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VIDEO GOLF INSTRUCTION: Tips on Hitting Driver and Getting off the Tee

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Recently we conducted the following poll on Twitter for #TuesdayGolfClinic. https://twitter.com/GolfDiscount/status/983788726584135680 As you can see, the top answer out of four choices was “driver/off the tee.” About one in three people said that was the area of their game that needed the most improvement. So let’s take a look at this common challenge. There’s no easy way to know or diagnose each individual’s problem with the driver and tee ball. However, it’s reasonable to assume the problem falls into one or more of the following categories: Early Season Rust Expectations and/or the Mental Process Swing Issues Course Strategy: How to…

Ping G400 Max Vs Ping G400: By the Numbers

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If a manufacturer releases a new version of an existing club and markets it as more forgiving, the natural instinct is to run an apples to apples comparison testing the two versions head to head; so that’s just what I did. I went over to our friends at Pro Golf Discount in Bellevue, Washington and jumped on their Foresight Launch Monitor to pit the Ping G400 driver against the new member to the family, the Ping G400 Max driver. Everything I read about the G400 Max indicated the larger profile would produce a bit more forgiveness than the standard G400…

2017 Cobra King F7 & King Forged Expert Review

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Cobra has launched a few really fascinating concepts in 2017. Following the signing of Bryson DeChambeau, Cobra has introduced One Length Irons (all the irons are the same length of a standard 7 iron) for retail purchase in both the King F7 and King Forged Tour Irons. In addition, they have incorporated Cobra Connect powered by Arccos with into the King F7 and King F7+ Drivers for real time stats on the course. Cobra King F7 Driver Club Tested: F7 Driver Shaft: Fujikura XLR8 61; Flex: Stiff; Loft: 9.5°; Neutral Weight Setting The Takeaway The multi-material TexTreme crown of…

Wilson Staff Triton Driver Expert Review

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Wilson Staff Triton Driver Club Tested: Triton Driver Shaft: Aldila Rogue Silver 60; Flex: Stiff; Loft: 9°; Stock sole plate and weight settings The Takeaway Winner of the Golf Channel’s reality show Driver vs. Driver, Eric Sillies design, the Wilson Staff Triton driver, offers complete customization from the world’s most adjustable multi-piece driver. Movable weight technology incorporates two interchangeable sole plates and 5 weights that can be configured in 18 different combinations. Players can adjust for launch angle, spin rate, and a draw or fade bias. Swing active technology is purposefully designed to be a few millimeters narrower than…

The Evolution Of The TaylorMade Driver (Infographic)

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Over 30 years have passed since TaylorMade unveiled their first ever driver into the market, and as you can see, a lot can happen in three decades. The M1, released in 1980, has the distinction of being the first metalwood to feature a traditional headshape, inspired by the persimmon drivers that had come before. As the years progressed, TaylorMade continued to innovate and push the envelope; creating drivers with orange heads, offering multiple cc volume options, and even adding moveable weights and fully adjustable heads to promote customized ball flight, launch, and workability. Recently, we’ve seen a boom in TaylorMade’s…

2015 Drivers Guide

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Golf Discount’s 2015 Drivers Guide by Bob Gomavitz Being an absolute equipment junkie, I was approached by GolfDiscount.com to write reviews and share my findings with you. Having been chosen to write a number of Taylormade product reviews for GolfWRX.com I felt that this would be an excellent opportunity put my knowledge to use. Doing this driver review was a blast since the driver is my favorite and best club in my bag and I really love all the technology that comes with them. I also enjoy fitting people for a new driver and one of the main keys in…

Drivers

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The club in your bag that is designed to hit the ball the farthest, your driver can either be your best friend, or your worst enemy. Due to the long length of the club, the driver is also the most difficult to control and hit straight consistently. Many golfers only reach for the driver on par-5s, or particularly long par-4s, or forgo the big stick entirely. However, thanks to advances in modern driver technology, the driver is now easier to hit longer and father than ever before. By understanding and utilizing things like custom weighting, loft and face angle adjustability,…