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- Callaway Mavrik Driver
- TaylorMade M4 Driver
- Cobra F-Max Airspeed Drivers
- Wilson Launch Pad Driver
- TaylorMade SIM Driver
- Srixon Z 585 Driver
- Wilson D9 Driver
- Cleveland Launcher XL Driver
- Callaway Women's Mavrik Max Driver
- Cleveland Launcher XL Lite Driver
Callaway Mavrik Driver
This club has a very hot face and the ball really explodes when hit in the center. It's also quite forgiving on off-center strikes so you aren't nearly as penalized on those mishits. Great club for golfer looking to add distance to their drive without sacrificing forgiveness or shot-shaping ability.
A great combination of forgiveness and distance. Also offers adjustability options in the hosel of the club to help manipulate your ball flight to the way you like it.
Extremely powerful. Neutral overall design for consistent ball strikers. Good for distance, sound, feel, and performance.
TaylorMade M4 Driver
Although a slightly older version of the TaylorMade M series, this is very much a high-quality driver. The M series paved the way for the SIM line, as its technology is the same base in the SIM series. Great distance increase, while getting all the great forgiveness within TaylorMade twist face technology.
With the speed pocket and head shape, this makes amazing club head speed for longer flight! Also forgiving on mishits!
Cobra F-Max Airspeed Drivers
The Cobra F-Max Airspeed Offset driver is a great club for mid to high handicappers who are struggling with distance and losing their drives to the right! It is very forgiving and is offered at a strong price point compared to its competitors.
This Driver is a top pick for anyone who is struggling with a slice. The super light offset head and shaft make it easy to pick up swing speed without changing a thing. More speed = more distance!
Hitting the ball straight and far. Cobra is always one of the best in the games when it comes to ball speeds and distance.
Wilson Launch Pad Driver
The Wilson Launch Pad driver is weighted to promote a higher shot trajectory and help prevent the slice. With its larger club face and offset design, this is a great option for golfers who need help correcting the slice and elevating their drives.
TaylorMade SIM Driver
SIM (Shape In Motion) driver is reshaped to optimize aerodynamics and speed at the most critical stage of the swing, making it TaylorMade's longest driver to date. The Twist Face Technology reduces side spin to create straighter and more forgiving shots on off center strikes. Also, the SIM driver has a movable weight to promote a draw/fade bias for those looking for workability.
SIM stands for Shape In Motion: this driver has been reshaped with aerodynamics and speed a huge priority. This has resulted in the deepest hitting driver TaylorMade has ever made. Twist Face Technology reduces sidespin which makes for straighter shots on off center strikes. SIM is highly adjustable. The adjustable hosel can increase or decrease loft by up to 2 degrees. There is also a moveable weight to create either a draw or a fade bias.
Latest and greatest from TaylorMade. A little less spin and forgiveness than the Max, but more adjustable. Up to 2 degrees up or down with the loft, and you can make the club fade or draw bias up to 20 yards.
Srixon Z 585 Driver
The Z585 Driver is a 460cc head with great shape and weighting that promote straighter, higher, and more forgiving drives on off-center hits. With Srixon’s Ti51AF Cup Face, this helps gives these woods some of the highest ball speeds out of all the models in the industry. Has its lightweight carbon crown mass moved to the perimeter to increase the forgiving and accurate drives.
This is a quality driver for a great price. It has great sound at impact, is cost efficient, and is as long as most drivers on the market. Nice to look at, as well.
Wilson D9 Driver
This super lightweight driver is great for maximizing clubhead speed, and in turn, gives you maximum distance. This club also features a sweet spot that reaches towards the toe and heel to ensure, even when you're off, the club is dead on.
Features a new computer-based PKR (Peak Kinetic Response) face said to increase ball speeds on center strikes while also maintaining great ball speeds on off-center strikes!
This driver features a computer-generated Kinetic Response Face that incorporates a variable thickness club face for more forgiveness and distance off impact.
Cleveland Launcher XL Driver
Mid to high handicap golfers need an all around workhorse of a driver built with optimal launch properties and maximum forgiveness. Thanks to a key piece of technology called Rebound Frame, the new Cleveland Launcher XL Driver is the fastest, longest driver Cleveland has ever produced as of 2021. It also includes an 8g "counter weight" at the end of the shaft which helps keep the club in position for better shots throughout the full swing.
This driver offers 12 different adjustability position options, allowing you to be able to dial in your launch angle, distance, and shot shape.
Callaway Women's Mavrik Max Driver
This is Callaway's fastest driver out currently. It has all of Callaway's latest technology and configured just for women! This model features the following technology:
- Designed by Artificial Intelligence (used a super computer to find the best modifications for max clubhead speed and forgiveness).
- Flash Face SS20 (creates faster ball speed off a larger area of the club face).
- Jailbreak Technology (two bars connection the crown and the sole to also promote faster ball speeds).
- Cyclone Aero Shape (all new head shape that reduces drag allowing the head to swing faster through the ball).
- Acoustic A.I. (helps produce a better sound off the face).
- Women's Performance Package: Lightweight UST Helium Black 40 gram shaft and Lamkin Comfort grip.
This version also has interchangeable weights on the heel and back of the head that you can configure for maximum forgiveness or draw bias.
Another club with rear and heel weighting offering a low center of gravity for high launching, long shots as well as ultimate forgiveness, even on mishits.
Super light, exceptional speed and control. Good for distance and forgiveness, creating a draw, and also extra speed.
Cleveland Launcher XL Lite Driver
Cleveland has been known for its technology placed in its irons and wedges. There is no difference when it comes to this Cleveland XL Lite Driver. This is a driver with great distance and forgiveness off the tee. This is one of the lightest drivers on the market and will promote plenty of ball speed, leading to long drives and better control. Designed for players with slow-to-moderate swing speeds. Thanks to a key piece of technology called Rebound Frame, this is the fastest, longest driver Cleveland has ever produced. With an 8 gram weight at the end of the shaft, this club helps to create a more stable, consistent, and controlled swing, leading to a squarer club face and straighter shots.
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