Being Fitted For Your Golf Clubs
Being Fitted for Your Golf Clubs
Choosing Golf Clothing
Teaching Kids Golf
Developing Your Own Style
Improving Your Balance
Improving Your Golf Putting
Improving Your Golf Swing
Keep Your Head Still
The Feel of Good Golf
How to Pack
How to Save Money
Public Golf Courses
Four Magic Moves
Golf Beginner Guide
Guide to Golf Options
High Power Golf
Instant Golf Lesson
Instant Slice Cure
Simple Golf Swing
Bags & Carts
Push & Pull Carts
Travel Bags & Cases
Club Parts & Accessories
Grip Repair Kits
Golf Beginner Guide
Golf Swing Eureka
How to Break 80
Instant Slice Cure
Lady Golfers Guide
The Simple Golf Swing
Underground Golf Psychology
Being Fitted For Your Golf Clubs
Off-the-shelf golf clubs are created for people of average size, but real people are all different. Since everybody is a different size, and has differences in their golf swing, one size of golf club is simply not suitable for everyone! Playing with incorrectly sized golf clubs can cause problems, and stop golfers from playing as well as they otherwise could.
In short, if you want to play your best golf, you need clubs specifically chosen to suit your body and style of play!
The first step in finding the right golf clubs for youis simply to try out different golf clubs at different golf courses and driving ranges. If you can rent golf clubs, this is the best and most affordable way, to try out different clubs. You do need to give each clubs a proper go - play a few rounds of golf with them - as you are unlikely to immediately know if they are right for you. As a rule of thumb however, golf clubs should generally be about the same length as the distance between you belly button and the ground.
Once you have tried out several sets of clubs, it is time to think about being professionally fitted for a set of clubs by the PGA professional at your golf club or range. Of course, if you're just starting to play golf, you will want to make sure that you really do like the game before investing in an expensive set of clubs! Additionally, before spending a lot of money on golf clubs, it's a good idea to make sure that you can consistently repeat a swing - otherwise you could end-up simply wasting your money!
When you go to the professional, he will probably start by asking you to hit a few balls. You should try to loosen up and hit the ball as normally as possible. The professional will record you swing speed, and use this information to determine the correct flex for you. The professional will also determine the correct length of club for you, and probably look at your hands to see if you need any special grips. Additionally, club angles might need to be adjusted.
Once you are done, the professional should be able to make recommendations concerning each of the following:
Please share your comments:
Disclaimer: This website and its content, is intended for general information only. Information on this site is the personal opinions of the authors only, and has NOT been reviewed or vetted by a doctor or other medical professional or nutritionist or fitness instructor, etc. Please be sure to consult with your doctor before changing your exercise regimen or diet, if you need health or medical advice, or if you seek prevention, diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition, illness or disease, or advice on any such matter.
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.
Our company is NOT associated with any specific golf resorts, golf courses, destinations, attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.
All information about golf courses and resorts, attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with the golf course/resort operator, their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.
Copyright © 2007-2023, Answers 2000 Limited
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S.à r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.
In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
All trademarks are property of their respective owners.
All third party content and adverts are copyright of their respective owners.
Some graphics on our web sites are Copyright (C) 1997-2000 Hemera Technologies Inc., and used under license. All such pictures are provided for viewing purposes only and are not to be saved or downloaded. All such pictures of recognizable individuals are models and used for illustrative purposes only, and not meant to imply any association or endorsement of said individual with any product or service.