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What is the one driver that has stood the test of time?

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#271 Nuggets

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 02:39 AM

Nike - VR Pro and VR Tour LTD

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Posted 06 September 2017 - 02:50 AM

Many greats have been mentioned, perhaps this one too

If I hadn't caved it, I could still game it. R9 TP w. Motore F1 75
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 07:24 AM

Its gotta be the Nike SQ "NextTi" Drivers, right?  Those were being played in PGA Events (Lucas Glover, among others) in 2014-15.  I don't think any other driver can make that claim (its from 2006 I think).
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Posted 06 September 2017 - 12:00 PM

View Postpinestreetgolf, on 06 September 2017 - 07:24 AM, said:

Its gotta be the Nike SQ "NextTi" Drivers, right?  Those were being played in PGA Events (Lucas Glover, among others) in 2014-15.  I don't think any other driver can make that claim (its from 2006 I think).

Tim Herron was still playing his R7 425 during that same time period

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 01:31 PM

Titleist 905r and TM R7 Quad

Driver - R15 430; Fuji Speeder Evolution 757 Tour Spec S; 10.5
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Posted 13 September 2017 - 10:57 PM

View Postthatdogcanhunt, on 03 July 2016 - 08:14 PM, said:

View Postdpark, on 03 July 2016 - 07:53 PM, said:

Ping Rapture. Was in the bag for 10+ years. Great driver, with even better sound and feel.


Awesome driver, couldn't beat that one. The feel and distance was superb

Lol, here here.

Especially mated to the Diamana shaft; great feel and accuracy.

Funny enough, I finally retired my 10.5* and 9* for the Epic Sub Zero ; which I believe is a break through driver.
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 01:27 AM

View PostS.A. OSO, on 13 September 2017 - 01:31 PM, said:

Titleist 905r and TM R7 Quad

Hmmmm i have two 905R and one R7 Quad !!
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 03:41 AM

I see the answer to this question, 5 years from now as 2016 M2.
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 06:29 AM

TM R1
Just hit the damn ball.
TM R1
Adams Tight lies 2 5w
Cleveland Mashie 5h
Nike Covert Forged 2, 6-PW
Cleveland 588 Tour Action 51*
MD Golf Seve Sedona 58*
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Posted 15 September 2017 - 04:30 PM

Every now and then I take out my 905r and it amazes me at how good it still is... long enough and easy to work both ways... may be getting a starting spot soon!!

Ping G400 MAX 9*
Titleist 913fd 15*
Titleist 913h 21*
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Posted 14 October 2017 - 06:53 PM

Cleveland Launcher 460. I have one in my Florida bag that I purchased for $25 at Play it again sports.
It is as long and accurate as the Ping G LS TEC  I use at home in CT.

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Posted 14 October 2017 - 07:41 PM

Cleveland Launcher 460 as well

Several of these still in use by single digit guys at my club.

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Posted 07 November 2017 - 10:57 PM

View PostTollBros, on 15 September 2017 - 03:41 AM, said:

I see the answer to this question, 5 years from now as 2016 M2.

+1.  I'm a super ho and I don't even think about drivers anymore with this in my bag....honestly, not even curious.
Taylormade '16 M2 Driver 9.5*- Handcrafted PX LZ 6.0
Callaway XR Pro 16* FW- Handcrafted PX LZ 6.0
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Ping G 26*-5 Hybrid- Altus S
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Posted 08 November 2017 - 01:34 AM

View PostJordan Speeth, on 07 November 2017 - 10:57 PM, said:

View PostTollBros, on 15 September 2017 - 03:41 AM, said:

I see the answer to this question, 5 years from now as 2016 M2.

+1.  I'm a super ho and I don't even think about drivers anymore with this in my bag....honestly, not even curious.

I do not play one, as I prefer the smaller head of the M1 430 and 440, but I believe the 2016 M2 is the best driver Taylormade has ever made. The ball speeds are higher than any driver I've ever tested and it's massively forgiving.

Also, don't sleep on the SuperDeep. Just as high a ball speeds as anything outside of original M2 and Epic.
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Posted 30 November 2017 - 11:29 AM

Someone said when we say "HOT driver" it's a fake term or just funnybusiness.


But I think when we say "hot" driver we are just referring to a "feel" we/you have when the ball clicks or "pops" off the face.


The 983E, for me, was one of those drivers. It just seems to explode off the face. I just can't get it out of my bag, and I've tried many of the newer drivers that have graced us since its release over 10 years ago.

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 09:07 PM

My Cleveland HiBore XL. Have had 5 drivers since it's inception, and keep going back to it. AAMOF, I've acquired a new head and once it's time to change shafts because of "Father Time" I'll have a new 2006 Driver. It's quite possibly the only club I'll never change.

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Cobra 4H

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Vokey SM5 56* & 60* black finish

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Lamkin Tour Wrap, midsize


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 10:56 AM

Not a driver, but I still use an R9 3 wood head. The shafts have changed over time, but not the head. I try to replace it 1-2 times a year as I'm developing a sense of pride that I still have it in my bag and am thus convinced I'm biased, but nothing beats it.

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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:18 PM

Titleist 910 D3.  However, the Ping G400 has replaced it in the bag.

Edited by wjdpar1, 07 December 2017 - 03:18 PM.


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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:55 PM

905 R. I replaced it with the 915 D2, and at one point an R11 S. However, I will never get rid of it and every once in awhile if my driver operator is struggling I'll bust it back out. Fairway finder.
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Posted 07 December 2017 - 03:56 PM

8 degree Cleveland launcher. Still game it every now and then.

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Posted 08 December 2017 - 09:44 AM

While I'd love to offer the FT9-TA (best driver results I ever had), I (and several others) couldn't keep 'em in one piece. So I'll go with a somewhat under the radar, almost never heard of but damn was it good, TEE Tour Proto. I hit the longest drive of my life with this beast and it was the best sounding/feeling driver I've ever swung. It also was as temperamental and unforgiving as any SLDR or J33. If Mr Glod would build a v2 that would offer comparable performance while also the "forgiveness" of modern drivers (and I've asked more than once), I'd be all over it.
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Posted 08 December 2017 - 05:14 PM

G20.  Although, I’m hopin to upgrade. I know there’s newer and better drives out there, but the G20 is a fairway finder. Just want some more distance, so I’m doin some comparing this winter.
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Posted 08 December 2017 - 05:15 PM

Cleveland Hi-bore

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Posted 11 December 2017 - 11:34 PM

Adam 9015 D Matrix.

Been playing it for last 7 years and just went through a complete set fitting (trackman).  My fitter looked at my best 10 shots average of 9015D and told me there's nothing he can give me to outperform the Adam and he showed me according to the trackman software, it's performance is perfect. :taunt:

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