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What is the Best Driver For Someone That Hooks the Ball?


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Look at the lie angles for drivers. Slice correction has been such a mantra for retail club design over the years that neutral drivers are the exception rather than the rule. As a right to left player that has tested a lot of equipment over the past few years, I have noticed a pattern of specs and head designs that work well for my game. Upright lie angles, pronounced draw bias weighting and closed face angles bait me into grooving an over the top cut to keep shots out of the left rough. Drivers that have been a better fit for my swing style include the J33 R 420 & 460, FT-3 Tour, 905T and Mizuno MX-500. All of these have square to slightly open faces and lie angles in the 56-57 degree range. The MX-500 and 905T have some draw bias, but not so much as to make them slice correction clubs. The heel weighting just makes it a little easier to square the face through impact. If you need a more upright lie angle to fit your swing, the R7 weights can give some relief if you want to keep down the draw bias.

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In a world full of ridiculously closed faces on woods & offset in irons I can feel your pain. The slightly open face driver suggestion is spot on. You will eliminate the left side of any course with a tour model of several drivers. Also, you don't look down at address with the face aiming dead left getting you unsettled.

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