TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue Hybrid Adjustment Guide + (CHART)

Is the TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid adjustable?

Yes, the TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid is adjustable. The loft and face angle adjustments for all three hybrids in this series are the same. The adjustability helps you achieve your desired loft and distance.


Is the TaylorMade SIM2 Max Rescue hybrid adjustable?

No, the TaylorMade SIM2 Max Rescue hybrid is not adjustable. The club has a fixed hosel that makes the adjustment impossible. None of the five hybrids in this series can be adjusted using the hosel that comes with them.


How do I adjust my TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid?

You can adjust your TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid using its adjustable hosel and loft sleeve. The stated loft can be increased or decreased to promote a draw or a fade.

Stepping up the loft paves way for increased ball spin and launch, but it is a compromise to the distance. The clubface closes partially and the trajectory is inclined to the right for right-handed golfers. Stepping down the loft has the reverse effect.

Players are able to gain on distance but will encounter decreased ball launch and spin. Furthermore, the trajectory gets directed to the left.


What is the difference between SIM2 Rescue and SIM2 Rescue Max hybrids?

The main difference between the SIM2 Rescue and Sim2 Rescue Max hybrids is that the Sim 2 Rescue Max Hybrid doesn’t support adjustability.

The SIM2 Rescue and SIM2 Rescue Max hybrids are both rescue clubs designed by TaylorMade to function as rescue clubs and suit anyone ranging from a tour player to a player with a high handicap.

While they have a few similarities, the two hybrid clubs also have a wide range of differences. The key points of distinction between them are given below.



This is the major point of difference between the two rescue hybrids. The TaylorMade SIM 2 Rescue hybrid supports adjustments of its face angle and loft for all their clubs. This adjustability allows players to set the same hybrid for a draw or a fade, based on personal preferences.


TaylorMade SIM 2 Rescue Max hybrid doesn’t have any adjustment functionality.


Number of hybrids

The SIM 2 Rescue is a set of three hybrids comprising the 2-hybrid, 3-hybrid and 4-hybrid clubs. In contrast, the SIM 2 Rescue Max encompasses five hybrids featuring the 3-hybrid, 4-hybrid, 5-hybrid, 6-hybrid and 7-hybrid clubs.


Loft options

The TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid features 17°, 19.5° and 22° loft options for the stated loft. In comparison, the TaylorMade SIM2 MAX Rescue offers 19°, 22°, 25°, 28° and 31° options for the loft.



The SIM2 Rescue comes with a comparatively overall narrower body, compact head and a flatter face than that of the SIM2 Max Rescue hybrid that allows players to render mid-spin and mid-launch shots.

In other words, the former hybrid sports a subtle, sleek and modern look while the latter hybrid appears clunky when there is an impact.


Purpose of use

The TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue is ideal for golfers who wish to swing their hybrid like an iron and make contact with the turf at the time of impact. This makes it a good choice for seasoned players.

However, the TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue is best suited for those who want to use the hybrid like a fairway wood and hit shots off the turf.


Weight port

The SIM2 Rescue hybrid is equipped with a sole weight that makes swinging the hybrid less of a challenge. The SIM2 Rescue Max hybrid doesn’t have any weight port, which tends to make swinging it difficult for different shaft and length options for some players.



The TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid is less forgiving, especially when it comes to shots hit on the lower part of the club. However, the Max counterpart has a V steel sole design with a depressed heel and toe section that makes the hybrid quite forgiving and versatile on various lies.

The TaylorMade SIM2 Max Rescue renders the distance expected from a game improvement hybrid without having to sacrifice control and precision.


TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid adjustment


TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid specs

The TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid comes with a wide range of interesting and noteworthy specs that are worth keeping in mind. Some key specs of this hybrid are mentioned in the table below.




Number of hybrids and types

Three; 2-hybrid, 3-hybrid and 4-hybrid

Tee, fairway and rough shots

Best suited for tee shots. Also capable of rendering decent shots on the fairway and rough


A moderately forgiving hybrid

Loft options

17°, 19.5° and 22°


Loft sleeve and hosel adjustment possible for face angle and trajectory optimization

Handicap level

For golfers with 0 to 15 handicap level

Heel and toe

Depressed to minimize the sole area


High-strength C300 steel face that renders powerful ball flights and straight shots on mishits resulting in good accuracy and distance


V Steel design and compact shape for a low center of gravity, weight distribution and versatility to render iron-like ball flight

Speed pocket

Asymmetric thru-slot speed pocket for enhanced face flexibility as well as retention of distance and ball speed on low face strikes.

Hand option

Both right-hand and left-hand options are available

Spin and launch

Delivers mid-spin and mid-launch shots

Stock shaft and grip

Tensei AV Raw Blue shaft with a 47g textured feel Z600 black/gray Z grip

Flex choices

X, S and R

Swing weight


Lie angle

56.5° to 59.5° (2-hybrid), 57° to 60° (3-hybrid) and 57.5° to 60.5° (4-hybrid)


40.75 inches (2-hybrid), 40.25 inches (3-hybrid) and 39.75 inches (4-hybrid)


TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid adjustment chart

The loft, lie angle and face angle of the TaylorMade SIM2 Rescue hybrid can be adjusted with a click of its loft sleeve. The adjustment is the same for all three variants of the hybrid with different lofts but the same lie angle.

The table given here highlights the different loft and lie angle settings for a 3-hybrid with a 19.5° stated loft and a 57° standard lie angle.



Lie Angle

Stated Loft 19.5°STD LOFT

57° (Stated Loft)

19° (-0.5°)

57.5° (0.5° up)

18.5° (-1°)

58° (1° up)

17° (-1.5°) LOWER

58.5° (1.5° up)

18.5° (-1°)

59° (2° up)

19° (-0.5°)

59.5° (2.5° up)

Stated Loft 19.5° UPRT

60° (3° up)

20° (+0.5°)

59.5° (2.5° up)

20.5° (+1°)

59 (2° up)

21° (+1.5°) HIGHER

58.5° (1.5° up)

20.5° (+1°)

58 (1° up)

20° (+0.5°)

57.5° (0.5° up)


The terms STD LOFT, LOWER, HIGHER and UPRT refer to the markings on the 1.5°loft sleeve of the SIM2 Rescue hybrid.


STD LOFT represents the stated loft of the hybrid while LOWER and HIGHER indicate that the loft is the least and highest at these settings respectively.


UPRT specifies that the lie angle is at the maximum upright position and the highest possible value.


Each click of the loft sleeve affects the loft, lie angle and face angle in the following ways:

  • The loft gets decreased or increased by a variation of 0.5°.
  • The lie angle gets lowered or raised by a difference of 0. 5°.
  • The face angle gets stepped down or up by a change of 0.25° to 1°.


An increase in the loft will pave way for a draw, while a decrease in loft triggers a fade or a slice. Similarly, each change will make the lie angle more upright than the standard setting.

As the lie angle gets more and more upright, the chances of hooking the ball also increase accordingly. It may also result in you having to make adjustments to your swing to rectify the hook. As a result, your swing will be inconsistent and less powerful.


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