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Get More Driver Distance with These Five Key Measurements

April 28th, 2021

Want more distance off the tee?  Get more driver distance with these five key measurements from a launch monitor.  Everyone wants more consistency off the tee but if you are looking for more accuracy, consistency AND distance, these are the stats you need to focus on. Sign up for YOUR Driver Fitting Here!     Smash Factor and Ball Speed Smash factor is determined by dividing club speed into ball speed.  The optimum ratio is 1.5.  This means at a 100 mph driver speed, your ball speed will be 150 mph.  This is an efficiency rating of how much ball speed you are getting for your swing speed.  Smash factor is determined by where you are hitting the ball on the face, how “hot” the face is and how well the shaft is delivering energy to ball at impact.  The better the smash factor, the higher the ball speed which means more distance!  As the TrackMan optimizer shows, this player could be getting twenty more yards by getting a better smash factor. See The Results of Missing the Sweet Spot Here… Launch Angle The proper launch angle not only gives you the optimal carry distance but more roll-out as well.  Too low... Read More

The Right Shafts Make a Difference for EVERY Club in Your Bag

April 21st, 2021

In our fittings, we know the the right shafts make a difference for every club in your bag.  The golf shaft is the transmission that transmits the energy from your swing through the shaft to the club head. Our fitting systems make the correct recommendations for club length, shaft weight, shaft flex, trajectory, spin and swing weight based upon YOUR swing characteristics.   The way we fit shafts is very similar to every tour from PGA, Champions, LPGA to Korn Ferry.  Take a look at what PGA Champion Stewart Cink and LPGA Champion Lydia Ko had in their bags on Sunday!  See GolfWrx WITB. Book Your Fitting TODAY! Shaft Weight The lightest, longest, stiffest shaft in your bag is in your driver, while the heaviest yet softest shafts are in your wedges.  In general, for most golfers there is a 10 gram progression from driver shaft to fairways, hybrids, and irons.  So, if you play a 60 – 69 gram shaft in your driver you would play a 70 – 79 gram shaft in your fairway woods, an 80 – 89 gram shaft in your hybrid a 90 – 99 gram shaft in your irons and maybe a 100 – 110 gram... Read More

Miura Introduces the PI-401 Cavity Back Iron with Exceptional Forgiveness and Outstanding Distance

April 11th, 2021

Miura Introduces the PI-401 Cavity Back Iron with Exceptional Forgiveness and Outstanding Distance.  This iron is designed for players of all abilities to give performance we have come to expect from Miura.  We think this is the best performance improvement iron Miura has introduced! Schedule Your Iron Fitting NOW! The Miura PI-401 iron combines the classic Miura “feel” with new  performance enhancing materials and design for optimizing the golfer’s game. The face is made of premium S35C Carbon Steel for optimizing distance and forgiveness.  The body is 8620 Soft Carbon Steel for classic Miura feel. Schedule Your Iron Fitting NOW!   Dan Sueltz

Graphite Design Tour AD HD Shaft Review

March 29th, 2021

The Graphite Design Tour AD HD shafts is the latest in the great lineup of Tour AD shafts from Graphite Design. Book Your Driver/Wood Fitting Here Design Designed as Hyper Drive, the HD wood shafts have a firm butt section, firm mid and firmer tip section for added stability and reduced spin.  This shaft actually improves on the design of the Tour AD XC  The Tour AD HD utilizes new MX 40 pre-preg materials from TORACAY for added stability and feel. Well known for their relatively soft mid section, the Tour AD HD is a slight departure for Graphite Design offering golfers a firmer feel at impact.  This is similar to the Tour AD XC (Xtreme Carry) shaft. Available Models The Tour AD HD is available in five different weights from 49 to 88 grams at raw length.  The Tour AD HD 4 is available in Senior, Regular and Stiff flex.  The HD 5 is available in Senior, Regular, Stiff and XStiff.  The fact that the lighter weight shafts are available in X flex is a tribute to the fact that certain stronger players can do well with stiffer shafts.  The most popular weight HD 6 is available not only in Senior,... Read More

Recoil DART Iron Shafts Are Impressive

March 21st, 2021

The new light weight graphite Recoil DART iron shafts from UST Mamiya are impressive! Overview UST Mamiya has taken the Recoil shaft model to another level with this new light weight iron shaft.  By focusing on improving the hoop strength throughout the shaft, the Recoil DART shaft will improve accuracy and consistency.  This is because the improved hoop strength prevents ovaling which means the shaft will bend but return to normal more consistently.  I am sure UST thought the name would be synonymous with “throwing darts at the pin!”.  Book Your Fitting Here! Models The Recoil DART shafts are available in two weights, 65 and 75 grams.  UST uses a flex designation system of F1-F5 with F1 – Ladies, F2 – Senior, F3 – Regular, F4 – Stiff and F5 – Extra Stiff. Both the 65 and 75 models are available in A, R and S flexes. See the UST Mamiya Specifications Here. Performance These shaft are designed for slower swing speeds, i.e. 55 – 65 mph with  a 6 or 7 iron or under 85 mph driver speed.  Perfect shafts for juniors, as well as some ladies and senior golfers! Trajectory is mid-high with mid-high spin as well.   These... Read More

Mizuno STZ and STX Drivers

March 15th, 2021

Mizuno has been on a quest for the past three years to make a mark in the golf industry with their drivers.  The ST190 was very good.  The ST200 was better.  And now, we believe the STZ is the best driver Mizuno has delivered! Consistently high ball speeds across the face, AND very tight shot dispersions.  We have tested the STZ with swing speeds from 80 to 110 and the results are consistently high!  Available in 9.5 and 10.5 degree lofts with adjustability of plus or minus 2 degrees. Book your Lifetime Driver Fitting Here!   The STX driver is designed for slower swing speeds, 90 mph or less.  With a slight draw bias, this driver also has a longer heel-to-toe profile which makes this driver so much more forgiving.  Slightly higher spin is also good for slower swings to keep the ball in the air for greater carry and roll.  Available in 10.5 degree loft that can be adjusted from 8.5 to 12.5 degrees! Book your Lifetime Driver Fitting Here! Dan Sueltz

Golf Digest Equipment Hot List 2021

February 22nd, 2021

The first official start to the golf season, in my opinion, is the release of the Golf Digest Equipment Hot List.  The team convenes in the fall a literally spends a couple weeks testing equipment from several manufacturers.  This year, they considered 270 entries and awarded 137 medals.   Here is the Link… The Top Finishers Are: Drivers (8 Gold, 6 Silver) Fairway Woods (10 Gold, 2 Silver) Hybrids (8 Gold, 5 Silver) Players Irons (11 Gold, 3 Silver) Players-Distance Irons (11 Gold, 2 Silver) Game Improvement Irons (11 Gold, 3 Silver) Super Game Improvement Irons (9 Gold, 2 Silver) Wedges (12 Gold, 3 Silver) Mallet Putters (14 Gold, 3 Silver) Blade Putters (12 Gold, 4 Silver)   We have virtually all of the heads here for fitting so schedule your new or repeat customer fitting now.  Lead times during this COVID situation are still 4-6 weeks so don’t hesitate.  Schedule Your Fitting Here!! How to Select YOUR New Clubs  Aesthetics – Look, Sound and Feel In our experience in clubfitting over the years, you have to select a club head that looks good to your eye, sounds good when you hit it in the fitting and has the feel you... Read More

Fujikura Vista Pro Shafts -2021 Edition

February 15th, 2021

Fujikura has made a significant upgrade in their very popular Vista Pro line of iron, hybrid and wood shafts.   We are super excited to see the incorporation of new materials for improved performance! New Design Typically known for their mid-high to high trajectory throughout the line, the new design brings more “flighting” to the line.  This means that the lighter shaft like the 45 wood shaft will be higher launching than the 60 and 65.  The shafts also have a more traditional balance point, i.e. they are NOT counterbalanced for heavier driver heads.  This also means you can get more reasonable swing weights in the lighter iron shafts. And, the midsection has been firmed up across all of these shafts to provide more stability and consistency from swing to swing. Schedule your Fitting to Find Out Which Of These Shafts May Fit YOUR Swing! Wood Shafts Available : 45 gr R3 (Ladies), R2 (Senior) and R (Regular) flexes, 55 gr R2 (Senior), R (Regular) and S(Stiff), 60 gr R(Regular), S(Stiff) 65 gr R(Regular), S(Stiff) and X(Extra Stiff) 75 gr S(Stiff) and X(Extra Stiff). These shafts will typically play true to stated flex which is great for building consistent drivers and fairway... Read More

Project X HZRDUS Smoke iM10 Shafts

February 11th, 2021

Overview There have been a lot of advancements in shaft materials over the past few years.  The increase in denser pre-preg materials is certainly not new.  That being said, the new HexTow high modulus (stiff) material in the iM10 shafts offers a unique blend of stiffness for stability and strength with more feel.  This allows the Project X shaft designers the ability to build stronger shafts at lighter weights without losing distance or accuracy along the way.  There are two distinct models available: Mid (Mid Launch/Mid Spin) Available in 50 gr (5.0, 5.5, 6.0), 60 gr (5.0, 5.5, 6.0, 6.5) and 70 gr (5.5, 6.0, 6.5).  Project X shaft designations are roughly Regular R(5.0), Strong Regular R+(5.5), Stiff S(6.0), Strong Stiff S+(6.5) and TX  X(7.0). In our testing the 50 gr is a true Mid Launch, while the 60 and 70 gram are more Low-Mid launch.  The mid section of the shaft is very stable so you will not feel a lot of “kick” or release at impact.  This is also NOT a counterbalanced shaft so swing weights will be standard at standard length. Schedule Your Fitting Here to Check Out These New Shafts! Low (Low Launch/Low Spin) Available in... Read More

Best Iron Shafts 2020 – 2021

February 1st, 2021

We fit a LOT of different golfers every year.  The shafts we put into their irons (and wedges) is determined by our BGF Fitting System, TrueFitClubs Fitting Wizard and player testing during the fitting. Our fitting recommendations include length of iron, shaft weight, shaft trajectory and spin profile, shaft flex, and swing weight.  Loft and lie are determined by launch monitor testing.  The recommendations are determined by a golfers physical characteristics (height, weight, wrist crease-to-floor), strength (distance), launch characteristics (actual and desired trajectory, spin, dispersion), and swing dynamics (tempo, transition and release point). Sign Up For YOUR Iron and Wedge Fitting Here! When we test in our dynamic fitting sessions, we choose 4-5 shafts that match the BGF Fitting System recommendations, and then test on TrackMan for performance with a head chosen by our fitters and the golfer.  Once we determine the best performing shaft, we try different heads to narrow down the selection.  When using our TrueFitClubs Fitting Wizard, we rely on our golfers description of their shot shape and desired results. Bottom line is that these shafts have done the best job of increasing our golfers distance, accuracy and consistency.  They are also the best in terms of... Read More