It was consistent and mostly straight when I made good contact. I think I may have to say goodbye to R5 and replace it with the G5. The setup I tested was the 9. When viewed from the bottom or side, the r5 drivers look very futuristic and high-tech. Placing more weight in the heel will produce a draw, while more weight in the toe will cause a fade.

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Test your club at the driving range to see if changing the weights has given you the desired ball flight before playing a round of golf with the driver. He is a taylormaade strength-and-conditioning specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. I usually have a straight ball flight and I have to adjust my swing to hit a little cut to get a straight ball flight out of it.

TaylorMade R5 Dual driver

You may care to strengthen the leading hand grip clockwise 1 or 2 minutes or slightly more. SportsRec is the 1 source for all things sports! Apparently, it must be the TP, It has these heads that look like you need to put a wrench on to turn. To stop the fade all i do is close my wrists a bit more on impact but to move forwards into my swing sooner thus the ball is hit with a squarer club face.

I purchased tk stiff 9. I checked it yaylormade and did not see that Logo on it.


You can just peel the neck wide open and put the club in. With the TLC, changing the configuration of the weights manipulates the launch and flight of the ball. Yes, my password is: I have been working on my swing,feet position,and posture. Configure the weights to suit your ohw trajectory. I believe that somehow, I’m not getting the club head closed at impact.

How to Set Taylormade R5 TP Driver Weights

Izzy Barden began writing in for various websites, specializing in golf and tattoos. With a heat gun, some patience, and a pair of needle noise pliers, you can easily remove the weights on the regular non TP R5.

Sits well behind the ball and does give you a lot of confidence but just not for me. Does anyone know if you can convert a Taylor Made r5 dual, type N driver to a type D, draw driver, by changing the weight scews?

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I miss 2 drives a year with this baby and need to find another one as back up. Steve, time to get back to basics. I just bought this club, and based on what I am reading here I think I made the right choice.

Compared with the rest of the clubhead, the face seemed a little unfinished. I have used many drivers over the past few years and for me there aren’t many that come close to the R5 dual driver, long and straight! A few of my partners have in fact suggested that I never change the R5n. Rather than the 4 weights the r7 employs, the r5 TP uses two located in the back of the club. Where can i find a chart or manual to adjust the weights?


Unlike with the newer R7 and R9 model drivers, the weights in a typical R5 cannot be changed. For the better player then the R7 is probably a better club, but if your are on a budget then this is a great alternative for any level of golfer.

I have the R5 N type with Stiff shaft. It was consistent and mostly straight when I made good contact. Ping G10 Driver Specifications.

I have been using the R5 for almost a year now and I love it as well. Oct 16, Messages: We are one of the oldest and largest Golf forums on the internet with golfers from around the world sharing tips, photos and planning golf outings. So when you hit the ball off-center, a higher MOI will help stabilize the clubhead and keep your shot from going as far off-line.