Technical

Jeff Summitt on March 17th, 2014

The Hireko Shaft Reference Guide is just another example of how Hireko is committed to educating our customer base and making ordering or selecting shafts more efficient. Boy, do I feel old.  I just realized that the on-going independent research on shafts I have been working on has entered its 25nd year!  This shares a […]

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Jeff Summitt on March 3rd, 2014

Are you still using last year’s shaft trimming guide?  If so, you may be cutting your shafts incorrectly and that can be costly. Even if you were a good clubmaker and downloaded this year’s trimming guide, you may want to get the latest version. From time to time we found errors or omissions to our […]

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Jeff Summitt on October 14th, 2013

Change or lighten up the weight on your clubs to ease up on some of that body pain! Did you purchase new equipment or have your existing golf clubs altered and all of a sudden have tennis elbow or pain in or around your shoulders?  If so, you might want to consider a change and […]

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There is an alternative method in building a near-anchored golf putter that will do the same thing as a belly putter but without having it be anchored to the body. As the ban on the anchored golf putter is a few years away (beginning in 2016), a certain number of golfers are reluctantly going to […]

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Jeff Summitt on September 23rd, 2013

Key Golf Shaft Variables To Learn When Shopping For Your Next Set of Clubs or Re-Shaft Project Following our back-to-school theme, last week I spoke about how the geometric shape of your putter grip could improve you putting.  Today, we are going to switch to golf shafts and show you a few things to look […]

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New Offerings From Two Thumb Grips and PalmBird Grips Are Engineered To Promote Pendulum Stroke And Lower Scores You may or may not have noticed we recently added two new lines of putter grips; PalmBird Grips and Two Thumb Grips.  For many of you, this might be your first introduction to either of these companies, […]

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Hireko Golf Technical Director Demonstrates A Quick And Easy Way To Swingweight Taper Tip Steel Shafts Those lead tip pins you bought for steel iron shafts aren’t going to fit inside a 0.355” taper tip steel shaft – no way, no how! Those were developed for 0.370” parallel tip shafts only.  Sure, you can use […]

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Jeff Summitt on August 16th, 2013

Hireko Golf’s Technical Director Jeff Summitt Discusses Getting Fit For A Golf Driver Golfers today have much more luxury when it comes to golf driver fitting.  Name brand manufacturers have somewhat simplified the process by using adapter systems, which can interchange various gripped golf shafts that can screwed onto driver heads of various lofts, and […]

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Jeff Summitt on May 28th, 2013

Maybe a change to your wedge shaft may rejuvenate your short game too, but just don’t assume if you see a “wedge” shaft that is the only option you have. How often do you take a full swing with your golf wedges? Trace back to your last round and recall all those ¾ or ½ […]

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Jeff Summitt on May 6th, 2013

Be wise with your golf clubmaking epoxy habits and save time and money While your clubmaking operation may be in full gear at this time of the year, one thing you want to check on is your golf clubmaking epoxy.  Believe it or not, you are relying on its’ strength to form a long-lasting bond […]

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