Justin H Posted March 19, 2016 Share Posted March 19, 2016 Well, I had never had a "true" iron fitting before. I've hit on multiple launch monitors with intent to purchase a driver or used irons, but never a situation where an employee of any organization was standing by, watching and explaining my numbers. So this contest, along with the fitting being at my favorite golf store, PGA Superstore in Southlake, TX (I also happened to be in town, visiting from Tarzan, TX...yes, it's a real place...so it was a perfect storm), provided a great opportunity to experience an iron fitting. I was not disappointed.I registered for an 11 am appointment on Wednesday, 3/16. While I was on the course Thursday my phone rang, which is never a good thing. But when I picked up it was Alessandra from Wilson Golf, calling to ask if I had any questions or concerns about my appointment. Needless to say, I was very impressed with the customer service Wilson exhibited before I even walked into the store.I arrived about five minutes early this morning (sadly 11 am was early for me. I've been on vacation for a week. Don't judge me.), then strode to the fitting bay, Bridgestone J38 7 iron in hand. I was not expecting much, honestly. I just picked the Bridgestones up, used but in great condition, and through two rounds they have put my old Cleveland CG16 Tours to shame. Still ballooning a bit, but distance and control was great. My first swing with the J38 was my best one, believe it or not. There's a pic attached with the numbers.After a few swings with my irons and talking to Brian, the fitter that I had coincidentally played in a scramble with a few years ago, about my ball flight issues, I was handed a Wilson C200 7i with a KBS Tour Stiff shaft in it. The topline was unobtrusive and actually quite attractive, even compared to my thinnish Bridgestones. The club felt great in my hands, not too heavy, not too light. There's a few pictures attached. I didn't get quite as many as I'd like, and here's why: after a few warm up swings, I SMOKED a 7 iron! I even might have got a lesser expletive out of Brian. It was nice. Very nice. To quote Roy McAvoy, it was the kind of shot that made that tuning fork go off in my loins. The numbers showed that a tiny stance adjustment coupled with the club/shaft combination had addressed my ball flight issues quite nicely. Numbers are attached below in a pic.I hit a few more shots that got close, but the one in the pic was the best one by far. The J38s are probably going to get traded in for a new set of Wilson C200s, 1/2 inch long, in the near future.I also hit a few shots with a Wilson FG Tour 7i, which was also amazing. I love forged clubs, but considering my handicap has stayed closer to 16 than 9 lately, I'm more than happy to play the C200s. 188 yard 7 iron? I'll take that any day.The swag was great too. I don't mind $20 and a couple high quality balls in exchange for hitting some amazing golf clubs. I've been considering a ball switch, and the Wilson Duo may be enough price and feel wise to get me away from my Bridgestone B330S. Especially price wise.Thanks to Wilson Golf, Alessandra & Brian, PGA Superstore Southlake, and MyGolfSpy for the opportunity. Great way to spend a Saturday morning. Requisite tweets and pics attached. Check out the tweets here @justinhardisty - MyGolfSpy and Wilson both retweeted me! I'm famous! "You ride her until she bucks you or don't ride at all." 1 Quote Driver: Taylormade SLDR, Diamana Kai'li 70 3 Wood: Callaway X Tour 15* Hybrid: Bobby Jones 21* (Original) Irons: Bridgestone J38 DPC 4-PW Wedges: Scor 4161 52*, 57* Putter: Scotty Cameron Studio Style Newport Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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