KBS $-Taper HT Iron Shaft Review

KBS $-Taper HT Golf Shaft Review

By Russ Ryden, Fit2Score, A Dallas Fort Worth Club Fitter & Club Maker
The Highlands Performance Golf Center, Carrollton Texas 
Golf Digest Certified America’s 100 Best Club Fitter

The Covid-19 virus has had a profound effect on the golf season and the golf equipment vendors. The beginning of the year was slow and many equipment companies slowed factory and assembly production. Then, golf was recognized as a “safe” recreational activity and golfers escaped the isolation of their homes to the golf courses. Many looked at the 10+ year old set of clubs they owned and decided to update them. The equipment business was struck by lightening. As of the publication of this review, most are backordered 3 to 4 weeks.

The January 2021 PGA merchandise show, an annual event that bring together the golf suppliers and golf professionals will be virtual. New product releases will also be virtual. GolfShaftReviews and Devoted Golfer will be producing virtual interviews in place of the interviews we have traditionally shot at the PGA Merchandise show.

Here is our first look at a new shaft from KBS, the $-Taper HT. The shaft was designed in response to feedback from tour players. It is only available in Tour weights, 120g, 125g and 130g. Let’s take an look at it’s profile and then compare it to the $-Taper and the CTaper.

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