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Club Fitting: Why Shafts Matter

Club Fitting

Think of the shaft as the engine of the golf club. You are swinging the club at 50, 70, or 120 mph and without the right shaft, there is little chance that you can return that club head to the ball consistently. An ill-fitted shaft will twist and bend during your swing in ways that. . . .

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Aimpoint Clinic: My Personal Odyssey to Putting Enlightenment (Part III)

Part 3 of our Aimpoint Odyssey Due to weather and time issues, I have not yet played a round. I have had a 2 hour putting practice session, and I spent 2-3 hours today charting 13 greens at my home course. The putting session consisted of walking the greens, feeling changes in slope, seeing if I. . . .

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Birthday Golf – The GK Way (Part I)

FREE Birthday Golf Specials

For those of you who don’t know, Greenskeeper.org keeps an exhaustive list of participating golf courses who celebrate your birthday by providing you a FREE round of golf on, you guessed it – your birthday. Your birthday is an annual event.  Why not do what you enjoy doing for FREE?!  Maybe throw in a few of your. . . .

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Oscar Meyer Hot Dog Putter in Action

The Hot Dog Putter

That’s right.  It’s a Hot Dog putter.  I can tell memories of that Oscar Meyer tune dance in your head.  Heck even I know how to whistle that little ditty.  It actually does exist.  And it happens to be JohnnyGK’s pride and joy –  the Oscar Meyer Hot Dog Putter.  He’s a pretty good putter. . . .

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Club Fitting: For the Birds?

Club Fitting

The debate over club fitting never ceases.  Some contend the “Average Joe” golfer gains nothing from a fitting since his swing presumably changes as much as the wind direction on Soldier Field.  Others say the quickest way to improvement is to allow a fitting to find the arrow that the flawed Indian can shoot the. . . .

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