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Spent some time today on a launch monitor at GolfGalaxy hitting the SQ and NVG2 compared to my current driver, a Wilson PD5. The results were surprising to me, especially after reading all the hype on the Nike and Mac for the past several months.

Swing speed was around 88 mph for all, ball speed varied from the low to mid 130's. Carry around 225, 240-ish with roll. This is about my norm. All three had similar spin numbers - 2600-2800 with launch angle varying from 15deg to a high of about 17 deg. For the record, my Wilson is 10 deg with Tour Platform 27.3 stiff. Tried the Nike in regular and stiff stock shafts both 9.5 and 10.5 lofts. The Mac is same lofts and flex with stock shaft.

Based on this experience I could see no reason to change from my current driver even though I was really expecting to see a substantial upgrade due to the latest technology. I guess if I had to buy I'd have gone with the Mac in 9.5 with regular flex. That combo had the "best" numbers but nothing really to make it easy to pull the trigger.

I wonder if lanuch monitor fitting increases sales any...
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Spent some time today on a launch monitor at GolfGalaxy hitting the SQ and NVG2 compared to my current driver, a Wilson PD5. The results were surprising to me, especially after reading all the hype on the Nike and Mac for the past several months.

 

Swing speed was around 88 mph for all, ball speed varied from the low to mid 130's. Carry around 225, 240-ish with roll. This is about my norm. All three had similar spin numbers - 2600-2800 with launch angle varying from 15deg to a high of about 17 deg. For the record, my Wilson is 10 deg with Tour Platform 27.3 stiff. Tried the Nike in regular and stiff stock shafts both 9.5 and 10.5 lofts. The Mac is same lofts and flex with stock shaft.

 

Based on this experience I could see no reason to change from my current driver even though I was really expecting to see a substantial upgrade due to the latest technology. I guess if I had to buy I'd have gone with the Mac in 9.5 with regular flex. That combo had the "best" numbers but nothing really to make it easy to pull the trigger.

 

I wonder if lanuch monitor fitting increases sales any...

 

 

to be honest, i am surprised you get that kind of distance with a 88 mph swing

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