What does a golf fitting involve?

What happens when you get fitted for golf clubs?

Getting Fitted

The club-fitting process involves both static and dynamic measurements of your golf swing. The goal is to determine what loft, lie angle, shaft flex, head design, length and grips your clubs will need to best suit your game.

How long does a golf fitting take?

As a general rule a golf club fitting should take between 45 minutes and 3.5 hours. Full bag fittings take the longest but ittings can also be done in club ‘groups’ such as ‘wood’ or ‘iron’ fittings and these take 1.5 to 2 hours. Individual club fittings take a minimum of 45 minutes and can take 1 to 1.5 hours.

Do I bring my clubs to a club fitting?

Your Current Set of Golf Clubs

When going for a custom fitting the most important item to bring is your current set of clubs. I have attended many fittings over the years and the first step in the process is always hitting shots with your current clubs.

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Is golf club fitting worth it?

Is it worth getting custom fit golf clubs? The simple answer is yes, it’s definitely worth getting custom fit golf clubs. If you were to look at the back of a typical set of off the shelf clubs, they would usually have various markings on them as well as loft and lie angles.

How much does getting your clubs fitted cost?

On average, the cost to get your golf clubs fitted is $100 for each type of club or $275 for your entire bag. This cost covers the basics such as club loft, lie, weight, and also finding the right shaft for your game. Certain shops offer free club fitting but that normally is much more basic.

How are clubs fitted?

After the interview process, the fitting begins by analyzing the golfer’s performance with their current set of clubs. For woods, drivers, and irons, a fitter will observe the player with usage of a launch monitor to quantify specific aspects of ball flight or club delivery for further analysis.

How far should you hit a 7 iron?

The average distance golfers hit each club varies widely. A PGA Tour player hits a 7-iron between 172-215 yards.

Average Distances for PGA Tour Players.

Club Average Distance
7 Iron 172 – 215 yds
8 Iron 160 – 200 yds
9 Iron 148 – 185 yds
Pitching Wedge 136 – 170 yds

What do you wear to a golf fitting?

It’s not so much about style as it is about being comfortable while you’re hitting. We’ll explain it further down, but it’s important to wear clothes that don’t hinder your swing. Further, it’s important to wear clothing that will keep you comfortable over the course of a few hours.

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Should you get golf lessons or club fitting first?

If you really want to improve, there’s a lot of value in properly fitted equipment before, during and after any swing changes you make from golf lessons. So if you’ve been wondering whether you need lessons before fitted clubs, it’s not necessary. The combination of both is really the best way to shoot lower scores.

How do I prepare for a golf fitting?

Have a budget in mind. No one likes to talk about money, but it is imperative that your fitter understands your budget, so he/she can work within it. Understand that custom/premium clubs take longer than a stock set.

Club Champion:

  1. Know your goals. …
  2. Be ready to have your preconceived notions about fittings blown away.

How long does an iron fitting take?

Examples: Driver or iron fittings usually take 45-60 minutes, wedge fittings usually take 30 minutes, woods fittings usually take 60 minutes.

Do you wear golf shoes at a fitting?

A: During a custom fitting session, you’ll be swinging golf clubs, so you’ll definitely want to dress comfortably. Don’t wear anything that it’s difficult to move or swing a golf club in and feel free to bring your golf shoes if you have them.

Should a high handicapper get fitted?

Whether you’re a high handicapper looking to hit more consistent shots, or whether you’re a tour player looking to refine and build confidence, fitting is measurably beneficial.

Can you get irons fitted after buying them?

This is a great question because it addresses something many people don’t think about. And the answer is absolutely yes, it’s worth getting fit for clubs you already have. Especially if you’re 5-foot-5, since a stock set of clubs isn’t likely to have the proper lie angle for you.

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What do I need to bring to an iron fitting?

What to Bring to A Golf Club Fitting

  1. Your current club or set of clubs.
  2. Your typical outfit and shoes – Dress as if you’re about to play a few rounds!
  3. Your completed pre-fitting survey for the fitting’s informational interview.