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Advice Please! Converting my M2 for my daughter


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#1 jngolf

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 01:45 PM

I have a 2017 M2 that I would love to cut down for my daughter if possible. Problem is I need to find the right shaft to put in it. She is almost 12 and small for her age, 4'6" and about 65 lbs. What shaft wouod you suggest I try to find her to convert this M2? Thanks for your help!

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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:11 PM

The first questions are what loft is your M2 and has your daughter sufficient clubhead speed for this loft?

Edit:
I see from your profile that your M2 is 9.5 degree, this is insufficient loft to fit your daughter IMO. There is a reasonable school of thought to keeping a driver out of her bag until she gets stronger / better. Perhaps a high lofted 3 wood, with a very light shaft, the right length and a low swing weight.

You might find this article of interest.

https://mygolfspy.co...-womens-driver/

Edited by DaveMac, 13 March 2018 - 07:45 PM.


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Posted 13 March 2018 - 02:33 PM

View Postjngolf, on 13 March 2018 - 01:45 PM, said:

I have a 2017 M2 that I would love to cut down for my daughter if possible. Problem is I need to find the right shaft to put in it. She is almost 12 and small for her age, 4'6" and about 65 lbs. What shaft wouod you suggest I try to find her to convert this M2? Thanks for your help!

12 years old, and small for her age?  Give her a break and pick up a Ladies driver with 14* or 16* of loft.  Make it as easy and fun as possible for her.
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:05 PM

High loft 45-50 gram shaft. Get her a Cobra junior and get an extra shaft for free. Start off with the 39" and get the 42" free. Done deal.
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Cobra F7+ Driver 10.5 Aldila Rogue 125 Silver 60TS 44.5"
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 03:19 PM

US Kids

DP's WITB: more like what isn't in the bag...
Callaway GBB Epic 9* - Graphite Design AD-BB 6x - Taylormade M2 9.5* - Aldila Rogue Siver 7x
Taylormade M2 15* - UST Elements Platinum 7x
Callaway Apex 20* - UST VTS Silver 95x
Callaway Apex UT 21* - GD AD DI 95x
Titleist 716 CB/MB 4-P DG TI x100 - Mizuno MP 64 4-P - DG TI x100
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Posted 13 March 2018 - 05:42 PM

You should post this in the junior golf section.  This topic is covered all of the time and you can also search back through posts for research.  I would take a hard look at the junior shafts from Flynn Golf.  They are solid options for your situation and seem to be the go to.  I'me actually going through the exact process for my son.

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 12:44 AM

Yeah, she's little but she swings it fast. She's on her 3rd set of US Kids and is about to outgrow those. I see all the other kids at drive chip and putt every year with major brand 460 driver heads on shorter shafts so I don't want her to be at a disadvantage this year. She's made regionals twice so she has a little bit of game. Thanks for the advice; I'd rather buy a shaft for this one and see how it works for her before plunging into another new club again.
TaylorMade M2 9.5 degrees with Kuro Kage Silver TiNi 70X
TaylorMade M1 15 degree 3 wood with Kuro Kage Silver TiNi 70X
TaylorMade M1 19 degree 5 wood with Kuro Kage Silver TiNi 70X
TaylorMade P770 irons 4-PW with Nippon Modus 120X
TaylorMade Milled Grind Wedges 50, 54 and 58 degrees with Nippon Modus 120X
Taylormade Spider Tour Red putter with SuperStroke SGP 1.0 grip
TaylorMade TP5x ball

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Posted 14 March 2018 - 06:52 PM

https://flynn-golf.c.../Details?id=439

This is probably your best bet, made and cut height specific.  Mike Flynn has great customer service and can help walk you through any question on legnth, etc.  May find a better combo elseware, but not without hours of tinkering.  For her level (based on what you've told us), this should be best. .  I would go with this ( I most likely am for my son - just waiting on the right deal on a used M2 or Cobra F7 head) .  these shafts are legit, made for Flynn by UST.  


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