driver shaft help

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lance y

I am getting the 913 d3 and want some help with shaft selection. I want a shaft that is a little heavier but I feel like alot of the heavy shafts have lower torque and feel like I'm swinging a board. I want a shaft that I can still feel the club head any recommendations?

lance y

thanks for the reply. I have been to several places none anywhere near me have a x flex I really like the diamana d+ 72. my fear is I have only hit it in a Stiff flex and If I go to a x I don't want it to feel like a board but the fitter said with my swing speed I will need an x

Joshua O

I understand the your feeling. I am probably the other direction. Currently I have the "Phenom" in my 913 D3 that is a X Stiff. I didnt have a club fitter avaible when i was purchasing the club so I went just with the numbers. While of a work vacation I was able to hit the new club on a trackman in Dallas and get fitted for new Vokey wedges. My numbers showed that I should probably have ordered it tipped .5 inches to increase the stiffness. If your ever in the DFW area contact @Kyle_ClubFitter on twitter, he can get you dialed in.

A little wordy but the gist is hit one at a fitter and dont be impatient like me.


I hit the all of the new adjustable drivers (R1, ....) and you will not go wrong with the 913! excellent driver

S Miller

I understand your concern. I can tell you based on experience of playing the Diamana White 72X (made for Titleist) for years, as well as having the new Diamana + 72X in the 913, I don't believe it is 'boardy' like some of the other low torque shafts. I recently went through another Staff fitting during the PGA Show and I was adjusted to have my current shaft tipped 1" to produce the shots that I was looking for. If there is any way you can find an X to hit, please do so to take the guess work out of your mind. 

 Where are you located that you don't have anything available to you?

All the Best!

lance y

No there are several golf shops but the shaft I've been trying out is diamana d+ 72, no store I've called with in 50 miles has it in an x flex on stiff.

Cathi, Titleist Club Concierge

You don't say where you are located, but all our Advanced Fitters and our SureFit Cart fitters have the X flex in their matrix.  Here is the link to the fitters: