PXG 0311 GEN5 Drivers Review (Standard & XF Models)

PXG have launched two models in the 0311 GEN5 range

The new 0311 GEN5 drivers come in two separate models.

PXG 0311 GEN5 Driver

PXG 0311 GEN5 drivers have arrived without two new models boasting incredible distance and the most forgiveness yet from any Parsons Xtreme Golf driver.

Retailing at an affordable price, PXG have come up with their best driver yet by increasing the MOI in both designs – the 0311 and the 0311 XF drivers.

With a supreme sound and feel, improved aerodynamics, Aluminum Vapor Technology design on the fibre crown and Precision Weighting Technology combine in PXG’s most complete driver.

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What PXG says about the 0311 GEN5 drivers:

“Backed by our industry-leading engineering and presented in a clean aesthetic, GEN5 Drivers are available in two impressive models.

“Complete with revolutionary technology, these drivers are designed for incredibly high Moment of Inertia (MOI), making these our most forgiving drivers – ever.

PXG 0311 GEN5 Driver

“Thanks to relentless research, GEN5 Drivers boast a dynamic feel and gratifying sound, setting them worlds apart from anything else on the market.

“(The 0311 GEN5 driver is a) low spin design with a comfortable, traditional shape. (The 0311 GEN5 XF driver is a) mid-spin design with a large, confidence-inspiring shape and a flatter, larger crown and deep front-to-back shape for maximum forgiveness.”

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PXG 0311 GEN5 Driver Design & Features

The 0311 GEN5 Driver is the low spin model of the two options, offering stunning distance with more forgiveness than in any previous PXG big stick.

This model has a traditional club head shape, is suited to golfers of all abilities and produces an optimal trajectory and ball flight and fast ball speeds off a tall and deep face.

PXG 0311 GEN5 Driver

The full carbon fiber crown is lighter than in previous models, allowing weight to be moved to the perimeter of the clubhead for increased forgiveness.

The Precision Weighting Technology has seen the weight ports moved to the outer wall of the driver and features PXG’s Honeycome TPE insert.

The GEN5 driver also features Aluminum Vapor (AV) Technology to increase the stiffness and stability of the crown to reinforce the face.

The driver comes with one 2.5g and two 7.5g weights on the sole to offer the adjustability to suit all swing types and ball shapes. There is also an adjustable hosel, allowing the lost to be altered by up to 1.5 degrees.

PXG 0311 GEN5 Driver

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PXG 0331 GEN5 XF Driver Design & Features

The 0311 GEN5 XF driver differs from the standard model in the design of the head with this model having a large, long face and expanded hitting zone.

The XF is the more forgiving of the two models, particularly on off-centre ball strikes, thanks to a 6% higher MOI than the 0311 GEN5.

PXG 0311 XF GEN5 Driver

The crown is flatter and larger than in the 0311 GEN4 drivers and boast a deep front-to-back shape than its sister model for maximum forgiveness.

The XF driver also features Precision Weighting Technology with weight moved to the perimeter of the club head and Aluminum Vapor (AV) Technology to help stiffen the lightweight crown.

Like the standard model, the 0311 XF driver comes with one 2.5g and two 7.5g weights on the sole to offer ultimate adjustability.

PXG 0311 XF GEN5 Driver

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Verdict: Are PXG 0311 GEN5 drivers any good?

PXG drivers were always noted for the eye-watering price tag, but the new 0311 models compare well to other new additions to the market in 2022.

The GEN5 drivers are impressive with increased forgiveness what these are all about – particularly the XF model which has more than the standard model.

You can expect increased distance, forgiveness in bucket loads to find fairways with more regularity and an all round impressive performer.


When will the PXG GEN5 driver be released?

The GEN5 PXG drivers are available to buy from May 2022.

How much do the PXG 0311 GEN5 drivers cost?

The new PXG drivers will retail for £399 in the United Kingdom, and $499 per driver in the United States.

What are the PXG GEN5 0311 driver specs?

The 0311 driver comes in 7.5 degrees, 9 degrees and 10.5 degrees, while the XF model is available in 9 degrees, 10.5 degrees and 12 degrees lofts. The adjustable hosel allows for 1.5 degrees of adjustability up and down.

Both drivers come with one 2.5g sole weight and two 7.5g weights which can be adjusted to create the perfect ball flight, ball shape and trajectory.