Many golfers know, TaylorMade company has definited fairway wood and hybrid as the SLDR name. But do you know the SLDR stands for “slider.” The golfers can slide a weight, changing its position to affect shot shape.
The TaylorMade SLDR Fairway Wood and rescues have silver clubfaces that contrast with the charcoal-gray crowns; shallow faces and more traditional shaping. They also come with TaylorMade’s Loft-Sleeve technology; the stated loft can be adjusted up or down by as much as 1.5 degrees. They have a “speed pocket” behind the face to increase face flexibility.
They also come with TaylorMade’s Loft-Sleeve technology; the stated loft can be adjusted up or down by as much as 1.5 degrees. In a new approach, that pocket is filled with a polymer to keep turf debris from filling in the gap.
Unlike the TaylorMade SLDR Driver, the weight on the SLDR fairway and Hybrid do not slide, it is stationary. Still, like with the driver, the weight is positioned forward on the sole (closer to the clubface) for a low-and-forward center of gravity position.
The SLDR fairways come in lofts of 14, 15, 17, 19 and 21 degrees; and the TaylorMade SLDR Hybrid comes in lofts of 17, 19, 21 and 24 degrees.