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I would say the first thing is personal preference. If you like Titleist more or Callaway. Then of course get fit for both clubs. I have a 905r and I hate Callaway clubs, but I hitted the FT-3 Tour is a solid club. I would say none of those is better than the other, it has to do with you (what you want from this club). I would not only look for the two, I would recommend to test all drivers you get a hand on. I would recommend a 905r, because it gave me accuracy and distance (compared to r5 Tp). But a Callaway fan would recommend the ft-3. So get fit for the clubs and good luck with the new driver... (Buy a 905r!)

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Definitely hit both because sound is an issue, or at least it was for me.

 

The only thing that held me back from the FT3 was the sound - sounds like an aluminum baseball bat. TINGGGGGG. :crazy2: Great for driving the rest of your foursome crazy. ;)

 

Performance was pretty similar, however I did find that the 905R was a tad more forgiving and had better feel – BUT the better feel maybe attributed to the sound.

 

I really wanted to like the FT3 since I was coming off a Big Bertha 454, which I loved. But the sound was a hurdle I couldn’t jump over. :crazy:

 

That being said, there really is nothing I don't like about the 905R: great sound, great sexy look, hot face, stupid easy to hit straight. Lots of ego inflation :cheesy:

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Both 905R and FT-3s are very long drivers. especially FT-3, onece you get over the sound it is amazing. But with 905R you get more choice of shafts. with FT-3 you only get callaway/aldila NVS. Also I think the 905R's face is larger than FT-3. FT-3 slopes to the back.

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There is no better, just better for you. Say this to yourself: I will not buy another club without hitting it outside side by side with the other, preferably on a launch monitor. That's what I did. 905R/v2 76gram vs. FT-3 10*DRAW/Diamana 63 S---------FT-3 gave me 6mph better ball speed with no loss of control over the 905R. If you get quick, the heavier shaft in the 905 could've been a better option. DEMO!!

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Both 905R and FT-3s are very long drivers. especially FT-3, onece you get over the sound it is amazing. But with 905R you get more choice of shafts. with FT-3 you only get callaway/aldila NVS. Also I think the 905R's face is larger than FT-3. FT-3 slopes to the back.

Stock you are correct on the FT3; however, they have the Optifit system with a number of different shafts you can try.

 

I hit both, liked them, but ended up with the 905. Sound was a big factor.

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