With over 1,700 possible setup combinations in the inverted 'T-Track', plus loft and lie adjustability in the hosel, the M5 driver from TaylorMade could be seen as a little daunting when you first get your hands on it. However, to get the maximum out of your new driver, you'll need to find the right combination of these components for your game. Thankfully Donal has been out again and worked through how you should be adjusting your TaylorMade M5 driver.
There are three models in the SIM 2 driver family, with the main difference between them being the steel weight anchored at the back of the Inertia Generator. In the standard model, this weight is 16-grams; in the MAX it is 24-grams to help launch and increase forgiveness; in the MAX D it is 24-grams too, but the Inertia Generator angels towards the heel for a more impactful draw bias.
There are four different models in the Titleist TSi driver, and we've got a separate video explaining, in detail, the difference between them all. But for this page, in terms of their adjustability, they all come with Titleist's Sure-Fit hosel, which allows you to change the loft and lie settings to achieve your desired ball flight.
The Callaway EPIC Flash driver is available in two models - standard and Sub Zero, which both feature the same adjustability in the form of a sliding weight around the perimeter as well as Callaway's Opti-Fit hosel.
When TaylorMade launched the SIM driver family in 2020 there were three models available - the SIM driver with an adjustable weight in a sliding track, and then the SIM Max (and Max D) which are dialled in for max distance and forgiveness right out the factory. All three feature TaylorMade's adjustable loft sleeve, on which this video will focus.
The G410 Plus driver from Ping is their first to feature an adjustable weighting system in the head. It also features a newly engineered hosel which is now adjustable through eight positions delivering loads of adjustability to dial in this driver to the best settings for you.
Designed for the better player, the Callaway Mavrik Sub Zero driver gives you the ability to control the spin characteristics so better ball strikers can gain a few extra yards. The driver achieves this by moving the centre of gravity from front to back (or vice versa for more forgiveness) through moveable weight technology in the sole.
The Mavrik Max driver from Callaway is the most forgiving in the family. Moveable weight technology in the sole, a full 460cc clubhead, and hosel adjustability can give this drive a big anti-slice bais.
When it was released the Mavrik driver from Callaway was one of the most technologically advanced available. A new weight-saving Titanium Flash Face, the bracing and stabilising Jailbreak bars, and the light Triaxial Carbon Crown combine to make the Mavrik one of the very longest and most forgiving drivers.
The Titleist Sure-Fit hosel gives you loft and lie adjustability but its very important to note that the settings for left-handed clubs are not the same as in right-handed drivers.
The TS3 is the most adjustable driver in the Titleist Speed Project line up - specifically designed to beef up the amount of draw or fade bias you can put on your ball. Like all the Speed Project drivers you get loft and lie adjustability thanks to Titleist's Sure-Fit hosel, but in the TS3 you also get Titleist's first moveable weight - the Sure-Fit CG weight cartridge.
The drivers in the Titleist Speed Project family feature a whole manner of adjustability, including Titleist's first dalliance with the world of adjustable weights.
TaylorMade drivers are known for their vast levels of adjustability. Although perhaps not as adjustable as the model which came before it, the SIM driver can be dialled in and perform precisely how you need it.
The TaylorMade M4 comes packed with technology for speed, distance, and accuracy. Twist Face technology with curvature low in the heel and high in the toe to straighten off-centre hits and the Hammerhead slot lets the thin face brace and flex at impact for distance. Finally, there's a huge 41-gram weight at the back optimizes the Centre of Gravity for forgiveness.
The M3 driver takes adjustability to a whole new level. As well as groundbreaking technology in terms of Twist Face and a Hammerhead slot for distance, with just a simple wrench, you can raise and lower the loft, give the driver a draw or fade bias, and change things like the trajectory and spin the driver puts on the golf ball. Our guide breaks it all down very simply to help you set up your M3 driver to best suit your game.
The Callaway's Rogue Sub Zero driver is built for power and distance. A triaxial carbon crown, titanium sole, and the thin face braced by Jailbreak Technology are enhanced by Callaway's ingenious Optifit hosel and a pair of weight ports. Our guide breaks all the adjustable elements down so you can make sure you're getting the most out of your driver.
Your Callaway Rogue driver is engineered for maximum power. A triaxial carbon crown and thin face braced by Jailbreak Technology are completed by a drawn back titanium sole which houses precise weighting. Despite all of this, there's loads of adjustability thanks to Callaway's ingenious Optifit hosel.
The second-generation M2 driver is built for speed and distance. The weighting in the head has been optimised by the engineers at TaylorMade to deliver optimum performance, but still packs plenty of adjustability into the hosel. With just a few minutes, you can raise and lower the loft, give the driver a draw or fade bias, and change the amount of spin the driver puts on the golf ball.
The TaylorMade M1 2017 built on the success of the original model - and when it comes to adjustability, either M1 is the cream of the crop. Hosel adjustability along with moveable weights allow you to raise and lower the loft, give the driver a draw or fade bias, and change things like the trajectory and spin the driver puts on the golf ball. Our guide breaks all the elements down to make sure your M1 is set up to suit your game.
The Callaway Epic Sub Zero driver complimented the standard Epic and together were massively successful for the brand. More speed and distance are derived from a triaxial carbon crown, titanium sole and the thin face braced by Jailbreak Technology. And on top off all this technology, there was loads of adjustability - loft, lie, and spin - thanks to the ingenious Optifit hosel and weight ports. Our guide breaks all elements down to make sure you get the most out of your Epic Sub Zero driver.
The Callaway Big Bertha Epic driver has an eye-catching triaxial carbon crown and Jailbreak Technology for colossal distance and is one of the best adjustable drivers on the market. With the potential to change the loft, lie, and influence draws and fades, our guide breaks everything down to get your Epic driver set up for your game.
The M2 driver is built for speed and distance. The weighting in the head has been optimised by the engineers at TaylorMade to deliver optimum performance. However, there's plenty of adjustability in the hosel to raise and lower the loft, give the driver a draw or fade bias, and change the amount of spin the driver puts on the golf ball. Our guide breaks it all down, to help you set up your M2 driver to best suit your game.
When you purchase a TaylorMade M1 driver, you are gaining a club that has a tremendous amount of adjustability. With a simple adjustment wrench, you can raise and lower the loft, give the driver a draw or fade bias, and change the trajectory and spin the driver puts on the golf ball. Our guide breaks all of these down to help you set up your M1 driver to best suit your game.
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