There ARE differences in the stripes location to the hosel on every one I grab, some are nearly an inch from the hosel as others are darn near directly on it. I have a magnet with me as a precaution. Editor Review GolferNexus Nov 23, at 9: Edited by NickPhillips, 06 February – And remove other annoying “stuff” in between posts?

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Fake Taylormade R1? – US Equipment – MyGolfSpy Forum

That speaks to the current driver marketplace, where bold colors and graphics are becoming commonplace. Looking at that, for me it is definitely different, also the very thin grey line under the red is also thinner on the genuine head photo.

To me the paint scheme on the top of the head is slightly different from any other stock photo I have seen. You can visit their site as well.

Adjustment adapter will not line up exactly or generally looks poor quality. It could be a tour head, it could be a head from a different market such as Japan, or it could be counterfeit.

Want to hide this ad? However, sceptics may say its a way of manufacturers promoting only authorised dealer sales, by relying on customers having that bit of doubt over the legitimacy of a club without a serial number, that they buy new from an authorised dealer ensuring they are buying genuine article, rather than taking the chance on a possible fake club sold elsewhere??


Hats in synagogues are required for men and forbidden for young unmarried women. Expert editorial reviews, breaking golf tour and industry news, what to play, how to play and where to play. I am about to buy an R1 locally.

Head weight on counterfeit drivers is normally heavier than authentic drivers because they are not made of titanium. But that’s just me.

Branding and lofts will be in a slightly different location on the club head. By Bigmiddy21Tuesday at Better slap a magnet on it and see.

Many of the shafts will feel flimsy or not as stiff as the flex stated on the shaft.


Callaway clubs normally have the serial numbers laser etched on and it is on one club for iron sets. Men should also doff their chapeaus when in the company of women, even in non-public elevators, I suppose.

Could just be the angle of the picture though. Get your facts right. But for most players, the commitment level to a new product, especially in its debut week, is very low.

In these series of articles, I will be taking you around the Emerald Isle providing you with great golf courses Their appears to be no serial number on the hosel Update on Taylormade now offers the R1 in Black! By iacasNovember 19, in The Grill Room. On the real ones, the R is more double italicized.


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Did you buy it from a Chinese webstorefront in California? By saevel25Wednesday at Update on Taylormade now offers the R1 in Black… We would like to show you a description here but the site won t allow us.

Both taylormad TP and normal R1’s have serial numbers on the head. NickPhillips, on 11 February – He explained it by saying the same as what Scratch says above about the callys. That serial looks nothing like what is on mine, even the direction is wrong.

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