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    Most forgiving of the recent model driver?

    Sadly, misses are either heel side or low side, every now and then high in the heel. Out of the epic flash, m5 and m6, f9, ts2 mizuno 190 series (may have left something out) which one is going to be more kind to my crappy misses?
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    Quote Originally Posted by zooropa View Post
    Sadly, misses are either heel side or low side, every now and then high in the heel. Out of the epic flash, m5 and m6, f9, ts2 mizuno 190 series (may have left something out) which one is going to be more kind to my crappy misses?
    Big fan of the Ping G400 and it's forgiveness. There's different versions (Regular, LST, Max,) Might be wise to swing it a time or two...and you can find them for a reasonable price.

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    I won the Exotics EXS Driver in March Madness contest and finally got to use it today! I am really impressed! It was more forgiving than I expected. I missed on both the heel and toe and the only fairway I missed was with my fairway wood. Distance was not on issue! They are also much less inexpensive than the models you listed.

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    Ping G400max and Callaway Rogue would be my top 2 forgiving drivers
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    That's a rough miss unfortunately. Have you tried playing a slightly shorter driver? That was a big miss for me too until I started playing an inch short, and now my miss is high toe, which luckily isn't too awful on most modern drivers. Not quite an answer you were looking for, but worth a shot. My 2 cents at least.
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    high heel is so bad. iirc @canadan saw some impressive forgiveness in the heel with the recent mizuno release.

    but i will echo a previous post: callaway rogue, or ping g400 max.


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    When my swing goes really bad, I hit lots of balls off the heel. I hate it. I think the G400/410 are pretty good for those misses. For me, I finally had to figure out how to move my miss more out towards to toe.
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    I just put the Mizuno ST190 in play for my last few rounds. I've come away super impressed with the forgiveness. I tend to miss high heel as well and I don't get punished quite as much as I was with the F9.
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    Not going to find a more forgiving driver right now than the PING G400 Max. Can't imagine a 6 handicap makes too many poor driver swings, though.
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    In terms of pure moi its going to be tough to match the PXG 0811XF Gen 2 and the Ping G400 Gmax. Both are near the 5600 limit

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    Rogue and then G400 Max...the Rogue is pretty much perfect, I guess someone could say that their numbers in a trackman weren’t optimal or whatever, but I can’t imagine anyone at any level having any legit complaints about that driver were they fit to the right loft and shaft. The G400 Max is ultra forgiving as well but holy hell does it hit the ball a mile in the air and that can drive some people nuts. Obviously you can pop up any driver with a poor swing but I’m just talking regular misses high off the face...you can probably put your driver back in the bag, reapply your sunscreen, and have a drink before that thing comes down.

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    ST190 speed slot is great for your misses... plus I think its a overall hotter head, @ approx 196g... not heavier like others
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    Quote Originally Posted by erock9174 View Post
    In terms of pure moi it’s going to be tough to match the PXG 0811XF Gen 2 and the Ping G400 Gmax. Both are near the 5600 limit
    I came to post this. And the PXG Gen 2 drivers are $575, so just a little more than the current average price of a driver from the major OEMs.
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    The Epic Flash, and it may not be close. At a minimum, Flash is WAY more forgiving than Rogue.
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    XF might be the most forgiving Ive ever hit, even more than the Max which is more forgiving than the F9 and Flash which I have both of.
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