Forgetting The Basics Is Costly in Golf

Most golfers have an understanding that hitting a golf ball in the center of the club face is important. It is a basic tenant to launching the ball, yet we amateurs seem to forget this critical fact when swinging away. We do many different physical contortions in attempts to gain distance, but leave out contact as a key factor. I wonder why that is?

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How to Pick the Proper Loft of 3 Wood for Your Game

Depending on who you talk too, selecting the proper 3 wood is a challenging task. Some styles are designed to fit your eye and others are like having a useless stick in your hand. After going through my fitting, I think I have an understanding on how to pick the proper loft of 3 wood for your game. It is not a difficult chore, but does take a bit of effort.

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The Shaft of A Golf Club – Important or Not?

Golf equipment has evolved greatly since I started playing golf. In over 40 years, you name the piece of kit and we can trace a plethora of advancements. Before we chase the rabbit down its hole, we can discuss the merit of these changes at a later date.  During my fitting a few years back, there was one piece of equipment Jeff Stephenson, the Titleist fitter, said was critical to this entire process: the shaft. He indicated that fitting the right shaft to the correct swing speed made the difference between a good set of clubs and a great one. Continue reading