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KBS driver shaft

Is your driver shaft costing you yards? How upgrading it can unlock new levels of distance

The driver shaft is something we often overlook, so Hannah Holden headed to meet KBS and find out just where so many of us are going wrong
 

When it comes to picking a new driver we generally put a huge amount of time and effort into researching the new models and picking the right one for our game. But rarely do we give the shaft the same attention.

It got me thinking, just how much distance and accuracy are club golfers leaving on the table by not being properly fit for our driver shafts?

I wanted to test this out, so I took NCG reader, and 8 handicapper, Sean McCloy to Tour X in Wigan for a KBS driver shaft fitting.

Sean tested his gamer shafts against the latest KBS driver shaft options to see if gains could be made from switching models. He also tried out different weights and flexes to see just how much small set-up changes can affect overall driver performance.

Watch the video above to see how he got on with KBS’s metal wood shaft range and see if the KBS TD model made it into his bag.

KBS driver shaft

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Hannah Holden

hannah holden

Hannah Holden is the Equipment and Instruction Editor here at National Club Golfer. If you’re looking to improve your game, by changing your golf swing or upgrading your golf equipment she’ll have the answers.

As well as writing lots of features and reviews you can find her on our YouTube channel giving you insights on the latest rules, clubs and tips to improve your golf game.

Hannah is a member at Alwoodley golf club. You will either find her here or driving up and down the country playing in a variety of elite amateur events.

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