Every golfer wants to hit the ball farther, and the quest for maximum length has led many 21st century golfers to opt for drivers with shafts that are 1 to 3 inches longer than the standard recommended length. However, the longer the shaft the harder it is to control the club and hit the ball squarely. You might hit the occasional drive farther with a longer shaft. But you run the risk of finding yourself chopping the ball out of the rough and fairway bunkers -- if not flirting with out-of-bounds stakes -- on a regular basis.
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The slice is a common enemy of high-handicap golfers. A round-ruining, gravity defying left-to-right missile that seems preternaturally attracted to trees has created an industry within golf. Quite a few club manufacturers offer "draw drivers" in a range of configurations designed to combat chronic slicing and help players keep their tee shots in play. There is no single simple answer to what a draw driver is, because different manufacturers take different approaches to solving the same problems, but there are some conventions commonly found in clubs marketed as draw drivers.