True Temper Dynamic Gold Shaft Review

 
True Temper Dynamic Gold is one of the most familiar iron and wedge shafts in the golf industry. Played by the majority of tour golfers including Tiger Woods, the Dynamic Golf Tour Issue line of shafts from True Temper is a tightly controlled product made for golfers looking for the absolute best in steel shaft performance. Players seeking a low launch and low spin profile can get the exact weight and flex they need in the variety of shafts offered in the Tour Issue line up by True Temper. Made most specifically for players with moderate and quick swing tempos, the DG Tour Issue shafts are the ultimate tool for completing your iron and wedge sets.

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Key Features

  • The Tour Issue steel shafts create more power and control for a low launching, low spinning, penetrating ball flight.

  • Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shafts give every golfer Tour Only tolerances to ensure that every shaft is matched in weight and frequency.

  • True Temper produces a low launch, a low spin profile that suits both moderate and quick tempo golfers.

 

PRODUCTDETAILS
OUR RATING
  • True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue
  • Shaft Flex: Extra Stiff
  • Shaft Material: Steel

True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Shaft Detailed Review

Design and Technology

The Dynamic Gold Tour Issue is the most prominent shaft on worldwide tours especially in the wedges of the game’s best players. Players often opt for the heaviest Tour Issue models to increase their control and accuracy in their scoring clubs. The Tour Only tolerance validation allows True Temper to give amateur golfers the ultimate club fitting and building experience.

Until recently, I played the DG Tour Issue shafts in my gap, sand, and lob wedges. I played the S400 line to keep the weight up without creating a wedge shaft that was too stiff. I loved the performance and response I got playing this shaft. I loved the control and stability it gave me, especially when hitting wedge shots that launched low and stopped quickly. Players often overlook blending their wedge shafts into their iron sets and the DG Tour Issue can be a great option to complete that bridge.

As iron shafts are cut to the proper weights for wedges, so much of the shaft is removed that they become too light for high swing speed players. By creating a heavier shaft in two different flexes, True Temper gives players better options for their overall set make up in their Tour Issue line. Players that opt for the extra-stiff version in their irons can reduce flex without reducing the weight and create consistency in their short game. Overall, True Temper delivers average golfers the tour experience with Dynamic Golf Tour Issue and these shafts help club fitters and golfers dial in their exact ball flight preferences.

True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Shaft

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Pros

  • Tour Only weight and flex tolerances ensure that every shaft is hand-picked to fit the iron and wedge builds.
  • S400 is one of few shafts made in the 130-gram range without being extra-stiff and great for aggressive players.
  • True Temper produces a low launch, low spin profile that suits both moderate and quick tempo golfers.

Cons

  • Dynamic Golf Tour Issue is available only in 130- and 132-gram ranges and can be too heavy for some golfers.
  • True Temper does not make the Tour Issue shaft in regular flex so slower swing players may need other options.
  • The Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shafts typically carries an upcharge that can increase the cost of builds.
Build Quality
Control and Performance
Design and Appearance

 
 
True Tempe Dynamic Gold Tour

Specs

The True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue shafts are available in two flexes and one weight category. The S400 shaft model weighs approximately 132-grams and is stiff flex. The X100 version is 130-grams, extra-stiff. Both models feature a high kick point for low launch and low spin.

Conclusion

True Temper is trusted by the game’s best players to deliver consistent, high-performance shafts for their irons and wedges. The Dynamic Gold Tour Issue line brings tour-truck validation to the bags of weekend golfers and amateur players. Players looking to upgrade their iron shaft or complete their wedge makeup can customize their ideal balance of weight, flex, and ball flight with the trust that each shaft in the Tour Issue line will be meticulously handpicked to match. Serious golfers and low handicap players should look to enhance their iron and wedge play with the Dynamic Golf Tour Issue shafts.

Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Shaft Video Review

 

How Does the Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Shaft Compare?

Project X Shaft

The Project X is another shaft option that is great for the strongest players. Players that swing the golf club at high speeds often rely on the stepless design of Project X to give them more control through a penetrating ball flight. Available in a wide range of weights and flexes, the Project X steel shafts make a great choice for any player that prioritizes accuracy and precision. Unrivaled stability makes Project X the number one choice for the most aggressive players.

PRODUCTDETAILS
OUR RATING
  • .355" tip diameter, Individual Club Shaft
  • Features a long taper rate that actually achieves a more dynamic transfer of shaft energy to the ball
  • Available in individual lengths #1 iron through #W

 

KBS Tour Shaft

The KBS Tour is KBS’s signature steel shaft. Designed to be playable by almost every golfer, the KBS Tour shaft maximizes energy transfer to deliver more distance and control to golfers of all swing types. The KBS Tour uses premium materials to create versatility from a middle trajectory steel shaft. KBS gives golfer looking for easy launch and more feedback a smooth feel and enhanced shot control.

PRODUCTDETAILS
OUR RATING
  • KBS TOUR Iron shafts - .355 Taper Tip
  • Choose From Irons 1 Thru 9 + PW, SW
  • KBS TOUR is Kim Braly's signature shaft and is ideal for players desiring shot versatility and mid trajectory.

 

N.S. Pro Modus 3 Shaft

The Modus 3 uses a tier system to give golfers the most in trajectory, distance, and directional control. Modus 3 is available in a variety of weight and flex profiles uniquely designed to fit the swing patterns of different release patterns. One of the only shafts available in extra-stiff flex below 120-grams, Modus 3 truly has an iron and a wedge shaft for every golfer. Premium luxury feel and unparalleled consistency in product tolerances make the N.S. Pro Modus 3 line a dream for golfers and club builders.

 

Should You Buy the Dynamic Gold Tour Issue Shaft?

Unlike most other golf shafts, the Dynamic Gold Tour Issue does not sacrifice weight when decreasing flex. The result is two versatile shaft models that can fit in a large number of golfer’s bag and sets. Players that enjoy heavier shafts but do not want to burden themselves with extra-stiff profiles can find relief in the S400 shaft. Tour Only tolerances are finally available to the mass market thanks to the Dynamic Gold Tour Issue line and golfers that are serious about their game and set composition can trust they are getting ultra-premium products for their build. DG Tour Issue makes a great option for iron shafts and should not be overlooked as an option for player’s wedge regardless of what iron shaft model they are playing.
 

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