Congratulations to the Highlands Ranch, Colorado, boys high school golf team for winning the Southern Regional Championship. Pictured are Coach James Barker, Charlie Schneider, Kyle and Ryan Pearson, and Jackson Crist. The Colorado State Boys High School Championships are in two weeks! We have fit Charlie and Jackson with the right clubs for their swings and it looks like it is working out!
What's New: Inside D’Lance
Looks like all the hard work (and a little help from clubs fit to her swing) paid off for Jill in winning the 2015 CWGA Senior Stroke Play Championship! Jill played great over the two day tournament at Red Rocks Country Club, shooting an 8-over 152. In fact Jill played well enough to place second in net score as well. Congratulations Jill!
Posting one of the lowest scores in U.S. Amateur Championship qualifying this year, Spencer Painton shot an 8-under 136 at the Columbine Country Club in Columbine Valley, CO. This is the latest in a string of great golf for Spencer. He will be entering his Sophomore year at Kansas University this fall. Spencer is following up on a great junior golf career where he led Regis Jesuit to 3 straight 5A Colorado high school championships and also qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships in 2013. The U.S. Amateur Championship will be held at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, IL on August 17-23, 2015. Best of luck to a great golfer and a fine young man!
Cole Krantz of Windsor and Caroline Jordaan of Cherry Hills Village won titles Friday in the Colorado PGA Junior Championship at Indian Tree Golf Club in Arvada, and by doing so each qualified for the national PGA Junior Championship, set for Bryan, Texas Aug. 3-6. Krantz shot a 1-over-par 71 in Friday’s final round, leaving him with a 2-under 138 total in the boys competition. That was good for a two-stroke victory over U.S. Junior Amateur qualifier Coby Welch of Highlands Ranch and Alec Poorman of Boulder. Welch closed with a 71 and Poorman with a 73. We started fitting Cole three years ago and have seen tremendous changes in his strength and ability. He is now one of the longest hitters in the Colorado Junior Golf Association and certainly deserves his recent win. Congratulations and good luck at the PGA Junior Championship!
We have had a LOT of success with the Project X Hand Crafted (HC) shafts since their introduction but the HC LZ (Loading Zone) 50 has been a clear winner in terms of feel, low spin and mid launch. “I picked up 20 yards into a stiff headwind versus my old driver you fit me for in 2011. Easily 30-40 yards down wind. Order another of those shafts and work your magic!”. Clark B., Hingham, MA. The entire LZ line is easy to fit into almost any golfers bag. Come in and see if this shaft fits YOUR game!
Hybrids can be a fickle addition to your bag. Sometimes good, sometimes bad, sometimes great! For some golfers, the look of the club makes a big difference as well as the setup (shaft, length, weight, flex). We took a couple of swings at getting some hybrids dialed in for Jay with so-so results. Shafts were great but the look and feel were not there. Well, we finally settled on the Callaway XR hybrids and voila! Just wanted to let you know, your reign as the greatest club fitter of all time continues. The Callaway XR hybrids are awesome! They are so good, that they went into the bag over the weekend. I played the senior club championship and won the whole thing (net division). Shot 83 on Saturday and 79 on Sunday (personal best at my club) and won the net. The hybrids played a huge role. Hit them a lot, both off the tee and from the fairway. Now the old TaylorMade are in no mans land. They are on the shelf, headed for the travel set, but not ready for that move yet. Thanks for working with me on this. 3rd times a charm!
Great job, Ignacio! We fit this young man last year at age 13 and now in the 14 year old age group, he took fifth place in a strong field. The tournament was held in Lufness New Golf Club in Scotland. The three-day tournament was played in typical cool, rainy, windy Scottish weather. Ignaciao is originally from Caracas, Venezuala, but now resides in Miami, Florida. Congratulations, Ignaci0. I am sure we will see you on the PGA Tour someday!
This is a great win for two super golfers in a VERY competitive 50+ Senior age group. These guys caught fire in a bottle the last two days. Awesome! (Bob is on the left). “Dan & PJ, I owe you a debt of gratitude for both fitting me and building my irons and metal-woods that allow me to execute at a higher level! Please check-out the cogolf.org CGA website for the Sr. Four-Ball results. That would not have been possible without your expertise as a top club-fitter in the US! We’ve discussed results like this for two years. The confidence I’ve gained from custom-fitted shaft technology has resulted in longer drives, narrower shot dispersion, shorter birdie putts, and the opportunity to swing harder with greater predictability. That means the only limiting factor in reaching my potential as a competitive senior amateur is me, not my equipment. Thanks again for helping me achieve an accomplishment with my playing partner Rick that defines my greatest golf accomplishment so far!” Bob’s Winning WITB: Driver: Tour Edge Exotics E8 Beta with Mitsubishi Rayon Fubuki J 70X 3 Wood: Tour Edge Exotics CB Pro 14.5 degree with Mitsubishi Rayon Fubuki J 80X Hybrid: Tour Edge... Read More
Dan, I am a 16 handicap and I have had the new clubs you fitted for me for a short time. I went out yesterday and shot an 80 and my ball striking was the best ever. I hit 11 greens in regulation and if my chipping was a little sharper I could have easily broken 80. I have been playing for 55 years and have only broken 80 about 8 times. To say I am delighted with my new clubs and your workmanship is an understatement. Thanks again Best Regards, Bob S., Biddeford, ME
Hey there Dan, Thought you'd enjoy hearing that I participated in the Florida State Golf Association's Women's Senior Amateur Championship in Vero Beach, FL on Tuesday & Wednesday and won my division! Played division just below Championship one...5,400 yards, gross and net. Super tough course, windy (3 miles from ocean), very hard greens/difficult to hold & all surrounded by bunkers and insanely undulating greens on back 9. Played practice round on Monday and diagrammed every green including rolling balls, which surely helped me have 30 and 31 putts. My index is now 2.4, down 5 points in a year! Partly due to meeting and working with a great PGA instructor but surely also because of my new Mizunos which I love. People notice them and ask me about them. Have to thank you again...THANKS! Hope all's well on your end, Meredith