Two New 2016 SK Fiber Golf Shafts Just Arrived!

SK Fiber golf shafts are known amongst custom golf clubmakers for their unparalleled shaft-to-shaft consistency and versatility. The newly arrived SK Fiber Tour Trac 55 wood golf shafts and SK Fiber Tour Trac 75 iron golf shafts are no exception! For those familiar with the SK Fiber line, the SK Fiber Tour Trac 55 Golf […]

Apollo Chroma Colorful Steel Iron Shafts – More Than Meets the Eye

Say “Bye-Bye” to the same old boring chrome-plated steel shafts and add a touch of color to your game with the New Apollo Chroma Steel Shafts from Hireko Golf. The Apollo Chroma features a two-tone fade finish in three of the most color-coordinated paint schemes. This ultra-lightweight golf shaft design (20 grams less than a […]

Serious Shafts for Serious Players: Graphite Design Tour AD Series

The premium, hand-crafted Graphite Design Tour AD DI, BB and MT offer an array of weights with subtle difference in spin and trajectory to assist in fine-tuning an ordinary club into something special. At Hireko we offer a wider variety of shafts than any other component supplier in the world. Just in composite shafts alone […]

Putting a Number on Shaft Stiffness

Can We Quantify The Feel of a Golf Shaft? What constitutes feel or relative stiffness of a golf club? You’ll find there are many theories on defining how stiff a golf club (or shaft) are compared to another. Today I want to share with you a different perspective on defining this delicate subject and hopefully […]

A Few Additional Tidbits About Aerotech Golf Shafts

Hireko Golf’s Technical Director Jeff Summitt Gives Golf Clubmakers More Reasons Why The High Performing Aerotech Golf Shafts Are Such Hot Sellers About a month ago we announced Hireko was a full line distributor for Aerotech golf shafts.  While the article discussed Aerotech’s design philosophy and briefly went over each of the product lines, there […]

Can You Trust Independent Golf Shaft Reviews?

Use a critical eye when viewing golf club shaft reviews One thing you do not see me write much on in our blog are golf club shaft reviews, which can be quite a few in the course of a season.  If you (and my bosses who encourage me to do so) are wondering why, it […]

2013 Shaft Fitting Addendum Now Available to Download

The 2013 version of the annual Hireko trademarked shaft testing project provides up-to-date measurements of thousands of shafts. Normally we would make a much larger announcement, but fewer shafts were added to this year’s 2013 Hireko Golf Shaft Fitting Addendum than in any other year we since its inception.  However, I would like to give […]

New Shaft Testing Equipment Added to Hireko’s R&D Lab

Santa was especially kind to me this year and delivered a new piece of equipment (called an EI shaft profiler) to augment the equipment we already have on hand to educate you more on the proper golf club shaft choices.  See, it pays to be nice!  If you are not familiar with EI (short for […]

The 2011 Shaft Fitting Addendum is Now Available

If you are looking to advance your knowledge on the ever-confusing world of shafts, take this opportunity to download the 2011 Shaft Fitting Addendum.  This is a companion piece to one of the best books written about shafts called the Modern Guide to Shaft Fitting. And the best part is both of these books are […]

So What Exactly is an R-flex Shaft Anyway?

If you are looking at a definitive answer to the title’s question, you may be sadly disappointed with the answer and for good reason. Absolutely no one in whole wide world can answer that question and I am here to tell you the real reason. So sit back and absorb some vital information if you […]