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Callaway 814 Alpha Driver

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It's 815 Alpha not 814 Alpha. Must have put my finger in the wrong hole.

Played with one of the better golfers in our club and he had this 9° stiff flex shaft driver and let me hit it on a number of holes. He had it set on draw (like I have mine) and it had the Speeder 565 shaft in it. He was outdriving me by 20 yards until I tried it. Then I was 20 yards longer then with my Bio Cell. Straight down the middle and it felt like BUTTER compared to the harsher feel of my driver. I am going to have one as soon as the prices come down this fall. I've already got a guy buying my muzzle loader! And I'm keeping the Bio Cells as they have been too good to me to just let go. I'm not making that mistake again.
 
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You make me buy one then say you find something better?!?!?
 
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You make me buy one then say you find something better?!?!?
I'm not sure it's better yet. It sure "feels" better. I'll be using my Bio Cells for awhile yet. They've been the best I've found in the last five years. The Rapture was the best so far.

After I hit the Cally and the Cobra more the distance wasn't 20 yards anymore. I'm going to say maybe 10 yards. But for the price they get for them they damn well should be longer, right?
 

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It's 815 Alpha not 814 Alpha. Must have put my finger in the wrong hole.

Played with one of the better golfers in our club and he had this 9° stiff flex shaft driver and let me hit it on a number of holes. He had it set on draw (like I have mine) and it had the Speeder 565 shaft in it. He was outdriving me by 20 yards until I tried it. Then I was 20 yards longer then with my Bio Cell. Straight down the middle and it felt like BUTTER compared to the harsher feel of my driver. I am going to have one as soon as the prices come down this fall. I've already got a guy buying my muzzle loader! And I'm keeping the Bio Cells as they have been too good to me to just let go. I'm not making that mistake again.

Don't assume you got 20 extra yards out of that Cally head. There's a real good chance the Speeder shaft is a better fit for your swing. Careful! ;)
 
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Well as long as I ordered the same shaft on it I should be okay. It's on it's way!!
 

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Gonna need an entire page for your sig if you keep buying drivers!!!! :>)
 
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I'll end up like that one guy in the commercial with a whole bag full of drivers. And what ever happened to your sig? Too many frequent changes? :)
 
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I have also been drawn to this club recently. Started playing with a Big Bertha. Hit some shots with it today at the proshop and it felt great. Was already marked down to 2/3rd of the original selling price.
 
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I have also been drawn to this club recently. Started playing with a Big Bertha. Hit some shots with it today at the proshop and it felt great. Was already marked down to 2/3rd of the original selling price.
Was $450 at the start of summer. Now it's $300. If I would wait longer ??????
 
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Here it is. Came today.

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I just adjusted the thing. Holy cow are their instructions confusing. (The adjustments on the hosel). The weight adjustments were straight forward. Tomorrow sssmokin and I are playing. Will add to my review after that.
 
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Played 18 holes with sssmokin today.
1. This thing is forgiving!. Straight and 10+ yards more all day long.
2. It feels like butter. I didn't realize they could feel this good. Although I hit sssmokin's G25 and that felt smooth also.
3. I've been battling an occasional slice but none with this driver. That gravity core works.
4. Wait until I destroy those other old foggies in league next week.
 

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Played 18 holes with sssmokin today.
1. This thing is forgiving!. Straight and 10+ yards more all day long.
2. It feels like butter. I didn't realize they could feel this good. Although I hit sssmokin's G25 and that felt smooth also.
3. I've been battling an occasional slice but none with this driver. That gravity core works.
4. Wait until I destroy those other old foggies in league next week.
How did distance seem to compare between the G25 and the BB Alpha??
 

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