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I recently hit the R7460 this past weekend at Haggin Oaks in Sacramento at there outdoor range. While I really liked the look of the club (it looks way bigger then my G2) I didnt much care for the feel of the club and it was the LOUDEST driver I have ever hit. Performance wise it was great. I hit it as far as distance is concerned, about what I normally hit around 285. Sometimes a little more sometimes a little less. Only problem is I can do the exact same thing with the R5. In comparison to the two I personally feel that the R5 feels better and that the 460 offers no performance gains. The only thing that the R7460 might benefit you is that if the new shaft fits your swing better. If you are looking to buy I would suggest the R5 since the price will be much cheaper and the results will be the same. At least for me they were.

 

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Recently hit the R7 460. The only thing I can say good about the club is the distance. Personally, I feel the R5 TP and other drivers on the market (905r, X-460 Tour, and Hi-Bore, etc...) are much more impressive.

TaylorMade M2 (9.5*)
Exotics CB5 (15*)
TM Rescue TP (19*)
Mizuno JPX 850 Forged (4-GW)
PING Anser Forged (54*,58*)
PING Vintage Pal 2 (35")

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Here's my review of the R7 460cc from a recent demo day:

 

R7 460cc - This club is absolutely the best driver I've ever hit or owned. It has a marvelous combination of forgiveness, a super-hot face, and very very good distance. I was also very surprised by the REAX shaft - I typically do not like Taylormade's OEM shafts, but this shaft felt smoother, and more accurate. This club was the absolute pinnacle of what a driver should be - a great combination of feeling, forgiveness, and super-hot distance.

 

I own a R5-N, 9.5*. My review is in this link. Frankly - the R7460cc is my next driver, as soon as the price drops to reasonable levels.

 

http://www.golfwrx.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=666

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