Woman's Drivers

HomerJSimpson

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I'm not that au fait with womens clubs so not sure what advice I can offer other than the old try before you buy adage and maybe look at things like swing flex and dependant on hand size, the size of the grip
 

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get a 'proper' mans driver with a lighter womens shaft in,why do most ladies drivers have offset faces,my girlfriend had a cobra m speed and now a nike sq5000 and has no problem with them
 

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no thats the loft on the face 12 degree is fine,a offset face is where its really turned in to prevent slicing,most womens drivers are like this,my girlfriend had problems finding a a ladies club which was not offset,have you had a look at benross drivers they pretty special and you get a free putter worth 50 quid which cant be bad
 

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ahh

noticed with my 3 wood that if I make sure my grip is into the crook of all my fingers and then folded over the top it tends to turn my club face in

Should I be square to the ball with every club face?

if so I do have a slice problem

and I would rather learn to sort problems than find myself buying clubs or altering proper golf swing dynamics to fix problems

cause in the end that's not sorting the real problem
 

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Womens clubs are designed for women, their build and the way a womans body works (unless its been worked on in sport etc)even chest is considered as some women have a problem producing a particular swing rotation and the offset head can help some women with this.

My advice is try a bunch of clubs, if hes a good pro he will help you with this( hes bound to have loads of them about) If at all possible buy used clubs as its cheaper if you find in the long run that you dont get on with them.

Golf can be very very expensive unnecessarily for beginners, in my opinion all new golfers should use second hand stuff till they learn a bit of the game at least. If you are wealthy and nothing else to do with your cash then fill yer boots! lol :cool:
 

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lol

yeah know what you mean about expensive

but also know that i am utterly hooked on golf

smiles.........my first time at the golf range the guy behind the counter said........oh you'll get the bug

I looked shocked wondering what type of bug bit you on golf courses and wondered wither it was dangerous to your health

smiles...........

well the bug did bite me and it was, thankfully only dangerous to my wallet, not my health

think I will try a few drivers and go with a middle ground of good money sense and passion 4 what feels good
 

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Choice of driver will probably be decided by swing speed & how tall you are, oh & measurememnt of hand to ground. Womens clubs are designed for shorter stature, where measurment from hand to floor is less than average.

My other half is quite small but fortunatly standard ladies clubs suit her perfectly as hand to floor measurement is as standard for the ladies. Her shot type is naturally to the left so offset would be a big mistake, her driver is made by Yonex & she chose Cleveland CG Pink irons as for her they were easier to handle than her previous Golden Bear ladies irons, where for her at least the heads were too heavy even though are a nicely ballanced iron imo
She was more than a little tempted by a special ladies putter made by odyssey, but in the end opted for a Slazenger putter which although not quite as good was a third of the price & works well for her.

Now my other half may not catch her driver spot on every time, even with the very light head & light shaft she has had on occasion 220+ yard drives out of it with ease

On the other hand my mother also plays & has a reasonably quick swingspeed & hand to floor measurement means for driver at least a gents driver & standard regular shaft is fine. not sure what her current iron choice is.
 

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Hi Golf woamn
Clubs are v. individual. While looking for a 3 wood I picked up a second-hand Mizuno MP001 driver at the local range and loved it instantly. I eventually bought one on e-bay (ladies' club but was pre-owned by a junior).
I'ver since added a 3 and 5 wood but the driver is still my special baby. My golfing buddy later bought what she thought was the same model as mine, but being newer there is a difference - balance def not the same.
Sorry if that doesn't help you much - my only advice is to go with what feels right. Don't know what it is about mine (plenty of flex, right balance) but it works for me (most days!)
AliB
 

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Women vary, just the same as men, and so need custom fitting.

Some of us need shafts like tree trunks, others like whips. Some need a high launching driver, overs need something lower. The list could go on.

The right answer for one person is not the right answer for everyone. The best thing is get fitted, or at least try out different models and see what you like.
 
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