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Cleveland Golf's New Clubs for 2013

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Cleveland Classic XL and Classic XL Custom Drivers
Cleveland Classic XL Custom Driver

The Cleveland Classic XL Custom Driver is Cleveland Golf's first adjustable driver. A non-adjustable driver, the Classic XL, is also new for 2013.

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Jan., 2013 - What's new from Cleveland Golf in 2013? The company has a slate of new equipment debuting in the early part of the year, including its first adjustable driver, a couple iron sets, new 588 wedges and women's clubs, among others. All the 2013 equipment described below and on the following pages is due at retail outlets on Feb. 15, 2013. More information about each piece can be found at clevelandgolf.com.

We'll lead off with the Classic XL drivers.

What does the "XL" stand for in these 2013 drivers from Cleveland Golf? Extra large - as in, the largest and deepest clubface of any driver yet made by Cleveland, and the largest sweetspot, as well.

The enlarged sweet spot in the Classic XL driver works in tandem with the variable face thickness to minimize loss of ball speed on off-center strikes, promoting distance and forgiveness.

The stock shaft on the Cleveland Classic XL driver is the Miyazaki B.Asha 4 graphite that is geared to a mid-high trajectory. The driver comes in lofts of 9.0, 10.5 and 12.0 degrees, with an MAP of $249.99.

And then there's the Cleveland Classic XL Custom driver - the first adjustable driver released by Cleveland Golf.

What's adjustable about the Classic XL Custom? The hosel and an interchangeable weight, and the golfer can adjust face angle, swingweight and ball flight.

There are four premium shafts among the options: Miyazaki JDL 6 (mid-launch); Miyazaki JDL 5 (lightweight, mid-launch); Mitsubishi Fubuki Tour 53 (high launch); and Matrix OZIK 6M3 Black Tie (low launch).

The Classic XL Custom comes in lofts of 7.5, 9.0 and 10.5 degrees, and has an MAP of $329.99.

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