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What does low kick point mean?

What does low kick point mean?

Kick point: This is the area of a shaft that will bend most during the swing. A low kick point is toward the head, a high kick point is toward the grip, and a mid kick point is near the center of the shaft. Kick point will influence how the club feels and what trajectory the ball launches at.

What does a high kick point mean in a golf shaft?

In other words, kickpoint location can influence the launch angle of golf shots: A low kickpoint shaft tends to produce a higher launch angle; A high kickpoint shaft tends to produce a lower launch angle.

How does kick point affect ball flight?

The general rule for kick points is an inverse relationship. That means that the higher the kick point is on the shaft, the lower the ball flight will be. A low kick point gives you a higher ball flight and a medium kick point gives you a medium ball flight.

What kick point do I need in my driver shaft?

Mid kick point: a shaft with a mid kick point will seem to flex right about at the midpoint. Unless your specific skill set as a player will require you to pursue a golf shaft with a high kick point to keep your shots low or a low kick point for extra distance, a mid-kick point should serve you well.

What kind of shafts do pro golfers use?

True Temper’s Dynamic Golf steel shaft has been the most popular shaft on the PGA Tour, and according to the True Temper website, 90 percent of golfers in any particular tournament play True Temper shafts. The Dynamic Golf shaft comes in different weights, diameters and lengths.

What is the difference between low kick and mid kick?

Low kick point sticks flex at the bottom of the stick allowing for a quicker release on wrist shots and snap shots. It is usually preferred by forwards, and players who like a quick release on their shot. Mid kick point sticks flex in the very middle of the stick.

What is the difference in shaft types for golf?

The higher the speed, the stiffer the shaft. Steel shafts, which are heavier than graphite, are stiff and less forgiving than graphite. According to, graphite shafts are lighter and can help increase swing speed. Selecting the right flex for your shaft is key to good ball striking.

When should I switch from stiff to regular?

If you’re between 97 and 104 mph with the driver, you need a stiff flex. Regular – Now we are getting into the range where a majority of recreational golfers fall, and also where many LPGA pros fall. If you’re between 84 and 96 mph, regular is going to be best for you.

What shaft does Bryson DeChambeau use?

DeChambeau’s driver is Cobra’s King Speedzone with an L.A. Golf prototype shaft made just for DeChambeau. The loft is 5.5 degrees—similar to what most long-drive competitors use.

What shaft stiffness do pros?

Most PGA Tour pros use stiff or x-stiff shafts. Depending on what type of swing you possess, stiff-shaft irons might help you control your shots better, achieve optimal results from a swing with a fast tempo and aid your short game.