What is the best golf shaft for seniors?

In general, I highly suggest that all senior golfers opt for graphite flex shafts. These are much easier to hit and won’t require extra energy late in the round to swing. Also, you want to make sure the flex itself is the right one.

Do senior golf shafts make a difference?

There is not much difference at all between ladies and senior flex. Most of the time, the only difference between a senior flex shaft and a ladies flex shaft will be the length of the shaft. The senior flex shaft can sometimes be a few grams heavier than the ladies, but this all depends on the manufacturer.

Do steel shafts come in Senior Flex?

So most manufacturers will put an 80-85 gram steel shaft in their irons in Regular and Stiff for men and then go to a 65 or 75 gram graphite shaft in senior (usually designated as M or A flex). For ladies there are virtually no stock options in steel.

Should senior golfers use graphite shafts?

Generally speaking, graphite shafts are better for seniors than steel shafts unless the senior still maintains very high swing speeds. There are some seniors in incredible shape that can easily hit a regular steel shaft in their iron. If this is you, by all means, keep swinging it!

What is the best set of irons for a senior golfer?

TaylorMade SIM2 Max Irons From the fastest swinging youngsters who would play the P7MB blades, all the way to this SIM2 Max iron that is perfect for senior players. Game-improvement, forgiveness, distance. These are the three factors at play in this iron and there is technology and design to help in all three.

Who should use senior flex shafts?

Senior flex shafts are appropriate for golfers who swing between 75 and 90 mph and carry a driver about 180 to 200 yards. Regular flex shafts are designed for golfers who swing 90 to 100 mph and carry a driver about 200 to 240 yards.

How far does average golfer hit 7 iron?

133 yards
Whilst the average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards.