Driver shaft

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By Mark S

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  1. Mark S

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    Hi, at the moment I am using a cally alpha driver with a standard 565 stiff speeder shaft but I will be changing to a new Titleist 917 D2. I think I am probably looking for a lightweight 'firm' flex shaft but was wondering if best to go with a stiffer type regular shaft or a weeker type stiff shaft if I cant track down a firm shaft. Any thoughts welcome MS.

  2. Don O
    Madison, WI

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    A good fitter will find the shaft with the correct weight and characteristics to match your swing. What I have found is I'm a lousy fitter and my guesses aren't even close. Also, most store fitters just go through a routine with a couple of stock shafts that will often match inventory on the floor. Not one of my clubs matches a club on the rack, but all the shafts are n/c versions of stock shafts.
  3. Dale V
    Escondido, CA

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    Like Don said, have a Titleist fitting. Too many variables, you need to see your data on TrackMan. Guessing might give you poor results that you might think are the fault of the club.
  4. Joseph M
    Saint John, New Brunswick

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    Although I haven't always practiced what I preach I hope I am smarter now- you can't go wrong with a Titleist fitting to achieve the best result possible.

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