Any body try these yet? just curious as to how they play and if you like them
True Temper DG Spinner shafts
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The GolfWorks 2011 catalog has info on two flavors of Spinners:
"Rifle Spinner Wedge: Developed for PGA Tour players who like a softer feel in their scoring irons which are used primarily for less-than-full shots."
"DG Spinner Wedge: Designed wtih a revolutionary 3" section below the grip that creates an optimal bending profile for increased spin and lower launch angle. ..."
I have DG Spinners on my 52deg (GW) and my 56deg (both are CG15's). I've been using the shafts since about July and I really like them. The first few times you hit a ball you can actually feel the shaft flexing right below the grip. It was really strange initially but you don't notice it after a while.
I did find that it generated more spin. With my previous shafts (whatever the stock shaft in CG15 wedges were, I can't remember off the top of my head) I would get hop&stop on the greens with both clubs. When I switched to the DG Spinners I actually got some suck back which was pretty cool to see (I had never achieved that before).
Ball flight is definitely a little bit lower but not by very much. All in all I really like them and plan to swap out the shaft on my 62deg as well. I considered trying one out on my pitching wedge, but I ultimately decided to keep it consistent with my irons as it's more of a 10i than a wedge anyway.
i only worry about the gram weight. the DG spinner (regular version) weighs in at 124 grams or so and the DG spinner "plus" weighs in at 131. which i guess is made for full wedge shots. only can imagine needing that in a gap wedge. I dont think i need anything THAT heavy in both categories. I'm playing a 95g iron shaft and the wedges now i couldnt tell you what weight they are considering they are the stock shaft on the ram Tom Watson Scoring System wedges. something called "Dynamic" by ram. wilson did a similiar shaft in those days. i can only assume its about 120ish on the weight in comparison to true temper DG iron shafts.
BUT, i realize weight creates more control which is needed on a wedge set.
I get a more penetrating trajectory with the (NS Pro WV 125) Nippon 125 Wedge Shaft over the DG Spinner on full shots. Wish I had both shafts in a similar head so I could give a good comparison on short game spin. I may prefer the Nippon. The Nippons are in a non-conforming Vega Set, and the DG Spinner in a Miura Conforming set.
In my irons, I play an Aerotech i80 senior flex.
I play a DG Spinner Wedge + in my Gap, and Wedge in the 55 and 59. You can handle it. You want accuracy in your wedges, not distance, and the heavier shafts will generally be more accurate.
At the same time, I had the same qualms as you -- thought 105g in a gap would be better, and heavier shafts in the higher lofted wedges. But it's fine.
I have the spinner shafts in my cg15 dsg 54, 58 and 62. I like them alot and definitely see a lower trajectory even with a softer feel. If you hit it high the ball won't suck back when it hits the green because it has run out of spin by the time it hits the green. I think this is the big difference. I notice a hair more check with pitch shots from ~20 yards even. I definitely recommend them especially if you currently have a mis-match of wedges/ wedge shafts.