Went back to the 905r with proforce 75 and have to say it is better than either one of the 909s i bought, plus better feel bore thru shaft stabilizes head. As a general rule, however, to increase swing weight from d2 to d4, add four 2inchlong strips of. And yet, all three of our testers struggled to make titleists flagship driver competitive against the likes of the r580xd or cobra sz440. Well my obsession with this game and the especially the driver drove me to london, ontario yesterday, where i hit about 500 balls and tested drivers for nearly 4 hours. Brian ussery arrived at the kingdom with a titleist 915d2 9. Featuring the power of ts design strategically trimmed to weigh in at an incredibly light 275 grams the ts1 driver is designed to maximize moderate swing speeds. My swing speed is 107 mph and i usually carry the ball 235245. Though you can visually compare titleists three 905 drivers online, heres a quickie cheat sheet. A change in shaft or grip could require a different weight to achieve the same feel swing weight. Plus the face looks closed at address compared to the 905r, even at the b1 setting. Obviously the 909 heads, being titleist are solid, the factory shafts feel cheap and soft. The weight of the weights are primarily used to adjust the swing weight in combination with the shaft and grip. Im a fairly traditional golfer, and titleist is arguably the most.
The 905r has a 35% larger sweet spot than the 905t and 905s. Oct 01, 2014 im a big fan of some titleist products, playing ap irons and vokey wedges, and of course the prov1, but i can honestly say ive never hit a titleist driver, fairway wood, or hybrid. The 460cc head has a larger sweet spot than the other 905 drivers for more forgiveness and faster ball speeds across a. Aug 17, 2006 905r 905t 905s posted in equipment opinions. I still swing the 983k at the range just for fun, as it seems a little easier to work, but i think that if i put the amount of time into my 905r that i did the 983k i will find the same. Titleist ts1 driver titleist golf drivers titleist. Thanks entirely to will at team titleist, i plan on a fitting in april for a new 915 driver, and youve given me a shaft to consider during the fitting. Why not take advantage of the golfbidder 7day trial and gi. With one set of launch conditions, several of titleists pga tour staff saw no. A pearshaped, 460cc titanium driver with a shallow face for players seeking the ultimate combination of ball speed, launch angle, spin and forgiveness the 905r has a 35% larger sweet spot than the 905t. My short stint with the bridgestone 460 and now the sq tour lasted a month and a half. This titleist 905 made the 2005 golf digest hot list. Mar 14, 2009 as i mentioned, titleist will admit the 907d1 and d2 were not the strongest pair of clubs they could have offered.
You can have a golf shop determine the swing weight of your 915s. Nov 26, 2015 and yet, all three of our testers struggled to make titleist s flagship driver competitive against the likes of the r580xd or cobra sz440. I also have a 910d2kalii shaft stiff and its a complete different feel. What is the swing weight of this setup and what is a comparable 9d3 to match. Like all titleist clubs, exceptional feel is complemented by performance and classic styling in these drivers. Take this for what it is, one guys opinion, but titleist has been lost in the driver doldrums the last several years. Has given me at least another 20 yards, but more importantly seems much easier to square the face and my power fade has virtually disappeared. Mar 24, 2010 the titleist 905r is a traditional looking driver that features prominent performance and professional appeal. Specifications titleists 905r is available in lofts of 8. The 460cc head has a larger sweet spot than the other 905 drivers for more forgiveness and faster ball speeds across a larger area on the face. This is most forgiving titleist driver i have played so far. The stock weight on the ts2 is the black weight but if you want more weight or less titleist can do that, they can build it to a specific swing weight if that what you would like too. In the case of swing weight, however, there is a clearer relationship between weight and speed. Now theres the next evolution of 460cc driver technology, the new titleist 907 drivers.
The construction of the titleist 905r is worthy of a second look. The titleist 905r is a traditional looking driver that features prominent performance and professional appeal. Titleist introduces tourproven pro titanium 905r 460cc. With the three 909 driver models, titleist is back in the game again. Late last year, pga tour pros began playing the rumored 905r in significant numbers. Titleists distinctive pearshaped profile, and shallow face.
The series initially included two models, the titleist 905t driver and 905s driver. The companys top of the line titleist 910 d3 driver comes with an innovative system that allows the golfer to adjust the lie and loft to fit any size golfer and any shape of golf swing. The titleist 905r is a 460cc driver made of a combination of metals including titanium and aluminum alloy. Jul 15, 2009 old school vs modern technology 15 year old titleist 975j driver vs 2018 taylormade m4 driver duration. Whether youre new to golf or a seasoned player, share and learn more about the game with the titleist discussion board and forum today. The titleist 905 drivers were the mostbuzzedabout golf clubs of late 2004early 2005 in the golf world. Given the choice between another driver with similar performance and the traditional, classy 905r, id take the titleist every time. For players seeking the ultimate combination of ball speed launch angle, spin and forgiveness. Titleist pro titanium 905 drivers are available in three different models the 905r, 905t and 905s. New ts drivers swing weight golf clubs team titleist.
When it comes to 460cc drivers, even at the highest level of competitive golf, there are plenty of choices. These were both eventually followed by titleists first 460cc driver, the 905r. The first week that titleist d3 drivers were available on the professional golfers association tour, more than three dozen pros played with them in the very. The stock weight on the ts2 is the black weight but if you want more weight.
Search by name, filter by weight or launchspin characteristics, and compare specs. The obvious conclusion is that its absolutely critical. A change in shaft or grip could require a different weight to achieve the same feelswing weight. Titleist may be most famous for its golf balls, but titleist drivers are every bit as capable of delivering high performance as their renowned golf balls. If you want to reduce the weight of the club and bring the swingweight up, change to a lighter grip. My short stint with the bridgestone 460 and now the sq tour lasted a. The standard swing weight with the new drivers are d5 which is extremely high i think, i like my swing weight for a driver at d3. The 905r is a tourproven 460cc pearshaped titanium driver with shallow face for players seeking the ultimate combination of ball speed, launch angle, spin and forgiveness. Class shape gives a confident look when addressed and square offset is. I think that is why i hit my 905r much straighter and longer than my newer 910d2. The 915 has caught my eye and i might give it a swing. Constructed with an alltitanium alloy and molded into a pearshaped club head, the titleist 905r gives the user a little more confidence in their long distance game. Apr 25, 2016 in the case of swing weight, however, there is a clearer relationship between weight and speed. Bought a titleist 905r driver to replace my ping g5 after having good results woth the titleist 5 wood fitted with aldila nv shaft.
The titleist, lamkin crossline, or golf pride tour velvet standard grip is 52 grams and if you have the fortune of having large hands, a midsize grip is 67g and that lowers the swingweight 2 points. Ts1 is the fastest way for players with moderate swing speeds to experience the joy of effortless distance. Get a great deal on your new or used titleist driver when you trade in your used clubs with one of the best online golf club tradein programs available, right here at. With one set of launch conditions, several of titleists pga tour staff saw no reason to abandon their trusty 905r in favor of either 907. Titleist 905r drivers in stock for next working day delivery. My drivers at time of testing were a titleist 905t and taylormade r7 tp. Jun 23, 2006 given the choice between another driver with similar performance and the traditional, classy 905r, id take the titleist every time.
Fairhaven, ma march 3, 2006 following the company blueprint for designing, validating and. The titleist 905r driver is built to optimize all aspects of your shot off the tee. Largest titleist driver has already won acceptance, tournaments across worldwide tours. Rated 5 out of 5 by buz555 from great driver at a bargain price the titleist 905t driver with the ys6 shaft is a great combination at an affordable price. The precise amount of increase or decrease will depend on. But the titleist pro titanium 905r is a traditionally shaped driver that packs a powerful punch for the better player. Donal takes a look at the titleist 905r driver while on a golfbidder dawn raid at killeen castle. Each series of drivers aims to deliver greater ball speed.
Available in 4, 7, 9, 11, 14, and 17 gram weight options. Jun 27, 2011 donal takes a look at the titleist 905r driver while on a golfbidder dawn raid at killeen castle. Brent kelley is an awardwinning sports journalist and golf expert with over 30 years in print and online journalism. Im a big fan of some titleist products, playing ap irons and vokey wedges, and of course the prov1, but i can honestly say ive never hit a titleist driver, fairway wood, or hybrid. Titleist pro titanium 905r driver this is a great driver it sits square, has a smallish head compared with many of todays drivers but is forgiving. The obvious conclusion is that its absolutely critical to get yourself correctly fitted if youre to make the most of the 983. Its the maximum size allowable by the usga, and for players with higher swing speeds. It took almost no time for me to adjust to the size of the 905r titleist seemed to do a good job of maintaining shape and minimizing the looks of the size. Ernie els and adam scott were playing the driver as early as one year ago.
I still own a 905t, and it still holds up very well against many of the newer drivers on the market today. As the driver search continues i have narrowed it down to 905s. Interchangeable head weights for the titleist 915 driver and fairway allow for the customizing of swingweight and feel for optimized performance. One of the main reasons is the proforce v2 shaft that came with it, but other than that it is the classic look at address that sits open like most tour spec drivers, the. My longest drive for this is around 295 well i guess the roll. The crown is also lighter than the previous titleist 9 driver, now that it uses forged 64 titanium face a ti811 light density casting crown and a marginally thinner heel and toe to save. A quick and easy way to increase a clubs swing weight is to add lead tape to the club head. I could feel the location of the head throughout the swing, providing a very. Though drivers have been capped at 460cc for a few years now, titleist has made due with drivers measuring less than 400 cc the 905s and the 905t. Adding tape to the grip will decrease the swing weight. And titleist continues to be the brand trusted above all others. And titleist continues to be the brand trusted above all. Golf weight for titleist 915 driver fw hybrid 915d 915f 915h available size.
Titleist 905r driver discount prices for golf equipment. It features the signature titleist teardropshaped head 400 cc, which has a fronttoback weight distribution. Though the 905r isnt my gamer due to the heel weight and the extra rpm, i sometimes take it with me in practice rounds to check my contact and to feel that awesome springy feeling. I am a small guy about 53 and my swing speed is 96102 depends my body condition. I used to play off 4, but my handicap has crept up to 10 much of it due to poor driving. Has given me at least another 20 yards, but more importantly seems much. The 905 series, originally launched with the 905t more pearshaped and the 905s deeper face models. The titleist 905t pro titanium driver is a popular club made for advanced and average players. The precise amount of increase or decrease will depend on the clubs overall characteristics. As i mentioned, titleist will admit the 907d1 and d2 were not the strongest pair of clubs they could have offered. Unfollow titleist 905r driver to stop getting updates on your ebay feed.1340 132 1340 1157 804 906 828 1200 384 62 430 497 1195 3 1167 647 488 268 1318 557 1193 1253 1410 1247 670 838 745 1600 660 159 12 633 976 289 580 1018 200 1086 581 1031 884 135 340 377 372 808 155