Each member had to be playing a titleist 915 driver, setting up a battle of new versus old at the companys worldrenowned facility in southern california. Workable and forgiving, the 915d3 driver delivers distance with. Longest drive comp titleist 915 d3 vs taylormade sldr 430. Thats equivalent to the number that selected the ping g30 16. Although the feedback and feel is not as good as the callaway you will get a well performing driver with the m2. The titleist ts2 is the new kid on the block promising faster ball speed and more distance. Apr 17, 2017 two of the exciting releases this year in the driver market are the 2017 taylormade m1 and the titleist 917d2. It came with my old game improvement irons and its ok but i think its time to move on as my game has made some improvements. I tried out the ping g, epic, epic sub zero, m2, 917 and the pxg just for fun as it was never a contender. According to titleist, the crown is 20% thinner than 917 drivers, positioning weight lower and deeper for higher launch and more carry distance. The taylormade m4 is my second favourite driver on the market at the moment. See which one comes out on top in this on course, real golf environment test. Longest drive comp titleist 915 d3 vs taylormade r15 video.
Taylormade has hidden its better driver in the second tier. This unique system delivers the most precise fit available today. When the titleist 915 d2 was first being developed, original prototypes of the driver actually exceeded the usgas limit on how springy a face could be, so with this news, titleist done further research and developed a variable face insert using forged 64 titanium which is thicker in the middle and thinner around the edges. I realize the new factor would get the 915 some traction but am interested in your input from your experiences with these drivers, particularly the 910 vs. Meet the 915 the most compelling titleist driver release in over a decade. He gained almost 2030 yards because he was able to lower his spin dramatically. The staffer profusely thanked the fitter for getting him a callaway rogue driver. Perhaps theres a subtle distinction between the two that titleist will explain at a later date. Titleist is certainly not the cheapest, and not the most expensive, but with all the drivers coming out, can someone give me a reason to stay with titleist. One thing that we noticed straight away was the difference in sound. Titleist s best driver yet titleist doesnt rush drivers to the market, but has a calculated plan to introduce a better driver every 2 years, they spend that time making improvements over the previous model. I want to stick with titleist and upgrade to the 917, but i am not liking the way i hit it. I feel comfortable with the three shafts i have used here but the new project x smoke shaft in the titleist ts2 seems to really suit me.
Taylormade m1 v callaway epic v ping g400 v titleist 917 how we did the test. Titleist 915 d3 is a very popular option on the higher end of the price range. There are dozens of newer golf club drivers on the market. Hogan, callaway, cleveland, club glove, cobra, footjoy, mizuno, never compromise, nike, odyssey, ping, sun mountain, taylormade, titleist and some others are excluded. In a recent press release, titleist claims the proprietary active recoil channel, a long, wide and deep sole channel actively flexes at impact and recoils to launch the ball off the face with higher speed and lower. It doesnt help that it has a senior flex shaft on it as well. Titleist s new 915 s vs the old 9 driver november 21, 2014 andrew rice we recently received the 915 stock for our fitting cart here at berkeley hall and i thought it would be a good opportunity to test both the new 915 series drivers the d2 and d3 against the older 9 series d3 driver ive used for the past few years. The titleist 917 driver had a big focus on adjustability to get golfers properly dialled in. Taylormade r15 v titleist 915 d3 taylormade r15 driver v tirleist 915 d3 driver to see which of these 2 top drivers for 2015 is the.
Theres quite a bit of data on the web highlighting the increased driving distances that can be achieved using a 915 driver vs a 9 and also a 910. More important, i felt like i was in control of the. I have also noticed that jordan also has stuck with the older 915. Decision time titleist 917 d2 vs callaway epic vs taylormade m2. Longest drive comp titleist 915 d3 vs taylormade r15 subscribe to rick shiels golf pga for more golf gear.
If i had to rank them based on performance today, id say the next driver in my bag will be the m2, 915. My test consisted of hitting seven pro v1x balls with markings per. The 915s classic shape masks sophisticated technology. We put the titleist 917 and titleist 915 head to head using. Sep 18, 2016 titleist 917 v titleist 915 the methodology. Titleist 917d2 taylormade m4 drivers mark crossfield tests the titleist 917d2 driver up against the taylormade m4 driver. Taylormade m4 driver vs titleist ts2 driver youtube. Longest drive comp titleist 915 d3 vs taylormade sldr 430 find out. Meet the 915 the most compelling titleist driver release.
I had the 910 and now the 9 drivers skipping the 915. Thanks not sure what you mean, but, titliest sure fit, is designed only for titleist brand clubs, the driver sure fits, fits all models, but the 910 fairways and hyrbids do not fit the 9 915 917 if. Longest drive competition taylormade m1 vs titleist 915 d3 the format is very simple. Can you do a comparison with the best driver of 2015 in your opinion vs a driver between 20062010 vs driver. The 915 s classic shape masks sophisticated technology. Ive seen modest changes from the 910 to the 915 over the years, which as been fine by me my driver game has been consistent i hit straight, ability to adjust spin and flight are awesome but, i am a gear snob, and love the latest and.
In a recent press release, titleist claims the proprietary active recoil channel, a long, wide and. My test consisted of hitting seven pro v1x balls with markings per club in random order for a series of four test runs. If you are looking for workability and overall distance the taylormade m2 is your club selection. Longest drive titleist 915 vs taylormade m1 youtube. Obviously there are lots of variables in each players swing but titleist will have huge amounts of data. Been playing titleist drivers for the last 6 years love em. This is taylormade s most movable driver, and now if things werent amazing enough already, it has been updated with the addition of the sliding weight track system. After the top 3, no driver received more than 6% of your vote. Explore the variety of titleist fitting and trial experiences using the link below or by calling 1888 titleist. A nice added bonus in the 915 driver series in the inclusion of the much acclaimed aldila rogue shafts in the stock lineup. Taylormade m2 is a top selling option at the top of the price range. After a substantial warmup involving some very unusual stretching, our anonymous big hitter hit five shots with the titleist 915 d2 driver, then five with the titleist 917 d2 driver, then another five with each club. Confirmed that i hit titleist drivers much better, and was getting 1518 yards more distance with the taped 915 with a slightly tighter dispersion and good feel. Longest drive competition taylormade m1 vs titleist.
Mark hits both drivers to see which might out performs the other and which might. The newest technology in this driver is the twistface which corrects its face angle on mishits to provide straighter and longer drives. May 26, 2017 this will allow you more significant speed, and forgiveness. Titleist drivers have always been widely recognized as a forgiving, good looking, solid feeling, overall high performing driver by many. Longest drive comp titleist 915 d3 vs taylormade r15. Titleist recently posted a video on the experiences of adam scott and. I just bought a 9 driver from your store last week and saw a discount of 10% on 915 driver, is it still good. Longest drive titleist 915 vs taylormade m1 in the chigwell. Would titleists newest drivers help our members hit longer. Longest drive comp titleist 915 d3 vs taylormade r15 youtube. The titleist 915 d2 driver is equipped with a titleist s surefit tour hosel that allows for 16 different loft and lie combinations. Titleist 915d4 drivers, released in 2015, features a forward surefit weight directly behind the channel for lower spin than 915d2 and 915d3. The wide, deep and long channel running across the sole enhances the flexing of the face. It began with a challenge from the games greatest players.
Two letters that mark the way to the future of titleist speed. The heart of unlocking speed in both titleist ts drivers is the new speed chassis. Can the titleist sure fit driver adapter, fit any other make of driver. Both clubs promise distance, forgiveness, and adjustability, making deciding which is right for you difficult. The titleist 915 has a sweet, highpitched sound while the titleist 917 has a noticeably more meaty and. Also how effective is the titleist adapter at changing face loft, face angle, and lie angle. While the teaching pro felt guilty about not playing a titleist driver, he was giddy about the distance he had gained. Dec 02, 2014 36% of you believe taylormades r15 will be the best selling driver of 2015. This is titleist first driver with any kind of adjustable weighting feature. The 915 model made huge gains in both ball speed and spin reduction over its 9 predecessor. Decision time titleist 917 d2 vs callaway epic vs taylormade m2 i went in for a driver and 3 wood fitting today at ted and daves here in calgary they do the fittings outdoors so you can see the flight and confirm via the radar. Titleist 915 d3 driver workable and forgiving, the 915d3 driver delivers distance with trajectory. I am not a big believer in other peoples claims about accuracy and added distance. Today i went to a demo and hit all kinds of drivers.
The new 915 d2 and 915 d3 drivers feature a deep, wide cutout known as an. Both drivers were set to a1 in the surefit hosel and in the 917 driver we had the surefit cg weight in the neutral position. Titleist believed that once it was correctly fitted, it could perform just as well as anything on the market. Nov 21, 2014 titleist s new 915 s vs the old 9 driver november 21, 2014 andrew rice we recently received the 915 stock for our fitting cart here at berkeley hall and i thought it would be a good opportunity to test both the new 915 series drivers the d2 and d3 against the older 9 series d3 driver ive used for the past few years.
I did a lot of research on the multiple shaft options since i dont have anywhere close to hit each one of them, but so far i dont think u can go wrong with a titleist. Taylormade reshape driver heads to give you more speed. Never compromise, nike, odyssey, ping, sun mountain, taylormade. Callaway and taylormade are dominating the driver market right now. Its in the top 3 bestselling golf club drivers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as taylormade r15 430 tp or vertical 450cc titanium. Titleists new 915s vs the old 9 driver andrew rice golf. For two years, the research and development team at titleist has been on a mission to make a faster driver than ever before. Dec 10, 2014 with its 460cc club head, wide variety of stock shaft options, and updated technology, the titleist 915d2 driver will definitely be a top performer for the average golfer willing to invest at the top end of the market. Golfwrx sent six members to the titleist s oceanside test facility on october 19 to get fit for the companys new 917 drivers. The ts project is a peerless pursuit of speed where every micron and milligram matter. Buy new and used titleist 915 d2 driver from the best golf shop. Titleist 915 d2 taylormade r15 430 drivers youtube. Longest driver comp with handicapper golfer duration.
Sep 06, 2018 titleist ts2 v ping g400 max v taylormade m4. The titleist ts2 and the taylormade m6 are two unique drivers in that they both are played widely on professionals tours by some of the best players in the world but they were also designed to. Taylormade sldr drivers 3balls golf oct 17, 2014 3546 views 0 comments most hardcore fans of professional golf are familiar with the driver derby. Nov 04, 2016 golfwrx sent six members to the titleists oceanside test facility on october 19 to get fit for the companys new 917 drivers.
Longest drive comp nike covert driver vs taylormade rbz stage 2. Hitting driver is often about confidence and i think a lot of driver confidence comes from having a good shaft. Other manufacturers have used this technology including adams, taylormade and nike. For me it starting back with the 910 drivers, when they added one of the best adjustable hosel systems on the market. The titleist 915 series driver is the most innovative and exciting release from titliest in more than a decade. Hoped that having my driver in there, would allow me to compare relative to one another, as i have the opposite problem of starting to try to kill balls in the simulator. Aside from that the other features from the titleist 915 driver continue with an improved arc 2. Its easier to move your center of gravity low and forward, but if you choose. Taylormade m4 driver vs titleist ts2 driver the popular m4 driver takes on the new kid on the block, the new titleist ts2 driver, have titleist joined the party. As i continue to save money ill go out and hit both the aeroburner and 915. As expected, the new titleist 915 drivers will have a slot.783 412 232 199 464 891 493 971 1504 1151 810 94 270 540 1443 238 866 769 20 1094 632 1192 937 883 1078 603 273 947 1406 406 1056 1347 18 96 1356 1333 510 1108 1230