Welcome to the Golf Shafts FAQ on About.com, where we answer some of the most-commonly asked questions about the technical aspects of golf shafts. Correction: Actually, Tom Wishon answers the questions, and that's a good thing. Tom, of Tom Wishon Golf Technology, is one of the most innovative club designers and respected members of the golf equipment industry working today. So check out these frequently asked questions, then read Tom's answers.
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About Tom Wishon
Tom Wishon has been a member of the golf equipment industry for more than three decades, specializing in clubhead design, shaft analysis, and clubfitting research and development. He is the only designer from the component clubmaking side of the golf industry whose clubhead designs have been used to win on the PGA Tour and in the Ryder Cup, having designed clubs used by Scott Verplank, Bruce Lietzke, Ben Crenshaw and Payne Stewart. Tom has written five books on clubmaking technology, he is a longstanding member of the Golf Digest Technical Panel, and serves as the Technical Advisor to PGA.com, the website of the PGA of America. Tom currently heads his own company, Tom Wishon Golf Technology, which specializes in the design of original, high-end component golf equipment for independent custom clubmakers worldwide.