Jeff Summitt on September 24th, 2007

Occasionally when we test for shafts for our annual Shaft Fitting Addendum in order to educate customers better about the equipment that is available to them, we will receive initial samples from the manufacturer. The manufactures may elect to make some changes to the products either after response from initial sample testing or

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Jeff Summitt on September 24th, 2007

The first and second place golfers at the 2007 Canadian both used the Apollo Hump Shafts in their irons. The Hump Shafts feature wider geometric design to provide tip stability for improved accuracy.

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R.W. Eaks etched his first Tour Champions win using the New Image Gold shaft distributed by Hireko Golf. The Dick’s Open victory caps his 8th top 10 finish on the 2007 Champions Tour.

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Jeff Summitt on September 24th, 2007

What is the optimum shaft design for your game? Low torque, high torque? What’s best for me? We explore in detail the appropriate shaft fitting and design parameters to help you score better.

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Jeff Summitt on September 21st, 2007

Golfers who are not strong enough to hit par 4’s in two will be subjected to a higher number of strokes before they ever tee up the ball on their first hole. Ability to overcome distance is a term used to describe a way in which a player can likely reduce their score based upon […]

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Jeff Summitt on September 21st, 2007

SHOP HIREKO BELLY PUTTER GRIPS HERE! Are you struggling with your current putter? Do you have the “yips”, that is one time your putt come up way short of the target, yet on the next green you knock it way past the hole? One reason could be that you may be using too much wrists […]

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Jeff Summitt on September 21st, 2007

No doubt, hybrid clubs are the most popular category of new clubhead purchases. These clubs are a cross between a wood and an iron. Hybrids and offer improved weight distribution, more forgiveness than low lofted irons and are a mainstay in golf bags ranging from high handicappers to the best golfer professionals in the world!

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Jeff Summitt on September 21st, 2007

While fitting for swingweight is somewhat a function of the selection of the components, the factors that influence swingweight are head weight, shaft weight, grip weight, shaft balance point and golf club length. It is the clubmaker’s responsibility to fine-tune the swingweight throughout the set in some logical order.

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Jeff Summitt on September 21st, 2007

As Hireko’s Technical Director, I often get asked questions about loft and lie alterations. Here are some of the most common: Q: “Can Hireko alter the lies before the clubs are shipped out?” A: No, at Hireko we do not offer that service. But the majority of our irons and wedges can usually be bent […]

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Jeff Summitt on September 21st, 2007

Hireko wrote the book on clubmaking and clubfitting! If you have any further questions make sure you call our free technical hotline at 800-942-5872.

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