Exceptional feel and unrivalled stability are just two of many factors that we want to offer our customers in a fitting session.
Every club we offer comes standard with stock shafts which will all hold their own attributes from different kick points and torque rates, but when it’s time to really up the feel and consistency in the contact, looking at a custom shaft can offer the perfect solution to better ball striking and consistent in flight.
At AFGolfStore, we have always had the option to offer a custom shaft over standard stock, however, up until now it is not been a topic we have shouted about due to our limited access in fittings.
However, with the introduction of new custom shafts to our workshop and fitting studios, such as the incoming LAGP shafts and now the Graphite Design Tour AD shafts we have a great selection to ensure our customers seeking a higher profile custom shaft have the options to try at their disposal.
Read about them in the drop down tabs.
The Tour AD DI “DEEP IMPACT” is designed to provide golfers with more power and stability in a golf shaft. Designed and manufactured exclusively at the Graphite Design factory headquarters in Japan, the Tour AD DI orange colored option received a cosmetic refresh in the Spring of 2020 and are available in 50g R2 (Lite), R1 (Regular) and S flex, 60g SR (Stiff Regular), S, X and TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex, 70g S, X and TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex and 80g S, X and TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex. The unique shaft profile and designs of the Tour AD DI wood shafts remain exactly the same and only the cosmetics of the orange version have been re-freshened.
The Tour AD DI is our first shaft design that was integrated with Toray Company’s original NANOALLOY material technology in the tip section of the shaft. This material technology has now come to be known as “DI Technology”. This unique material technology promotes additionally shaft stability without the loss of feel and allows the player to create greater club head speed resulting in greater ball speed while still providing exceptional feel and control.
The Graphite Design Tour AD XC – designed for “Xtra Carry, was Designed and is manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters and is black with silver and red accents, a silver fade at the tip and finished with a matte clear coat.
The Tour AD XC shaft profile is softer in the butt section, stiff in the center section and has a stiff tip to promote low/mid launch angle and low spin with the ball. The Tour AD XC also utilizes the brand new TORAYCA® M40X carbon-fiber pre-preg in the Mid to Tip Section of the shaft as well as the TORAYCA® T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOALLOY® technology in the tip section of the shaft for unrivaled shaft stability and precise ball control without the loss of the exceptional feel that Graphite Design shafts are so well known for.
In the 2019 season, Graphite Design introduced the latest in the Tour AD premium line of golf shafts, the Graphite Design Tour AD IZ – “Into the Zone”.
Designed and manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters. The shaft has a very stealthy look to it in black with white/orange accents and a matte finish.The Tour AD IZ, like all of the premium Tour AD shafts, utilizes premium, aerospace quality 50t carbon-fiber materials in order to deliver the best feeling and performing shaft available to golfers.The Tour AD IZ shaft has a firm stiffness starting at thehandle, and medium centre section and a firm+ tip profile to promote a high launchangle and low ball spin rates.
Let us help you find the perfect shaft for your game to ensure you’re maximising performance!
It all begins with a FREE custom fitting session at your local AFGolfStore.
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