Taylormade R1 or Nike Covert Driver

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Taylormade R1 or Nike Covert Driver, mark answers more questions from his viewers this time talking about what driver he is using and if he would choose another golf club if the numbers where better.

37 thoughts on “Taylormade R1 or Nike Covert Driver

  1. I recently put my r11s in the closet and put the covert in the bag.
    Launches awesome and has great spin numbers on the monitor. Can’t wait to
    try it on the course once all the snow melts

  2. I’m 16 and today I hit my r1 330 yds on a par 4… I have been playing tm
    since I was 3 and I love them it’s really just what your comfy with and
    what you can hit like all my clubs are tm because that’s what I know and
    what I grew up with

  3. I agree, the tour edge woods are amazingly long. Dont really care for the
    913’s though. The nike and taylormade is a way better driver

  4. Mark, another great video with some honest commentary. I was wondering if
    you could discuss shaft flex and how it relates to swing speed. I average
    108-112 for my driver and high 90’s to 103ish with 3w. My fitter
    recommended X-stiff. I have a couple in the bag now and when I hit them
    clean they are great. If I am slow though they feel like they lose a lot of
    distance. Would love to hear your thoughts. Keep it up!!

  5. Mark I have been having trouble with my driver people are saying there is a
    different backswing route is this correct please help great videos

  6. You may want to look into a stiffer Stiff flex this is probably occuring
    because you are not able to load the shaft consistantly to tranfer maximum
    energy to the ball 110 is generally standard for Xflex, but you probably
    have a smoother tempo so a stiff shaft might be better for you.

  7. Yeah, I totally agree with this. I went in to buy a new driver with a bias
    AGAINST R1…and ended up with the R1. It was just that much better than
    the others for me. I am a VERY high spin player, and the R1 just murders
    spin. The look is pretty rad as well. I hate the Taylormade marketing, but
    I’m gonna go with what works best. It’s why I use an R11 fairway wood and
    not an RBZ.

  8. I’m currently playing Nike VRS Driver 9.5 degree loft stiff shaft, And I
    have trouble off the tee, I can hit the driver well when i hit it straight,
    but I have a major slice problem. Anyone have any drills I can use to
    prevent the slice?

  9. hey mark, just wondering what length your driver is ? I’m thinking about
    cutting down mine to 44.5″ but scared of losing distance. Could please
    respond because this is the part of my game im trying to improve most, my
    drive accuracy.

  10. I don’t get all these people bashing TM, I don’t listen to all this
    markerting, I’m no taylormade fan but the r1 with the speeder in is the
    longest I have hit this year. Most drivers will fit any swiing with the
    right shaft, and with the interchanagable ones without glue there’s no
    excuses. Stop joining the band wagon and use what ever work bestt. Half of
    you bashing the brand have probably not even hit any of the clubs.

  11. I would tend to agree with this. But it’s funny, since in my opinion they
    make a REALLY nice putter and you never hear about it. I have the ghost and
    aside from the white finish being shit, its absolutely top of the line. I
    dislike all their other clubs. I liked taylor made a lot before they
    started making their clubs adjustable and white.

  12. Hi mark I really like your comments I was wondering what the sound clip or
    song plays at the beginning of your youtubes and if you would get the
    callaway x forged 2013 or taylormade tour rocketbladez?

  13. I sell a TON of these. Yes for many it just masks swing flaws they don’t
    want to fix. Customer demands a stiff shaft, well…I jack the loft up to
    12 degrees, close the clubface with the dial on the sole and I’m a genius.
    Sad but it works.

  14. Hey Mark would really appreciate if you could give me some advice. Ive been
    playing since i was 7 years old ( im 17 now). When i was 14 i got down to
    about a 2 handicap but ever since then ive gotten worse. I have no idea why
    its happening but I’ve totally lost my swing. Now i struggle to break and
    and its still going downhill. Should i try to totally re-invent my swing or
    just work on fundamentals?

  15. One must be a really dumb fuck to believe that marketing bullshit. I,
    personally, respect misleading stupid fools. It gives them a chance to
    learn how to not be an idiot. However, misleading or not, TaylorMade does
    make some really good, quality products like the R1 and the Stage 2 -family.

  16. Fook sake, all drivers nowadays are excellent. I was watching some senior
    lady golfers on Sunday tonk their drives with new TM R11s about 140 yards
    down the fairway. It’s the archer not the arrow. Plus, don’t be a sheep and
    buy the white one!

  17. I disagree with all this change face rubbish, it just masks over other
    problems in your swing. For me personally, pro shouldn’t be allowed them.
    They are hitting the ball longer and straight than ever before maybe it’s
    because of this. For me, I think the best technically should win, not the
    one who can’t keep it in the fairway do they shut the face right down to
    get it in the fringes. Technically gifted over changeable heads any day

  18. Hello Mark – Great video, for me it was all about the numbers on my club
    fitting, then it came down to what I could feel good about looking at on
    the course. After the fitting I had a 913 D3, Tour Edge Exotics XCG6 3 wood
    and a Callaway X Hot Hybrid. Have you ever tried or posted a video for Tour
    Edge? It is an amazing 3 wood. Thanks Tom

  19. Taylormade are full of crap always have been they state there clubs are the
    best which there not they say 80% of golfers are using the wrong loft
    really I don’t think so. They upped there marketing this year cuz of the
    nike covert release which I have the tour driver and fairways and

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