I took my current driver, which is the titleist d3 8. The integra idrive hybrid is a utilityrescue club that features a design that gets the center of gravity lower and farther back. Its 3hybrid is 40 inches long, while its 6hybrid is 38. Save on mens steel shaft hybrid, utility golf clubs trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Buy steel golf shafts and true temper golf shafts monark. Grafalloy prolaunch axis white stiff flex driver shaft with taylormade m1 m2 adapter and grip ltd. Hybrid golf clubs custom hybrid irons by thomas golf. Put the 3 wood together first after trimming the shaft to stiff and and took it to the range to test.
But a survey of major manufacturers shows that standard golf club lengths are fairly uniform. Remember, steel you can do this with because theyre much thinner walls. The standard length for a male driver shaft used to be 43. Virtually no women golfers should try to use a driver length longer than 43 inches, most women should use a driver length shorter than 43 inches.
Average hybrid shaft length is 3941 if you decide to add a hybrid to your bag, or perhaps try one out, look through the clubs you have already. R regular, s stiff and a senior in both graphite and steel clubhead size. Driving hybrid length preference between 38 and 4348, otherwise hybrid will be mens standard length 41 loft. Generally driver shafts are the same as fairway wood shafts, meaning it is one shaft at raw length and is then butt trimmed to play at a specific length depending on the club. Jan 02, 2019 with the pga tour season ramping back up this week, its time to take a look at some of the most popular driver shafts. Specifically 65 gram big bertha 3 wood shaft for a 60 gram big bertha alpha shaft.
With the pga tour season ramping back up this week, its time to take a look at some of the most popular driver shafts. Steel golf shafts japanese golf clubs tourspecgolf. Oct 25, 2019 nippon golf have some of the most popular steel shafts on the market with the n. Dec 21, 2019 best for slower swingers who hit it high. The reason a lot of oems add length for graphite shafts is for swing weighting purposes.
Cobra golf is a leading golf club and golf equipment manufacturer, committed to providing superiorquality, high performance products for avid golfers of all abilities. I now have replaced all my clubs with these hybrids and shaft. Picking the right hybrid shaft dlance golfdlance golf. Year club model shaft description shaft manufacture flex shaft wt. This material is preferred by stronger players, as it is heavier, but delivers optimal feel on swing. I tried 2 of the idrive hybrids and they were the best hybrids i have ever played. When in doubt, err on the side of shorter length for the driver. Cobra king utility iron hybrid driving one length steel shaft kbs amt. When you look closely, you can see and feel the steps in the steel shaft.
Jun 12, 2012 the only problem extending this way is youre going to have a significant rib from the graphite shaft. Buy steel golf shafts and true temper golf shafts monark golf. That is typical of nippons approach to introducing new shafts. In all cases of building the 730cl clubs to the shorter lengths, more weight will have to be added to the clubheads using the weight bore in the hosel and. Youre better off using a graphite shaft extender so theres no huge gap at the butt. The following charts show the standard trimming and installation instructions for all of the twgt s2s shaft fitting system shafts. Testing the performance of a hybrid and a driving iron at the same loft and shaft length to see the differences in ball flight. There is a layer of composite material over a steel shaft. From the beginning of the 20th century all the way through to the middle 1980s, the standard mens driver length stood at 43. Driver shaft length are you shorting yourself using a 46.
In some cases a shaft marked r will play as soft as ladies flex. Graphite clubs are slightly longer, with a standard driver at 45 inches, 5iron at 38. These charts simply indicate the normal trimming and installation procedures for each shaft and may be altered by the clubmaker for custom shaft fitting and installation purposes for each golfer. If the hybrid shaft is replacing a fwy wood, then it would be longer. The idea of mixing graphite and steel together to build. Find the right driver shaft length for your game golficity. Jan 07, 2015 this was an excellent article, more insightful than anything else i have read i a while. Steel largely produces consistent flex from shaft to shaft. Aldilas rogue silver driver shafts have low torque 3. The circles colored in the purple represent average frequencies of the hybridspecific graphite shafts. Extending a graphite shaft club makingfittingrepair. With the variety of shaft weights, both in woods and irons, variations in these lengths may be. Taking a look at popular driver shafts on the pga tour. Steel shaft hybrid, utility golf clubs for sale ebay.
Mar 19, 2018 3 wood shaft in a driver in this vid i look at if putting a three wood shaft into a driver will make any difference to ball flight. Features a gradual stepless taper starting at the anchor location between the hands and continuing to the tip just above the hosel. Aerotech aldila cobra fujikura graphite design kbs mitsubishi chemical nippon oban project x true temper ust mamiya. However, the longer the shaft the harder it is to control the club and hit the ball. The problem is that 98% of those golfers have the wrong shaft in the hybrid. As clubs get shorter from driver to fairway woods to hybrids, the shaft. First, a few basic facts about the at 705 hybrid driver.
Clubs other than drivers gradually get shorter if a 44inch steel shaft driver is indicated by the chart, your 5iron will measure 38 inches and sand wedge 35. For clubmakers out there, you are used to purchasing graphite shafts that are for the most part 46 long. Nov 07, 20 the standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. Will it make a golfer longershorter or moreless accurate. Graphite shafts are commonly used in woods and hybrids, and benefit players with slower swing speeds. The only problem extending this way is youre going to have a significant rib from the graphite shaft. Even the best players in the world often carry at least one hybrid in their bag.
Since few hybrids are offered by companies with steel shafts, if they. The nippon modus3 hybrid is a new style shaft from nippon. Our golf clubs offer golfers a competitive performance advantage and functionality through innovative design, such as e9 face technology, adjustable flight technology and baffler rail technology. Shop kbs hybrid steel shafts, kbs steel shaft, steel golf shafts at special offer available, call now. The key to that low torque is the ultrahightensile strength of the carbon fiber. However, in recent times, the standard driver length has been accepted as 45 inches. Graphite can be as thick as 316 at the butt some more, some less. I picked up a 3 wood on ebay with a shorter steel shaft titleist 975f 14. Nowadays, with seemingly never ending race to claim longer drives, driver manufacturers have even been selling standard shafts as long as 45 inches. Make monark golf your onestop shop for steel golf shafts and your golf clubmaking needs. The standard length of a driver for men used to be 43. Find out why your hybrid shaft should be steel instead of graphite. This is typical for hybrid clubs with graphite or light weight steel shafts. I made a mistake in trimming the driver shaft and ended up an inch a half too short.
Im thinking of cutting down my new 907 d2 with axiv shaft to 44. Driver shaft usage on tour can be a bit unpredictable, with some players. The standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. Head weights, shaft weights and balance points oh my. Extra weight of the steel and counterweight helped me stay on plane more and produces a consistent high draw of around 230yds. A steelshafted club imparts more vibrations up the shaft to your hands. Should i use graphite shafts for hybrids and steel shafts for irons. This promotes a high ball flight and maximum forgiveness. Length of shafts according to height in golf sportsrec. Steel shaft in the driver toronto golf nuts greater. Some club makers will add an inch if it is a graphite shaft, but i am from the school where the correct length is the correct length regardless of shaft material. Steel driver golf shafts japanese golf shafts tourspecgolf. If the shaft for example has a stiff tip and stiff mid section matched with a soft butt, trimming the butt to length for a hybrid may be enough to kill the feel of the shaft ie eliminate the soft butt thus changing the profile and the design, that said i have used and do used driver shafts in my utilities and have had good experiences.
There is no question i have been an advocate for driver shaft length to be shorter than the current standard driver shaft lengths as offered by the various golf equipment companies. Japanese shafts are made of the best quality material. This is a great easylaunching hybrid design that can be used from the tee, the fairway or the rough. What specifications make a good shaft for a hybrid. What specifications make a good shaft for a hybrid clubhead. Apr 28, 2015 the problem is that 98% of those golfers have the wrong shaft in the hybrid.
However, in the 21st century a standard driver is considered to be 45 inches. Most average male golfers should consider a driver length of 43 inches to 43. Pings website lists a steel set beginning with a 38. Youll find it easier to hit the sweet spot with a shorter shaft, and you can go after tee shots.
The reason we offer a length range for the 730cl assembly is to correspond to golfers who may play better with a shorter or slightly longer length as dictated by their wristtofloor measurement and playing ability. Would there be any reason a person could not switch out there driver shaft with there 3 wood shaft if they had the same adapter. The steel shafted 3 wood is much closer to my steel shafted hybrids and maybe thats why. Pro modus series, and now nippon is bringing their most popular modus bend profile to hybrids with the allnew n.
Mens steel shaft hybrid, utility golf clubs for sale ebay. Kbs steel hybrid shafts are ideal for todays high performing hybrid club heads. There havent been that many steel hybrids shafts, but the few are in the proximity of 275 cpm for rflex and 285 cpm for sflex at 39. Graphite can be as thick as 3 16 at the butt some more, some less. For womens length please subtract 1 from all numbers.
Most male golfers are wielding drivers that measure 45 to 48 inches, the maximum allowed under the united states golf associations rules of golf. Replacement shaft mpf code 2002 great big bertha ii driver gbb gem 50 callaway l 51. A steel shafted club imparts more vibrations up the shaft to your hands. Nippon golf have some of the most popular steel shafts on the market with the n.
The higher the swing speed, the stiffer the shaft flex should be. Actually, the recommended shaft length for a 23 hybrid is 40 for standard length. Thomas golf offers free custom fitting on its website, so your club. A versatile club that can replace your irons and leave. I even put the apollo shaft in my new m6 driver and hit it further than the taylormade shaft. Select from regular, firm, stiff, ladies or seniors flex constructed from graphite or steel. You should look at cutting down your driver, or using a heavier graphite shaft for control instead of using a steel shaft. The kbs hybrid shaft, designed specifically for hybrid clubs, offers mid to high trajectory, spin control and tight shot dispersion. Going to steel is possible in the modern drivers but it make about as much sense as trying to convert your new hybrid car to steam power. With drivers the shaft length you choose will effect the amount of clubhead speed you can create vs the amount. In the modern 460cc driver, the shaft now rests close to 1 916 above that ground line meaning that the cut length of a shaft for a 45 driver is 43. Ive had a lot of success with having the same shaft in my driver and 3 wood i play a 16. Comparing the fairway wood to a hybrid, the hybrid shaft is shorter and the distance will be slightly shorter.1540 700 247 585 114 667 241 978 151 1560 802 1140 393 1116 428 1202 598 325 449 362 1365 658 672 1117 460 431 1076 20 867 1125 87 37 1257 410 591 820 1346