There are seven standard lofts and in addition to this five upright loft options available for a total of twelve positions via the loft sleeve. So why does TaylorMade produce three different drivers when they only sell one of them to the public? If, upon inspection, 2nd Swing identifies any discrepancies ex. The strategy of boxing up clubs seems to be following in the footsteps of iPhone packaging. This product may be an or club. They're also ideal for lady golfers and more senior players who may find steel shaft clubs a little harder to manage.
Although this type of shaft does need a faster swing speed to propel the ball across the same distance as a graphite shaft, they are recommended for anyone who has normal swing speed but could just do with some extra control. Revolutionize your game with the R15 driver and see results immediately. The new TaylorMade R15 Driver is the most technologically advanced driver ever created. If a golfer did not pay attention to this it may leave the clubface open or close thinking they were only adjusting the loft. I would rate this driver a 10 of 10! This means that for the R1, a 1-degree change in upright lie angle is five times less meaningful than a 1-degree change in closed face angle.
You will not find another example like this. I would recommend this club to anyone who wants the most out of a driver! Still it is a nice touch of class that TaylorMade is adding. The Takeaway Do you like the crown graphics? Grip that it comes with is very slim. TaylorMade launched the R1 by telling golfers that this was their most adjustable driver they had ever made. According to TaylorMade's researchers, 80% of golfers are playing the wrong loft and 24% are playing a loft that's off by 2 degrees or more. Like the R11S, the R1 has two adjustable weight ports that give golfers even more control over their trajectory. Adjustable Loft A new loft sleeve enables 7 standard and 5 upright variations of loft between 8 and 12 degrees.
Technology As with any club TaylorMade makes, they have designed an enormous amount of technology into the driver. The weight saved from the toe section and other places makes the tour head lighter than the retail version. The R1 also uses shot-shaping moveable weights to promote a fade or neutral ball flight or to create a draw. Pricing is updated regularly to ensure that you are receiving the highest trade-in value for your used clubs. They are made from either carbon steel or stainless steel.
The technology that allows this is in the TaylorMade hosel design. Conclusion Many thought that TaylorMade would continue the trend of naming their drivers after the years they were released, R7, R9, R11 and this newest driver would be the R13. For many, its smaller shape might even make a tour heads shorter and more crooked than the retail version. You can set the weight for a neutral, draw, or fade bias depending on your swing characteristics. The graphics at first may put off a number of golfers, but many people thought TaylorMade was crazy to make white drivers and now it is very rare to play in a group of golfers who does not have a white driver. If you do love it, that's awesome! Last year, Adams released its Fast 12 driver in silver, and Cobra has since expanded its product line to include orange, red, blue and silver drivers. Now at address the clubhead can be set at neutral, open, medium open, maximum open, closed, medium closed, and maximum closed with plus or minus four degrees of adjustment.
This is part of the reason golf is losing popularity. The shafts that comes in the retail versons of the R1 driver are 45. The white and decals make the head appear large, which helps confidence. Although these changes are small they show you that TaylorMade is unafraid of making big changes to the most important clubs in their lineup. The staff at my local pro shop was very excited that they would now only need to carry a single driver and adjust it to the player rather than needing four to five drivers to make the golfer switch between during the fitting process. The face of the R1 driver is deeper read taller than the R11S, giving golfers a slightly larger face area. There is no limit on the amount of golf clubs that you can trade in.
TaylorMade has experimented with extremely light drivers, but I would rank this club as average. One thing I can agree with TaylorMade on is that this sole plate design definitely has better wear. Please have your Order Number ready and reference the tracking number on your shipment to ensure it has been delivered to our facility. Last month, Nike unveiled its Covert driver in red, which offers a modest-sized white Nike swoosh on the rear-portion of the crown near the heel. Driver was in way better shape than I expected when it arrived.
This design has the information under a layer of plastic which should help the dial to be read easier after the club has been played for a while. If you don't love it, simply put it back in the box it came in, use the included prepaid return shipping label, and send it back to us. According to TaylorMade the sole plate is a new design for better wear and visibility. TaylorMade went all in with white. Marketing is all about brand recognition.
One unique aspect of the R1 is the how the clubhead is shipped to customers. The next piece of technology the R1 provides is the capability to have seven different face angles. Are they made out of special materials? It leaves you empty in that regard. Please take a look at our other items in our eBay store. The discussion has been further fueled by the fact that viewers who have looked through our 2013 Tour photos have yet to see a single R1 Version 1 driver in any of the photos, just the R1 Version 2. Here again, you might want to look into the , the, or the from Cobra Golf. The retail version of the R1 driver is sold with two weights, a 10-gram and a 1-gram.