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Golf Equipment

Articles about Golf Equipment and testing

golftecOver the last year it has become very clear to me that you can improve your shot patterns without changing your swing. There is no substitute for working on the fundamentals, but the last 5 years have shown us the true power of trackman, flightscope, aimpoint and other technlogies that continue to search for answers in every area of the game. I don't claim any of them to be a smoking gun, but one thing is for sure: all of them can quickly give you feedback about your game. 

GolfTec has hundreds of locations in the US and Canada, and they offer both club fitting and instructional packages. On this particular visit, I went for a Driver fitting to finally get my hands on something I wouldn't spray all over the course. I've always had a decent club head speed, but never took the time to match my swing to the best shaft / head combination. 

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I believe that the grips on your club are the most important part of you swing and clubs.  The correct feel and size is so important.  We have such a choice, I encourage you to explore and find what works for you.  I know that real rubber grip absorbs the shock and allows me to feel more and hit a better shot.  I like a tacky and sticky like feel for missed shots so as not to have the club turn in my hand exaggerating the miss.  The correct size allows me to release my hands properly.  Too big I fade, to small I hook it.  So explore what is right for you and see and feel the difference.!!

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I am fortunate to have new clubs.  The new A12 pro idea by Adams irons.  I have been breaking them in.  I noticed that I had lost distance even though I was hitting them solid and well.  Confused, I starting to talk to my friends and learned that many club makers have no consistency when it comes to loft and lie angles from club to club.

Last year I played the Nike VR pro full cavity.  So I went to the their website and looked at the specs and found out the new clubs I have are two degrees weaker and a half degree flatter.  Now I know why I have lost distance.  My seven iron is last years 8 iron.  I am going to have my clubs bent to be stronger all the while keeping the lie angle and offset.  You have to be careful that you do not make the clubs more offset and close the face by mistake.  So go to a trusted club fitter and maker that will take all those concerns in mind.

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I would like to discuss fitting of golf clubs today.  I believe that it is so important to have the correct fit for your clubs, for you as a golfer to perform you best.

There was a time, 20 years ago, that we as golfers had to adjust our swings to fit the clubs we bought or played.  Not anymore.

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