Everybody has a different swing in golf. Go to your pro shop or golf shop at the driving range, and try several different drivers. Ask the pro to help you select a club, and get lessons on increasing your drives.
The technology in golf clubs keeps changing. Shaft flex, club head design, grip patterns, and more are giving golfers more forgiving swings and greater range.
Some stores (Dicks sporting goods, Golf galaxy, etc.) have indoor golf simulators, so you can try out a new driver at the shop. Or you can buy a driver on Amazon or Ebay, where you can save a bit of money.
But you still need to find the club that works best for you. (regardless of your brand preference).
And, as the Bridgestone people showed me, the golf balls you use will make a difference too. If your main goal is a long drive, find the ball that gives you more distance. I mention Bridgestone here because they set up at courses and driving ranges, using technology to demonstrate how their different balls affect your play. I prefer a softer ball now.
It’s also a good idea to have an exercise routine for your golf game, to condition your body for those long hard swings, and reduce fatigue. Spending 3-4 hours golfing is hard on the body, and you need to be in-shape. Pro golfers tend to make it look easy – but they are working hard.
Use your regular driver and balls as the baseline for your search, and take notes (use a notebook) to record each clubs drive distance, accuracy, and feel.
Best of luck – hit ’em straight and LONG!
(And let me know how you did, and if my advice helped you)!
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