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    Rick Shiels Taylormade driver testing

    Just seen on Twitter he's doing a comparison of the Taylormade drivers over the last 5 years.

    I'd be very surprised if the results are any different to the Callaway test.

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    Re: Rick Shiels Taylormade driver testing

    Quote Originally Posted by spongebob59 View Post
    Just seen on Twitter he's doing a comparison of the Taylormade drivers over the last 5 years.

    I'd be very surprised if the results are any different to the Callaway test.
    In that he will test 10% of them because he could not be arsed

    Agree though. Bit more forgiveness and maybe a few yards on off centre hits.
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    Re: Rick Shiels Taylormade driver testing

    Hopefully he'll prove that the R11-S is no worse than the new M1s...
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    Re: Rick Shiels Taylormade driver testing

    Isn't the main difference between older drivers and more modern drivers lateral forgiveness across the face? It would be interesting to see the same test with a lesser player.

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    Re: Rick Shiels Taylormade driver testing

    Has it not all been done before?

    R15 is in the bin its 2009 tech only again 👍 I wanted my tour silver back from the 90s
    2018: 5.8 > current 5.3 (year best 4.8)
    2017: 8.1 > 5.8
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