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BRAVA Driver Shafts Review – Add Some New Life to Your Drives!

August 16th, 2022

The new BRAVA Driver Shafts from Breakthrough Golf Technology (BGT) are available now. BGT promotes the new Brava Driver Shafts outperforming Autoflex and Mitsubishi Tensei Driver shafts in length and dispersion. From the developers of STABILITY putter shafts, the BRAVA Driver Shafts offer new life to light weight shafts. Increased speed? Better Accuracy? More Distance? Improved Feel? We’ve taken each for a tour at three separate swing speeds as well as profiled each shaft on our proprietary systems. Find out if the new Brava Driver Shafts are right for you.   *** Book Your Driver Fitting Now! *** BRAVA Driver Shaft Design Using proven TORAYTM technology – light weight carbon fiber with extreme strength, the BRAVA Driver Shafts are available in weights from 46 to 55 grams.  These light weight shafts are designated by flex and estimated swing speed: Driver Shaft Model Flex Weight Trajectory Spin BGT BRAVA 75 A 46 gram mid-high mid-high BGT BRAVA 85 R 50 gram mid-high mid-high BGT BRAVA 95 S 54 gram mid-high mid-high   BRAVA Shaft Profiles Our profile testing shows that each of the BRAVA driver shafts are mid-high trajectory and mid-high spin.  The mid section has a firm feel which helps... Read More

WITB: Maja Stark Wins 2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational

August 16th, 2022

The 2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational witnessed the lowest round of the tournament Sunday as Maja Stark from Sweden caught and flew past leaders. Shooting a final round, 10-under 63, Stark started hot and stayed hot on Sunday. The win was 3rd in the European Ladies Tour but first on the LPGA because of the jointly-run event. Stark now has the option to get her LPGA card this year or to hold out until 2023. With the help from LPGA, PING and Golf Reviews Guide, we share an overview of Maja’s clubs. Unfortunately, we have little insights into the shafts Maja is using but will update as new insights become available. Maja Stark’s Winning Equipment at the 2022 ISPS Handa World Invitational Top of the Bag. Driver: Ping G400 9 degrees. 3-wood: Ping G400 14.5 degrees. Hybrid: Ping G400 3-hybrid 19 degrees. Irons: Ping I-Series Prototype 4-iron through PW. Wedges: Ping Glide 4.0 50 degrees, 54 degrees & 60 degrees Putter: Ping Fetch Ping is a Consistent Winner on the LPGA Tour Ping’s G400, G410, G425 Drivers and Fairway Woods, the the i210 irons and the Glide 4.0 wedges have been consistent top performers on the LPGA tour. Brooke Henderson,... Read More

WITB: Will Zalatoris Wins 2022 FedEx St Jude Championship

August 15th, 2022

The 2022 FedEx St Jude Championship might be considered Will Zalatoris’ breakout tournament. Was it his new caddie? Maybe it was his caddie’s green reads that helped him jump to #2 in strokes gained putting for the tournament? Could it have been his breathing which helped center him? Probably all of the above, but what a difference his focus on putting made this year. With help from GolfWRX and PGA Tour, we go inside Will’s winning equipment and look back to a putting aid Will was using at the beginning of the year. Insights into Will Zalatoris’ Winning Equipment at the 2022 FedEx St Jude Championship Top of the Bag. Driver: Titleist TSR3 8 degrees with the Fujikura Speeder TR 661 X shaft. 3-wood: Titleist TSR3 16.5 degrees with the Fujikura Ventus Blue 8 X shaft. In March, we profiled the Best 2022 Driver and Shaft Combinations for players with swing speeds from 80 mph to swing speeds over 106 mph. See how the Fujikura Speeder TR 661 stacked up against the best driver shafts in your swing speed range. Like most Titleist Tour players, Will made the switch to the TSR series in lieu of the prior generation of... Read More

WITB: Joohyung Kim’s Win at 2022 Wyndham Championship

August 11th, 2022

The 2022 Wyndham Championship will forever be etched in the mind of Joohyung “Tom” Kim. With his win, he secured a $1.3 million payout, eligibility for the two FedExCup Playoffs, his PGA Tour Membership, and likely a spot on the Presidents Cup team. His final round 61 resulted in a 5-shot lead over 3rd round leader Sungjae Im. With insights from Golf WRX, and PGA Tour, here’s what you need to know (WYNTK) about Kim Joohyung Kim’s winning club-shaft combinations. What’s in Their Bag: Joohyung Kim’s Winning Equipment at 2022 Wyndham Championship Top of the Bag. Driver: Titleist 9-degree TSR3 with a Fujikura Atmos Black 6X shaft. 3-wood: Titleist 13.5-degree TSR3 with a Mitsubishi Tensei 1K Pro White 70TX shaft. An important part of custom fitting woods is to make sure the right stepping of overall club weight between Driver, 3-woods and hybrids. For Kim, the perfect match was the 67-gram weight of the Atmos Black and a mid-launch, mid-spin profile. Then stepping down to the 76-gram weight of the Tensei 1K Pro White with a low-launch, low-spin profile. Irons. Titleist T200 2-iron with a Fujikura Ventus Black HB 10TX shaft. Or a Titleist T200 3-iron with a Project X 5.5... Read More

WITB: Ashleigh Buhai’s Win at 2022 AIG Women’s Open

August 11th, 2022

Her win at the 2022 AIG Women’s Open at Muirfield comes after 15 years on the LPGA Tour. “I’m just so proud of how I’ve stuck it out,” stated Buhai. Keeping a clear mental focus in tough conditions, Buhai went on to win after a 4-hole, sudden-death playoff, outlasting In Gee Chun. Buhai was quoted by Golf.com saying “Check back in with yourself now and concentrate on what you’re trying to do.” At the 2022 AIG Women’s Open, and with the help from Today’s Golfer UK and LPGA, here’s a deeper look into Buhai’s winning equipment and tips that may help you with club selection. WITB: Ashleigh Buhai’s Winning Equipment at the 2022 AIG Women’s Open Top of the bag. Driver: Callaway 10.5 degrees Epic Speed with the Fujikura Ventus Blue 5-R shaft. 3-wood: Ping G425 14.5 degrees with a Ping Alta CB shaft. Hybrid: Srixon Z H85 hybrid. Utility Iron: Srixon ZX Utility Iron with the Fujikura Ventus Blue shaft. Read our full review of the Fuikura Ventus Shafts and learn more about the unique VeloCore Technology that helps reduce dispersion across a wide variety of shafts. Irons: Srixon ZX7 5-iron through PW with Nippon N.S. Pro 850GH shafts.... Read More

How to select the correct wedge shafts?

August 3rd, 2022

  Wedge shafts are critical to ensure you achieve the accuracy, control and consistency you want from your new wedges. If you are thinking about getting new wedges, make sure you have the right shafts. Getting optimal spin rates, distance, proper gapping between wedges and shot dispersion can only be achieved with the right wedge shaft. Here’s why. Standard wedge shaft weight and flex doesn’t match irons. jump to details Most PGA and LPGA tour players match wedge shafts to irons. jump to details Consistent swing feel through lob wedge. jump to details New shaft technologies. jump to details Wedge fittings are best with Trackman. jump to details “Your approach to wedge fittings is spot-on. Not only is D’Lance Golf the best place to do a wedge fitting, your wedge fitting and build philosophy and ability to customize is what every golfer needs.” – Chris Melendez, PGA Instructor and Master Club Fitter, Boulder/Denver, Colorado.   Schedule Wedge Fitting Today   Standard wedge shaft flex Most importantly, there is no consistency in wedge shaft flex and weight across the major brands. Most wedges you buy off the rack will have a standard medium to heavy steel wedge shaft. For example, True... Read More

Inside Tony Finau’s Improved Putting in 2022

August 1st, 2022

With improved putting in 2022, Tony Finau is climbing the charts steadily in putting statistics. His putter has been on fire with back-to-back PGA Tour tournament wins. Finau spent a lot of time prior to the 2021-22 PGA Tour season working on fine-tuning his putting. But, what he has done to improve his putting isn’t illusive to everyday golfers. In fact, these 5 insider takeaways can help golfers of every ability and on any course. Combining our insights with stories from PGA Tour and Golf.com, put these tips to work for you. Putter setup. Alignment aids. Square face at impact. Proper loft and lie. Optimal path, launch and spin. Putter setup for improved putting One trouble area for Tony and many golfers is making sure putter setup is correct and repeatable. Most golfers lay the putter on the ground and twist the putter to align to the target line. This results in misalignment from head to toe (for your body and the putter). Finau added a simple mark to the back of his putter to remind him of body, hands and eye alignment. Important: he did this only after seeing and knowing his swing path and swing dynamics from a... Read More

WITB: Tony Finau Wins 2022 3M Open Classic

July 27th, 2022

The 2022 3M Open Classic will be one to remember for Tony Finau and Scott Piercy, with a nod to Sungjae Im and Emiliano Grillo. From 5 strokes back halfway through the final round, Finau remained solid as Piercy imploded. Finau was favored to win as the highest ranked player in the tournament, but no one saw this coming. What’s in the Bag for Tony Finau at the 2022 3M Open Classic: With the help of PING, PGA Tour and GolfWRX, here’s what you need to know about Tony Finau’s unique set of winning equipment at the 2022 3M Open Classic and how it could help your game. Top of the Bag: Driver: Ping G425 LST 9-degrees with a Mitsubishi Diamana D Limited 70 TX shaft. 3-wood: Callaway Rogue ST 14-degrees with a Mitsubishi Diamana D Limited 80 TX shaft. At first appearance, combining a PING G425 LST driver with Callaway Rogue ST 3-wood might be a head scratcher. But to us, we’ve seen heads across most brands perform very similarly – sometimes it comes down to look and feel. The real key, often overlooked, is the consistency in shafts used, profiling for an optimal swing weight balance between each.... Read More

WITB: Brooke Henderson wins 2022 Evian Championship

July 27th, 2022

The 2022 Evian Championship was referred to as a wild ride, and it was just that. Brooke Henderson was able to secure her 2nd major victory on the LPGA Tour, this time from Evian-les-Bains, France. Henderson put on a strong performance, opening with a 7-under 64. Then to back it up with the same on day 2. But it came down to a birdie on the very last hole that secured the victory. What’s in the bag for Brooke Henderson at the 2022 Evian Championship With the help from Golf.com and PING we take a deep dive into Brooke’s winning equipment and share some insights that can help other women golfers. Top of the Bag: Driver: Ping G400 9-degrees with a TPT 19HI shaft. 3-wood: Ping G400 Stretch 3 13-degrees with a Ping Alta CB Orange 65xs. 5-wood: Ping G400 17.5-degrees with a Graphite Design Tour AD TP 6x shaft. Hybrid: Ping G425 5 Hybrid 26-degree with a KBS Tour Hybrid 65s shaft. Brooke used to play a longer driver shaft prior to the USGA rules change in 2021. What’s interesting is the shaft she switched to is the TPT shaft. TPT prides itself on making a shaft that doesn’t... Read More

Tournament Golf Mid-Season Tune-up

July 25th, 2022

When tournament golf is halfway through the season, but some aspects of your game still need a little adjustment – don’t change your swing, adjust your equipment. The right fitting and the right shaft can fix most problem areas and help get you ready for the most important tournament of the year – club championships. Tournament golf demands a new level of focus, comfort and confidence. Without it, one bad shot tends to develop into a problem area. And problem areas get in the way of attacking the greens when you need or want to. Don’t hold back – gain confidence in every club with an expert club fitting. Which clubs hinder your tournament golf the most? With each customer, we conduct a thorough interview about their equipment, their golfing goals, and game improvement areas. Whether driving, approach shots, wedge play or putting; it helps us focus where you need it most. In the end, you know exactly how each club will perform because it’s fit precisely to your swing. Minimize or eliminate penalty strokes. Especially in tournament golf, getting rid of lost strokes due to OB (out-of-bounds) and hazards is key. If your driver is costing you strokes off... Read More