Flex is the measure of a shaft’s ability to bend as force is applied to it. The typical range of shaft flexes available on the market range as follows: TX (most stiff), X (extra stiff), S (stiff), R (regular), A (senior) and L (ladies, least stiff).
- What is Tx golf shaft? The new TX flex designation stands for Tour X-Stiff. flex and is one full flex stiffer than the standard X-Stiff Flex shafts. Also read How old is Mike Krzyzewski? What shaft does Rory McIlroy use? In his iron setup, McIlroy uses ultra-stiff Project X 7.0 shafts.
What is a Tx golf shaft?
The new TX flex designation stands for Tour X-Stiff. flex and is one full flex stiffer than the standard X-Stiff Flex shafts.
What is Fujikura TX flex?
Ventus HB was developed to maximize the versatility and forgiveness of today’s hybrids & utility clubs through a low-torque, ultra-stiff tip hybrid that’s supported by the velocity and stability of Fujikura’s proprietary VeloCore Technology.
What is TS flex in golf shaft?
So the TS are short for Tour Stiff. This is a flex that is stiffer than traditional S flex but softer than X flex within the same family of shafts. TS may be equivalent or a cross-over to the SX designation. Ditto here, it indicates Tour extra stiff and is stiffer than a traditional X flex.
How do I know what flex shaft I need?
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 your golf shaft is too flexible?
If the shaft is too flexible, you will have a ‘whippy’ feeling in your hands, and you won’t be able to feel the clubhead on the downswing. When the golf ball is struck it will generally have too much spin if the shaft is too flexible, this will cause a ‘ballooning’ effect on the shot and it will tend to go quite high.
What flex should a beginner use?
But if a beginner player already has a decent swing motion and generates clubhead speed between the range of 95 to 110 mph or more, then a stiff shaft or extra stiff shaft could be justified to be used by a beginner golfer.
What is R2 flex shaft?
Googled Description: The R2 is the equivalent of the modern day A-flex. Instead of calling it amateur or senior flex which is ability or age related, the R2 is simply a softer shaft than a standard regular flex for those with reduced swing speeds.
Is Fujikura a good shaft?
The Fujikura Ventus is extremely accurate. Consistently high ball speed. Among the lowest spinning shafts I’ve ever hit.
What does flex R mean?
“R” denotes ” regular flex ” “S” denotes “stiff flex” (might also be designated “Firm”) “X” denotes “extra stiff flex” (might also be designated “Tour”)
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.
Is a flex the same as Senior Flex?
There is not much difference at all between ladies and senior flex. Most of the time, the only difference between a senior flex shaft and a ladies flex shaft will be the length of the shaft. The senior flex shaft can sometimes be a few grams heavier than the ladies, but this all depends on the manufacturer.
Are all regular shafts the same flex?
Shafts can have the same flex but different weight, bend profile, or torque. A player with a slower swing and aggressive tempo may bend the shaft just as much as a player with a faster swing and slower tempo.