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Matrix White, Red & Black Tie Driver Shafts



And here we go again, fellow Golf Spies!!

The Quest for the Holy Grail has nothing on the Hunt for the Perfect Driver Shaft, and Matrix thinks its new 2017 MFS5 Shaft Series might just include the Holy Grail for you.

We need NINE (!) of you to test and review (and keep) the new White Tie, Red Tie or Black Tie Matrix shaft, whichever one is the best fit for you. (check them out here). Whether you need high launch and mid spin, low launch and low spin, or something in the middle, Matrix thinks you'll find golfing gold in one of its Ties.

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To be eligible, you MUST APPLY IN THIS THREAD ONLY!!!!

So please tell us:

Your first name
State or Province
Driver Swing Speed
Typical Ball Flight
Current Driver/Shaft Combo
Were you professionally fit?

If chosen, Matrix will grip and tip the appropriate shaft for you - all you have to do is swap your driver head. We will select three of you to test the White Tie, three to test the Red Tie and three to test the Black Tie.

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We'll announce the testers in this thread next week.
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What's in the bag:
 
Driver:  Sub 70 639D - 9.5; :cleveland-small: Launcher HB Turbo; :mizuno-small: ST 190 
FW Wood: :tour-edge: Tour Edge EXS 220 - 15*; :mizuno-small: ST 180 14*
Hybrids:  PXG 0311 22
Utility Irons: :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model Utilities 18, 21, 24*;  Lynx VT Stinger - 16*
Irons::wilson_staff_small: D7 Forged; :benhogan-small:PTx Pro, :macgregor-small: VIP 1025 V-Foil MB/CB; :wilson_staff_small: Progressives (circa 1993)

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX -2, :benhogan-small:Riviera 52-56-60; :wilson_staff_small: Staff Model
Putter:   :edel-golf-1:  Willamette,  :bettinardi-small: BB8,  :benhogan-small:Baby Ben

Ball: :bridgestone-small: Tour B X (2020); :srixon-small: Z-STAR XV

Stat Tracker/GPS Watch: :ShotScope:


 
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(9) Testers Wanted!!! Matrix White, Red & Black Tie Driver Shafts And here we go again, fellow Golf Spies!! The Quest for the Holy Grail has nothing on the Hunt for the Perfect Driver Sha

Congrats to our selected testers. We will be reaching out to you via PM shortly.   Red Tie DaveP043 Sparksjr downlowkey   White Tie Ole Gray 808Nation Shifty   Black Tie Burkmi08242012

Awesome bunch of testing brothers right there!  Congrats to all and of course I'm pumped to be a part of this and I'm looking forward to sharing my thoughts.   Thanks to MGS & Matrix for this op

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Wowzers, MGS is getting some awesome stuff to test! Good luck y'all

 

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What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

Driver :  :cobra-small: F9 10.5, Fujikura Speeder 757 TR 

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° TBD

Hybrid:  :cobra-small: King F7 18° KBS Tour PROTO Hybrid 95 S+

Irons:   :srixon-small: z585 4i - 6i,  z785 7i-PW, Nippon Modus 120X

Wedges:  :cleveland-small: CBX  50.11, 55.11, 60.10  TT DG S400 Black

Putter:  post-53756-150768041262.jpg Honey Badger 34" 

Ball:  :srixon-small: Q-Star Tour

 

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This is awesome and I am a matrix fan

Your first name Joe

State or Province NC

Driver Swing Speed 100

Typical Ball Flight mid

Current Driver/Shaft Combo '17 m2 with dual core kura kage stiff

Were you professionally fit? No ,I used to play the old red tie but I would try either red or white if chosen, usually I go with a 60 gram style shaft

 

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Bowing out of this one. Working on getting a driver first.

WITB:

 

Driver: Taylormade M2 (2016) 10.5° | Fujikura Pro Stiff 60g

Fairway: Taylormade Aeroburner 2.0 TP 16.5° | Diamana Whiteboard Stiff 80g

Hybrid: Titleist 915h 21° | Diamana Blueboard Stiff 80g

Driving Iron: Titleist 712U 3 Iron | Kuro Kage Stiff 70g

Irons: Titleist AP2 714 4-PW | KBS Tour 90 Stiff Shafts

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM5 50°/54°/58°

Putter: Scotty Cameron 2016 Newport 2 | SuperStroke Mid Slim 2.0 

Ball: Taylormade TP5x

 

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Steven


Hamburg, Germany


100mph


High launch, mid spin, straight/slight draw, little roll-out


Adams Super LS 9.5* with Fubuki alpha 60 S (swapped the Fubuki from the Speedline Fast 12 LS, hated the stock Kuro Kage black in the Super LS)


Were you professionally fit? Bought both drivers off the rack and swapped shafts. I did went to a fitting to try the new gear, but none of the fitted drivers could beat my gamer.


:cobra-small: SpeedZone 9* w/ Aldila Rogue Silver 60 S
:callaway-small: X2 Hot 3 Deep 14.5* w/ Aldila Tour Green 75 S
:taylormade-small: JetSpeed 5W 19* w/ Matrix Velox T 69 S OR :adams-small: Super LS 3H 19* w/ Kuro Kage Black 80 S
:mizuno-small: JPX919 Forged 4-PW w/ Modus3 105 S
:titelist-small: Vokey SM7 50/08F, 54/14F & 58/08M w/ Modus3 115 Wedge
:EVNROLL: ER1 34" w/ SuperStroke Fatso 2.0
MfleKCg.jpg Pro / 9dZCgaF.jpgH2NO Lite Cart Bag / :Clicgear: 3.0 / :918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro LRF

My reviews: MLA Putter // Titleist SM7 // PING i500 // PuttOUT

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Wow, what a great opportunity! Good luck to everyone entering!

 

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What's In This Lefty's Bag?

Driver: :cobra-small: F8 9.5° Project X Even Flow Blue 65g shaft 

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 3W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Fairway Woods: :cobra-small: F8 5W Project X Even Flow Blue 75g shaft

Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :mizuno-small: MP-20 SEL Project X 5.5 shafts 5-PW

           :mizuno-small: MP-20 HMB Project X 5.5 shaft 4 Iron

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

Bag: :1590477705_SunMountain: Three 5

Ball:  :srixon-small: Z*Star

RangeFinder:918457628_PrecisionPro: NX7 Pro

Social Media:

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Twitter:        @mdgolfhacker
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Awesome. Love the red tie in past drivers and in my 3w.

 

Rancey

TN

105mph

Mid to Mid High flight

2016 M1 with Fujikara Pro 60

I was not fit for my driver

 

Thanks for the opportunity

 

 

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Then Jesus told him, "Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed." John 20:29
 

WITB:

Driver:   2017 M2 
3/5 Woods:  2014 Big Bertha 
4/5 Hybrids:  Mashie+ 
Irons:  Apex CF16 6-PW w/Recoil 110
Wedges:  RTX3 MB 48/54/58
Putter:  White Hot Pro #3 w/SS 2.0
Ball: â€‹Z-Star Yellow

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Man this is an awesome opportunity! I've played several Matrix shafts thru the years, my favorite was probably the Orange Crush KJ Choi shaft, loved that thing. I'm throwing my name in because I have a matrix shaft currently and would be happy to compare for the MGS community 👍

 

David

Michigan

112 swing speed

High fade

Tour Edge Exotics CB4 with Matrix MFS 40+ Blue in extra stiff

I was not professionally for for this combo. I selected the shaft based on history and profile.

 

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Matt

Perth, Australia

111mph

Mid launch, low spin 

915 D3 with Fujikura Speeder Tour Stiff

I wasn't fit for this driver

Driver (main): Cobra F9 Speedback (9.0) with Fujikura Atmos 7X (Avalanche White) 

Driver (back-up): Titliest 915 D3 (9.5) with Fujikura Speeder Shaft 757 (Tour Stiff)

3 Wood: Callaway Epic Sub-Zero (15 degrees) in Rogue Max 75g stiff shaft

Hybrid: Callaway Apex 20 degree with Kurokage 80g Stiff Shaft

Irons: PING i200 4-PW in XP 95 shafts with S300 flex (+ 3 iron)

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM6 - 50

              Callaway MD4 - 56 & 60 degrees

Putter: Taylormade TP Collection Soto

Golf Ball: Titliest Pro V1X, Srixon Z-Star ZV & Taylormade TP5X

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Ryan

Province: Alberta

Swing speed: 109 mph

Ball flight: Mid-high

Callaway RAZR fit w/ Aldila RIP'D NV shaft (stock shaft but works pretty well for me)

I was not fitted for the driver.

 

Thanks for the opportunity! Was actually just looking at them on their website the other day

 

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Grant

Victoria, Australia

105

Small draw, mid height

Nickent 4DX with Grafalloy Epic stiff

Not fitted, lucked out with the epic at a cheap price, and it just happens to fit me well. I get very similar numbers with new drivers with stock shafts when compared on a launch monitor.

:ping-small:  G400 SFT Aldila Xtorsion Copper Stiff
:cobra-small: F8 3 & 5 Woods Project X Evenflow Blue 6.0

:titelist-small: TS2 7 Wood Project X Evenflow Blue 6.0
:mizuno-small:  MP18 MMC - Project X LZ 5.5
:cleveland-small: Zipcore Wedges 50,54,58 - Project X LZ 5.5
MLA Tour Mallet 33"
:srixon-small:  Z Star
:ping-small: Pioneer bag
:Clicgear: buggy

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Brian

California

105mph

Mid

Epic Subzero / Hzrdus

Yes

 

 

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              Epic Sub - Zero Driver
           Callaway XR16 - 3 Wood
          Callaway XR16 - 5 Hybrid
                     PXG 0311
             Titleist SM7 50, 55, 60
                Scotty Cameron

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Dave

 

Virginia

 

105

 

High cut/fade

 

GBB Epic/T800 HZRDUS 6.0

 

Fit at the callaway performance center. Tried to get along with the HC HZRDUS Red 6.0 but couldn't get the same results.

 

 

 

 

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Your first name  Dave
State or Province  Washington State
Driver Swing Speed  110
Typical Ball Flight  Medium ball flight to low, depending on how well it's struck
Current Driver/Shaft Combo   Ping G30 LS TEC      TSF 419D Stiff Flex
Were you professionally fit?   No.. 

 

Would love to give a different shaft a try.. thanks

Dave-

Follow me on twitter @GolfCrazyWA and on Instagram @GolfcrazyWA

 

 WITB:

Cobra Ultralite Cart Bag 

Cobra F8+ Driver Hzrdus Red 65g shaft

Cobra F8+ 3wd Hzrdus Red 65g shaft

Cobra 3 hybrid Rogue Pro 75g Shaft

Cobra 4 hybrid Rogue Pro 75g Shaft

Cobra F8 irons 5-GW KBS tour 90 stiff shafts

Cobra King Black Wedges 54* and 58* versatile grind

Snake eyes Viper Putter.

Ball: Srixon Z-Star

 

 

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Erik

New Hampshire

108

Mid- high

Callaway big bertha with adilia rogue 80 gram stiff shaft 1 inch tip.

 

Yes I was fit and its still all greek to me.

 

Callaway big bertha adilia rogue stiff with 1" tip

cobra f7 3 wood stiff

m2 3 hybrid adilia rogue stiff with half inch tip

Ping ie1 true temper xp 105 s300

mack daddy 2 56 and 60 wedges

stx putter

left handed

Handicap: my swing.

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Your first name:  Jesse

State or Province:  California
Driver Swing Speed:  105 (a really "hard" 105)
Typical Ball Flight:  Mid flight, fade
Current Driver/Shaft Combo:   Callaway 816 DBD w/Kurokage 60g stiff shaft
Were you professionally fit?:   Yes but on a budget! 

Driver:  :ping-small:  G 10.5* W/Tour Stiff 65g Ping Shaft   

Fairway Woods:  :cobra-small:  Cobra F6 13.5*, F6 Baffler 16*  

Irons: Split Set-  :ping-small: i200 3i - 7i ,  :benhogan-small: Ft Worth 15s, 8 (36), 9 (40), PW (44) 

Wedges: :benhogan-small:  TK, 52* & 56*

Putter:  :ping-small: Sigma G Kushin 

Bag:  :ping-small: Hoofer 5way

Balls:  :taylormade-small: TP5/X

 

 

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Yes, please...

 

Brian

 

Colorado

 

104

 

mid-launch; mid-spin; straight

 

2016 Tmag M1 430 9.5 on Aldila Voodoo SVS6 or Mitsubishi Diamana 70 X if it's really windy

 

Both shafts professionally fit but not originally for the M1

 

Current gamer setup includes 10 Matrix shafts

:cobra-small:______S9-1 Pro D - Matrix Ozik XCON 6 S
:cobra-small:______S9-1 Pro 15* - Matrix Ozik XCON 7 S
:nickent-small:________3DX 17* - Matrix Ozik Altus Hybrid SG
:Hogan:______ICON Black 4-PW - KBS Tour V S
:cleveland-small:__________588 RTG 49  RTX 52.10  56.12 - DG S400
BobbyGrace.png.1dc40002fcec0eee8603b71b3e706e89.png______Amazing Grace NYC Tour CS
:taylormade-small:_______'19 TP5X
(the preceding have all been gamer approved)

"The most important shot in golf is the next one“ - Ben Hogan

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