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Test In-Progress: Honma 2-Star Beres Driver

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Equipment Type: Driver
Vendor: Honma

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Honma Beres is all about lightweight luxury designed for low to medium swing speed players with very deep pockets. Pricing for a Beres driver can range from a low end of $850 for a 2-Star driver all the way up to $4,500 for a 5-Star driver.

Though the 2-Star is ironically considered “entry-level” by Beres (it did finish third in this year’s Most Wanted Super Game Improvement Iron testing), the line goes up to 3-, 4- and 5-Star levels. Just so we're clear, a full bag of 5-Star Honma Beres wares will set you back roughly $70,000.

With all of that said, we'd like to get feedback from MyGolfSpy readers. We're looking for two couples (yes, couples) to test, review, and keep two Honma 2-Star Beres drivers. This test is open internationally; right-handed testers only.

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Testing and reviewing the Honma Beres 2-Star will be @Fjd and @Cory O: should be a fun test not only for them but as couples!

Fjd

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Have not received the driver nor do I know when I will be getting it

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Awesome! Thanks for the opportunity. My wife and I will be looking forward to getting them out and hitting some bombs!

Feel free to ask if anyone has any specific questions.

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You lucky buggers. Cannot wait to hear your feedback on how these drivers compare to your gamer.

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I don't know why I'm so intrigued by this test, but I am. Looking forward to following this one. 

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Doing a driver test .. as a couple .. should be extra interesting!!! Also looking forward to reading all about the (mis- 🤪🤣) adventures of the testing process ;)

(gee I do hope the couples stay together after this...) (..kidding kidding joking lol...)

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Congratulations testers! This should be a good review, especially with the wives getting involved. 

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   Congratulations Testers!!!   

 @Fjd 

@Cory O

This will be an interesting read for your testing and reports!  The kind of golf bling that will never find it's place in my camouflage Sun Mountain bag with my experienced clubs. 👍

What I really want to know is what is going on in your minds handling, swinging, hitting golf balls, and storing these beauties 😍 (the hitting golf balls part is probably going to be the most harrowing...)

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Thx for the comments.  I’ve played for over 50 yrs and have been in the club making business in the past starting with Golfsmith, their clubmaking schools and then following Tom Wishon and his golf club products.  At 80 yrs old, my swing spd is down to 80 mph but can still break 80 when playing a 5500 yd crse. I look forward to seeing what a premium Japanese product feels like in terms of swg wt, feel, launch and whether you get good launch, carry and rollout with either a smooth or quick transition when you want to step on it and nuke it.

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Congratulations testers.  Sounds like an amazing opportunity to take one of these 'for a spin'. I am looking forward to your reviews.

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Just received an email from MGS asking for feedback on the Honma Beres driver that we won and what I thought of it.  Would love to provide a response but there has been no info on shipping or delivery.  Have no idea when I will get it

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I'm chalking this up to the current shipping/supply chain issues. When the clubs get here, they get here and we'll take them out for testing! No offseason here in SoCal, so it'll be doable regardless. My wife also got the PXG 0211Z set, so that driver will probably give a much more fair competition for the Honma to try and beat than her old boxed set driver would have been. (also probably worth mentioning we received the PXG clubs like 5 days after the order was confirmed)

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131 Comments




I'd like to test this high end driver. I haven't bought a new driver since the TM M2 w/Tensi Pro Blue stiff and I'm still killing this driver. I haven't really even attempted to debag this club. But mabe this driver has something to offer. I have seen the Honma irons on the lpga tour but not so much elsewhere. So I'd be interested. What I'd like to know is who has 70,000 worth of clubs in their bag? lol

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Take me to Houma we are up to the task will give everything we got  to review this hammer

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This looks amazing! I would love to try it out. My wife is not a very long hitter and this could be something to add those few precious yards to her drives.

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I have heard great things about Honma but have never tried their clubs. 

Would absolutely LOVE to participate in this test!!!!

And my wife has just bought a new set of irons but needs a driver!! WOW, perfect match!

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I was intrigued with this driver from the article the other day and never thought there'd be a chance to test one. Currently use a Callaway Epic Flash SZ with a Motore X regular shaft. I would love a chance to compare these for MGS & Honma. 

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Would love to test since I am driverless right now due to the inability to find a fairway, trees and ob have been my specialty. Use to use Honma 4&5 star persimmons in the way past old days. Still have my 5 wood though. 

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Heard Honma are exceptional quality. Would love to test and compare to my Epic Flash.

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Heard amazing things about Honma. Would be great to compare to my Epic Flash.

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GREAT opportunity to try a driver of this quality...   Currently hitting Ping G425 and PXG 0811 X Gen 4       

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Would love to see how it pairs up against the pxg prototype driver and the titilest ts4 I have 

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