Slight improvements were made to the overall shape of the head to give it a sleeker, more streamlined look at address. TaylorMade attempted to give the headcovers an old school boutique look and somewhat pulled it off. This expansion, of course, brought about improvement in moment of inertia. Most of all Tony believes in performance over hype and PowerToThePlayer. Customized Performance The M2 may not come with the adjustable T-Track system of the M1 but that doesn't mean you sacrifice your ability to customize this club. The 460cc version of R15 came in two color selections, black and white matte, while the 430cc only came in white.
Overall then, the TaylorMade M1 driver is a step up from the R15 and the combination of tried and trusted technologies in a new set up and a striking look is something we all should get excited about. Increasing moi by moving the cg back, results in added shaft deflection. The TaylorMade designers simply took the liberty to tweak the footprint of the drivers to achieve the advantage from size, while still complying with regulations. Michael Manavian, Are you a club fitter? This clubs checks all the boxes for the big bombers who want to carry a big stick. I can actually feel the 2 weights at the bottom of the heel when i strike the ball, -its a bit heavier, but the ball still goes 270m carry, so no problems with this set up, with my slice just now a slight fade.
The robust slot is broken into three zones by two beams that stabilize the structure — thereby allowing the face to be thinned out for increased ball speeds. As a baseline, my driver swing speed is about 97 mph and I hit a fairly straight ball — my distance maxes out at around 265 yards. This basically means the material is there to accomplish demand and functionality. Interestingly both can be placed back with one on the heel side and one on the toe side. I have had Callaway for 30 years. More and thinner carbon fiber Comparing to its predecessor, the latest M1 features 43 percent more carbon fiber. Pros: A more rearward center of gravity makes the M2 drivers more forgiving than previous TaylorMade drivers.
Somebody that rides the wave of the popular narrative. In summary, the M1 achieved marginally more ball speed and carry distance but this will most likely have been down to the quality of the strike rather than performance of the head. This philosophy is applied to both the 2017 M1 and M2 drivers. After every adjustment possible, I found that where you put the weights had no significant effect on any drive hit. We have discussed that we personally liked the white crown color with a black face on the R15, mainly because the contrast will help with alignment besides its aesthetics purpose. The ideal fit is with minimal deflection and minimal droop with the most loft, vs lots of deflection, lots of droop, and having to crank down the loft to offset it.
But I think the M3 actually has a wider appeal than the M1 because of how the weights can be deployed. The TaylorMade Aeroburner could be a decent, more affordable alternative to the R15. The driver offers 20 yards of additional left bias when compared to the standard M4 head. Showing the accuracy that makes it attractive to many weekend golfers, Rose hit 90. I am still curious as to what the flight path would look like if I have two weights in the back. However, I have a long history with TaylorMade and have always liked their equipment.
Moving weight back on the same shaft increases deflection. The other question is whether the R15 lives up to the big name of the TaylorMade 'R' series, especially. Yes, a knuckleball is ideal for max distances but it's the hardest ball flight to control. Apparently, they have upgraded the shaft such that the Fujikura Pro 60 comes standard there are three shafts to choose from. Would the R15 Driver be a decent choice for the driving range? Bought an M1 460 - fitted me up with a stiff shaft and made a few adjustments to the weights.
So much so i was gonna get rid of the club. Set it up with the Fujikura Vista Pro in 45 R2 had 1 inch cut from hosel end and added 1 inch to grip end of shaft to make it a tad stiffer. By utilizing the moveable mass on the sole, weekend players can summon any shot shape including the always desirable long and straight result. Either they look and sound hollow and cheap, or worse, by pushing weight to the extremes, the center of gravity relocates upward, resulting in too much ball spin. So whether it is the improved shaft, optimized setting or the driver itself, the TaylorMade M1 has found a place in my bag for the 2016 season.
The club comes in loft degrees of of 8. Like the M1 driver, the M2 uses a multi-material construction. I hit a natural draw and get plenty of run. New aluminum loft sleeve It can be remembered that TaylorMade made use of a plastic loft sleeves in the previous versions. There are two schools of thought. We liked the alignment mark placement and how it is extended further compared to other competitors. Simply put, if you like customization options to attain what you need to deliver on the course, go for the M1.