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I have tried most current drivers, and the most hookish (or drawish) without a doubt is the Cobra M Speed series. The face is both closed and offset. Next would be the Ping G5 offset and presumably the Cleveland Launcher offset.

 

Then would come non-offset drivers such as the Taylormade R7 425 (with draw weights) and the Cobra M Speed.

 

Then the Callaway FT3 draw.

 

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I have the 905R and i hook the crap out of it... maybe we can switch drivers :yahoo:

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four words: lead tape on heal

 

From Tom Wishon:

Adding lead tape in an effort to change the center of gravity of the head (to make the ball fly higher, lower, more to the right or left) simply will not work. The CG has to be moved at least a quarter-inch for the golfer to notice a flight change in the ball with the same clubhead. To move the CG by a quarter-inch requires no less than the addition of 10 4-inch-long strips of half-inch wide lead tape, all placed in the same area of the head toward which the CG movement is desired.

 

Face angle and face progression/offset is much greater determinator of draw bias than heel weighitng.

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Yep. Lead tape is a waste of time. The TaylorMade R7 425 can move 24 grams of weight in little tungsten plugs from side to side This is the equivalent of a matchbox sized slug of lead tape. And even that doesn't make a massive difference.

 

I also want a driver that takes the right side out, and I've finally worked out what works. Offset, as mentioned above, is far and away the most effictive way. A closed face also works but is more subtle. Then comes a nice floppy shaft. And then weights whether R7 or lead tape.

 

If you really want to draw or hook, then start with an offset driver. And the most offset and most closed is the Cobra M Speed.

 

I defy anyone to hit it anywhere close to the middle and have the ball bend right.

 

Cheers

 

Steve

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I think the basics have been covered but I wanted to chime in to agree with sfdoddsy regarding a floppy shaft. Your least expensive option might be to acquire an R flex (or maybe S flex if you're an X player), lightweight, low bend point shaft like the Prolaunch 55 or NVS 55. Couple a shaft with that profile and some draw/hook inducing drills on the range and before you know it you'll be posting a "help with my uncontrollable duck hook" thread :yahoo: . I've spent quite a bit of time grooving a draw because it's the shot shape I prefer and I believe the driver is usually the easiest club to draw/hook unless you've got a high bend point shaft that is too stout for your swing and/or a really low lofted driver, you can find a lot of pretty simple drills to help generate that shot shape in numerous issues of golf publications and I know I've seen threads discussing it in the Golf Academy forum. Good luck.

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I'd go with the super closed Zolex Hammer. POW!

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