I had two issues that are still bothering me with the last few Taylormade releases. Or is neutral, even with the flat lie, the actual 9. GolfWRX – the world’s largest and best online golf community. My question what is the head postion for each open position? It certainly did for THP and the testers that tried the club out a few months back. Bought it from the original owner for fifty bucks.

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To lower the trajectory just add weight to the front of the club near the face, which will also lower your spin rate. Out of the 18 players 17 of them preferred the new Taylormade driver to their current one.

An awesome driver for the recreational golfer.

Replace the driver head onto the shaft and tighten the bolt in the heel of the driver head until the R9 wrench clicks. Like I mentioned earlier in this review, it was as if this shaft is married to my swing.

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If you add more weight to the back-center of the head this moves the CG back, which in turn raises your trajectory and will also increase your spin rate.

Odyssey Red Ball Putter November 19, Is that the setting between N and R? Posted 09 August – Slow and low on the backswing to avoid being “whippy” and struck properly, nice and straight is the usual result. Take your clubs and your R9 driver to a driving range. That coin also represents my intermediate target when on a real green, when playing for a score. adjustinng


If they were the same price, I would adjustiny prefer the R9 over the R9, however with the being cheaper I am completely sold. As the head is bigger the sound adjustkng a little louder than the R9 but don’t mistake this for less feel as we think the TaylorMade R9 driver feels just as good and despite being a bit pricey is one of the bess adjustable drivers in the market today. On the course for the first round with it, I felt like the club and I were on our honeymoon.

The Aldila Reax shaft is pretty good and is a normal length shaft even though it is 1 inch longer than the standard R9 shaft.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds I agree with Erik that it’s a relatively recent thing, mostly inspired by watching TV golf.

Turn the driver over to expose the bottom of the driver head. This simulates hitting a straight putt. Return to Original Settings.

Register for free today! Keep making adjustments to the R9 driver until you find a combination of weights and FCT setting that produces a true, straight ball trajectory off the club face. Not everything was perfect in testing the new driver though.


Wilson Staff D7 Irons December 10, With the R9TaylorMade have removed adjjusting option and you just g9 the adjustable Flight Control Technology which allows you to adjust the angle of the face of the clubhead relative to the shaft. By smellysellDecember 5, in Golf Talk. Posted August 13, Turn the wrench clockwise until the wrench clicks, tightening the weights in the driver head.

Use the R9 TaylorMade white handled torque wrench provided with the driver and loosen the shaft bolt holding the shaft into the heel of the driver.

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What about for a fade? Ballard on Length of Backswing.

Continue to hit golf balls at the driving range, making adjustments to the weights and FCT sleeve between every two or three balls. Experiment with the different settings to find the correct combination for your swing and favorite course. I really enjoyed the R9, but the R9 fit my swing and my game so much better.

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