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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...