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PostSubject: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:41 pm




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THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Usually, Tiger Woods will test a club for a while before finally putting it into the bag. This week, though, he was given the new Nike VRS Covert 2.0 driver on Tuesday and used it throughout the week at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge – often with successful results.





“I thought I drove the ball great this week,” he said. “You know, I found a nice driver this week, and very pleased at the changes that I found in that driver. And you know, I think changing the shaft really made a big difference there.”
For the week, he hit 39 of 52 fairways (75 percent), good for sixth in the field.


“I'm very pleased to find something off the tee there. As I said, I think that shaft change, obviously it's a new head, but it's about the same feel-wise. The shaft has definitely made a big difference.”
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 8:57 pm

He went from a WB in 60g
To a BB in 103g

Super big difference.
The new Covert 2.0 driver seems to be working for the pros too.

Looks like good endorsement for Nike
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:22 pm

103gm driver shaft!!!

Power!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:24 pm

From a WB 60g to a BB 103g? Wow 43g is a huge difference to swing weight!
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 10:29 pm

I cant even handle a 103gr iron shaft liao let alone a 103gr Driver shaft!  pale
Power TW!  cheers
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:02 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:14 pm

ruyi jin gu bang?


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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:16 pm

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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:23 pm

Driver:Nike VR_S Covert Tour 2.0 Prototype
Loft: Set to 9.5 degrees
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana Blue Board 103X

Fairway Wood: Nike VR_S Covert Tour (15 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana Blue Board 103 X

Fairway Wood: Nike VR_S Covert 5 wood (19 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana Blue Board 103 X



all woods set at 103g? hmmm
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Mon Dec 09, 2013 11:31 pm




From Woods' official site:


Woods will use a new Nike Covert prototype driver this week, and has switched to a 103-gram Diamana Blue Board shaft, the same one he uses with his 3- and 5-wood. He previously used a lighter 73-gram "I feel very comfortable," Woods said.


















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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:02 am

Awesome swing!   Nike Golf
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 7:01 am

hkhamateur wrote:
I cant even handle a 103gr iron shaft liao let alone a 103gr Driver shaft!  pale
Power TW!  cheers

Same here. That's some weight on the driver but I guess these pros are super-athletes. I wonder how much strain his body can take.

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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:15 am

TW endorses Bushnell ... hmmm ...
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:17 am

Sergio Garcia also using the same weight for his driver but Diamana White Board ...
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 9:50 am

i think i wanna convert to be a nike fan ... love the red black combo!
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:15 am

andrew-golf wrote:
i think i wanna convert to be a nike fan ... love the red black combo!

I dun like the "depression"  at the bottom of the club ...

I wonder as to why u bought a Tour version Stage II and re-shaft it. It does not make economic sense to me because whether tour or non-tour version, the Stage II head is similar. The only difference is the shaft.  scratch 
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:22 am

Bro

The stage 2 head is very explosive. And the face and lie angle of the tour and non tour is different haha
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:17 am

I believe it is the same lah, bro ... Check it up on the website if you are free ...  Cool

The previous Burner TP head is different from the non-TP but as for the Stage II, it is similar ...
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:18 am

haha ok la

if same then check also no use

wahhahaaa
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:38 am

I think the tour version the face is deeper and set up to a more open face?
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 11:42 am

thats what i tot

there is a setup diff
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:28 pm

Andrew and Enwee,

Performance
The RBZ Stage 2 Tour driver uses the same head shape as the non-Tour model, but changes in TaylorMade’s tooling allowed engineers to move the CG lower and more forward. This lowers spin, giving higher-speed players the flatter trajectory they need to maximize carry and roll.

For more details, read here ...

http://www.golfwrx.com/88557/taylormade-rocketballz-stage-2-driver-editor-review/


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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 5:31 pm

Only the previous Burner F/S 1.0 driver TP version and Non-TP version have different heads. The former has deeper face and open face (by about 3 deg). I know because I used to own the Burner F/S 1.0 TP version 8.5 deg loft ...
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 6:42 pm

They look similar with the same shape and graphics however I believe the standard head is draw biased while the Tour head is neutral. Difference lies in their weight placement.
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PostSubject: Re: Woods pleased with new driver(Changing the shaft really made a big difference)   Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:11 pm

DKing, what you said is untrue ... Both Tour and non-Tour version of Stage II driver have square face head at standard loft position. Every 0.5 deg upward adjustment of the club loft will cause the face to close by about 3 deg. On the other hand, every downward adjustment -0.5 deg of the head loft will open the club face by about 3 deg ... With the loft adjustment feature, it does not make economic sense for them to produce two heads. They only did that for Burner 1.0 (which is a bonded head) in the past.

The only primary differences are the tooling inside the head and the shaft of course (plus slight color grey shade different on the crown) ... TM pushed the CG of the tour version much lower and more forward for high speed golfers to achieve lower and more penetrating ball flight ... Watch below video ...

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