Archive for the ‘Club Repair and Fitting’ Category

NEW GOLFER SERVICE CENTER OPENS

For those golfers South of Dallas-Fort Worth there is a new club repair facility. Young’s Custom Golf Styx has finally finished setup of its repair facility between Midlothian & Waxahachie, Texas.

Operation now includes basic club repair services (i.e. shaft replacement, regripping & similar work), advise on current equipment and instruction all available by appointment. More sophisticated services including higher-end clubfitting projected to be ready later in 2016.

The facility will be open by appointment only. Therefore, please email to cleekgeek@gmail.com indicating what work you require, including your contact information (email will serve as name up-front). I will replay with business card and other contact information and pricing for your project. Email will get the quickest response, however, you may text or call at 214-463-9281. Price list of services (PDF format) will be sent and you will hopefully consistent with most other providers in this area.

Thank you for your consideration.
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Mizuno Iron – 2017

Thanks to the one of my favorite forum network at GolfWRX, we have a look at what maybe the next best irons from Mizuno in their MP-18 Line. They are surely looking at all the tweaks that have appeared in most of the other OEM lines over the last 2 years. Read the link below for full details.

Mizuno brings the MP-18 family to Market

Better players will obviously continue to gravitate to Mizuno with this family of irons as they are surely very clean look. The nice part of this series is that they are covering all the various player needs with the multiple editions for different flight and performance characteristics.

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DOES FITTING BENEFIT YOU?

Here is the latest opinion piece on golfers being fit from my friends at GOLFWRX. This discussion is a good overview of why and how players should evaluate their game and equipment. The principles outlined in this article are the same basic principles that I have learned from all those members which have help me understand the need for player to visit their local clubfitter.

http://www.golfwrx.com/452798/qa-with-expert-fitters-youre-not-good-enough-not-to-get-fit/

After reading this article you will see that visiting your local clubfitter will be an interesting exercise and may very well help your game.

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2017 MOST WANTED PUTTERS

Should any one remember that during 2016 there were a number of postings about new putters to help your game. I have just received that newest report for my buddies at MySpyGolf.com to read about the best click the link below…

2017 MySpyGolf Most Wanted Blade Putter

I can fully endorse the rating in this article as my bags currently contains a Evnroll ER-2 which has dropped my putts put round by 4 stroke. As backup for my little note here, my course Director of Golf has changed out to the same Evnroll putter whereupon he insists that he, “cannot miss inside 12′-0.”

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Do Shafts Really Make a Difference?

The staff at MyGolfSpy.com have hit on another great point which most golfers should consider when making their annual review of their equipment. What is the overall contribution of the shafts installed in your equipment? Does it really matter which shaft you use? After reading the linked article below you can see that there is some limited benefit by changing shafts. Read more »

2016 Most Wanted: Blades vs. Mallets

MyGolfSpy had done another good job updating the 2015 testing they did on putters. The integration of information for evaluation by every golfer has a good layout highlighted. Great data source. Below are the links to the best of both worlds of putting.

It should be noted that there are some great names are missing from the both lists. Therefore, Player must do some evaluation of the their individual putting style in addition to testing as many of those putters shown on the two lists before purchasing.

I have recently received one of those putter which are not listed in this report. EVNROLL, a company which follows the Rife plan, appear to have found a great model. The highlight to the line is a slightly heavier head and the incorporation of a purer roll technology. The battle at the top now have a greater number of models from various manufacturers for the consumers.

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USGA DISTANCE STUDY

Thanks to the USGA, attached below is a link to one of the most comprehensive studies on ‘off-the-tee’ distance studies I have seen in years. You will find the various parts and pieces of this report came from most of the tournament and tour websites. However, to find all this information in a single place is outstanding.

USGA DISTANCE STUDY

After reading the study you will see that technology has increased distance with about the same degree of advancement we have seen on the advancements in training and concentration placed on these facets of our game since the late 1990’s.

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Roll Players: New Golf Balls for 2016

Thanks to Golf Magazine and author Rob Sauerhaft, at the link below, you will find a good examination of the newest golf balls models available on the market for 2016 which could improve your game. In my estimation each player should take the time to review new editions of their current balls and any reasonably close ball in the same category. That is to say that, 1) slow swingers should look at most of the new low compression balls which offer greater distance; 2) Better players should look at the premium balls for these categories and 3) don’t forget the possibility of fashion color choices for each of the types of balls.

Roll Players – New Golf Balls for 2016

Hopefully, interested golfers will review the list and find that ball which is good for your game.

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Consider Your Grip

Have you ever considered how your grip affects your game. Here is an article by Thomas Golf which reviews all the various grips used by famous golfers. Discussed here are the Pros and Cons of each various grips and advise that you should review and assess if yours needs adjustment and/or consider if a change is necessary.

Pros and Cons of Every Golf Grip Style

After reviewing the linked article, if you aren’t comfortable by DIY, it may be time to search for assistance from your local golf teaching professional and get some of the training aides available to help you improve your game. If looking for assistance in south Dallas-Fort Worth area drop me a line and I will help you find the assistance you are seeking.

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Hogan’s FW15 HI Irons – Game Changer

You have seen it here before. Now it is confirmed that Hogan Golf’s newest iron is trying to change the game again.

My friends at MySpyGolf recently published review of these new irons by Terry Koehler from Hogan Golf which you can read below. This article would be of great interest to the players who are interested in maintaining the ‘traditional iron’ look to their complete set but getting the performance of that current utility club.

http://www.mygolfspy.com/hogan-ft-worth-hi-irons-released/

With the opportunity to hit these irons early in the introduction process was very exciting and I have been awaiting the chance to put at least one in my bag. Better players need to take a look at these along with the other great irons in the class to determine if it is best for you.

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