I’m 66 yearls old and have an index of 17. I was a 12 index about 5 years ago but got some vertigo which has adversely affected my golf, mostly my driving. My iron play is generally alright and the vertigo has been resolving of late. Shot a 90 yesterday and wasted 5 shots on bad chipping, which is not my norm. I am pretty fit but have noticed a 10% recution in my distance this year. I have some tendonitis in my left elbow and thumb. I am thinking of going to test a set of graphite shafts in my irons.
I hit my 7 iron 150 yards, and I use R shafts. I currently have 2 sets of irons: KE4S and TS2. KE4S has 90 gram KBS steel shafts that they used to make for Taylormade, that I got on a great deal. TS2 has KBS C-Taper Lite at 105 grams, again procured on a great deal from a friend. I like the C-Taper but they were pulled from a set of Golf Smith irons, but with the the difference in hosel bore to ground between the GS heads and the TS2 the shafts are acutally about 1/3 inch short for me in the TS2. I am loathe to use a shaft extender for such a small measure. Lately I have been playing the KE4 irons and liking them and the lighter shafts. With some distance loss and tendonites I am thinking of dropping some graphite shafts into the TS2s as a test to see how they perform.
With the cost of shafts I was looking at the Graphtec Lite at a mere $14.99. Gets good reviews. Would this work for me or should I look at a higher cost, higher performance grahite iron shaft?