I seem to be hearing this issue more and more from amateur golfers. I too have been surprised by the results of different shaft weights, flexes etc. I have always used a S shaft with a low lofted club for about 20years. Mostly hitting high shots with all my clubs. Recently I noticed some loss in distance and accuracy. Looking for a rescue club one day at the course, I grabbed a Ping 17*, but the Pro only had an R shaft on it. I played 9 holes with it, and hit the living...