Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

The number one thing to remember as a parent is golf is simply a game and as a game it should be fun to play. Golf is also one of the only sports that can be played almost your entire life. So if the child is full of fond memories that they shared with Dad […]

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Are you just beginning to play and are looking for a set to play with? Like any wise shopper, you are researching for your big investment and you find a whole gamut of prices to choose from. The local pro shop has a single driver at $299, while you go to a discount or big […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

According to The Rules of Golf, we are allowed to carry up to a maximum of 14 clubs in the bag during a round of golf, although there is no rule that pertains to using fewer clubs. The purpose of having multiple clubs has to do with the distance each are hit from as each […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

Save Money. Use a Grip Shooter. There will be instances in which you may want to save the current grip on a given club. These cases would include if the grip was brand new or if the grip was an OEM model that you could not duplicate. Often the amount of effort required in trying […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

To the detriment of true golf clubmaking professionals, too many people feel that all a clubmaker does is “slap” together a head, shaft and a grip. With the modern equipment available today it is not difficult to complete the assembly of a club. As in the old days of finishing a wooden wood, whipping, installing […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

One item that is taken for granted is clamping the shaft, whether it be to grip (or re-grip) the club or other repair orientated work. Before you clamp down on the shaft, please take note of this tip. The trend in the industry is to use very lightweight shafts, either steel or graphite. In order […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

One task a club repairmen may encounter is when a steel shaft has broken off flush with the top of the hosel. There are a couple of ways to solve the problem in order to reshaft the club, but the last resort is to drill the shaft out, as will be explained later. There are […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

As an initial step in the thru-bore reshaft, check the specifications of the club being repaired. Most repair shops will use some type of repair tag to identify not only who the club belongs to but also some of the following specifications: club model and the number of club, swingweight, length, grip, grip size, shaft […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

Installing a curved shaft in a putter is actually a very simple process. In all honesty, you can install the shaft virtually any way you want, but there is only one best way to do so for each putter. Visual perception is a key to proper installation – in other words, if it looks “right”,it […]

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Jeff Summitt on April 18th, 2007

A common repair that most of you will be faced with (or have been faced with in the past) is the extending of shafts. Extending shafts is a relatively simple operation that can add substantial profits to your shop. Today’s tip involves the extension of graphite shafts and steel shafts. A few tips to follow: […]

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