim diameter: 17.7 cm
Rim thickness: 1.8 cm
Rim depth/ Diameter ratio: 5.2 %
Rim configuration ratio: 31.75
Flexibility rating: 10.21
Why Opto Plastic?
This highly durable plastic typically offers the most overstable flight of Latitude 64’s plastics, providing additional flight consistency for the Explorer.
Recommended Weights: 160-174g
This range of weights provides player flexibility — from longer and faster at the lighter end of the range, to max-control as you approach 174g.
160-164g: This lighter class provides the best distance potential, enhancing the Explorer’s high Glide for extra long flights.
165-169g: Provides balanced performance, giving players the most versatility.
170-174g: This heavy weight-range provides maximum control and wind-resistance.
“Straight flight path and controlled glide, that’s what the Explorer brings. Designed to be the workhorse for all kinds of accurate fairway drives, this stable and versatile fairway driver has been developed in cooperation with World Champion Ricky Wysocki. “The Explorer is smooth out of the hand and has a clean stable flight. It goes right where I want it” – Ricky Wysocki.” Source