Overview-

At the force of the new Emersion Wrapped Frequency (EWF) technology, the Oban Kiyoshi has cornered the market on low dispersion tee shots.  Depending on the skill level, this shaft offers a high launch, low spin combination, with a scalable Torque rating by weight class.

Technology-

The Emersion Wrapped Frequency Technology is at the heart of this baby.   Materials?  Oban has you covered.  The premium high modulus composite supplied by only the leaders in pre-preg manufacturers.  This combination provides the feel and performance you’ve come to expect from Oban.

The structural design is one of revolutionary EWF technology using ultra-thin carbon fiber sheets that results in multi-directional strength.  This feature alone is worth the price of admission, by providing the improved control, bend points, and a stability with less ovalization.

Oban Kiyoshi Specs-

Kiyoshi – 55 gram

A 02 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 4.0 57 High L/M
R 03 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 4.0 58 High L/M
S 04 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 4.0 59 High L/M

Kiyoshi – 65 gram

A 03 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 3.5 66 High Low
R 04 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 3.5 69 High Low
S 05 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 3.5 70 High Low

Kiyoshi 75 gram

A 03 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 3.1 77 High Low
R 04 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 3.1 79 M/H Low
S 05 .600 .335 2.7″ 46″ 3.1 81 M/H Low

[review pros=”The Oban Kiyoshi delivers the performance regardless of skill level.  The incremental Torque, provides any type golfer to fit into this shaft.  The colors and design are very cool, and the performance matches.  Very nice all around shaft.”  cons=”Oban has still not reached the marketing power of a Fujikura or Aldila, but they are indeed making progress.  This of course has nothing to do with performance, only perception.” score=99.5]

Summary-

Bad shaft, and I mean that with the utmost respect.  This is one shaft to seriously look at for the 2011′ season.  This shaft will fit most any player given the Torque delivery by weight class.