Shafts

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  • SteelFiber
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New clubs, iron shafts provide boost for Moore

Ryan Moore produced four rounds under 70 at Phoenix as he played for the first time with AeroTech SteelFiber composite shafts in his new TaylorMade RocketBladez irons.

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SteelFiber nets Tour following for Aerotech

Matt Kuchar was one of the first pros to use Aerotech's graphite shafts, and after his climb up the World Rankings, players like Brandt Snedeker are following suit.

  • NV
  • RIP
  • Tour Green, Blue
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Shaft Month: A decade after NV, Aldila extends its legacy

John Merrick's win at the Northern Trust Open validates the enduring legacy of Aldila's NV shaft. But the company hardly is content and is planning a major push with graphite iron shafts.

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Aldila's RIP collection has something for everyone

Aldila's RIP collection includes some of the most recognizable graphite shafts on the PGA Tour, and its family of five gives plenty of options for every golfer.

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Aldila Tour Green, Tour Blue golf shafts

The Aldila Tour Green and Tour Blue golf shafts are modern versions of Aldila’s highly successful NV shaft, containing the same taper profile as the original NV with a balance point that is slightly higher.

  • Fuel
  • MCI
  • Pro 95i
  • Speeder 757
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Fujikura Fuel golf shaft

The Fujikura Fuel shaft has a mid-to-low trajectory, and Fujikura says it should produce longer drives for most golfers.

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Fujikura Pro 95i graphite iron shaft

Fujikura is about to introduce a graphite iron shaft called the Pro 95i. The construction of this 95-gram shaft easily will allow clubmakers to build graphite-shafted irons of the same length and swingweight as irons with conventional steel shafts.

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Fujikura Speeder 757 golf shaft

Since its launch in Japan in 1997, the Fujikura Speeder 757 has become one of the most recognizable names among shafts.

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Fujikura to release new Speeder shafts

Fujikura's Speeder shafts have accounted for more than 50 worldwide victories. The company hopes to add to that total with an updated 757 model. Three other versions are on their way, too.

  • C-Taper Lite
  • Tour
  • Tour 90
  • Tour-V
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KBS launches C-Taper Lite shafts

Shaft manufacturer KBS' latest offering aims to bring C-Taper feel to the masses.

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KBS Tour steel iron shaft

The original KBS Tour shaft (well-known because of use by Ernie Els, Steve Stricker, Adam Scott and others) was followed by the KBS Tour C-Taper and the KBS Tour V2, played by Phil Mickelson.

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KBS Tour 90 steel iron shaft

KBS’ Kim Braly called the KBS Tour 90 “more of a player’s shaft than a lightweight shaft,” although the shaft appeals to a wide range of skilled golfers.

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  • Ozik Altus
  • Velox
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Matrix Ozik Altus hybrid graphite golf shafts

Matrix has four Altus hybrid shafts – the classic Altus plus three new models, Black Tie, Red Tie and White Tie.

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Matrix to expand hybrid shaft offerings

Graphite shaft maker Matrix has made a name on the PGA Tour, especially for its hybrid shafts. Now, the company is expanding its hybrid line and helping golfers get custom-fit.

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Matrix Velox shafts

The new Velox shafts from Matrix simplify the search for the perfect shaft by using one criterion: driver swing speed.

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Tiger Woods employs Mitsubishi Diamana White Board shaft

Seeking a heavier driver shaft at The Players Championship, Tiger Woods switched to a 73-gram Mitsubishi Diamana White Board 73-X.

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Mitsubishi Kuro Kage Silver shafts

Mitsubishi's updated Kuro Kage Silver shaft – featuring elastic, titanium-nickel fibers – is designed to deliver more consistency.

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Nippon N.S. Pro 950GH shaft

According to Nippon, the N.S. Pro 950GH is their best-selling shaft, available only through the company's network of custom clubmakers.

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Nippon N.S. Pro Modus 3 Tour 130 golf shaft

Introduced at the PGA Merchandise Show, the Nippon N.S. Pro Modus 3 Tour 130 features relatively low tip rigidity to produce a higher trajectory.

  • Dynamic Gold
  • Project X
  • XP Series
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True Temper Dynamic Gold Onyx Tour Issue shaft

True Temper's new black steel wedge shaft, the DG (Dynamic Gold) Onyx Tour Issue, could be a forerunner of more black shafts to come.

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True Temper’s dynamic history

The Dynamic steel golf shaft was introduced in 1942. Today, 72 years later, it is still manufactured by the same company, True Temper, and remains the most popular iron shaft on the PGA Tour.

True Temper Dynamic Gold golf shaft

The shaft of choice on the PGA Tour, the old reliable Dynamic Gold (the first Dynamic shaft appeared in 1942) outnumbers Project X by a 3-1 ratio on Tour.

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True Temper Project X golf shaft

What is the difference between the Dynamic Gold and Project X? Both are heavy (in the 125-gram range), and they produce similar shot patterns -- but they target different types of feel.

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True Temper's 'sub-40' driver shaft, Project X PXv 39

At the PGA Merchandise Show, which concluded Jan. 26, True Temper made a proclamation: “We have the lightest golf shaft that’s ever been introduced. It weighs 39.5 grams at 46 inches raw length.”

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True Temper XP Series iron shafts

Adding yards to irons was the goal True Temper had in mind for its newest steel shafts, the XP Series.

  • Proforce VTS
  • UST Recoil
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UST focuses on torque in Proforce VTS shafts

Why do so many golfers talk incessantly about shaft flex but never seem to talk about shaft torque? It’s a good question because torque is so important in the choice of a shaft. Shaftmaker UST Mamiya is trying to do something about this. It’s a scholarly response.

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UST Mamiya's Recoil shafts

UST vice president and shaft designer Mike Guerrette says the company has finally mastered the ovaling process – just ask five-time major winner Ernie Els.

UST Mamiya Recoil iron shaft

The UST Recoil iron shaft recently became available to consumers, and wood shafts are expected to follow.