ACCRA Tour Z RPG Golf Shaft Review

ACCRA Tour Z RPG Golf Shaft Review

By Russ Ryden, Fit2Score, A Dallas Fort Worth Club Fitter & Club Maker
The Golf Center at the Highlands, Carrollton Texas

ACCRA Tour Z RPG imageThe 2017 ACCRA Tour Z RPG has a unique profile. A number of recent shaft designs have featured what I refer to as super soft mid sections. Soft mid shafts are the most popular and most widely used shafts by most golfers. A few years ago a number of super soft midsection shafts came to the market. I found them to be great fits for golfers with neutral to negative angle of attacks. The Tour Z RPG sits in a middle ground between the traditional soft mid and the super soft mid designs. And in this video shot at the 2017 PGA merchandise show, Gawain Robertson explains the shaft at the 3:25 mark. 

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  • mleder9710

    You mention that shafts with a softer mid section are a great fit for golfers with negative or neutral AoA. With a positive AoA (2 to 5 degrees) which shafts do you see in your fittings give good results?
    Best regards Martin

    • It is hard to say what shaft any particular person will fit into without testing them. So much is involved in feedback from feel and swing dynamics. That said, as a general rule, positive AoA is typically associated with a better player. That would result in me starting a fitting with firm midsection shafts and exploring tip stiffness ranges then butt stiffness ranges.