“R” denotes “regular flex” “S” denotes “stiff flex” (might also be designated “Firm”) “X” denotes “extra stiff flex” (might also be designated “Tour”)
- What Does S Flex Mean On A Golf Club? The “R” is for regular flex, the “S” is for stiff flex (might also be called “Firm” or “Tour”), and the “X” is for extra stiff flex. Table of contents
Does s flex mean stiff?
Don’t know what the M stands for, but they are Senior shafts, my whole set are M shafts. The S flex are stiff shafts.
What does Taylormade a flex mean?
The M flex shaft is normally classed as a senior flex and falls somewhere between L (ladies) flex and R(regular) flex. So that makes it quite a flexable shaft for slow swing speeds. If I remember right swings about 80mph and below. Jan 20, 2012. #3.
How do I know what flex shaft to use?
Some General Guidelines About Shaft Flex
- Take a look at the distance you hit your driver.
- If you have a very smooth swing, you might benefit from a softer flex even if you swing fast.
- If your drives go left, you might benefit from a stiffer flex; if your drives go right, you might benefit from a softer flex.
What happens if shaft is too flexible?
Having a shaft that is too flexible can also cause the ball to hook uncontrollably, because the shaft bends incorrectly, it will come through with a closed clubface causing the ball to go left, this is because the shaft can’t handle your swing speed, and the head is rotating too much.
What is the difference between senior flex and regular flex?
Comparing the Two Certain shaft flexes are designed to match a particular swing speed. Senior flex shafts are appropriate for golfers who swing between 75 and 90 mph and carry a driver about 180 to 200 yards. Regular flex shafts are designed for golfers who swing 90 to 100 mph and carry a driver about 200 to 240 yards.
What is Senior Flex?
A senior flex golf shaft is a graphite shaft built to accommodate the needs of a slower swing. Players that use a senior flex golf shaft will typically have swing speeds below 85mph. Many players will make the transition to the senior flex shafts as they get older. This tends to coincide with a loss in swing speed.
What does senior flex mean in golf?
Senior flex shafts allow the golfer to launch the golf ball easily into the air. The shaft also allows for the feel and control that golfers seek when striking the ball.
What does shaft flex 5.0 mean?
Regular – 5.0. Regular Plus – 5.5. Stiff – 6.0. Extra Stiff – 6.5. Extra Stiff Plus – 7.0.
What does the S stand for on a golf club?
Wedges typically don’t have numbers. Instead that have letters such as P or PW for pitching wedge and S for sand wedge. The sand wedge, gap wedge and lob wedge might also be identified by the degrees of loft.
What does a flex mean?
Flex is a slang term meaning “ to show off,” whether it be your physique, your belongings, or some other thing you consider superior to those of others. The act of flexing is often criticized as a power move, considered arrogant and insincere.
How can I test my swing speed at home?
There only truly accurate way to find out your swing speed is to measure it on a launch monitor as you hit balls out onto a range. Male tour professionals swing in the 115-120 mph range while average amateurs fall closer to the 80-85mph range.
How fast should you swing a 7 iron?
An average golfer will swing a seven iron about 75 mph. This number can change based on the weight of the club and if it is steel or graphite. The faster you swing a seven iron, the further it will go. If you can swing at about 85 mph, you will see distances closer to 165 yards.