Seller information suun2bgrad It refers to a club’s forgiveness, specifically its resistance to twisting at impact. The majority of drivers today include various forms of adjusability , allowing players to customize their driver to suit their swing, size and conditions. Gary Adams, founder of TaylorMade Golf , is considered the father of the modern metal wood. What Are Launch Conditions? With such high emphasis on drive distance and accuracy by players wanting to “play like the pros”, a large amount of customization is available in drivers in order to provide the club configuration that best matches the player’s specific swing mechanics.

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The shaft is the true engine of the wood. Some golf enthusiasts refer to these as “metals” or “metal woods” but this change in terminology is not strictly necessary, because while the material has changed, the style and intended use has not. Other offers may also be available.

For players who slice the ball, a closed face angle can help them square the clubface at impact and not lose the ball to the right. Please enter a number less than or equal to 1.

How does shaft length affect a driver?

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A shaft that is too stiff cannot be flexed by the golfer during their downswing, which reduces club speed at impact. Most of the adjustability contained within these drivers can be broken down into three aspects.


Vice versa, if a player tends to hook the ball left, an open face angle can help straighten their impact position. Typically, these golfers should select higher lofts of 10 degrees or more. The majority of drivers today include various forms of adjusabilityallowing players to customize their driver to suit their swing, size and conditions.

Will usually ship within 3 business days of receiving cleared payment – opens in a new window or tab. Various weight and plugs ranging from 1 to 20 grams can be positioned on the sole of the driver, and altered to fit your game.

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What Are Launch Conditions? We are spoilt for choice as to what driver we should use in today’s market, and finding the right one can increase your drives for shorter approaches, more distance or perhaps being able to get up to that testing par 5 in two. How will shaft flex impact my driver? You are covered by the eBay Money Back Guarantee if you receive an item that is not as described in the listing. The longer the driver, the further the clubhead travels during the swing, thus increasing speed.

The change to stronger materials has allowed the design of the modern woods to incorporate significantly larger heads than in the past. Whilst face angle is largely determined by a player’s preferred look at address, it can have some impact on ball flight. Skip to main content.


Each manufacturer has their own way of using adjustability and weights. They have two important features: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The furthest shooting drivers of all are long-drive-clubs, which may have a inch shaft. Seller information suun2bgrad This is a combination of factors that determines how the ball is struck and what the result will be.

Driver technology has moved on a long way since persimmon woods and even the first metal woods that were made from steel.

Today, many metal wood clubfaces and most driver clubfaces are constructed out of titanium. When used on the crown or the rear section of a clubhead, carbon can reduce the overall weight of a driver.

If the face sits completely perpendicular to the target, it is considered square. Many drivers offer up to 4 or 5 degrees ttitanium loft changing, depending on the brand and model.

This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. The head of a wood is roughly spherical in shape with a slightly bulging clubface and a generally flattened sole that slides over the ground without digging in during the swing. Driver lofts generally center around