Jeff Summitt on April 19th, 2007

Golfers have many options available to them regarding club head materials. To a newcomer to the game this can also be confusing on why one would select one material over another. So, let us explain the difference in the materials and why they might be used for the various golf clubs. Titanium The use of […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 19th, 2007

Shafts for golf clubs are primarily made of either steel or graphite. The steel shafts are made from a carbon steel alloy and protective chrome plating is applied to prevent it from rusting. A graphite shaft can also be called a composite shaft because it made from multiple layers of carbon fiber and epoxy resin […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 19th, 2007

One of the many time honored traditions of golf is walking the course and soaking up the beauty of the surrounding. Walking has other benefits as well, like improving both your health and the environment that you might not have thought of. Unfortunately less and less golfers walk and instead the use of the cart […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 19th, 2007

After over 20 years, I can still remember the first time playing on a real golf course. What I can remember the most is the exhilaration of trying something new, the company I was with, the course I played and yes, those plaid pants I just had to wear. Next was finding out it wasn’t […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 19th, 2007

When most people entertain the idea of playing golf, the first thoughtin their mind is “This is going to be expensive”. Well, honestly it can if you want it to be by joining your local country club, taking private lessons, buying a new wardrobe and having the latest and greatest name brand club equipment that […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

There are many reasons why a person wants to start playing golf. However, the primary reason should be to have fun and make it an enjoyable experience. The game of golf can be both difficult and humbling. It just takes that one swing per round like a long straight drive, long putt for a birdie […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

Golf etiquette is the practices and rules governing the socially acceptable behavior on thegolfcourse. These rules are there for different reasons and can be broken down into the following categories: safety to others and yourself, maintaining the course conditions and enjoyment for yourself and others on the course. Etiquette will be something that new golfers […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

Junior fitting is often taken for granted and unfortunately in certain fitting situations, can cause the junior golfer to loose interest in the game quickly. Over the years I have discussed junior fitting with literally hundreds of clubmakers, parents and grandparents. Based on what I have heard, I would like to share all this information […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

Going to the range to hit some balls is a good way to knock the rust off of your swing. However, is your definition of practice going to the driving range and hitting the large bucket of balls with just your driver? Well unless you are trying to compete for the Re/Max World Long Drive […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

The old cliché “People are like snowflakes; no two are alike” pertains very much why your clubs need customized. When manufacturers make mass-produced or “stock” clubs, they are doing so by establishing an average. Whether it be producing the club length based on the average height of men and women, grip sizes to average players […]

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