Callaway Epic Speed Vs. Taylormade M2 Driver Comparison Overview
If you aren’t particularly interested in all the bells and whistles that modern drivers commonly feature, you may have taken a look at the Callaway Epic Speed and the Taylormade M2 drivers. Both represent the stripped down, minimalist entry in their respective lines.
While the Epic Max and the Epic Max LS drivers both have sliding weights, the Epic Speed doesn’t. While the M1 driver has adjustable weights, the Taylormade M2 driver keeps things simple. But which is better between the two? Find out in the following comparison overview.
Callaway Epic Speed Driver Overview
The Callaway Epic Speed is also the only driver in the Epic family to feature the sleek, Cyclone Aero head design.
But does it really help with swing speed? A little bit. Our testers were noticing only a slight uptick in swing speed when testing the Callaway Epic Speed driver. What they liked most about it though was the lightweight design.
The Epic Speed features a carbon fiber crown and toe patch which helps keep the overall weight of the driver nice and scant. They also mentioned that the Epic Speed felt nice and solid on contact and that it was producing good ball speed despite the midrange spin rates.
Most of our testers were able to reach max drive distances of 272 yards with the Callaway Epic Max driver.
Taylormade M2 Driver Overview
The Taylormade M2 driver is a bare-bones driver compared to the M1 and M6 drivers.
The Taylormade M2 features a sunken sole to help keep weight down and improve acoustics. While the Taylormade M2 sounds nice on impact, it also was producing a considerable amount of spin off the tee which, was contributing to it’s inferior distance – 266 yards on average.
Still, the Taylormade M2 did a better job of keeping drives straight compared to the Epic Speed. Like the Epic Speed, the Taylormade M2 features a carbon crown to help keep weight down while stabilizing the head.
Our testers also mentioned that they preferred the overall feel of the Taylormade M2 driver to the Epic Speed driver as well.
Which driver is better will depend on your preferences. If you are going more for a satisfying feel then you might want to pick up the Taylormade M2 driver. If however you need all the help with distance you can get, check out the Callaway Epic Speed driver.