TaylorMade Golf will launch its red, white and blue M1 Special Edition driver, designed incorporating custom components to celebrate Dustin Johnson’s victory at the U.S. Open, on Aug. 26 with a suggested retail price of $799.
Similar to the original M1 driver, TaylorMade says the M1 Special Edition features the use of a seven-layer carbon composite crown that resulted in a significant decrease in the crown’s weight and allowed engineers to lower the CG and add a revolutionary T-Track system that houses 25g of adjustable weight; the entire system has been placed low on the sole so regardless of moveable weight positions, the club still maintains a low center of gravity to deliver optimal trajectory.
Aesthetically, the M1 Special Edition features the same white forward section, while the carbon composite crown has been tinted a translucent dark blue color. Additionally, the driver incorporates a red T-bug logo alignment aid, red & blue T-Track weights, white PVD face and sole and a custom red aluminum sleeve in addition to an American flag on the driver’s toe.
The 12 position loft sleeve provides up to four degrees of loft adjustment, the T-Track can be set for more/less draw/fade and higher/lower trajectory.
Along with the custom Fujikura shaft, the M1 Special Edition driver is housed in a premium full leather headcover, the same used by TaylorMade’s Tour staffers at the 2016 U.S. Open.