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The Fujikura Speeder Evolution 3 757 is the mid-launch shaft in the Speeder Evolution line up. Incredible feel. Huge ball speed.
Two years ago, Fujikura released the Speeder Evolution. The feel was unlike anything else, and it went right into my bag. Last year, the Speeder Evolution 2 maintained the great feel with lower launch and spin, and it went into my bag. Now the Speeder Evolution 3 757 is here, and I can’t wait to see if it will continue Fujikura’s run of success in my driver.
Just like the Speeder Evolution and the Speeder Evolution 2, the Fujikura Speeder Evolution 3 has a whip-crack feel that’s unlike anything else I’ve ever swung. You get the sensation that every ounce of energy is traveling smoothly down the shaft and being delivered to the golf ball.
While all three have commonalities in terms of feel, each has their own flavor. The original feels the softest, the Evolution II clearly has a firmer tip, and the Evolution 3 is in the middle. There’s a lot of “action” in this shaft, but it’s miles from loose.
For the Speeder Evolution 3, Fujikura chose a paint scheme that’s similar to the Evolution 2, but with darker shades. Where the Evo 2 was red/orange/yellow, the Speeder Evolution 3 is colored with dark red and maroon.
The graphics are consistent with the past two Speeder Evolution models – busy near the grip, but all business near the club head.
Often when I test equipment, I have a notion of what the club or shaft will do before I swing it based on what I’ve read or from past experience. Having received the Speeder Evolution 3 757 before it was officially announced, I went into my first session blind, save for the knowledge that the last two versions performed very well for me. After just a few swings, I was sending an email to Fujikura stating, “Whatever you changed for this latest model, you killed it!”
As you can see in the numbers, the Speeder Evolution 3 757 produced the highest ball speed I’ve recorded along with a high launch and moderate spin. The result was some of the longest drives I’ve ever hit.
The mid-launch profile proved to be a “just right” fit for me in terms of accuracy, too. I didn’t feel that I had to work hard to keep the ball off the right or the left – I got good results from swinging naturally.
With the Speeder Evolution 3 757, Fujikura has rounded out one of the best-feeling, highest performing lines of shafts in golf. For the player who felt the original Speeder Evolution was a little too soft, and the Evolution 2 was a little too stiff, the Evolution 3 may be just right. Find your local Fujikura dealer to schedule your fitting and see if you can evolve into a longer hitter.
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