What is Golf Club flex rating?



What is Golf Club flex rating?

There are five flex ratings for golf clubs–extra stiff (X), stiff (S), regular (R), senior (A) and ladies (L). Generally, the faster your club speed, the stiffer the shaft, but use care when…

What does X Flex on a golf club mean?

X = Extra Stiff— for the young, strong golfer with very high swing speed. XXS = Extremely Stiff—mainly used by Pros in the driver. Should I use Senior or Regular Flex? Before answering this question, we need to determine whether we will select steel or a graphite shaft.

What is a flex on a golf shaft?

When you flex each shaft, you’ll find places of increased or diminished resistance. Most manufactures just stick shafts into their club heads without regard for how they bend. As a result, all clubs in a set perform differently. We need to find the optimum flex points for each shaft, and then assemble them. That’s what we call ‘spining’"

What is flex in golf clubs?

“Flex” refers to the ability of a golf shaft to bend as forces are applied to it during the golf swing. Those forces are generated by the type of swing that you have – fast or slow, smooth or jerky. There are five generally used ratings for shaft flex: Extra Stiff, Stiff, Regular, Senior and Ladies. What flex should a beginner golfer have?