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  1. I've had the seven, marksman and 2 ball in the shop. First impression is the detail delivered in each of the putters. The added texture of the lines in the darker part of the putter and the red accent of the Aluminum all capped with the stroke lab have made these a very popular putter just from an aesthetics point of view..

    I have found the "S" neck option to be the better selection for most, not all, but most. IF you are the arc putter looking for more help in the aiming department then you might want to check them out.  The newer insert gives the putter a better more solid feel and apparently a sound preferred on tour. Whatever that means.

    The contrasting colors, the shapes for alignment (2 balls, lrg lines and overall head shape) the stroke lab, the insert and then the choice of a mid size pistol and jumbo style non taper grip helps makes putts After a proper fitting of course. 

    I said had as I only have the 2 ball left.   


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  2. New Era hat -they have to fit big heads

    Belt - Nexbelt - love the get smart ball marker compartment

    Shirt - callaway - gotta love the big and tall section

    Pants/ shorts -not sure - Kohls hahahahahaha

    shoes-  Id like to try ECCO, ive heard they are might comfy, but I know new balance or callaway as they are made in the same factory.

    and 2undr along with kent wool socks

  3. Shaft breakage just above the tip is typically a result of hitting near the hosel or hitting the ground just before impact.

    A second possible cause is when bring the club around it hits your back. This typically results in a break towards the middle but can be closer to the head.


  4. The USGA has a procedure in which to measure club length

    USGA procedure

    However it is a go- no go gauge, meaning it is only testing for max allowable length of the club.

    I did a video a year ago on length

    what is length

    There gobs (that's a technical term) of gadgets out there to measure length. There are also a ton of considerations to measuring length so long as its less than 48" and longer the 18"  you are all good.  Which brings into question just how is it really done?

    While trying to stay as close to the directive in the procedure I would consider a machine/rule/gadget in that the club lays horizontally. I would also measure to the crown of the grip. That's the beginning of the angle of cap, IMO it eliminates the bowing of the cap if put on too far. Secondly and as we all know that iron lie angles change (unless single clubs are in the bag). So you have a choice. Measure ALL your clubs at 60 deg i.e. the Mitchell ruler or allow for a change in the lie angle, this will include the changes in driver lie angles. with an adjustable plate for the club to sole against.  Golf Mechanix, Golf works etc.

    Keeping in mind its what fits your own personal logic make up so long as you don't go too long or too short.

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  5. I would not get to infatuated with 40T as the defining characteristic of the golf shaft. Chances are,  the fitter will not know that parameter of the shaft unless it is part of the marketing for the shaft.

    There are plenty of other characteristics that will impact your choice. When the fitter does his/her job you will be evaluated and given choices associated with the evaluation. Give them a try, you may find that a non 40T shaft works better.

    But, do tell the fitter your interests in that type of shaft, they might have the exact thing you are looking for



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  6. Tried them out at the PGA show,

    The elbow in concept was unique but it worked.

    The are two very different models one tear dropped shaped and the is an up side down trapezoid.

    I believe I prefer the second as it is more familiar in a traditional feel where the first is reminiscent of a SS grip. 

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  7. I have to EZGO work horse models that are gas powered.

    IMO the top three are EZGO, Club car and Yamaha

    In the last few years club car and EXGO have changed the way the golfer sits in the car with new suspensions that are more independent of the cart which is an excellent feature again IMO.

    Electric is more right on demand for power where the gas has to wind up just slightly. Although I give the nod to the gas models for torque and power. Both can go fast just how far is dependent on your driving habits and condition of the car.

    While in those communities you may find that a "custom" car is a fun way to meet people traveling to and from the store. The kits to turn your cart into a hummer or 57 chevy can be done DIY if you are handy.

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  8. I'm a sun mountain fan. We started with them from the very beginning, The tour model with the rolling leg stand makes for a super easy travel across the airport as well as to and from the car to hotel. I've been overseas twice and to Florida on several occasions without a mishap. It will store the bag, shoes and the outer wear with ease

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  9. Of all the grips I am most excited with the Tour velvet model.

    Never was a fan of the original and complete recommend the MCC4+ and CP2s.

    The MCC4+ model in the tour velvet should give it the bit more cushion I prefer.

    When they put the align in the TV I built up the bottom hand who new I was ahead of the game LOL

    1. How long have you been playing golf? What’s your handicap or normal score?
    2. 15 years, HC is being left handed. mid eighties
    3. What do you love about golf?

    4. the Engineering of the equipment, the metal aspect, the courses

    5. What brings you to MyGolfSpy? Do you already know any other Spies?

    6. I like to see other opinions on certain topics, I met my first spy at the PGA show this year

    7. Where are you from? What is your home course?

    8. Waverly, Ohio just past the banjo music, I like crown hill.

    9. What are the best and worst things about golf in your region?

    10. The clay holds water and makes for soggy terrain until April

    11. What do you do for a living?

    12. Own a driving range, custom fitting shop, club repair shop and work as a senior manager in the nuclear field.

    13. How’d you pick your user name?

    14. Name of the business and youtube channel

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