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I am a mid to high handicapper and I am looking for a new driver. I have been using a Titleist 909 D2 for the last couple of years but think it's time for an upgrade. Does anyone have any suggestions for what will give me the maximum length and forgiveness?

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I've had a read of this but was just looking for a few personal opinions before going to try some drivers out. I see that the Srixon drivers perform very well in this test but I have never been a big fan of the way their clubs look.

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I don't have any extensive testing, but I enjoyed the F7+, and the G when I hit them. I am looking for a Srixon to hit, I like the clean no frills stuff.

 

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Google "MyGolfSpy (topic you are looking for)" it usually gets me where I need to be.

 

 

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the 2017 M2 may not be the best fit for you but you would be doing yourself an injustice by not trying it out IMO.

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I do like the look of the Cobra drivers but I've not heard of many people actually using them. I did try out the M2 for a short while and liked it, however, I didn't see a huge improvement when it came to length.

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Makes no sense to suggest a driver without proper fitting, so people will probably just chime-in with their gamer... so here I go: try the GBB Epic :lol:

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Makes no sense to suggest a driver without proper fitting, so people will probably just chime-in with their gamer... so here I go: try the GBB Epic :lol:

This is true but it was just to get a general feel for what people were liking at the moment.

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I still like some of my older drivers I play the srixon z355 and sometimes put my R1 back in the bag. I tested all the MGS drivers and while some failed to perform I got basically the same performance from them all. A lot will come down to how consistently hit the center of the face and how optimizer the club settings and shaft are for your swing. If you just want to pick up a new driver without being fitted most will suit you needs

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If you can't or won't get fit, go hit a bunch and play what feel good to you and gives you the numbers your looking for.. 

 

I happen to play the Ping G30 LS TEC because it works for me.. 

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I'm going to get fitted this weekend but was just looking to see what people were playing with and like. It's just more out of curiosity than anything else.

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I'm going to get fitted this weekend but was just looking to see what people were playing with and like. It's just more out of curiosity than anything else.

I like my Cobra F6 and for the money,,,, that Dawg will hunt !

 

 

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LOVE my Epic. I am thoroughly satisfied with the performance, and the feel is amazing when you pure it. I like being able to feel where I hit it on the face, with some other drivers I've tried, including my old gamer, it just felt like a rock every time.

 

I liked the M2 as well, I really enjoyed the sound, though other people say they don't like it. I wish my TM fitting went better, but they had no launch monitor and it just felt half-assed.

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I recently hit several drivers during a slow day at Golf Galaxy....basically got the guy to give me a free fitting. I hit only stock shafts just to see what I liked as far as setup and sound.

 

Epic

Epic SZ

M1

M2

F7

F7+

They didn't have any Srixon drivers to hit

 

I was surprised to find the F7 fit me best and gave me the best numbers, the Epic was next

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I know it's another older driver but for me it's still performed great. The cobra fly z+ has been a staple in my bag for a while now. I am a big fan of the cobra drivers and in testing it head to head with the f7+ it was still very similar with little separating the two. However the cobra connect feature is a great plus for the newer models

 

 

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I am a mid to high handicapper and I am looking for a new driver. I have been using a Titleist 909 D2 for the last couple of years but think it's time for an upgrade. Does anyone have any suggestions for what will give me the maximum length and forgiveness?

I guess it depends on your definition of an "upgrade". I play the original Cleveland Launcher and have no problems getting distance. It is a 330cc head which is so solid. I've changed the shaft a few times but love this head. I guess my primary question is "what do you feel you're missing out on with your current driver"?

 

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I need a 375-400cc driver. I've come to the conclusion that bigger isn't better. Since I've been driverless (besides my week of oh sh!ts) my 3 wood has been the course tamer.

 

Why are drivers so giant? I seriously don't get it. You could have the same face size in a smaller package. And look at the new data from PING, smaller is faster. Faster is longer. Longer is better.

 

Big huge clubheads are funky looking.

 

Closest I can get is the Srixon or Honma. At 445...

 

 

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I have put this year's M1/M1 440/M2, the new Ping G400 LST, AND the 2016 M1/M1 440 up against my Epic SZ and not a single one of them could beat it. Now, I'm basically fitted perfectly with this club, and others have found better results in the clubs where I didn't, but the SZ is legit. Go get fitted, if possible.

 

 

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I found my old Adams Tight Lies 9° Driver stuffed in the basement. Hosel was bent to about 6° closed, and it has the Soft flex. Gonna go give it a rip tomorrow.

 

 

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