. The curved sole gives off a higher frequency at impact for what TaylorMade describes as a more powerful sound and better feel. Very True XjohnX, you are right. The M4 face is significantly lighter than the M2 face, allowing for some of that weight savings packed in the back sole. Submitted as proof are the genuine Tour pro reaction videos the company has been distributing on Social Media over the last week. TaylorMade has traditionally led the category, but last season there was a Mongolian reversal of sorts. TaylorMade have introduced a brand new face technology in to their 2018 M3 and M4 Drivers; Twist Face.
If for any reason you are not completely satisfied with your qualifying purchase, you may return that product for full store credit. The Bulger introduced the golfing world to bulge and roll; face curvature engineered to mitigate the impact of the gear effect on ball flight. The Mitsubishi Tensei Blue 60 has a mid-tip stiffness and a spin rating of mid to mid-low. Sources have told us that new M-series also features a new for TaylorMade Twist Face technology. Basically, TaylorMade is attempting to get better performance by designing its bulge and roll radii for how the face is positioned at impact toe down relative to address rather than how its oriented before you swing conventionally square. With the addition of revolutionary technologies the TaylorMade M4 is definitely the hottest driver of the year! It's impossible to prove accuracy — just because we hit shots into a tiny dispersion circle doesn't mean you will. Four playoffs and the return of Tiger Woods.
I think I remember Tony likes the Ping… the reason I tried it. And, of course, next year as your swing changes ever so slightly you can repeat the process. The smaller pocket sections on the heel and toe are stiffer, while the largest section in the middle is less stiff. Carlsbad in January would be close to paradise! The 2016 M1 came out in Oct 2015. Went on vacation to Palm Springs and rented clubs to play 2 rounds and they had latest Taylor made set with the M4 driver I was amazed st how much longer and straighter I hit. The new M3 and M4 drivers are the counterpunch to Epic, and TaylorMade claims they bring a once in a decade jump in performance. People need to calm down about new clubs being released.
In addition to the added forgiveness, a Geocoustic sole design and a short, fluted hosel work in tandem to optimize sound and feel at impact. I had a Ping G15 with an Aldila Serrano shaft. In addition to his editorial responsibilities, he was instrumental in developing MyGolfSpy's data-driven testing methodologies and continues to sift through our data to find the insights that can help improve your game. Callaway gave TaylorMade an absolute spanking, overtaking it in both the driver and all-encompassing metalwoods categories. These drivers are not going to hide glaring swing flaws in the same manner as the other types of drivers.
For example toe hits will have left spin and start farther right. I recall they touted for the average golfer a 17 degree launch angle just two years ago. Then reset the hosel for an additional 2 degrees of loft. Find a club you can pound and game it. It's hard to notice Twist Face, and there's not much use in trying.
Similar to the M3 driver, the M3 fairway also utilizes an ultra-thin, ultra-light crown and sole panel. Introduction Following a great couple of seasons with many massive wins, it was hard to imagine could do much more to improve their driver suite. The Ultimate Fine Tuning nod is possible due to the Y-Track and hosel sleeve. We recently visited the magnificent La Reserva Golf Club in Sotogrande, Spain and put the M4 to the test. There are aftermarket shafts available for the M3. I put my own ego aside and recently went through a very exhaustive driver fitting and I almost pulled the trigger on the M1.
For me the M4 is a game changer. The M4 Rescue is designed to help average golfers replace a long iron with higher, longer and more draw-biased performance. But if my anecdotal experience can at least shed some light on the performance of this new technology, it does seem to help mitigate the misses. Well, after studying half-a-million of shots from a vast range of players, TaylorMade discovered our most common driver misses result from high-toe and low-heel impacts. People need to close their grocery holes….
Low handicappers to professional golfers tend to use better player drivers at the greatest rate of frequency. With a fresh round of Callaway drivers, along with some compelling stuff from its other competitors on the way, success is anything but a given. And as so many consider themselves to be better players, I can see the next innovation to be a smaller headed driver with claimed higher swing speed and corresponding distance. The M4 Rescue will be offered in 19 °, 22 °, 25 °, and 28 ° degrees. The M3 and M4 also feature the Hammerhead slot, which promises a larger speed spot thanks to the face geometry, a central speed pocket and stiffening ribs in the head of the club.
There is also a draw version of the M4 driver called the D-Type that has the weight positioned more towards the heel in order to close the face at impact and create up to 20 yards more draw bias than the standard model. Realistically you can go 5+ years before advancements start to make the gamers obsolete. What TaylorMade has done is re-visit this fundamental belief of face design and through analysis of data from 500,000 shots saw that most players will miss the centre low in the heel or high in the toe. Comparing to the M3 driver on Trackman, the M4 actually produced a similar launch with more spin for me at 9. Added to the M4 mix is a heel-weighted, slice-fighting D-Type that Beach believes fits many more average players than currently would consider such a driver.