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Best driver under $100


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#1 mattschaefer16

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:18 PM

OK, best driver under $100? Something that's maybe a 3-10 years old but still holds its own fairly well.  Sort of like the Ping Eye 2 of drivers, so to speak?


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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:21 PM

910d2
Cobra LTD Pro KK TiNi proto 60x
Nike VR Ltd 3 KK TiNi proto 70x
Nike VR Ltd 5 MRC Diamana BB 70x
Cleveland 588cb 4-pw X-100
Nike VR Forged 52/56
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:23 PM

Adams Fast 12 LS

Titleist 910 D3

Ping i25 (gotta look around for that price)
Callaway Xr 16 Pro 9/PX Evenflow Black 60s
Callaway Xr 16 Pro 16/Fuji Speeder Ev. II 765s
Callaway Apex 20, 23/KK Black 80s
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:23 PM

Adams 9064LS. This things still makes it's way in to my bag and is equally as long as my JPX900 just not as shiny and new.

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:26 PM

910D3

Taylormade 10.5 2017 M1 Kuro Kage 70 Stiff
Taylormade SLDR 16 TP Stiff
Taylormade RBZ Tour Hybrid 18.5. Altus Stiff
Taylormade Tour Preferred CB 4-PW
Taylormade Tour Preferred EFT 52, 56, 60
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:28 PM

Honestly, I’d stick with something from the last year or two. All kinds of good ones out there. Find yourself a ping, Callaway, TM, Cobra, etc...
TaylorMade Kingdom M4 9.5* Red 5S stiff Atmos
TaylorMade M4 3HL 16.5* fairway stiff Atmos
TaylorMade M4 3 hybrid stiff Atmos
TaylorMade M4 4 hybrid stiff Atmos
PING G25 5-U
Cleveland RTX 54*
TaylorMade Hi Toe 58*
Seemore si5 & PING Ketsch refinished by Continental Golf
Garmin g6/Caddytek V2
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:33 PM

Asked a few friends and had a number of guys mention the Fly Z. They are around $100 used. Also thinking about a 2014 Big Bertha, which are about the same.

A number of friends also mentioned the 910D as well.

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 07:47 PM

I concur with the Ping I25

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 08:01 PM

FLY Z would be my selection.

It really depends what brands you prefer. Each will have a number of options for $100.


COBRA LTD w. Hzrdus Red
WISHON 919 w. Hzrdus Red
TAYLORMADE Issue Aeroburner w. Tensei Blue
PING G25 w. Tensei Blue
PING I200 w. AWT 2.0
PING Glide 2.0 Stealth
MannKrafted Carbon WB Rattler
Xenon Copper Wide X
SGC 902

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 08:04 PM

Ping G15


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Posted 11 March 2018 - 08:06 PM

915D.
Titleist 915D3 9.5*, Diamana S+ Blue 60, R, @10.25*
Titleist 915F 15* Diamana S+ Blue 70, R
Titleist 915H 20* Diamana S+ Blue 70, R
Titleist 716 AP1 4-W52, Kuro Kage Tini 65, S
Cleveland CBX, 56*/12, Rotex Graphite Wedge Flex
Cleveland Smart Square Blade

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 08:25 PM

I like the non adjustable drivers...Adams 9064LS,9015D- $25 each in great shape too.The new ones don’t go any further.
Adams 9015D w/X con4,Ping G20 w/HD6& [color=#0000CD Mizuno JPX 900 5 & 7 woods,Mashie 3 & 4
Ping S56s,Callaway Jaws 52/58
[color=#FF0000]Bettinardi SS7, BC1,Ping Anser 1968 BeCu

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 08:56 PM

I picked up a 2015 GBB in VG condition from CPO for $85 this winter...I like it a lot
Callaway GBB (2015) 10.5*, KK Black TiNi 50 R-flex 44.25"
Callaway XR 17*, Project X LZ 50 Blue 42.5"
Adams New Idea 22*, Bassara Eagle R-flex
Adams New Idea 25*, Bassara Eagle R-flex
Mizuno 2016 JPX EZ Forged, 4i-GW TT XP95 R300
Titleist SM5 Vokey 54.10 M Grind

Callaway MD2 Tour 58.09 T Grind
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 08:56 PM

For less than $100, I'd be happy playing a 910D3. If you want a glued hosel driver that performs and comes cheap nowadays, go check out the Bridgestone J40 445.
Taylormade M1 10.5* - Fujikura Speeder 661
Tour Edge Exotics EX9 Tour 13* - Diamana S+ 70S
Tour Edge Exotics CB Pro 14.5* - Fujikura Speeder 661
Adams Idea Pro A12 23* - Aldila RIPd VS Proto
Bridgestone J36 PC (4-PW) - KBS Tour
Nike Engage 56TS & 60S- DG S200
Mizuno-Bettinardi BC1

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:01 PM

See sig: Ping Anser all day! Can't go wrong with ping

Callaway XR16 9* Aldila Tour Blue ATX75tx
Adams Tight Lies Tour 18* 5w Aldila Tour Blue ATX75tx
Cobra T-Rail 19* 3H Aldila Tour Green ATX75x
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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:02 PM

Fly Z

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:06 PM

Nike ignite, can be had cheap and can go toe to toe with anything new. Not adjustable but very forgiving

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:10 PM

910 D2 or D3.

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:13 PM

I like the 905r but more recently I found a Ping G25 in my local used bin for $99.  Tried it out for a couple weeks and really liked it, but not quite as good as the G400.  Took it back and bought another G25 head off a member here.  If you can find one for $100, buy it.

Edited by Nixhex524, 11 March 2018 - 09:14 PM.

Ping G400 9*
Titleist 915f 16.5*
Srixon Z745 3-P
Titleist SM6 52/58
Byron Morgan DH89

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:27 PM

View Postazkaevolution, on 11 March 2018 - 08:56 PM, said:

I picked up a 2015 GBB in VG condition from CPO for $85 this winter...I like it a lot
Thats tough to beat.

A while back in the DoND forum the Cobra LTD was selling new for $99.99 until someone called the online dealer and they jacked it to $199.

But used, there are a lot of good options.

I think getting advice from guys who are sitting at the computer in their underwear while taking a break from porn is a very solid way to choose clubs. - bluedot

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:46 PM

Taylormade R510 TP (The goat)
Bridgestone J33R
Ping Anser
Adams 9064LS
TM Burner TP
Titleist 913 D3

These are just my picks but all of them are solid. I could play any of the above mentioned and be happy.

Taylormade M2 9.5 - UST Elements Chrome 6F5T
Taylormade M1 15 - UST VTS Silver 7X
Adams Prototype 18 - Aldila VS Proto 95X
Srixon Z 745 4-P - DG S300
Cleveland 588 - 51, 56, 60 - DG S400

Odyssey 2-Ball DFX
Srixon Z-Star XV

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:47 PM

913D2; you can get it for at or under $100 on eBay
Titleist 915D2 8.5°
Titleist 915F 15°
Titleist 816H1 19°
Mizuno MP-53 4-PW
Vokey SMCC 51°/55°/60°
Odyssey ProType Black #2

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 09:53 PM

My vote would be for the original Big Bertha Alpha.  Long, low spin, relatively forgiving, and feels great.

This one here is a great deal:


https://rover.ebay.c...tm/332576592365



Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 Double Black Diamond 8.0*- Tour AD GP 6TX
Callaway Big Bertha Alpha 816 14*- HZRDUS Yellow Handcrafted 75x
Adams 9031 Proto 20*- Diamana 100X
Titleist 716mb 4-Pw- KBS C-Taper X
Callaway MD2 Tour Grind 52*, 56*- KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind 60*- KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
Taylormade Spider Tour Black

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 10:01 PM

RBZ Tour
Callaway Rogue Sub Zero 9.0 'Ahina 60 Stiff
Callaway RFX 4w Trinity Stiff
Mizuno JPX 900 3 Hybrid
Mizuno MP Fli Hi Cut Muscle 4 iron, S300
Mizuno JPX 850 Forged 5-G XP115S
Mizuno S-5 Satin 54/8 and 60/10 DG Wedge
Odyssey White Hot RX 2 Ball SS Fatso 5.0

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 10:02 PM

905r, still a baller of a driver. You will still have $50 left over to buy a couple of dozen beers. V2 rapture is another to consider.


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Posted 11 March 2018 - 10:02 PM

Cobra ZL Encore
Titleist 909D Comp
Still own both. Composite designs. $50-$75
Taylormade  M1 2017 Fuji Pro
Adams Ti Tight Lies 16*
PING G10 hybrid 21*
PING i E1 4-w KBS tour
Callaway Mack Daddy 52*
Vokey SM5 56*
Odyssey White Ice #7

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 10:17 PM

Cobra FlyZ or BioCell
Callaway XR 16 (10)
Cobra Bio Cell 3W (14.5)

Callaway XR 5W (19)
TaylorMade R15 4H (21)
Ping i200 (5-W)

Bridgestone J15 (50)
Callaway MD2 (56/60)

Evnroll ER3

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 10:24 PM

Another vote for the Fly Z.  I think for your purposes all of these heads work, I'd look for the best fit shaft.

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Posted 11 March 2018 - 10:57 PM

I’m pretty sure you can get a ping g30 lst at $100, I still game one today and I don’t see it leaving my bag for a long time.

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Posted 12 March 2018 - 06:00 AM

If you can find a Callaway X2 Hot, I’m a big fan.

D: Callaway X2 Hot, Stiff, cut down .5"
3W: Callaway X Hot, Stiff
3H: Callaway X Series 416, 19*, R-Flex
4i-AW: Callaway Steelhead XR, S-Flex (New for 2018)
W: Vokey SM6 54* and 60*, S-Grind (New for 2018)
P: MacGregor Response DT Mallet

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