Welcome to Penley Research & Development

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Penley offers Buyback Program

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Welcome to Carter Penley’s P.R.D. (Penley Research and Development) website featuring the latest and most advanced designed golf shafts in todays market. 

Our quality golf shafts, through advance design, materials, and manufacturing processes, are made to the most exacting tolerances. The result is a golf shaft that yields a consistent flex time after time. A club maker can always depend on Penley to deliver a consistent, high quality product every time.

All new Penley golf shafts are primarily designed to create the optimum club for the player, including the Touring Pro. Our design yields a shaft with precision and control like no other, it avoids the compounding effect of a players’ miss-hit and offers more greens in regulation.

When you order an ‘S’ flex golf shaft (or any other desired golf shaft flex), you receive an ‘S’ flex not almost an ‘X’ or almost an ‘R’. All Penley shafts are designed, machined and spec’d as a specific defined shaft flex.

With the development of Penley’s new performance design & manufacturing processes such as the TBARTM (Tip to Butt Aspect Ratio) algorithm and ZONE FLEXTM Characterization, Penley golf shafts are a level above ALL others. We are considered by many top club makers and players as the highest performing and most exacting golf shafts available in the industry for distance, accuracy and consistency.

Carter Penley’s high quality golf shafts are known by Long Drive Championship players and PGA players worldwide.  Since  2010,  Penley had over 100 shafts in play and have placed in the following Tournaments using the ET2 and the Hybrid Heater2:

2nd place – Maycoba Classic

1 top 10 – Valero Texas Open

1 top 20 – Crown Plaza Invitational

2nd place – St. Jude Classic

1 top 20 – ATT

2 top 20′s – Cox Classic

1 top 20 – Wyndham Championship

1 top 20 – BMW Championship

1 5th place and 2 in the top 20′s – Viking Classic

1 top 20 – McGladery Classic

Great players such as John Daly (who won the Buick Invitational in ’04 using Penley), Lanny Wadkins, Bart Bryant, Joe Durant, Vijay Singh and many more have played Penley shafts.

Please visit our Products page for specs and information of our newest shafts available for purchase.

We are approved for Nike’s custom shaft upgrade (ET2 and Hybrid Heater2)  and  currently approved for the Titleist custom upgrade for Tour and consumers (ET2). 

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