- How TaylorMade’s marketing slayed Callaway and saved golfers moneyPosted 9 hours ago
- Review: Tour Edge Exotics E8 and E8 Beta DriversPosted 10 hours ago
KBS adds new C-Taper Lite shaft with parallel tip
The C-Taper Lite shaft KBS released in June is now available in a parallel-tip model that complements the original tapered-tip design. The shaft has the same mid-launch, mid-spin performance as the original C-Tape Lite tapered tip shaft...
- Posted 56 days ago
Review: Hiskei “Wave” shaft
Pros: Premium shaft with ripples that create more consistency and reduce vibration. They’re also a great value at $125 each. Cons: The Wave shaft produced a slightly lower launch and higher spin for both testers. Who’s it for? Anyone looking...
- Posted 57 days ago
Graphite Design announces YS NanoReloaded shafts
Graphite Design is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a new shaft that blends technologies from two of its most successful design. Golfers familiar with the company’s shafts likely know about its Tour AD line, which launched in...
- Posted 77 days ago
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 90 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 96 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 121 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 136 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 189 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 201 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 217 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 225 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 250 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 272 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 275 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 330 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 363 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 379 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 381 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 386 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 388 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 405 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 406 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 469 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 496 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 498 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 503 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 506 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 524 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 548 days ago