A new year and new golf season to look forward means only one thing; we’re going to be being barraged by blurb, seduced by slots, and tempted by Twist Faces, Bars, and Braces. But haven’t we all heard it before? Marketing is great and the manufacturers do a fantastic job
There has been a huge trend in recent years towards stats in golf with the dawn of launch monitors means golfers are becoming more knowledgeable about what exactly effects the flight of a golf ball. This is never more important than when looking to buy a driver. There are so
Driver technology even in the last few years has come so far and the rate of development and improvement is only getting quicker, but exactly how far can they go? To answer this, we perhaps need to look at where we’ve come from.
Drivers have not always been the huge,
You might be thinking “what are they talking about down at Golfbidder HQ?” but please bear with us, it’ll all make sense soon. Essentially what we mean when we say start a family is to match your driver, fairway and hybrid – for example all TaylorMade M1. You see this all
The equation that results in more driver distance on the face of it seems a simple one; high launch and low spin. However, when we delve deeper all it not as simple at it appears.
Manufacturers can send the ball higher off the face by lowering the centre of gravity
The first thing you need to know is that no counterfeit clubs are sold on Golfbidder. Never have been and never will be - so right away you can relax! However, on some websites which allow members of the public to buy and sell directly amongst themselves - counterfeit golf
The debate between distance and forgiveness has been going on (and will continue to do so) as long as the manufacturers are making golf clubs. They’ll always be able to improve on one – by sacrificing the other. So, the question of where the balance is, is something that’s unique to
Every golfer is different and therefore a shaft that might be good for one of your playing partners might not be suited to you. Similarly, two different shafts in the same driver head will produce very different launch and shot characteristics. As a result of this you’ll notice when a
The vast majority of drivers on the market over the last few years have featured some degree of adjustability – the simplest form of which is the ability to adjust the loft of the club. In previous years manufactures made drivers with different stated lofts on them, 9, 10, 11-degree for
Driver: The longest club in that bag used to tee off on par-4s and par-5s. This club will go further than any other in your bag.
Club Head: The head of your driver is going to be bigger than all of your other clubs. This increases the forgiveness of the
The driver in your bag is going to be the club you use for your first shot on most of the holes you play. Getting off the tee consistently can make the game of golf much easier so finding a driver you can do this with over and over is
With dozens of different models on offer, the choice of drivers can be a bit overwhelming. To help narrow down the options, we’ve put together a quick 6 Step Guide.
A driver is the big fella you used off the tee on long holes. The size of the
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