A Custom Clubfitting Checklist

(Tom Wishon - 12 Myths)

Read and check which of the following statements applied to your fitting experience. Then, go through the list and note the category at which your check marks stop.
   
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ZERO: Don’t bother to waste your time or your money

None of the following statements are true

   
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POOR: Better than nothing, but not by much

I hit some shots at a driving range (or into a net) with provided clubs and that's it
I was physically measured for club length
I was measured (or evaluated) for grip size

   
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GOOD: Close to a complet fitting

I was electronically measured for swing speed
I was electronically measured on a launch monitor
I was interviewed concerning my past playing tendencies and desired improvements
I was offered a selection of heads from more than one brand and from more than what was immediately available on site
I was offered a selection of shafts from more than one brand and from more than what was immediately available on site
I was offered a selection of grips from more than one brand and from more than what was immediately available on site

   
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EXCELLENT: You'd have to be a PGA Tour pro to do much better than this.

I was built a pilot club that I could test
Attention was paid to the club composition of the set that was being built
Attention was paid to the length, loft, and lie of the set (or club) that was being built
Attention was paid to the shaft frequencies (or club MOI) and the swing weight of the set (or club) that was being built
Attention was being paid to grip buildups, spine aligning, dead weight, and balance point of the set (or club) that was being built
The fitting process was done over multiple visits