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AeroTech launches TiFiber driver shafts on Tour

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Before AeroTech SteelFiber shafts became popular on the PGA Tour, the best golfers in the world almost exclusively used all-steel iron shafts. The SteelFiber shafts, made of graphite composite with a surface layer of steel, changed that. Big-name players like Matt Kuchar and Brandt Snedeker began using the SteelFiber shafts, leading to more PGA Tour players and regular golfers trying (and liking) them.

Related: Our Q&A with Chris Hilleary, President of AeroTech Golf Shafts

Now, AeroTech has developed a driver shaft that’s made with graphite composite and has a full layer of titanium fiber on the perimeter. The shafts are called “TiFiber,” and we spotted them this week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

According to Chris Hilleary, President of AeroTech Golf Shafts, the layer of titanium adds hoop-strength stability and keeps the shafts from deforming during the swing and into impact. The result is a lower-spinning trajectory that creates a more penetrating ball flight.

On Tour, we spotted AeroTech’s new TiFiber “Tour 70” shaft that’s designed for higher swing speeds in F5 (Stiff) and F6 (X-Stiff) flex options. Hilleary says another TiFiber shaft is in the works: a Pro 60 shaft that’s slightly softer. He says it will benefit those who need a bit more launch and spin, but still want the added stability that titanium provides. While both the Pro 60 and Pro 70 are driver shafts, Hilleary says they can be cut down and turned into fairway wood shafts.

The TiFiber shafts ($395 each) will be available for purchase starting in January 2018, Also, be on the lookout our for an exclusive giveaway of the shafts in our GolfWRX forums in the coming weeks!

Discussion: See what GolfWRX members are saying about the AeroTech TiFiber shafts

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  1. Jerry

    Aug 3, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    Trolling…

  2. Double Mocha Man

    Aug 3, 2017 at 5:06 pm

    Obbie, what’s in your bag? Any graphite shafts in there?

  3. Dave R

    Aug 3, 2017 at 12:16 pm

    It’s clear that you sir have tried this shaft. But is there anything reported on this very informative site that you agree with? Just wondering…………….

  4. Anthony

    Aug 3, 2017 at 3:10 am

    GOLD!!!

  5. MuskieCy

    Aug 3, 2017 at 12:03 am

    The best player on planet Earth has spoken.

    All bow down and contemplate the message. Pure enlightenment will follow.

    Or something.

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Quinn Riley WITB 2022 (June)

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Driver: Callaway Rogue ST MAX LS
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Smoke Green Small Batch 70 6.5

3-wood: Callaway Rogue ST MAX High Launch (16.5 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI Orange 8 X

4-wood: Callaway Epic Speed (16.5 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI Black 8 X

Hybrid: Callaway Apex Pro (20 degrees)
Shaft: Fujikura Ventus Blue HB 10 X

Irons: Callaway Apex TCB (4-PW)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue X100

Wedges: Callaway JAWS MD5 (50-10S, 54-10S @ 55 degrees, 60-08C)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Putter: Odyssey Pro White Hot OG #7 Bird, Odyssey White Hot OG #7 Bird
Grip: Odyssey

Grips: Golf Pride MCC, Golf Pride Tour Velvet 360 (4-PW)

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Driver: TaylorMade Stealth Plus (8 degrees @ 9.5 degrees)
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3-wood: TaylorMade Stealth Plus (15 degrees)
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Shafts: Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 100 6.5 (X), KBS Money-Taper 130 (4-PW)

Wedges: PXG 0311 Milled Sugar Daddy II (52-10C, 56-10C, 60-10C)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Putter: PXG Blackjack Battle Ready

Grips: SuperStroke S-Tech Pro, TaylorMade (3-wood)

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Casey Pyne WITB 2022 (June)

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Driver: Titleist TSi3 (9 degrees, 1.5 degrees upright, A2)
Shaft: Project X HZRDUS Smoke Black 60 6.0

3-wood: Cobra AMP Cell ((?) degrees, 3+)
Shaft: (?)

Hybrid: Titleist TSi2 (21 degrees, 0.75 degree upright lie), Titleist 910H (19 degrees @ 19.75 degrees, 1.5 degree upright lie)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI Hybrid 105 S, Matrix Ozik Altus Hybrid Xcon S

Irons: Titleist 620 CB (4-9)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM8 (46-10F, 50-12F), Titleist Vokey Design SM9 (54-12D, 60-08M, 60-10S)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400

Putter: Odyssey White Hot Pro V-Line
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