Set the driver to the highest loft and youll see a closed face. What is the difference between the upright lofts and. No, any time you adjust loft its done by opening or closing the face at address. How adjustable drivers can fix your swing flaw golf digest. Mar 05, 2018 i am 73, a 3 handicaper, that just got the new tf m4 10. No better or worse than the stock shaft on the competition. Find the best settings for your adjustable driver, with mike. Not saying toms reasoning is wrong, but for me the adjustments work.
Aug 06, 2017 how to find the best settings on your adjustable driver. You can still make some loft and lie adjustments via the shaft adapter, but there arent a bunch of weights to dial in the cg of the club. The r11s replaces taylormades innovative r11 driver and betters it. The r11s might feel a bit overwhelming when you first purchase the club. The taylormade r11s driver has a heavier feel with a d4 swing weight. They also claim it is the most adjustable on the market today, with an adjustable sleeve, adjustable sole plate, and moveable weight technology that allows the user to set up 80 different launch settings. So ive been playing with my 910 driver and r9 fairways settings a little bit and this is what ive came up with. Twelve months after taylormade launched the revolutionary r11, the taylormade r11s driver, with its bigger 460cc head, loft adjustability 1. The best way to get to a more ideal launch angle of 12 degrees or even higher is increasing the loft. The heel and toe weights remain the same and come stock with a 10 gram and a 1 gram. But for me, personally, on the courses i play, changing the loft adjustment with certain models eg. Nov 25, 2018 how to adjust a taylormade r11 driver download my profile my country club.
One is the rotating hosel, which has eight possible. The r11s feels completely natural at all of the adjustability combinations that ive tested. Id feel like i needed an owners manual just to adjust my driver properly. The new ground breaking adjustment that is an industry first is the adjustable sole plate that actually changed how the driver sits on the ground at address.
What are the optimum taylormade r11s driver settings. There are a ton of unique options that give 80 different configuration options. With the r11 s driver, you can adjust 3 different dimensions to maximize your distance loft. You will find some similarities of the new r15 driver to the sldr driver. The taylormade r11s fairway wood features a revised flight control technology hosel that increases the range of loft adjustment by an extra 0. It also has 12 different loft options vs the 8 on the r11s. How to adjust the taylormade r15 driver settings foregolf. This setting is 180 degrees from the neutral setting. By adjusting the angle of your clubhead ever so slightly, you can get a higher loft that will give your ball more air or tune it down for a lower loft and a straighter shot. Like my r11s driver this club has a good feel and is very. The r11s driver has been increased to the maximum 460cc head size and comes with even more adjustability, allowing every golfer to fine. Dustin johnson pga tour professional adjust the loft with flight control technology fct adjust the face angle with the new adjustable sole plate asp adjust the cg location with movable weight technology mwt.
Just like the rbz 3 wood that club is also worth th money and hype love them both. The partially adjustable driver brought straighter flight for multiple swing types and this was the start of numerous offerings with mwt from woods to. However, the instructions are fairly simple to follow. With the new asp technology, taylormade has made another step towards a completely adjustable driver. Taylormade put a lot of research into this driver so that you can have a world class quality product. It claims to adjust the face angle by 2 degrees in a square or open position by changing the look at address whatever that means at all.
Its that tshape tool you tend to forget about after taking your new driver out of the box. On both sleeves there is an option for an upright lie setting, its just one setting and only affects the degree of lie vs. How to find the best settings on your adjustable driver. Adjustable sole plate technology allows the decoupling of loft and face angle by using a sole plate to adjust face angle independent of. For example, the fct system has eight userselectable positions to increase or decrease the driver s loft by up to1. Having independent loft and faceangle adjustments is a huge plus in dialing in the club. The key changes are the adjustable hosel that now has an extra 0. The different settings with taylormade r11s fairway wood. This adaptor replacement sleeve fits the r11s driver as well as the r11 and r9 metal woods. To me its just a lightweight aluminum cap with a screw, its not weight balanced in any particular direction and the club sits up the same whatever position its set, the face is not hinged as such so how in the name of larry holmes can this lightweight shiny little.
Taylormade r11s usersquestion on adjusting driver loft. The majority of adjustable drivers just feel a bit off when they are in nonneutral positions, but r11s doesnt have this same problem. Taylormade release innovative r11s driver national club. I have been looking around online and cannot find anywhere that gives a breakdown on what each setting specifically does. Because todays drivers launch with much less spin, even players who swing fast use more loft. Aug 25, 2015 set the driver to the highest loft and youll see a closed face. The taylormade r11 driver features ultimate optimization with 3 different adjustable dimensions. How to adjust a taylormade r11 driver download my profile my country club. Although not really a true loft adjustment, it works ok. The stock shaft on the r11s is a pretty good stock shaft. See if the taylormade r11s could help you play some better golf. Nov 26, 2015 twelve months after taylormade launched the revolutionary r11, the taylormade r11s driver, with its bigger 460cc head, loft adjustability 1.
On the tm system, the face angle changes are double that of the loft adjustment. Does adjusting a rbz driver loft change face angle. Check out the taylormade r11s driver photo album on our facebook page. R11 adjustable sole plate how does it work world golf tour. Apr 27, 2015 generally, as loft goes up, so does the spin rate, as you can see in the data.
How adjusting your driver loft changes your ball flight golfwrx. May 01, 2012 increased adjustability is the most compelling aspect of the new taylormade r11s driver, and this bomber can be tuned in three different areas. The adjustment capabilities basically make the r11s suitable for any player no matter what they want to get out of their driver. Taylormade did the smartest thing possible by not trying to reinvent the wheel. Taylormade r11 adjustments driver and fairway golfwrx. With the r11 driver, players can adjust the loft, face angle, and flight path for up to 100 yards of sidetoside trajectory change and 500 rpm back spin change. Dec, 2011 the taylormade r11s driver is a refined version of the previous r11 driver. This process saved three grams of weight, making the clubhead even faster through impact. Adding loft on the r9 same as rbz closes face angle. Taylormade r11s fairway wood golf club for sale online ebay. Mar 04, 20 the taylormade r11s fairway wood features a revised flight control technology hosel that increases the range of loft adjustment by an extra 0. The same club could be adjusted to have a closedface at address, a fade bias and 8 of playing loft. Set it to the lowest loft and the face will be open. Adjustments on taylormade rbz driver clubs, grips, shafts.
Other than replacing a defective adaptor, the adaptor sleeves can also be used to create multiple shaft options for the taylormade r11s driver for less than the cost of simply reshafting your current. Now this does not sound much but it does mean that the different settings have a bigger effect on the flight of the ball. Hi guys, this is an interesting post to me largely because what youre saying is slight counterintuitive to me. Taylormade r11 s driver the taylormade r11 s driver is faster, longer and more tunable than ever. With some simple adjustments, this driver will improve your shot distance and. Finally, the taylormade rbz stage 2 driver is completed with a fujikura rocketfuel shaft and lightweight grip. The new taylormade r1 driver offers more adjustability than any other driver to date. Is the taylormade r11s worth all of the hype that it has been getting recently. The stool is going to tilt to the short leg and you will lean in that direction. Increased adjustability is the most compelling aspect of the new taylormade r11s driver, and this bomber can be tuned in three different areas. You can change the loft and the lie as well as the open or closed face setting. What makes the club stand out from the rest though is the three different adjustments one can make to it.
The r11 driver can be adjusted up to 1 full degree from its standard loft by adjusting the shaft. The taylormade r11 golf club driver is truly a remarkable driver. Practically every pga tour event that is shown on television features either this or the rocketballz fairway wood, so taylormade must be doing something right in order to have so much commercial time, right. Combining full fct and mwt settings promotes a launchcondition range. Flight control technology allows loft adjustment of 1. R11s loft adjustments with flight control technology. But, for many golfers, the taylormade r11s driver is appealing because of its adjustability. The fct on the r11s allows you to adjust the loft of your head by as much as 1. The flagship of tmag taylormade adidas golf is the r11 line. You can find the perfect lessons to match your skill level, time availability and budget.
My r9 supertri shafts have the rbz tips, so when i set the driver loft to. Buy new and used taylormade r11s driver from the best golf shop. With the r11 being one of the the most successful drivers in the history of golf they decided to do the best thing possible, make it better. Fct and mwt gives golfers 48 ways to set up the clubhead to promotes up to 100 yards of sidetoside trajectory adjustment, the most of any driver in existence. I would ordinarily think that you would introduce fade bias by adding loft, as that would open the face slightly, and vice versa with delofting and draw bias. Find the best settings for your adjustable driver, with. The easy to follow instructions show you exactly what adjustments to make to achieve your desired ball flight. Oct 17, 20 the r11s is an incredible driver for all levels of golfers, especially those who want the flexibility to adjust their driver on the fly based on swing changes or for different courses, but there is no single set of optimum settings each tweak changes the way the driver works with your individual swing. I think the tour model heads or tour spoon are 1 degree open at neutral. The taylormade r11 s driver features taylormades flight control technology and adjustable sole plate in a large 460cc head for any player looking to maximize their trajectory and distance off the tee. The new r11s driver and fairway metals is a step up from its predecessor, which from all the tour success, luke donald. When taylormade launched the r9 family of drivers, they talked about hosel adjustments in terms of left and right, i.
The new ground breaking adjustment that is an industry first is the. Dustin johnson taylormade r11s driver fitting duration. A 460cc mattewhite finish head is powered by a new 5sided asp plate, new 1. Adjust the loft with flight control technology fct adjust the face angle with the new adjustable sole plate asp promotes up to 60 yards of sidetoside trajectory change and 500 rpm backspin change new aerodynamic shape promotes faster speed for more distance deeper face and deeper cg for more penetrating flight. When you change the loft of a driver with any of the adjustable hosel systems, you are changing the face angle as well. Read the latest expert guide to taylormade r15 driver adjustability. The new r11s tour is bigger, faster, more tunable and longer than the original r11 tour driver. Adjust the loft with flight control technology fct. Taylormade r11s driver adjustable, dynamic golf channel. With 3d tuning, you can independently tune loft, face angle and flight path your. Dec, 2011 the taylormade r11s fairway wood features a revised flight control technology hosel that increases the range of loft adjustment by an extra 0. Taylormade r11s tp driver our mosttunable driver ever.
Product information flight control technology allows loft adjustment of 1. How adjusting your driver loft changes your ball flight. Jason day, who has a swing speed of 120 miles per hour, uses a 10. Fortunately, the m4 is a solid club and doesnt need all of those bells and whistles. I traded my rbz driver in for the r11s and i hit the r11s so much straighter and about 810 yards further than my rbz. The taylormade r11s fairway woods is well above everyone else when it comes to adjustable golf clubs. Face angle adjustment to closed, square, or open by using the adjustable sole plate technology, a difference of 2 degrees open or 2 degrees closed. Taylormade golf has unveiled the r11s driver, what the company calls their most advanced driver to date. Taylormade r11s driver golf club for sale online ebay.
You will find some similarities of the new r15 driver to the sldr driver and jet speed drivers of last season. It has 7 face angle options vs its predecessor the r11s with 5. Apr 12, 2012 r11s is the best driver on the market. I recently purchased the taylormade rbz driver and while it advertises 8 settings for lie, loft, and face angle with the shaft, only 4 of them are labeled. If its a 10 degree driver, it will always be 10 degrees, no matter how you twist it. Like the m2, the taylormade m4 driver has minimal adjustments and is fairly straightforward. With the driver adjusted to 11 degrees of loft, my shot had 3415 rpm of spin. The r11 was the most successful launch in the modern golf era. Find golf club tradein and resales values for over 4,000 models of used golf clubs at the pga value guide, from leading manufacturers such as callaway, taylormade, taylor made, titleist, ping, odyssey, nike, cleveland, mizuno, cobra, adams, wilson. If you have some aftermarket shaft it could have either adapter. I have the r11s the driver just before the r1 and i believe the r1 sleeve is similar but with more settingsnotches. The flight control technology fct allows you to decrease or increase the loft of the club by up to 1.1187 1225 390 178 1093 110 1527 1504 277 1514 1007 666 1365 926 474 152 388 1456 1084 1005 852 1190 419 634 44 696 460 1426 65 1379 1228 1456 958 1217 283 242 469 1134