Wow, did I hear that right, 72 holes measuring 7,833 yards? This week’s World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club might just be the longest course played in PGA Tour history (even factoring in the higher altitude that is over 7,600 yards).  Imagine you are playing your local municipal or daily […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 24th, 2009

New Cords Make For Lower Scores You hear in the media that manufacturers are scaling back on the product or packaging you have been accustomed to.  Whether the contents within that jar of peanut butter is now 2 ounces less (the size of the jar is the same) or a company switches to a less […]

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Taking Moment of Inertia To The Extreme CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – February 17, 2009 – Hireko Golf announced today the arrival of the new standard in ultra-game improvement technology the Dynacraft Avatar XMOI Fairway Woods. The new XMOI Fairway Woods represent the epitome of progressive thinking. Built to bridge the gap from the extra […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 17th, 2009

Sage Advice for Clubmaking Shops My Dad is one of the smartest men on Earth.  OK I am a little biased, but his sage statements over the years could easily be transformed into a best-selling book on the New York Times list.  I like to refer to these “Dad-isms”.  I am sure your Dad or […]

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Not Just More MOI…XMOI CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – February 13, 2009 – Hireko Golf announced today the arrival of the new Dynacraft Avatar XMOI Driver. The design aim was to create a driver that possessed the highest degree of forgiveness. “Before it came to the final approved version this model went through several – […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 12th, 2009

Shaft Fitting Addendum Celebrates 20th Anniversary The 2009 Shaft Fitting Addendum and all the invaluable information contained within commemorates a milestone of sorts.  Twenty years to be exact since I first started working on this project. The annual Shaft Fitting Addendum has now been published for the past 17 consecutive years and has become the […]

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Changing Your Swing One Degree At A Time CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – February 12, 2009 – What if you had the technology to not only swap shafts, but change your shot pattern instantly? Hireko Golf introduces the new Dynacraft Prophet ICT Driver. The ICT features a revolutionary adjustable hosel that provides 8 distinct lie […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 11th, 2009

Featuring Variable Face Thickness For Increased Trampoline Effect CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – February 10, 2009 – Hireko Golf announced today the arrival of its newest scoring weapon the Acer XK Hybrid. The Acer XK Hybrids are based on Hireko’s most popular hybrid platform but with new design elements to further improve performance. “First, we […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 10th, 2009

Jaw Dropping Distance…Fist Pumping Accuracy CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA – February 10, 2009 – Hireko Golf introduces the new Acer XK Fairway woods that feature cutting edge technology that provides greater performance. Finally, an innovative stainless steel fairway series that allows total game management by offering multiple lofts to suit a player’s individual needs. “The […]

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Jeff Summitt on February 10th, 2009

Effective Loft Part 3 This is Part 3 of a three part series discussing the phenomenon called “effective loft.” which is a relationship between the club’s loft and its face angle. To read the previous discussions click on Part 1 (Loft) and Part 2 (Face Angle). With the introduction of interchangeable adapters to not only […]

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