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How To Use a Launch Monitor To Improve Your Game

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012 in Clubfitting, Driver Fitting, Tips | 9 comments

Tweet If the clubfitter has years of experience in fitting many golfers and is knowledgeable in all of the fitting specifications that have a bearing on shot performance, the answer to this question is NO.  There is no question it is possible to gain so much experience in fitting that it is possible to watch the flight of the ball and know how to fit a golfer. However, there are not all that many clubfitters who posses such qualifications, so it very definitely can enhance the accuracy of the outcome to be fit on a launch monitor. But ONLY if the launch monitor is accurate AND MORE...

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Do Tall People Always Need Longer Clubs or Short People Shorter Clubs?

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Clubfitting, Tips | 8 comments

Tweet There are certain assumptions that golfers often make about their equipment.  Associating height with club length is one such assumption that quite often is wrong.  The reason is because many tall people have long arms and a lot of short people have normal length arms. When we take our stance to hit a golf ball, it is the combination of our height AND our arm length that initially determines what club length is required to ensure that we are comfortable over the ball.  But there is a lot more to advising the proper club length than one’s height and arm length.  Our posture and...

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How Far Can I Hit the Ball with My Natural Ability?

Posted by on May 23, 2012 in Clubfitting, Clubhead Design, Tips | 4 comments

Tweet Who doesn’t want to hit the ball longer? Shoot, one of the reasons Tiger Woods embarked on some major swing changes in his career was because he became concerned when he dropped out of the top 5 in driving distance on the PGA Tour. Every golfer would love to hit the ball farther, not just with the driver but with all the clubs. But can they? Is there more distance out there to be had for most of us or just a few of us? One thing’s for sure – if you are custom fit by a really GOOD, really EXPERIENCED custom clubfitter, you will end up hitting the ball as far as your natural...

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Wedge Backspin – Create Backspin with Micro-Groove Wedge

Posted by on May 2, 2012 in Tips, Wedge Fitting | 11 comments

Tweet Who isn’t amazed at the ability of the men and women tour players to stop the ball on the green? Without question, elite players can generate more backspin first, because of their swing technique. When a slight downward angle of attack, when the face is dead square to the swing path, when the wrist cock angle is unhinged very late and when the clubface able to contacts the ball first before driving into the turf, more friction is generated between the ball and the clubface and more backspin will occur. Unfortunately, not all of us can master these very precise, simultaneous swing...

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3 Key Specifications of Driver Fitting

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Driver Fitting, Tips | 10 comments

Tweet What golfer doesn’t dream of owning that “magic driver” which enables them to hit the ball consistently solid and in play?  Tip number one; the very best driver for every golfer is never selected by its brand or model name or model number.  It is chosen by its custom clubfitting specifications and how those individual factors are matched to the golfer’s size, strength, athletic ability and most of all, to their swing characteristics.  Below, are 3 key specifications for proper Driver fitting, and a couple more for good measure. Driver Length It’s time to be blunt.  The...

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3 Critical Keys to Increasing Driver Distance

Posted by on Jan 24, 2012 in Clubfitting, Driver Fitting, Tips | 37 comments

Tweet What golfer isn’t impressed by the driver distance of tour players? But what about us mere mortals with our 60 to 90-something mph swing speeds? The number one thing that keeps all of us from hitting the ball farther is the physics of impact, otherwise translated to mean “if you don’t have the swing speed, you can’t hit the ball to the screen at the end of the practice range.” But there are three things in a driver which, if matched and custom fit accurately to your swing, can bring about a good bit more distance.   Critical Key #1 The LENGTH of your driver is critical....

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