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Just switched to the G5 with a NV 65-S in it from a Titleist 905T with the GD YS-6+. It's the most forgiving driver I've had the pleasure of hitting so far. The NV is no match for the YS-6+, though. I feel that when I really want to lay into one, the NV lags behind a bit too much. On those swings, the NV seems to lose it's snap and feels dead at impact.. This was never a problem with the YS-6+. If I keep my swing speed in the NV's sweet spot, it's nice and lively. My buddy, who is sponsored by Ping, has a NV 75-X in his G5 and has noticed the same thing. Nit-picking the shaft aside, the G5 is a wonderful driver; you could do much worse.

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I have the G5 with the NV65 S. I'll give it a little longer, but I love the feel of the 78g V2. That may be going in if I don't start loving the NV.

 

Overall, I like the driver a lot, but I traditionally have a low to mid flight with the driver. With the G5 I'm mid to mid-high, which is what I was going for. I can still hit a stinger into the wind, too. It doesn't automatically go high like the Hibore does.

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i hear its pretty sweet, but it is for a low ball hitter (head not shaft)

 

i hear the head to have that shaft in is the Titleist 905R

 

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