Andrew Noyce
By Andrew Noyce

Eagle-eyed observers will have spotted both Rory McIlroy and Charl Schwartzel claiming impressive European Tour victories towards the end of the year armed with an eye-catching blue driver.

Nike Vapor Fly Rory McIlroy

Having proved its prowess on Tour, this particular blue cat is now out of the bag, with Nike's announcemont of the Vapor Fly range of golf clubs which bring 'Photo Blue' to the fairways for the first time.

With three drivers, two irons, a fairway and a hybrid there is a club to suit all players in a range that replaces the previous generation of Nike Vapor golf clubs.

We've were lucky enough to get our hands on all the new gear at Nike's Performance Fitting Centre at Archerfield Links in East Lothian so here is a summary of each of the clubs with links to read our detailed reviews, complete with in hand pictures and video.

Nike Vapor Fly And Vapor Fly Pro Drivers

The Vapor Fly and Vapor Fly Pro drivers both boast the striking Photo Blue look, but there is plenty to talk about besides the paint job.

Nike Vapor Fly Driver

The drives have 30% lighter FlightWeight Crown, thanks to Nike making the titanium thinner, a honeycomb design that adds strength and saves weight, plus a larger Covert Cavity and strengthened FlyBeams to lower Centre of Gravity.

Nike Vapor Fly Driver

Add in a new HyperFlight face that is thinner and faster and is the driving force behind Nike's Project Max and the Vapor Fly and Vapor Fly Pro are two drivers with plenty to shout about.

Read the Golfalot review of the Nike Vapor Fly and Vapor Pro Drivers

Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

The Vapor Flex 440 driver is constructed of two parts, a titanium face section and leading edge that is joined to a larger rear section that is made from Nike's RZN material infused with Carbon Fibre.

Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

Like it's Vapor Flex predecessor the Vapor Flex 440 comes with the adjustable FlightPod weight that can be inserted two ways into the driver head to alter flight and maximise distance.

Read the Golfalot review of the Nike Vapor Flex 440 Driver

Nike Vapor Fly Fairway

Rory McIlroy loved the shape of his Vapor Speed fairway so Nike engineers went away and combined that head size and shape with the adjustability found in the Vapor Flex to create the new Vapor Fly Fairway.

Nike Vapor Fly Fairway

The Photo Blue finish on a thinner steel FlightWeight crown and a Covert Cavity on the sole that pushes the weight further out to increase forgiveness, and a chrome HyperFlight face to boost speed completes the package.

Read the Golfalot review of the Nike Vapor Fly Fairway

Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid

If Rory influenced the fairway then inspiration for the Vapor Fly Hybrid came from Italian hybrid addict Francesco Molinari.

Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid

A better player look at address and a more iron like profile helps the Vapor Fly hybrid blend into the rest of the set with a sliver line extending around the clubhead offsetting the now familiar Photo Blue crown.

Read the Golfalot review of the Nike Vapor Fly Hybrid

Nike Vapor Fly And Vapor Fly Pro Irons

The Vapor Fly and Vapor Fly Irons have been released to cover the mid to high end of the handicap range replacing the Vapor Speed.

Designed to bring wood technology into irons for increased forgiveness and distance they both feature a large cavity and a FlyBeam bar to support the face.

Nike Vapor Fly Irons

The Vapor Fly are a large hollow iron with a larger cavity to deliver the maximum forgiveness as well as a thick top line and offset to give confidence at address.

Nike Vapor Fly Pro Irons

The Vapor Fly Pro are aimed at players lower on the handicap scale than the Vapor Fly but the hollow cavity and larger head size means they're still suited to players looking for assistance. Dark styling and progressive set construction lend a twist with the short irons especially standing out for feel.

Read the Golfalot review of the Nike Vapor Fly and Vapor Fly Pro Irons


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