Please tick here if you are happy to receive these messages. The issues with that Active Recoil Channel was the would get snagged or caught on the ground in a golfers back-swing, which was probably the only negative review those drivers had. While heel weight typically promotes a draw in this case it actually aids to battle the left side as the shorter gravity angle does not rotate square as fast as a larger one. This looks like a move by a company that is a bit desperate. Your personal details will not be shared with those companies - we send the emails and you can unsubscribe at any time. Im expecting to receive an explanation why from our Titleist representatives. With no pictures of the hosel of the driver, I assume it will feature the same SureFit Adaptor as the previous 910, 913, 915 and 917 models.
Im not a brand junkie so playing titleist does nothing for me. The first is a more streamlined shape, specifically a more rounded section on the front of the crown that reduces aerodynamic drag by 20 per cent. This driver is premium forged titanium and a multi piece laser welded head with forged cup face. Pro V1 will not hold the green with a 5 iron better than Callaway Super soft hit with a seven iron. It's simply knowing what combination of everything is right for you. Titleist may have aligned themselves with being a premium brand, but don't think its based on skill level. It has a large weight in the back of the head that should lower the center of gravity and pull it farther back, away from the face.
The goal is to put this in an envelope where people feel very comfortable with how playable these long irons are. For the Titleist woods, they are well designed, high performing and classy. I guess we have to think of it as a tour quality premium made driver as a lot of people do consider when they purchase Japanese gear. Used to play Titleist Balatas and then Professional 90s for feel and approach performance. The C16 irons also move into new territory with as much as 100 grams of tungsen built internally into the heel and toe for improved stability. Essentially we have two forces at play. I had not considered the pigmentation issue.
I bought a dozen today and will play them tomorrow. The yellow version will be the main draw might not be the majority, but will outperform normal yellow:white purchasing ratios Titelst will eventually cave and offer a yellow ProV Snell, Vice will continue to eat away at the premium ball market share I will continue my extreme enjoyment of purchasing and playing Vice balls Thanks for the reply and the insight. Yesterday Justin Thomas this week at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club for the U. We are big fans of Titleist drivers and woods. The accompanying photograph with the C16 listing shows what appear to be a weight in the rear portion of the sole.
With 460cc head sizes, loft option, shaft options, SureFit adaptor settings, weight options and weight settings, there is an answer for every golfer. I remember Ben Hogan said he only hit 3 perfect shots a round and he was one of the best ball strikers ever. Most of all Tony believes in performance over hype and PowerToThePlayer. Neither club appears to have a spin-reducing slot in the sole behind the leading edge, which Titleist had referred to as an Active Recoil Channel. Just these characteristics alone plus the soft feel make me suspect that this Japanese built driver could be made at Endo especially with a history of Titleist manufacturing at Endo. Currently, Titleist is losing market share.
Seems to be a lot of uncertainty, or downright misdirection out there, on how compression effects ball flight. When it is important, I play Titleist for sure. Don't let me do all the talking, comment below! Or, is golf getting too expensive? The sweet spot was also designed to match the typical strike pattern of the average Japanese golfer. The theory is that you might have a lot of theoretical solutions to produce a club that generates more distance and forgiveness, but those ideas either cost too much or simply cannot be properly manufactured in quantity given current methods and design. Spargo Golf September 17, 2018 Blair, yes! For a casual round I play Bridgestone, Callaway or whatever. The answers from Titleist and its new C16 driver and irons are in some cases simple and direct.
I still want the performance to be the best on both long and short games. I play the Callaway Great Big Berths. Golfers should not be buying new equipment every year and any company that tells you their driver today is better than the driver they released last month, is only trying to steal your money. On another, the adoption by tour staff might be somewhat less than normal this week, Thomas notwithstanding. Loyal Titleist guys like the Pro V1 just fine. I feel more confident and comfortable playing the ProV1, so I continue to do so.
That is the adjustable weight bar found on the sole of the 917 driver, and have replaced it with just a single weight, similar to that of the older 915. No official date yet, but everything looks like they will do that again. A few years back when they were having durability issues I switched over to the Bridgestone B330S. Srixon, Vice, Snell, Maxfli U6 are all much better. Two year cycle on equipment is a sign that the company has your best interests in mind, along with your golf game. So, when this driver hits the stores, I'm getting mine! Both feature the SureFit hosel, which adjusts loft and lie angle independently. There are things to work out first before you put your career on the line.
In addition to his editorial responsibilities, he was instrumental in developing MyGolfSpy's data-driven testing methodologies and continues to sift through our data to find the insights that can help improve your game. We will provide additional updates throughout the process at Titleist. Same soft feel, not spinny off the driver and, for me, a club longer from 5 iron thru hybrid. Two letters that mark the way to the future of Titleist Speed. Ascending mass shafts feature shafts that increase in weight for control in the scoring irons and speed enhancement in the longer irons. Tony is the Editor of MyGolfSpy where his job is to bring fresh and innovative content to the site. Ask any Tour Pro, there is no better way to get your driving game up to speed.