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Mizuno JPX Irons

Mizuno JPX irons were at one time where considered to be the game improvement line of Mizuno clubs.  With the most recent release of the 900 series, three JPX 900 models are available … Tour, Forged, and Hot Metal.  Each of these models were designed with a different...

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Mizuno MP-18 Irons

Mizuno’s MP series of irons are legendary.  The MP series covers the gamut of better players irons with blade and cavity back designs.  They are famous for their soft/buttery feel at impact and their classic chrome looks.  But don’t think that means only the best...

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Vendor Spotlight – Mizuno Golf

The Mizuno Corporation is an International company that was established in 1906. They focus on sports products covering the regions of Japan, USA, Europe, Asia, China, Australia, Canada, Brazil, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.  That is a bunch!  😊  Corporate headquarters...

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Vendor Spotlight – Aerotech Golf Shafts

Aerotech Golf Shafts Aerotech Golf Shafts, located in Bellingham, Washington, began manufacturing golf shafts in 1994.  Nearly 25 years later they have evolved from a supplier of graphite golf shafts for OEM equipment manufacturers such as Cleveland Golf, Adams Golf,...

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MyGolfSpy Blog Alert

The #1 Driver in golf may not be the best driver for your game... Earlier this week, MyGolfSpy.com posted an interesting article on how the #1 driver in golf might NOT be the best driver for you.  This is a point of view that gets lost in all of the marketing and...

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Shaft Bend Profile – What is that???

Bend profile is the how the stiffness of a shaft is distributed over the entire length of the shaft. The most common variations are butt stiff, butt flexible, tip stiff, and tip flexible.  More recently, shaft engineering has progressed to even more progressive...

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Shaft Weight – How much is too little or too much?

Unless they are a beginner, golfers become used to a certain swing feel in their clubs. This can become an unwelcome bias when being fit by a professional fitter for the first time.  If they are used to swinging a 130 gram iron shaft, a shaft weighing less than 100...

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Part 2 of Shaft Flex – What is it really?

In my last post we left off with the question “Isn’t close enough OK”? The answer to that question, like many great questions in golf is… it depends.  It depends on how “dialed in” you want to be with your equipment.  I can tell you that in many fittings I have done...

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Shaft Flex – What is it really?

Golf shaft flex is typically defined by shaft manufacturers by a scale consisting of the designations of L, A, R, S, X. In this scale, L is the most flexible and X is the stiffest.  The simple “rule of thumb” that the faster your swing speed the stiffer a shaft you...

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The Golf Club Shaft – Engine or Transmission?

Ever heard someone say “the shaft is the engine of the golf club”? That creates a pretty clear picture of the shaft’s importance, but is probably a bit inaccurate.  Noted club designer Tom Wishon wrote an article a few years back that likened the club shaft to be more...

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