Golf Shaft Flex Codes (X, S, R, A and L) - Meanings

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** What Do the Letters X, S, R, A and L Mean When They Appear on a Shaft?
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By Tom Wishon
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Golf shaft bending at impact due to flex - Chris Condon/Getty Images
All golf shafts bend in response to the forces of the golf swing. How much
they bend - how flexible they are - is noted in the shaft flex rating. 
Chris Condon/Getty Images

*Question: *What Do the Letters X, S, R, A and L Mean When They Appear on a
Shaft?

(Editor's Note: Most shafts are


Source: golf.about.com/od/faqs/f/shaft_flexes.htm

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