Brand new for 2018, Graphite Design introduces a completely new ultra-light weight premium wood shaft design, the Graphite Design Chichibu series. Named after the city of Chichibu, Japan where the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters is located, the Chichibu wood shaft model is a light weight shaft under 45 grams and are available in 4 flexes of R (Regular), SR (Stiff Regular), S (Stiff) and S+ (Stiff Plus) for precise shaft flex fitting in order to gain maximum distance.
The Graphite Design Chichibu series of wood shafts are designed for golfers with a driver swing speed range of 60 to 85 MPH. They have a soft tip profile and a Low Kick Point that will produce a High ball launch condition and Mid-ball spin rates providing added gains in distance versus normal stock shaft offerings. Individually hand-crafted to very tight tolerances, the Chichibu shafts use premium, ultra-thin aerospace quality carbon-fiber materials to obtain a light weight characteristic, as well as to provide the golfer with a shaft that possesses superior response and feedback at impact.
The Chichibu series of shafts are a fine example of an extremely high quality and superior performing golf shaft, made in Japan and that follow in line with the 25+ years of heritage that all of the premium Graphite Design shafts are so well known for.
Fitters Note: This shaft looks as good as it performs – Look out Basileus!
Note: MSRP $750
|Shaft Type||Part Number||Flex||Length||Wt.||Tip OD||Tip Para.||Butt OD||Torque||Kick pt||Launch||Spin|
|Chichibu R Flex||CHI-R||Regular||47″||41g||.335″||2.36″||.598″||7.4||LOW||HIGH||MID|
|Chichibu SR Flex||CHI-SR||Stiff Regular||47″||41g||.335″||2.36″||.600″||7.3||LOW||HIGH||MID|
|Chichibu S Flex||CHI-S||Stiff||47″||43g||.335″||2.36″||.602″||7.2||LOW||HIGH||MID|
|Chichibu S+ Flex||CHI-S+||Stiff Plus||47″||45g||.335″||2.36″||.604″||7.2||LOW||HIGH||MID|