TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite 13 Piece Golf Set Review

Investing in golf clubs can be a big decision, not only in terms of the money that you spend but also in terms of the clubs that you choose. With so many different options on the market, it can be difficult to know where to start. If you are in the market for a new set of golf clubs, the TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Golf Set is a great option to consider.

The TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Golf Set includes everything that you need to get started on the course. The set includes a driver, two fairway woods, two rescue clubs, 6-9 irons, pitching wedge & sand wedge, and a putter. The clubs are designed to offer forgiveness and high launch, making them a great choice for beginners and intermediate golfers.

This set comes with 14 way Lightweight Cart Bag which is quite sturdy and very sleek looking. It has 8 pockets in total that provide enough space to store all your golfing gear and accessories. The bag also features a 14 way top which helps to keep the clubs organized and protected while you are on the move.

So, is the TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Golf Set for you? Let’s break down the individual clubs to see if this set is right for your game.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Driver

You will not be disappointed with the driver in this set. It has a 460cc titanium head with advanced aerodynamic shaping to promote faster swing speeds. The loft is set at 10.5-degree and it comes with an ultralight 50g RBZ shaft.

TaylorMade RBZ SPeedlite Driver

The Speed Pocket on the driver provides more face flex and greater performance on shots struck low on the face. This is a great feature for beginners and intermediate golfers as it will help to launch the ball with ease.

I must say that it did feel and look good and gave me the confidence when I was teeing off. Although when compared to TaylorMade SIM2 Max driver, It is not as forgiving, but it will still provide you with great results.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Fairway Woods

The fairway woods in this set are designed to offer high launch and forgiveness. They are both very easy to hit and provide great results. The 3-wood has a 15-degree loft and the 5-wood has a 19-degree loft.

TaylorMade RBZ Speedlite Fairway Woods

I really liked both clubs and managed to hit some good shots with them. The 3-wood is a great club to use off the tee or from the fairway, while the 5-wood can be used for longer shots when you need to add some extra distance.

The ball flight was nice and high, making it easy to hit the greens from the fairway.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Rescue Clubs

The great thing about this set is that it includes two rescue clubs. If you find hitting your fairway woods difficult, or if you are struggling to hit your irons, then these rescue clubs will be a great addition to your bag.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Rescue Clubs

The 21-degree 4 Rescue and the 24-degree 5 Rescue are designed to offer forgiveness and the Versatile Sole Design is there to help you get the ball airborne with ease. I found both clubs to be very easy to hit and they performed well form the rough and tight lies.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Irons

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite 7-iron

I must say that the Irons in TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite club set feel very solid and look great too. The advanced perimeter weighting provides more forgiveness on off-centre hits and the Speed Pocket technology helps to launch the ball with ease.

The set includes 6-9 irons and pitching wedge & sand wedge. The 6-iron has a 27-degree loft, the 7-iron has 31-degree loft, 8 has 36-degree loft and 9 iron 41-degree loft. You will find that cavity-back irons are very forgiving and offer a nice, high ball flight.

The Highlight of TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite

The highlight of TaylorMade RBZ for me is a sand wedge and pitching wedge. It’s nice to have them both in your golf bag especially when you are playing on a course with tight lies and bunkers. I use my pitching wedge within 100 yards and the sand wedge around the greens.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Sand Wedge

I was surprised and really pleased with the bladed design of this sand wedge as it looks like one of the premium wedges on the market. Most club sets come with oversized wedges that can be difficult to control. With this wedge, you get a great feel and touch around the greens.

The Pitching wedge comes in 46-degree loft and sand wedge in 55-degree loft. You can always add gap wedge or lob wedge if you feel the need for more loft.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Putter

Both men and women putters in this set come with Golf Pride TaylorMade Tour Rubber which are the same ones as used by Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm. The putter itself is one of my favourite ones as it has a nice tour-weighted feel to it.

TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite Putter

The putter is very well balanced and has great alignment features to help you line up your putts. I must say that I prefer a mallet putter over a blade but it is really a personal preference. This putter might feel lighter for some of the golfers especially if you have used the premium TaylorMade Spider putter before but it will still perform well.

Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Set includes all the clubs you need to get started
  • Good quality clubs
  • Forgiving irons and woods
  • Bladed Sand Wedge is a great addition
  • The putter has great feel and alignment features
  • The golf bag looks really sleek

Cons:

  • The driver is not as forgiving as SIM2 drivers
  • Rescue clubs instead of hybrids
  • Some golfers might find the putter too light
  • The cost is on the higher end
  • The golf bag comes as a cart bag only

Alternative Golf Sets to Consider

If you are still not convinced whether this is the right set for you or not, then here are some alternative golf sets that you can consider:

The Callaway Strata Golf Set

callaway-strata-2019-12-piece-club-set

The Callaway Strata Golf Set is a great alternative to the TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite set. It comes with a driver, fairway wood, two hybrids, 6-9 irons, pitching wedge, putter, and golf bag. This set is slightly cheaper and would great choice for beginners and high handicapper golfers.

This set is perfect for those who are on a budget and looking for a complete golf set that includes all the clubs you need to get started. The only downside of this set is that it doesn’t come with a Sand Wedge which is included in the TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite set.

This set is really popular and is one of the top-selling golf sets online.

The Wilson Profile SGI Golf Set

Wilson Profile SGI

The Wilson Profile SGI set is another great alternative which is also is also slightly cheaper than the TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite set. It offers 10.5-degree driver, 5 wood, 5 hybrid, irons 6-9, PW, SW and putter.

This set comes with a stand bag which is a great bonus although the quality of this bag is not as good as RBZ SpeedLite. The Wilson Profile SGI set is a great choice for beginners and golfers with higher handicaps but also for those who want to upgrade their current set.

MacGregor DCT3000 Golf Set

MacGregor DCT3000

MacGregor DCT3000 golf set is an ideal set for those who are looking for more forgiveness as it offers oversized driver and irons. It comes with a 460cc titanium driver, stainless steel fairway wood, hybrids, irons and putter. This set is really popular among beginner golfers as it is very forgiving.

You also get 4 head covers to keep your clubs protected and a deluxe cart bag which is a great bonus. The only downside of this set is that it doesn’t come with a Sand Wedge which can be critical for those who want to improve their short game.

Final Verdict

The TaylorMade RBZ SpeedLite set is an impressive set of golf clubs that offers everything you need to get started. The clubs are made of high quality materials and the set is really forgiving.

The highlight of the set is bladed Sand Wedge which is a great addition to the set and looks like one of the premium clubs. The mallet putter offers great feel and alignment features which is critical for those who want to improve their putting.

The only downside of this set is the cost but it is definitely worth the investment if you are serious about taking your game to the next level.

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