Lighter TX Flex - Surprisingly Awesome
Having some great success late in the season with a couple of shafts ... and wanted to see if others have found the same and hopefully have other models to recommend
I am traditionally a soft flex X guy. I've dropped my driver weight from 95g 15 years ago WAAAAY down.
Almost 52, swinging 107-108. Cap from 1 to 3 this summer in mid-season. I can play S but haven't in a long time due to routine and old guy stubborn streak.
I broke my favorite shaft (Revenge 65X) and that led me to stumble upon a Oban Revenge 65 TX (06) flex on the bay. This is a great shaft with a solid kick and for me I like it when I make fade swings it actually fades and doesn't start left and then draw. I am pounding this thing and hitting fairways like pointing a lazer beam. Good times.
The other shaft I have grown to love is the RIP Phenom in 50 TX. Just a dead solid shaft that feels and performs well. Very stable for its weight, no surprise shots ever - like a wonky block or similar.
Not as kicky as the Revenge for me but still a keeper
Anyways, just wanted to share if it helps some players. I know the mantra is always to play softer but as a violent transition guy there can be exceptions in my experience
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