Golf Shafts

Jeff Summitt on March 17th, 2014

The Hireko Shaft Reference Guide is just another example of how Hireko is committed to educating our customer base and making ordering or selecting shafts more efficient. Boy, do I feel old.  I just realized that the on-going independent research on shafts I have been working on has entered its 25nd year!  This shares a […]

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Jeff Summitt on January 31st, 2014

Hireko’s own technical director was recently inducted into the International Clubmakers Guild (ICG) Hall of Fame for contributions in equipment & tool design and instruction. Jeff states, “I was quite honored to have been recognized for his nearly 30 years of service and dedication in the golf club equipment industry, especially with such a well-deserved […]

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Jeff Summitt on May 7th, 2013

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 […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 15th, 2013

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 […]

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Jeff Summitt on January 14th, 2013

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 […]

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