1998 Golf Driver VS 2018 Golf Driver (20 Year Test)

Rick Shiels tests the Ping Tisi Tec Driver from (1998) against the latest Ping G400 Max Driver (2018) on GCQUAD

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  1. First driver team daiwa tour 10°….small head more like a hybrid now…..still got it as a spare club

  2. The TiSI Tec came out in 2001. You're not hitting the original TiSI. Sorry to point it out.

  3. You know as well as me Rick, the shaft is the engine that drives the head. So to me the vast difference of carry and total drive distance was more the result of the shaft, not the head.

  4. New to golf really. My first driver I ever bought was the Taylor made jetspeed.

  5. Just bought the ping g a couple of days ago and absolutely love it!! Incredible difference between my calaway driver I was hitting before.

  6. Love the comparison Rick! In summary we learned that a good player gained 11 years through the modern ball, and 16 yards through the modern driver for a total of 27 yards over the last 20 years. Can't wait for your next video on the topic to confirm this.

  7. Look at those face grooves! You think if the loft was lower the distance numbers would be closer?

  8. Has it been 20 years? Time and tide …. The old-timer did pretty well. I really enjoy these old/new comps. Thanks Rick. Brilliant!

  9. Nice trip down memory lane, Rick! I must say the TiSi doesn't look ridiculously small, all things considered.

  10. #1kclub love the idea of ball and driver vs new… my first not box set driver was the original Nike squash driver

  11. Great vid, Rick! Can you get the true lifts of each club tested? You’ve launched the older driver much higher with a lot more spin – would be interesting to see how much of that is due to any difference in loft

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