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PostSubject: suggestions for new driver?   Thu Feb 04, 2010 5:49 pm

hi all,

i'm looking for a new driver.. but not sure if i should get one with stiff flex.. any difference in the stiff flex for a driver that's US or Jap specs?

also trying to find something which has a more "solid" sound.. my current maruman driver don't sound v nice..

considering the following:
ping G15 or G10
callaway x460

anyone comments on the above drivers? thanks!!
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:35 pm

Hm....since it's sound you are after. Beside the above 2 drivers, how bout Nike sumo?
My regular mates using them and the sound is deeper.
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Thu Feb 04, 2010 7:35 pm

Wat Is ur budget ? if u ready to invest 800SGD u should try nakashima but i know is high price but its club fitted with sharft angle .... everything if u interested i pass u the address n number because u need to book before . the name of the club fitter is MArk Higgs
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Thu Feb 04, 2010 8:45 pm

Previously used the G10 and now the G15 driver. One word: WOW

Betw both drivers, the G15 is much longer. Can goto Bishan and trial the G15. As a bonus, they have a trackman system to aid in your decision. No idea about the Callaway.

All the best in your choice.
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Thu Feb 04, 2010 9:31 pm

for something really good and cheap, get the Titleist 905R
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Thu Feb 04, 2010 10:52 pm

I have both Nike SQ and TM R9.

IMHO, both driver are quite nice but I realise that my launch for nike is too high that is why I switch to R9 and now the ball flight is more piercing.

Not sure why.. maybe the shaft or the driver head
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 8:06 am

brendanzhuo wrote:
hi all,

i'm looking for a new driver.. but not sure if i should get one with stiff flex.. any difference in the stiff flex for a driver that's US or Jap specs?

also trying to find something which has a more "solid" sound.. my current maruman driver don't sound v nice..

considering the following:
ping G15 or G10
callaway x460

anyone comments on the above drivers? thanks!!

Hi Brendanzhuo,

Both drivers you quoted are quite forgiving... but different players will feel differently for different drivers. You can always request the shop to let you try their demo clubs (usually the ones situated beside the ranges) to feel for yourself if the particular driver suits you.

Personally I am a TM fan, so I would suggest the new R9 (do wait for the new models R9 Supertri/ Burner Superfast) but if you want to cut down on that budget... you may want to look for the older models of the R7 family which perform quite well too... with good sound (for me)

Do check out this link... this was posted by one of the popular club fitter in this forum, giving pointers on what to look out for in a good driver Smile

http://www.golfrepublic.org/golf-equipment-f7/in-search-of-the-perfect-driver-t3900.htm
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:20 am

wow.. thanks everyone for your input!!

actually im trying to look out for 2nd hand drivers cos of budget constraints.. cos its more of experiencing the different brands of driviers.. (dun wan to spend another 400+ on a driver and dun like it in the end, like my maruman.. haha)

so i can just go to the bishan range and ask to try the PING demo drivers?
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:24 am

brendanzhuo wrote:
wow.. thanks everyone for your input!!

actually im trying to look out for 2nd hand drivers cos of budget constraints.. cos its more of experiencing the different brands of driviers.. (dun wan to spend another 400+ on a driver and dun like it in the end, like my maruman.. haha)

so i can just go to the bishan range and ask to try the PING demo drivers?

I am sure you can try their demo clubs... just dun tell them that you are not buying!!! lol!

If you are looking for 2nd hand ones... find out what you like, you can post your WTB (Want to Buy) request on the forum... or head down to Far East... there are tons of 2nd hand clubs there going at good prices Smile
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:31 am

alvin7379 wrote:
brendanzhuo wrote:
hi all,

i'm looking for a new driver.. but not sure if i should get one with stiff flex.. any difference in the stiff flex for a driver that's US or Jap specs?

also trying to find something which has a more "solid" sound.. my current maruman driver don't sound v nice..

considering the following:
ping G15 or G10
callaway x460

anyone comments on the above drivers? thanks!!

Hi Brendanzhuo,

Both drivers you quoted are quite forgiving... but different players will feel differently for different drivers. You can always request the shop to let you try their demo clubs (usually the ones situated beside the ranges) to feel for yourself if the particular driver suits you.

Personally I am a TM fan, so I would suggest the new R9 (do wait for the new models R9 Supertri/ Burner Superfast) but if you want to cut down on that budget... you may want to look for the older models of the R7 family which perform quite well too... with good sound (for me)

Do check out this link... this was posted by one of the popular club fitter in this forum, giving pointers on what to look out for in a good driver Smile

http://www.golfrepublic.org/golf-equipment-f7/in-search-of-the-perfect-driver-t3900.htm

thanks!! i tink i dun really like my current driver cos of the flex.. and also the feel at impact.. somehow the sound makes it feel kinda empty.. looking for something more "solid".. haha
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:36 am

haha alvin, somehow i can't start a post on the marketplace.. maybe i'll check out far east.. any shops to recommend there?
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:41 am

brendanzhuo wrote:

thanks!! i tink i dun really like my current driver cos of the flex.. and also the feel at impact.. somehow the sound makes it feel kinda empty.. looking for something more "solid".. haha

Then I suppose you will need to first find out what flex you feel more comfortable with. A swing speed analysis will be able to assist you in determining the right shaft flex and weight for you.

If you are someone who enjoy loud sounding drivers, I personally feel that Taylormade, Cobra and Nike are the 3 brands which you will probably find enjoyable.

Enjoy the hunt for your next driver! Cheers... Smile
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Fri Feb 05, 2010 10:42 am

brendanzhuo wrote:
haha alvin, somehow i can't start a post on the marketplace.. maybe i'll check out far east.. any shops to recommend there?

You need to post 10 times before you can start a post in Market place Smile
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Sun May 23, 2010 11:31 pm

brendanzhuo wrote:
hi all,

i'm looking for a new driver.. but not sure if i should get one with stiff flex.. any difference in the stiff flex for a driver that's US or Jap specs?

also trying to find something which has a more "solid" sound.. my current maruman driver don't sound v nice..

considering the following:
ping G15 or G10
callaway x460

anyone comments on the above drivers? thanks!!

I find US stiff too stiff for me. Finally settled for US Rflex (ref to TM models).
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Sun May 23, 2010 11:44 pm

As i said. Is the Indian. Not to arrow. I try many driver. But all go left to right, and right to left. Still cannot find my right arrow. heehee... But if you want loud driver. I recommand Cobra LV4.
Even ball go left and right, sound also very loud.. cheers
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Mon May 24, 2010 2:08 pm

Cobra S2, looks great, sounds great... go for a cobra demo!
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Mon May 24, 2010 2:15 pm

you must feel confident with the driver .... but what i hear is that the shaft is very important to the club which mean u need to find the right shaft that suit u for that u should visit a club fitter ....
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PostSubject: Re: suggestions for new driver?   Mon May 24, 2010 2:31 pm

I personally go for te TMs. The cobra S2 oso pretty good. Go to the demo sessions to get te best feel and visual of how these drivers work out for u.
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