i didnt know there were more forgiving golf clubs. where can i get them? (or should this be under "other sports"
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12/26/06 at 12:41pm
I don't understand "knock off" clubs. Would you buy a binding that looked like a Salomon 912? A boot that looked like a Krypton? There is a reason that Callaway/Nike/Ping/Whoever put millions into R&D, it is not just for looks, but materials.
Phil, Mike, While I would like to have a brand new set of nike clubs, for a weekend hack like me, a knock off set wil suffice( high handicap too ). Besides its way too expensive to get custom fit and get a set of golf clubs.
Two other thoughts:
Go to the Ping web site: http://www.pinggolf.com/global_webFit.html , then pick a club and go though their web fitting to see if you vary much from the standard golfer. (As a disclaimer, I play Titleist irons and woods except for my driver, 22 degree hybrid and use a Ping B60 putter-and as a further disclaimer as soon as I can try the new Titleist 207 driver I suspect it will be in play). I used to play Ping and like their product, Titleist just plays a bit better for me these days.
If you do vary a bit look for manufacturer demo days in your area when the golf season arrives and get some feedback from the reps. You can always have "knockoffs" adusted for lie and loft but then you may match the cost of getting the correct set initially.
Professionals understand the cost of our sport and where possible will do what we can to help you enjoy the game more.