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I'm not one to get deep into the weeds over shaft technology.

I'm not suggesting in any way that it's not worth doing.  I just don't do it.

Which in part is my reason for asking--are others more careful about matching shafts than I am?  I suspect many are.

Are they coordinated throughout the set or within a club grouping?

If they're all selected on a launch monitor / sim,  does that result in many models through the bag or few?  


My set looks like a bouquet of mismatched R-flex graphite shafts plus a hickory shafted putter.

At least I have thirteen matching grips.

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My shafts are mostly regular graphite, both current iron sets are Recoil 460/660.  Driver shafts are Evenflo Riptide/Mitsubishi Tense Ck Blue/Paderson IMRT/Aldila Rogue. Wedge shafts DG Spinner/Recoil 660.

I currently play two very different bags so the shafts are in and out of both bags.

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Driver: image.png.6ba1c8a254ad57aa05e527b74c2e04ba.png0211 w/Evenflo Riptide CB Regular shaft & 0811 XF w/Evenflo Riptide CB Senior shaft

Fairways:  image.png.80321f01fc46450b6f428c7daf7b3471.png0211 5W & 7W w/ Evenflo Riptide CB  regular shaft and Tour Edge E521 9W w/Fubuki HD50 regular shaft

Hybrid: None in bag at the moment

IronsTitleist T300 5-PW w/Fubuki MV Senior graphite shafts w/Golf Pride Tour

Wedges: Titleist T300 48* GW w/Fubuki MV Senior shaft and Edison forged 53* and 57* wedges with KB PGI Senior shafts(80 grm).

Putter: 33”   Evnroll ER2 w/Evnroll Gravity Grip or Ping Ketsch

Bag: Vice cart bag(Black/Lime). 

Ball: Maxfli Tour CG, Titleist Pro V1x or Titleist TruFeel

Using Shot Scope V3 and MG4000 Rangefinder


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I try to base the shafts I have in my clubs based on performance.  As a result,   I have a variety of shafts;  most are in my signature.

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Driver:  :ping-small: G400 Max 9* w/ KBS Tour Driven
Fairway: :titelist-small: TS3 15*  w/Project X Hzardous Smoke
Hybrids:  :titelist-small: 915H 21* w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype
                :titelist-small: 915H  24*  w/KBS Tour Graphite Hybrid Prototype        
Irons:      :honma:TR20V 6-11 w/Vizard TR20-85 Graphite
Wedge:  :titleist-small: 54/12D, 60/8M w/:Accra iWedge 90 Graphite
Putter:   :seemore-small: mFGP2

Backups:  :taylormade-small:TM-180, :odyssey-small: Milled Collection RSX 2, Bellum Winmore 787, logo-horizontal-black.svg Directed Force 2.1 

Member:  MGS Hitsquad since 2017697979773_DSCN2368(Custom).JPG.a1a25f5e430d9eebae93c5d652cbd4b9.JPG


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Current bag:

Driver - Autoflex
Fairway woods - Aldila
Irons - LAGP
Lob Wedge - Not built yet but will be an Xcaliber
Putter - LAGP

Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Tester for the Titleist TSi Driver

Spring 2020 MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Updated 07/15/2022
Driver:callaway-small: Rogue St Max LS - Autoflex
Fairway Woods:callaway-small: Rogue Max St 3HL and 7 Wood
Irons:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 5 to AW - Aerotech Steelfiber i95 Stiff parallel tip
Wedges:ping-small: Glide 4.0 54 and 58
Putter:  :ping-small: PLD Custom Kushin 4

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Driver- HZRDS Smoke Yellow

3W- HZRDS Smoke Black

3&4H-Recoil 480 ESX

Irons-Recoil 460 ESX


So, 5.

Driver: :cobra-small: Speed Zone 9* HZRDUS Smoke Yellow Shaft

3 Wood: :cobra-small: King Speedzone 13.5* HZRDUS Smoke Black Shaft

2 & 3 Hybrids: :cobra-small: Speedzone Recoil 480 ESX Shaft

Irons: :cobra-small: Speedzone 5-GW Recoil 460 ESX Shafts

Wedges::callaway-logo-1: PM Grind 54* & 58*

Putter: :odyssey-small: Dual Force Rossi II

Ball: Whatever I find in the woods



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5 different for me all in my signature…

driver based off fitting that I was lucky enough to remember (CC fitter wouldn’t give me the name/specs after I told him my budget was $500 for both driver & FW shaft, was keeping the F9 heads)

3 wood based on 2nd best driver fitting shaft but upped the weight to 85 (was fit for $500+ FW shaft after I told him my budget)  

hybird based on previous iron fitting and applied to graphite version of shaft)  

irons based in feel and performance. 

What's in my  :cleveland-small: bag:

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

Fairway  :cobra-small: F9 15.5° Aldila Rogue White 80X

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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Not counting my putter shaft, there are six different shaft manufacturers represented in the clubs that are in my bag: Fujikura (driver and one of my hybrids), Miyazaki (4-wood), Project X (another hybrid), KBS TGi graphite (irons), Mitsubishi MMT composite (50* wedge) and True Temper steel (54* & 58* wedges). On those occasions when I carry a 5-wood, add another Mitsubishi graphite shaft or an ACCRA graphite shaft.


Driver: Ping G425 Max, 9*, Miyazaki  Kuala Mizu Tour Issue 6S, 44.75" playing length

4-Wood: Titleist TS2, 16.5*, Miyazaki Kuala Mizu Tour Issue 7S, 42.75" playing length

5/7-Wood: Callaway Epic Flash Sub Zero set to 20* loft; Tensei Blue 75-S, 41.5" playing length

Hybrids: Exotics EXS Pro (22*), Mitsubishi Tensei Silver 75S

Irons: Exotics EXS220 5-iron and New Level MODB-1 (6-iron through PW), KBS TGI Tour 80 (stiff) shafts

Wedges: New Hogan Equalizer wedges (48* and 56* + Maltby TSW Forged 52-8, all bent 1* weak

Putter: Evnroll ER2, 34”with Gravity Grip

Ball: Snell MTBx



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four - irons and wedges all the same AWT, Driver HZRDS 6.0, 3W ping tour 75, 3h - evenflow 6.0

i've always liked the same shaft in irons and wedges - just personal.


WITB - Ping G400 LST - HZRZ 6.0

3W - Ping G400 - Ping Tour 75

3h - Ping G410 - Evenflow 6.0

4,5 irons - Ping i500

6-PW - Ping iBlade

52,56 & 60 - Ping Glide Forged

Putter(s) - a few

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All selections based on fitting #'s and my feel.

Driver: Hzrdus Smoke

Fairway/Hybrid: Ventus Blue

Irons: $-Taper

Wedges: Dynamic Gold


Driver - Titleist TSi3 9.0  (Ventus Blue 6S)

3 wood - TaylorMade SIM2 MAX  15 (Ventus Blue 6S)

5 wood - TaylorMade SIM2 MAX 18 (Ventus Blue 6S)

Irons - Mizuno JPX 921 Tour 4-PW (DG X100)

Wedges - Titleist Vokey SM9 50F (DG X100), 54D (DG S400) & 58M (DG S400)

Putter - Titleist Scotty Cameron - Phantom X 11.5

Ball - Titleist Pro V1

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Driver - Matrix Ozik Black Tie X-Flex

3 Hybrid - Aldila Rogue S-Flex

4 Hybrid - Fubuki Z80 S-Flex

Irons - TT DG S300

Wedges - DG Wedge Flex

Putter - KBS OneStep 

:cobra-small: RADSpeed 9° Matrix Black Tie X-Flex 🐺 

:cobra-small: F9 3/4 Wood Aldila NV 2KXV Blue 

:mizuno-small:CLK 19° Hybrid Speeder Evo HB S 

:mizuno-small: MP54 4-PW Nippon Modus³ Tour 115 X

:titleist-small: SM8 50° F-Grind 

:titleist-small: SM8 54° F-Grind 

:titleist-small: SM8 58° K-Grind 

DStar 'Malvern' Putter 

:titelist-small: AVX & -ProV1X

:footjoy-small: Tour-X 

"Hey mister, your clubs are the wrong way round"..

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Shifting just a tiny bit from my own topic, I was perusing the UK internet golf forum, Golf Monthly.


Not one of the sub-forum titles is about equipment.

Almost none of the discussions on the entire forum are about equipment.

It's pretty much like equipment is a non-issue in their golf discussions.

That's a little bit different.




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I never thought much about my shafts until recently. I upgraded my driver to Mizuno ST-G 220 with a Fujikura Motore F3 6 Stiff, I really like the ball flight and tighter dispersion so far vs. my old Titleist. 

It’s made me think about my current shafts on my other clubs and wondering if I am playing with the right shafts, especially my wedges. Right now I have True Temper Gold S300 but intrigued by graphite options. 


 :mizuno-small: STG 220 9.5 degree; Project X HZRDUS Smoke Red RDX 

:titelist-small: TSI 2, 3W 15 degrees

:titelist-small: TSI 2,  3 Hybrid 18 degrees

:titelist-small: TSI 2, 4 Hybrid 21 degrees

:titelist-small: T100S 5-PW

:titelist-small: :vokey-small: SM8 48 & 52; SM9 58 degrees

:titelist-small: :cameron-small: Special Select Fastback 1.5 Putter 

:titelist-small: Pro V1 & Maxfli Tour CG, 

:titleist-small: Players 4 Plus Stand Bag
:918457628_PrecisionPro:  NX10 Rangefinder 

:Arccos: Caddie 

:SuperSpeed:  Training System 


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I typically am focused on each shaft having a purpose in my woods and progressing in weights. That being said I have absolutely loved the AXS blue from LAGP. I also have their putter shaft which even if performance isn’t better, a white putter shaft looks awesome. I have xstiff iron shafts and an old faithful s400 in my wedges. It helps me to control my tempo. 

Driver: :callaway-small: Rogue ST 9 💎💎💎 Ventus Black TR 6X

Fairway: :titelist-small: TSi2 16.5 Ventus Blue 8X 

Driving Iron: New Level NLU-01 Ventus Black 10TX 

Irons:  :callaway-small: Apex TCB 5-AW X100 :titelist-small: T100 4 iron X100

Wedges: :vokey-small: SM8 54.12 X100 & 60.08 Modus 125 Wedge

Putter: Lajosi DD201

:titelist-small: Pro V1x

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All wedges have the same shaft

All irons have matching shaft but don’t match wedges

All long clubs have a unique shaft

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Driver: PXG 0811 X+ Proto w/UST Helium 5F4

Wood: TaylorMade M5 5W w/Accra TZ5 +1/2”, TaylorMade Sim 3W w/Aldila rogue white

Hybrid: PXG Gen2 22* w/AD hybrid

Irons: PXG Gen3 0311T w/Nippon modus 120

Wedges: TaylorMade MG2 50*, Tiger grind 56/60

Putter: Scotty Caemeron Super Rat1

Ball: Titleist Prov1

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5 different, everything is X other than my wedges.

Diamana White in Driver

Kuro Kage in 3W

Aldila Proto "By You" in Hybrid

X100s in Irons

DG Wedge Flex in Vokeys


Take Dead Aim

Driver: PXG 0211 10.5* 

Fairway: Titleist 917 F3 15*

Hybrid: Adams Idea Pro Boxer Gold 18*

Irons: Titleist 714CB 4-PW

Wedges: Vokey SM5 & SM6 50/54/58

Putter: SeeMore X2 Costa del Mar

Ball: Srixon Z-Star

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I match my iron wedges. My vokey wedges all match. My driver/few/and hybrid are all unique to my performance  or shopping sprees

:ping-small: G425 LST 10.5 Aldilla Rogue White 70s

:titelist-small: TS3 15.5 3W Fuji Speeder Tour Spec

:titelist-small: 818 H1 19deg Hybrid Fuji Atmos White

:mizuno-small: JPX 921 Hot Metal 4-PW Nippon Modus 120s

:vokey-small: SM8 50,54, and 58deg Dynamic Gold Wedge Flex

:taylormade-small:Spider Tour Putter

Vice Pro Plus White or Titleist ProV1x

:ping-small: Hoofer Stand Bag

:CaddyTek: V8 3 Wheel Push Cart

:callaway-small: 300 PRO Rangefinder

Official Nippon Regio B+ Driver Shaft Review



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Current info is in my signature...

My irons and wedges are PX LZ with the irons being 6.0's and wedges are 6.5's.  I like the heavier, stiffer shaft in the wedges, I seem to be able to keep shots on line better with those.  I recently went from an X flex in the Ping driver to an S flex in the Sub70.  The 3w shaft is what came in it after hitting a few of them at 2nd swing in an effort to use my credit.  The hybrids are golfsmith components with shafts stiff enough to keep me from hooking them.

Modern Bag: :Sub70:  849 Pro 9*, Accra Tour Z M5 Flex;   :titelist-small:  915F 3w, Diamana S+ 70 S flex;  Snake Eyes 15*, & 23* Hybrids; :mizuno-small: JPX 900 Forged 5 - PW, PX LZ 6.0;  :Sub70: Raw 50*, Nippon Tour 120 X; :vokey-small: SM9 54* / 10* / S, Wedge Flex ;  :cleveland-small: Tour Action 57*, PX LZ 6.5;   :ping-small: Ancient Anser or Heppler Fetch (depends on the week);  Ball - :Snell: MTB-Black; Bag - :1590477705_SunMountain: H2NO 

Shot Scope H4, MG600 Rangefinder

Classic Bag:  Driver - :wilson_staff_small: Persimmon; 3w - :Hogan: Speed Slot; 5w - :wilson_staff_small: Tour Block; 3 - pw - :wilson_staff_small: Dynapower; sw - Ram Tom Watson;  putter - bullseye standard or flange.

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LOL I am really outside the box of being "normal" which you guys expect of me----  Driver and fairways 3 different brands of shafts--- Irons 4thru PW same shafts but if you put them on a frequency machine one would freak. Of course the 56 has a stock KBS wedge shaft which as a norm I do not like in any shape or form but for some reason in this wedge it feels and performs good for me, Now the putter totally outside the box of normal thinking. Old School Bulls Eye fluted shaft. I know crazy in this age of half graphite half steel shafts and those fancy LAGP putter shafts. But I guess it was the way I learned my feel in the days of fluted 8802 and Bulls Eye shafts. I am capable and have the equipment to build clubs to exact specs but I build my own stuff to my feel whether it consists of soft or hard tipping shafts and weighting up with lead tape. I also have some funky lie angles on my stuff that is not progressive. I do all my stuff for me by eye and feel. 

LOL a few years back I experimented with a set of KZG ZO blades and set them for me. I decided to stick with what I knew best as in Macgregor irons. I sold those irons to a guy and offered along with the sold price to set them to spec. He declined. A few weeks later he took them to my bud the local Miura dealer and told him those things were all over the place. This kid was a PGM student here. Told my bud he thought I was supposed to know what I was doing. My bud called me and I told him I had offered to set them to spec but the guy declined. My bud did tell the guy I knew exactly what I was doing that those clubs were set for me. I vowed then and there to never sell of offer for sale any clubs I had set for me before I set them to proper specs.

Driver ---- Callaway Big Bertha Alpha  Speeder 565 R flex---- 3 wood TM V-Steel Aldila 65G R Flex 15*--- 7 Wood TM V-Steel UST Pro Force 65 R flex 21*---- 9 wood TM V-Steel stock MAS Stiff shaft 24*---  Irons 4 thru 9 Mac Muirfield TT black label --- PW  Vokey SM-4 51* stock shaft--- SW Vokey SM 5 L grind 58* stock shaft--- Putter -- Rusty Scotty Santa Fe fluted Bulls Eye shaft---. Bag Old School Jones Original non stand





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