However the main difference between the two models is that the d2 has a 460cc head which will offer a little bit more forgiveness and a little draw. New titleist 917 metals have been designed to deliver the most complete performance in the game today. Jun 25, 2012 looks like this is the week titleist staffers will be able to look, feel and game the new long awaiting 9 driver. Modern drivers, for the most part, have been maxed out for length on center. Titleist 9 d2 driver to get the most out of your game, you need to get the most out of your equipment. Rory mcilroy hit an old titleist 906 3wood just as far in the wgc match play. Generally the d2 is extremely forgiving and delivers a straight ball flight with a. To get the most out of your game, you need to get the most out of your equipment. The specs on this driver were set up for me to keep spin rates low. I mean, i have no idea, but thats what typically happens with titleist new club launches each year. The new titleist 9 drivers provide total performance and playability, with uncompromised looks, sound and feel. At the time of its debut, it was considered titleists most playable and forgiving driver along with the gameimprovement 9d2. A few weeks back, golf channel cameras caught jimmy walker testing out one of the new drivers, and with the new drivers hitting the usga conforming clubs list, it looks like at least a couple will make into play this week at shinnecock hills.
Mark hits the new titleist 917 driver and talks about how the weoght change using the surefit cg. Rated 5 out of 5 by senior guy from titleist 9d2 driver this club was easy to hit with decent distance while finding the fairways. Pga professional mark hits the 9 d3 and hits it up against the older 910 d3. The d3 only offers 4 stock shafts, but it should be easy to find the best match for your swing. The seeding and tour validation process for the 9 drivers. Brent kelley is an awardwinning sports journalist and golf expert with over 30 years in print and online journalism. One area where titleist put in a lot of work with the 9s is the new face, which. Titleist released the 9 driver to replace the previous titleist 910.
Below, you can set your preferences, read about how and why we process this information and learn. Like the 910 and 9 drivers before, the 915 d2 driver has a large 460cc head that is designed to get the ball up in the air. Titleists new 915s vs the old 9 driver andrew rice golf. Shots were like a knuckleball coming off the clubface. Open their official tournament release, calling it the product development and validation process. The titleist 9 d3 is ideal for players who struggle with a high launch and ball flight.
By the end of 2012, 90 per cent of titleists staffers are expected to have switched a clear sign of a measurable performance boost. Dont expect titleist to release a 16 driver any time soon. Following a threemonth run as a prototype on the pga tour, titleists 917d drivers and 917f fairway woods are transitioning out of the tour seeding and validation stage and coming to retail. Thanks to chris mcginley and eric soderstrom for the great day. How to choose between the titleist ts1, ts2, ts3, and ts4.
It was also touted to have more mishit forgiveness over the older 910d3. Titleist offers two choices off the tee in their new 9 line the forgiving d2 and the workable d3. Nov 26, 2015 at first glance the 9 d2 doesnt look drastically different from the 910, but in its first week on tour in july around 50 per cent of titleist staff players switched to the new driver. Then it will look to be released in the fall of 2020.
With that, a minor spin reduction from 910 9, a decent reduction from 9 915 and another minor reduction from 915917. Ts, 917, 915, 9 and 910 driver shafts are interchangeable. Read on to find out what you need to know about the driver to make an informed purchase. The centre of gravity has been lowered to reduce the spin on the ball and it is now the same launch and spin as the d3 version.
You are standing on the first tee and your opponent pulls out a titleist driver. Im sold on the new titleist driver tech, i think they have upped their game with the latest models. The titleist 915 d3 driver is a very competent carryover from 2015. Titleist 915 series driver spotted at congressional. The feel that diamana shafts are known for is found in the newest version. Titleist is now officially starting to seed the field with the ts2 and ts3 drivers, making the u. The ts2 also has a fairway wood version which the ts1 does not have, but we expect them to come out with a version of fairway woods for the ts1 and ts4 soon. Innovations to the face insert, rear weight and lower cg location deliver more speed and more distance. Find out if titleists ts golf clubs are the best fit for your game. What you need to know about the titleist 917 drivers the. The titleist 9 d3 driver is pretty similar to the 910 d3 except that it has a. Titleist, as it has done every other year for the last few years now, is updating their driver offering with the release of the 9 series of drivers.
Its still by and large the classic titleist soundfeel combo that people have come to know and. Mar, 20 as such the titleist 9 d2 and d3 are the best in the titleist line, and because titleist entered the adjustable hosel craze a year or two after some other companies, they seem to have skipped right to the solid phase. So you bought an adjustable titleist driver, fairway wood or hybrid but dont know what the letters and numbers mean on the hosel. I was superexcited about the 917 woods launch as had been fitted into 915 a couple of years ago and have been using the driver and fairway wood pretty much ever since. Jun 24, 2014 worth a mention, while taylormade is pushing lowforward cg and the loft up message, titleist apparently wont be following along. Sticking to its twoyear equipment release cycle, titleist s 915 series driver, which includes the 915d2 and 915d3, will eventually replace the 9 series later in the year when its launched at. As was the case last time around, the d3 will be available in lofts as low as 7. Every two years like clockwork, titleist launches a new model. With plenty of adjustability features, it holds its own in a competitive market. See what mark thinks of the latest offering from titleist golf and the new features, will it out do the very popular 910 or is it just the same club. New mike malaska, fixing over the top once and for all. The buzz surrounding the new titleist 9 drivers built quickly, with titleist s previous generation 910 drivers having earned more wins on the pga tour than any other driver since their debut two years ago.
The titleist 905 drivers were the mostbuzzedabout golf clubs of late 2004early 2005 in the golf world. The foresight launch monitor kept spitting out numbers saying that i am a high spin golfer. The surefit adjustability of the titleist 9 is the same as the previous version. Titleist unveils the new 9 drivers bag drop, hot topics. Instead of just guessing which loft and version of the titleist 9 driver i should use, i worked with monte french local mn titleist fitter at the range for about 12 hour just hitting driver. Titleist ts2 and ts3 drivers 2018 a week ago the first sighting of the new titleist ts3 driver was spotted on tour. As ever with titleist equipment the components are first class. Titleist s excitement about its new 917 drivers exists on multiple levels and started as engineers discovered upon completion of the new design that they had created a product that compared to its predecessor, the 915 driver. Nov 26, 2015 at first glance the 9 d3 doesnt look drastically different from the 910, but in its first week on tour in july around 50 per cent of titleist staff players switched to the new drivers. The series initially included two models, the titleist 905t driver and 905s driver. Titleist 9 d2 drivers in stock for next working day delivery. They provide increased speed for more distance, even on offcenter hits, along with the capability for precise customization so every player can get the most out of every drive. Buy new and used titleist 9 d2 driver from the best golf shop. The next generation of titleist drivers the ts2 and the ts3 will make their debut this week at the us open.
Nov 21, 2014 titleist s new 915s vs the old 9 driver november 21, 2014 andrew rice we recently received the 915 stock for our fitting cart here at berkeley hall and i thought it would be a good opportunity to test both the new 915 series drivers the d2 and d3 against the older 9 series d3 driver ive used for the past few years. Titleist ts1, ts2, ts3 and ts4 golf drivers deliver speed, distance, and incredible performance. Titleist 917 driver draw and fade setting test youtube. With that, from model to model the have slowly lowered the spin. Apr 03, 20 in addition, the 9 d3 gives you the ability to work the ball. The titleist 9 d2 is a high performance, 460cc full pear shaped driver that delivers exceptional distance and forgiveness. These 9 drivers will not be out to retail for a few more months. Aug 31, 2012 the titleist 9 d2 driver is a good improvement on the 910 version. Following a threemonth run as a prototype on the pga tour, titleist s 917d drivers and 917f fairway woods are transitioning out of the tour seeding and validation stage and coming to retail. As you move out from the center the face becomes thinner and. Titleist officially debuts 917d drivers and 917f fairway woods. Dec 14, 2016 titleist 917 driver draw and fade setting test with mark crossfield pga professional askgolfguru. Titleist to explore super highend with new driver, irons. They have come pretty close to killing a decades old myth.
The 9, like the 910 and 909 and others before it, has a great sound at impact. At the time of its debut, it was considered titleists most playable and forgiving driver along with the tourlevel 9d3. Get the best deals on titleist 9 d3 golf clubs when you shop the largest online selection at. Getting fit really does benefit the bottom line when it comes to scoring. All i can say for now is that there will be a d2 model and a d3 m. The head is deeper and looks like it has been stretched back to front, which moves the centre of gravity cg further back and also creates a little draw bias. It was also touted to have additional distance over the older 910d2. The new 9 is titleists most customisable driver to date. Titleists excitement about its new 917 drivers exists on multiple levels and started as engineers discovered upon completion of the new design that they had created a product that compared to its predecessor, the 915 driver, was more forgiving, generated less spin, produced faster ball speeds, and offered enhanced customization features. The improvements seen from the new 9d2 and 9d3 are incremental but real also.
Here is an exclusive first look at the 9 d2 driver. The new face graphics may not appeal to all, but on performance alone, the titleist 9 driver is still the one to beat in our books. That same messaging mirrors recent incarnations of titleist drivers while echoing a similar refrain with other highprofile products and. Titleist driver settings the golf shop online blog.
Before titleist started teasing photos of the ts drivers, reports coming out of the titleist sales meetings were that the company was confident it would not lose on speed. Tour hosel is the same as before and offers a loft and lie range of up to 2. Find out if titleist s ts golf clubs are the best fit for your game. As sound is a crucial component of feel, one tour player described his first swings with the 9 driver as exploding off the club face. Had a great day last week at the titleist media day for the new titleist 9 line. This driver is available with 85, 95, 105, and 115 lofts. I did just notice on the titleist website that they have come out with a 915 d4 and they moved the adjustable. That time is now for the titleist staffers on tour. Read on and youll find our best educated guess about the new titleist ts2 and ts3 drivers as titleist is keeping much of the exact information to themselves, preparing for the national release of both ts3 and ts2 drivers coming this fall 2018. Every two years there is a new woods line from titleist. Titleist surefit hosel adjustment guide sep 26, 2017. Like the 910 series, there will be two different models the larger, more forgiving d2 and the smaller, more workable d3. Titleista 9d2 is a 460cc full pear shaped driver with innovations to the face insert, rear.
Titleist ts2, ts3 and ts4 golf drivers deliver speed, distance, and incredible performance. The titleist 9 provides total performance and playability, with uncompromised looks, sound and feel. The 9d2 driver is available in 5 standard lofts, one standard lie and one. If they stick to their typical pattern, there will probably be a new driver that begins its way out on tour sometime around the us open.524 651 793 1000 838 570 310 634 24 1563 199 796 1537 1274 748 611 933 600 524 789 536 1481 1406 1522 339 400 1161 714 1211 1523 69 777 502 393 134 1003 458 1053 1221 807 1435 506