Anyone watching the Golf Channel over the last few weeks has likely seen the Notah Begay commercial for the (T)less driver. So, what exactly is the “teeless” driver and does it work?

Just the other day I wrote an article about angle of impact and the spin it puts on the ball. There are a ton of amateur golfers that can hit a 3 wood or 5 wood but slice their driver. It seems to be the case that the (T)less driver is trying to help this type of golfer.

My guess is this is a hybrid type club between a 3 wood and a driver. It is likely a 13 or 14 degree club with the size of a driver head. For those that hit slices or spinning fades off the tee they could drop the ball on the ground and their angle of attack will be much better than trying to hit a normal driver off the tee.

If you are one of those players that has a steep swing and struggles with your weak fade with a driver, this club might be helpful for you.

For those wondering, you can find the shaft specs for the (T)less driver here:

Fujikura XLR8 Pro – 51 Shaft Specs

Model Flex Length (in) Weight(g) Tip flex Butt flex Torque Par. tip Butt dia Bend pt Spin Launch
51 Senior 43.5 57 132 101 4 2.5 0.6 M M/L M
51 Regular 43.5 58 122 93 4 2.5 0.6 M M/L M/L
51 Stiff 43.5 58 112 86 4 2.5 0.6 M M/L M/L

Fujikura Vista Pro – 45 Shaft Specs

Model Flex Length (in) Weight(g) Tip flex Butt flex Torque Par. tip Butt dia Bend pt Spin Launch
VP45 Ladies 43 48 160 124 5.6 3 0.59 L M/H H

Proprietary Fujikura Teeless Shaft

Model Flex Length (in) Weight(g) Tip flex Butt flex Torque Par. tip Butt dia Bend pt Spin Launch
50R Regular 43.5 57 134 97 4.8 3 0.6 L/M M M/H
50R2 Senior 43.5 56 142 104 5.1 3 0.6 L M/H H
60S Stiff 43.5 67 115 86 4.2 3 0.6 L/M M M
40R3 Ladies 43 48 80 58 5.6 3 0.59 L M/H H