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hi all:jim furyk has been going back and forth between two drivers this year his trusty titleist 983k with a ust proforce shaft in it and srixon's new w-506 with a ust proforce v2.correct me if i'm wrong,but did i see furyk using the new srixon w-506 with the same type proforce shaft that his 983k has?does he like the ball flight and feel of the original proforce better than the new proforce v2?thanks :)
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Here are Jim's Specs on the Srixon 506 Driver he has had in the bag since Pebble....

 

 

The specs are 44.75 inches, 10.5* loft, D3, face angle 0*, proforce 65X tipped to length.

Driver: ZX5 MKII 8.5 LS w NEWTON MOTION SHAFT 6 DOT
Fairway: Srixon ZX MKII 13.5* w/ GD TOUR AD M9003
Hybrid: Srixon ZX MKII 16* w/ Nippon GOST

Utility: Srixon ZX MKII 20* w/Nippon GOST
Irons: SRIXON ZX5 LIMITED EDITION BLACK C-TAPER 120 BLACK
Wedges: RTX6 50* and 56*
Putter: Frontline Elite RHO

Ball: Z-Star XV Divide

All with Bad@$$ headcovers

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new hybrid...doubtful....new fairway wood....keep your fingers crossed

Driver: ZX5 MKII 8.5 LS w NEWTON MOTION SHAFT 6 DOT
Fairway: Srixon ZX MKII 13.5* w/ GD TOUR AD M9003
Hybrid: Srixon ZX MKII 16* w/ Nippon GOST

Utility: Srixon ZX MKII 20* w/Nippon GOST
Irons: SRIXON ZX5 LIMITED EDITION BLACK C-TAPER 120 BLACK
Wedges: RTX6 50* and 56*
Putter: Frontline Elite RHO

Ball: Z-Star XV Divide

All with Bad@$$ headcovers

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mfo, Glad you like the wedge, they are a work of beauty. As for the driver comparison I do not know, I have never hit the 983K. All I can say is it was enough for Jim to switch from the Titliest driver he was playing for the past 5 years. Granted he is on staff with Srixon, but he is not in a driver contact.

 

A more interesting note....Srixon has 3 players currently using the 506 driver....Two of which are the only two Srixon staffers to win this year...Jim Furyk and Karrie Webb.

 

The only difference between Jim's driver and the stock retail one is the tip size.

Driver: ZX5 MKII 8.5 LS w NEWTON MOTION SHAFT 6 DOT
Fairway: Srixon ZX MKII 13.5* w/ GD TOUR AD M9003
Hybrid: Srixon ZX MKII 16* w/ Nippon GOST

Utility: Srixon ZX MKII 20* w/Nippon GOST
Irons: SRIXON ZX5 LIMITED EDITION BLACK C-TAPER 120 BLACK
Wedges: RTX6 50* and 56*
Putter: Frontline Elite RHO

Ball: Z-Star XV Divide

All with Bad@$$ headcovers

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So I've heard...and I am trying to get my hands on a 9.5 505 Head for a Speeder 569 Tour Spec I have....Know where I can get one without giving away my first born son?

Driver: ZX5 MKII 8.5 LS w NEWTON MOTION SHAFT 6 DOT
Fairway: Srixon ZX MKII 13.5* w/ GD TOUR AD M9003
Hybrid: Srixon ZX MKII 16* w/ Nippon GOST

Utility: Srixon ZX MKII 20* w/Nippon GOST
Irons: SRIXON ZX5 LIMITED EDITION BLACK C-TAPER 120 BLACK
Wedges: RTX6 50* and 56*
Putter: Frontline Elite RHO

Ball: Z-Star XV Divide

All with Bad@$$ headcovers

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I was just in Ft. Worth and I followed Furyk on Thursday and Friday. He was playing the Titleist driver. In fact I was pretty amazed at the amount of tour players who do not play the driver that goes with the headcover or bag logo if you get what I'm saying. I spent at least 6 hours on all four days at the Colonial. I did as much snooping around as I could get away with and the driver that I counted the most of was the new Titleist 905R.

 

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mfo, Glad you like the wedge, they are a work of beauty. As for the driver comparison I do not know, I have never hit the 983K. All I can say is it was enough for Jim to switch from the Titliest driver he was playing for the past 5 years. Granted he is on staff with Srixon, but he is not in a driver contact.

 

A more interesting note....Srixon has 3 players currently using the 506 driver....Two of which are the only two Srixon staffers to win this year...Jim Furyk and Karrie Webb.

 

The only difference between Jim's driver and the stock retail one is the tip size.

Do you happen to know what the retail heads are weighing in at? I just got the W-506 10.5º and hit it for the first time yesterday. I was quite impressed. VERY straight hitter, but it can be worked.

 

Mine came with the stock 59 gram shaft made by Mitsubishi. It's OK, but I'm temped to make my setup just like Furyk's for fun. Heck, it would sure be cheap enough with a $29 Proforce! ;)

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I dont know the official head weight..all i know is it is light...and the stock itzu shafts play a little weak so its def worth putting in Furyks shaft...I believe Srixon will start offering that shaft in the 506 driver in August.

Driver: ZX5 MKII 8.5 LS w NEWTON MOTION SHAFT 6 DOT
Fairway: Srixon ZX MKII 13.5* w/ GD TOUR AD M9003
Hybrid: Srixon ZX MKII 16* w/ Nippon GOST

Utility: Srixon ZX MKII 20* w/Nippon GOST
Irons: SRIXON ZX5 LIMITED EDITION BLACK C-TAPER 120 BLACK
Wedges: RTX6 50* and 56*
Putter: Frontline Elite RHO

Ball: Z-Star XV Divide

All with Bad@$$ headcovers

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