We’re confident the M6 fairway wood is one of the best performers on the market and at £269 offers exceptional value for money.
Easy to align, fast and forgiving off the face and versatile from different lies
No loft adjustability to fine-tune the ball flight
By Joel Tadman published
TaylorMade M6 Fairway Review - Technical Editor Joel Tadman tests out the new M6 fairway from TaylorMade
TaylorMade M6 Fairway Review
This fairway wood is for golfers seeking a high performance, non-adjustable option.
Key technology Like on the M6 driver, Twist Face offers a corrective face angle on off-centre hits, engineered to reduce side spin and deliver straighter shots. A deep face and larger carbon crown provides optimal distance with excellent playability.
Improved slot flexibility for a larger COR area and better off-center performance, especially on low-face strikes while the new TPU slot insert is more flush with the surface for improved turf interaction.
Looks The very low profile design sits flush to the turf and the silver front section contrasting with the black face makes it very easy to align.
Performance The M6 launches and flights the ball quite high with mid-to-low spin helping maximize carry distance. It has been equally adept from the tee and fairway so far.
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It packs an awfully powerful punch for a fairway wood. It has a hot, driver-like feel off the face and offers a great deal of forgiveness to rescue a poor strike.
We like the lighter feel and larger footprint compared to the M5, it seemed to make it easier to swing and get the ball airborne without climbing too high into the wind.
It’s also one of the best looking fairway woods around and the smooth full sole glides effortlessly along the top of the turf, encouraging you to go for par fives in two when previously you might play it safe.
It isn’t adjustable, but it comes in a variety of lofts as well as a D-Type version with extra draw bias to help those with a slice.
Joel has worked in the golf industry for over 12 years covering both instruction and more recently equipment. He now oversees all product content here at Golf Monthly, managing a team of talented and passionate writers and presenters in delivering the most thorough and accurate reviews, buying advice, comparisons and deals to help the reader find exactly what they are looking for. So whether it's the latest driver, irons, putter or laser rangefinder, Joel has his finger on the pulse keeping up to date with the latest releases in golf.
During these enjoyable years he has had some money-can't-buy experiences, like interviewing Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy one-on-one and covering the 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor.
One of his career highlights came when covering the 2012 Masters he got to play the sacred Augusta National course on the Monday after the tournament concluded, shooting a respectable 87 with just one par and four birdies. To date, his best ever round of golf is a 5-under 67 back in 2011. He currently plays his golf at Burghley Park Golf Club in Stamford, Lincs, with a handicap index of 4.7.
Joel's current What's In The Bag?
Driver: TaylorMade SIM2, 9°
Fairway wood: Titleist TSi3, 15°
Hybrid: Titleist TSi2, 18°
Irons: TaylorMade P770, 4-PW
Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM8, 50°, 54° and 58°
Putter: Evnroll ER2V
Ball: 2021 Titleist Pro V1x
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