My friend still plays his Taylormade R7 and he can crush 270-280 out there I have been Callaway drivers for years this one is one of their better ones. This is older technology, but for my swing it works better than other drivers I've purchased for over 3 times as much. Outlet condition clubs could exhibit some minor scuffs on the sole or other form of shop-wear. The only difference between a shot hit dead center and one hit off-center — besides the 20-25 yards you give up by mishitting this club — was the sound. All of paint-fill still in the grooves.
These clubs may have been refinished at some point. You will find one that fits you - many without an up charge. Not as bad a sound as the Cobra's. Easy to launch high, can be worked easily as well. Regarding those off-center hits, if your miss is towards the toe, set the perimeter weight to fade and that twisty toe feeling disappears as well as the severe flight to the left. I like to practice hitting into the wind.
If you don't like it for any reason, we'll buy it back from you for a preset store credit value. Sole: Polished look Like New but with a bit more wear. This is a great thing for those looking for game improvement from their drivers, but silly fools like me who would rather be told where they mishit the shot should look elsewhere. The clubface is cleanly grooved with a smooth, groove-free hitting area. The has that sexy feel about it and makes you want to hit it again and again.
Verification that your Certified Pre-Owned purchase is 100% Callaway Golf. Paint chips more prevalent in areas from rubbing against other clubs in the bag but no dents or damage that will affect performance. The other drivers like the R540 and R580xd, Cobra's and a couple of others that I can't think of right now averaged between 136-142mph for ball speed and had similar fade like my 600T. I'm 21 and I've had this driver since middle school. You had to learn how to hit them well.
Mishits may not travel as far, but the worst I could do with even a moderate swing with the 454 was a 20-yard cut off the heel. Shaft: Graphics are still completely visible and little, if any, bag wear. See something you like but not sure it's the club for you? Just like any new Callaway Golf product, a Certified Pre-Owned club comes with a 1-year limited warranty against defects. Average Condition - What It Means. I started with a cheap set up clubs and have been slowly working my way up to better clubs. Needed a driver to replace my Snake Eyes 600T due to un-optimized distance and a nagging fade.
Iron sets will have matching grips throughout the set. The shaft is a Harrison Striper J Firm Flex and it seems that it was properly re-shafted according to Harrison's requirements. Since the box was opened though, we can't sell them as brand new. Condition: Excellent Clubs have seen minimal usage and are in top of the line preowned condition. So if you are prepared to be disciplined and stick to your initial favored setting you are going to really enjoy this driver. Image Credit: Official Callaway Image Build Quality Once again, Callaway have always been known for one club in particular. Paint may be missing in areas.
If purchasing as individual iron s or purchasing set matching wedge s grips may not match. My friends tell me to step up and get a bigger driver. The torque rating is low and the shaft definitely feels firmer than my Rifle Flighted 65 Stiff. I did two test sessions about 3-4 wks apart and found that several drivers where giving me an average of 6-10mph more ball speed than my 600T depending on the driver. I had cut this down to a driver length of 44.
Somebody returned these items to The Cave without ever using them. It bulges out everywhere, but the hitting area dominates the front-on view, inspiring confidence. So I settled for the Taylor Made M2. They travelled straighter, but lost about 10-15 yards. Mis-hits had a very loud pinging noise, and solid hits had an even louder ping sound. I typically play about 4 times a week year around and this is, hands down, the most reliable club in my bag. I left the game 9 years ago and recently came back to play again.
In that case I can't wait for the re-release of the Greatest Big Bertha. Sole: May have a few brush marks but nearly perfect. The crown is made of Forged Composite and the whole chassis is lighter, which comes from the so you can see this is almost the greatest hits of recent Big Bertha features, so maybe that is the inspiration for the name too. I would recommend this driver to anyone, you won't be sorry you bought it. All of the wear is purely cosmetic, and will not in any way affect the performance of the club.
Face: Polished look of Like New but with slightly more signs of play. Recently I was practicing at the range and the wind was blowing and gusting about 25 mph straight on. Paint-fill in grooves may be worn or missing in places. I'm very happy I waited a week for it. That being said though it may leave you in constant search of the correct setting for you personally. What a world class driver this is and the Best Seller title isn't there for no reason. He now owns my G5 and I now own his 454.