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2014 Iron shaft shootout: Top-rated steel and graphite iron shafts get put to the test
Iron shafts are the forgotten younger sibling of the golf shaft family. Where’s the love? Most of the avid golfers we see in our shop will spend hours combing WRX forums, reading various reviews, asking questions and...
- Posted 7 days ago
Review: Basileus Fiamma shaft
Pros: The Basileus Fiamma is a gorgeously eye-catching shaft with design features that benefit a quick and compact swing. High modulus carbon materials make the shaft one of the smoothest I’ve had the opportunity to test. Cons: Due to...
- Posted 13 days ago
Mitsubishi unveils 2015 Diamana shaft lineup
Few graphite shaft makers can claim the success of Mitsubishi Rayon’s Diamana shafts, which have been used to win more than 100 events on golf’s major professional tours since 2004. That makes it a big deal when the...
- Posted 38 days ago
Mitsubishi Rayon launches Fubuki J shafts
Mitsubishi Rayon’s new Fubuki J was introduced to PGA Tour players this week at the FedEx St. Jude Classic, where three players including T3 finisher Matt Every put the new shaft in play in their drivers. The...
- Posted 53 days ago
Matrix TPHDe shafts
Matrix’s new TPHDe shafts use the latest materials in a new construction that can improve ball speed, feel and stability, according to the company. Like its predecessor, Matrix’s TPHD shaft, the TPHEe uses exotic materials such as...
- Posted 106 days ago
Q&A: Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary
The best-case scenario for a small golf equipment company is essentially what has happened for Aerotech Golf in the last six years. Matt Kuchar began using a set of the company’s SteelFiber composite shafts in his irons...
- Posted 118 days ago
Fujikura Speeder 757 Limited-Edition Masters Shaft
Fujikura fans, it’s official. Last year, Fujikura released its popular FUEL shaft in a Limited Edition paint scheme to celebrate the year’s first major. This year, the newly relaunched Speeder 757 receives its special “Masters” green and...
- Posted 134 days ago
Exotics to offer SST PURE shaft alignment
Tour Edge is bringing the the same technology used on the PGA Tour to all its product lines. The company has finalized an agreement with SST Pure to have its shaft alignment technology used on all of...
- Posted 142 days ago
Should your next set of irons have graphite shafts?
The days of steel-shafted irons are numbered. That’s what golfers are hearing from graphite shaft makers, who after many years of trial and error have created a new crop of products that are breaking down the perception...
- Posted 167 days ago
Show Stoppers: Day 3 from the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show
The GolfWRX team is live from this year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Fla. The “Show Stoppers” segment will highlight our favorite clubs, gear, and training aids at the show. At the PGA Merchandise Show, golf companies...
- Posted 189 days ago
Fujikura Pro Series Shafts
Fujikura’s new “Pro” shafts are mid-launch, low-spin shafts that are designed to help golfers hit the ball farther by improving the “kick speed” they get from their shafts. Jeremy Butler, Fujikura’s director of sales, said the company’s...
- Posted 192 days ago
True Temper releases lighter, longer XP family of shafts
Most golfers are familiar with the advantages of today’s game-improvement irons, which are helping golfers hit the ball higher and farther than ever before. But fewer are aware of the latest crop of lightweight “game-improvement” shafts, which...
- Posted 247 days ago
Review: Aldila Tour Blue and Tour Green shafts
Pros: Cool graphics and a smooth feel that’s consistent in both models. Cons: High price ($349). Bottom Line: Need to hit it lower? Try the Tour Green. Need to hit it higher? Try the Tour Blue. Overview The Aldila Tour...
- Posted 280 days ago
Matrix Velox shafts optimize speed through curvature
Matrix’s new line of Velox shafts are designed to help golfers maximize clubhead speed, regardless of what type of driver setup they play. In the past, better golfers gravitated toward drivers built to shorter lengths, which offered...
- Posted 296 days ago
Editor Review: Mitsubishi Diamana W-Series Shaft
Pros: Mitsubishi’s Diamana W-Series has similar launch and spin characteristics to its predecessor, the ‘ahina. Its newly designed butt section that gives the shaft a smoother feel, and it’s is the first White Board shaft to be available in...
- Posted 298 days ago
The New White Board: Mitsubishi’s Diamana W-Series shaft
Mitsubishi Rayon’s new Diamana W-Series shaft is the third generation of the company’s “White Board” shaft, a low-launching, low-spinning model that has been extremely popular with pros and amateurs since its launch in 2006. The most notable...
- Posted 302 days ago
KBS launches ‘Tour-V’ iron shaft
KBS has announced the release of its new “Tour-V” steel iron shaft, which is lower spinning than the KBS “Tour” shaft and weighs about 10 grams less. The Tour-V (known as the “Tour V2″ in its prototype...
- Posted 305 days ago
Snedeker switches to a 45-gram driver shaft
Brandt Snedeker doesn’t change equipment often, but when he does decide to switch he’s not scared to play something unconventional. Snedeker already plays one of the lightest iron shafts on the PGA Tour, AeroTech’s SteelFiber i95, which...
- Posted 322 days ago
New Equipment Overload at the BMW Championship!
We spotted an overwhelming amount of new equipment this week at the BMW Championship, so much that we thought it was necessary to organize them in a single story for your viewing pleasure. Check out the latest...
- Posted 323 days ago
Graphite Design Tour AD DI Shafts in Black & White spotted
raphite Design is adding to their uber exclusive and tour popular Tour AD DI line up a new color option of black with a white graphic. According to the company, they shafts will be available on Aug....
- Posted 386 days ago
McIlroy switches to prototype MRC driver shaft
Rory McIlroy is using a new driver shaft this week at the U.S. Open, a prototype by Mitsubishi Rayon that is similar to the company’s Kuro Kage Silver shaft. McIlroy was previously playing another prototype Mitsubishi shaft,...
- Posted 413 days ago
Aldila ‘Tour Blue’ and ‘Tour Green’ shafts
When designing its newest line of shafts, the “Tour Blue” and “Tour Green,” Aldila sought inspiration from its most successful platform, the NV shafts it released to tour players more than 10 years ago. The NV shafts...
- Posted 414 days ago
Tech Talk: KBS C-Taper Lite iron shafts
With the name C-Taper Lite, most golfers will assume that the biggest difference between KBS’s newest shafts and the company’s original C-Taper shafts is the weight. But even though the new shafts are between 5 and 15...
- Posted 420 days ago
Prototype Project X Graphite Shafts Spotted
Check out our photos of True Temper’s new PX prototype graphite driver shafts, which are being tested by tour players this week at the FedEx St. Jude Classic at TPC Southwind. The shafts have textured bands reinforcing...
- Posted 423 days ago
Nunchuk xi Iron Shafts: Editor Review
Pros: For a lightweight graphite iron shaft (104 grams), the xi’s feel extremely stable. They reduce vibration compared to steel shafts, and offered slightly more launch and spin for our tester. Cons: They’re $75 each, and could cause...
- Posted 441 days ago
Fujikura MCI Hybrid Prototype Shafts
Steel or graphite? In recent years, the answer for the best players in the world has been simple — graphite in their woods and hybrids and steel in their irons in wedges. But Fujikura’s recently launched MCI,...
- Posted 465 days ago
Fujikura “masters” edition Fuel shaft!!!!
by Brando5105: My local clubbuilder (west coast custom clubs) told me that Fujikura is going to release a special Masters Edition Fuel Shaft!!! It will be green and yellow paint. And he sent me a picture to...
- Posted 504 days ago
Wishon: Shaft frequency can be misleading
Numerous times I have read posts on GolfWRX from golfers who persist in selecting a shaft on the basis of a butt frequency measurement. In viewing new shafts that come on the market, many golfers believe as...
- Posted 516 days ago
A Project X iron shaft for the masses
No longer are True Temper’s Project X iron shafts reserved for only elite players. The new Project X 95 Flighted iron shafts are the lightest in the Project X family, weighing only 95 grams. They are also...
- Posted 530 days ago
Nippon springs forward with a new Modus iron shaft
If a company can manufacture automotive springs, it can probably make a pretty decent golf shaft. That’s exactly the case for Nippon Shafts, whose parent company NHK Springs is a large automotive springs manufacturing company. Mark Pekarek,...
- Posted 531 days ago
Project X’s tour-caliber 39-gram driver shaft
Certain numbers in sports have an almost mystical value to them, like running a mile in less than four minutes. Recently, True Temper broke one of those key figures — a driver shaft that weighs less than...
- Posted 531 days ago
Graphite Design’s new Tour AD GT Shaft
Graphite Design has added to its popular line of Tour AD shafts with the Tour AD GT, a softer version of the company’s low-spin, low-launch Tour AD BB shaft. The GT it a good choice for golfers who...
- Posted 534 days ago
Tech Talk: Nunchuk’s xi graphite iron shaft
Golfers are always searching for ways to remove variables from their game. That’s why many spend hours on the range with hopes of developing the consistency that will allow them to hit longer, straighter shots. One way...
- Posted 540 days ago
Tech Talk: Mickelson’s KBS Tour V2 shafts
Phil Mickelson was vocal in post-round interviews last week about the importance of his change to Callaway’s new Razr Fit Extreme driver, which he said allowed him to be more confident off the tee in his record-setting...
- Posted 542 days ago
Scor Golf adds new shaft options to its line
There’s three main things golfers should consider when buying a new wedge. The first two things, loft and sole type, are widely talked about by serious golfers. The third, choosing the right shaft, isn’t talked about so...
- Posted 546 days ago
Matrix simplifies its 2013 shaft lineup
For a shaft company, having a lot of models for golfers to choose from is a great thing. But what shaft companies don’t want to happen, especially with Tour players, is for golfers to become so confused...
- Posted 548 days ago
Tech Talk: UST Recoil Graphite Iron Shafts
In the last decade, graphite has become the material of choice on the PGA Tour for the shafts in drivers, fairway woods and hybrids. It would make sense that graphite shafts would slowly have started to creep...
- Posted 550 days ago
Tech Talk: Fujikura Fuel Shafts
The Fujikura Fuel is a low-launch, low-spin shaft that uses special construction and a high kick point that the company says gives golfers a tighter dispersion and a softer feel than Fujikura’s previous low-launch, low-spin shafts. Dustin...
- Posted 550 days ago
New True Temper prototype steel wedge shaft spotted
GolfWRX is on the range at the Farmers at Torrey Pines this week. Looks like we spotted a first seen look at a development project True Temper is working on. Color options and customization seems to be...
- Posted 556 days ago