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On 12/16/2018 at 7:59 PM, goaliewales14 said:

Example, if you walked into a Golf Galaxy store and a terminal equipped with TGF was sitting right next to the hitting bay to purchase a fitting.  This would also allow those less serious golfers to get a good idea of swing speed, angle of attack, and tempo.  The issue with partnering with a retailer would be that all of those retailers have fitters within their stores.

I feel like something like this needs to happen. If I'm an off-the-rack kind of guy, I likely have no idea about my swing speed, tempo, and angle of attack.

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On 12/16/2018 at 5:59 PM, goaliewales14 said:

Example, if you walked into a Golf Galaxy store and a terminal equipped with TGF was sitting right next to the hitting bay to purchase a fitting.  This would also allow those less serious golfers to get a good idea of swing speed, angle of attack, and tempo.  The issue with partnering with a retailer would be that all of those retailers have fitters within their stores.

I'm liking this.  How much time does the typical golf galaxy employee have to dedicate to random walk-ins to help them dial in a driver?  If someone could develop TGF mode for the launch monitors in the store and have some random drivers in a few flexes so as not to raid the fitting carts, you could have a visitor walk in, select TGF mode, hand them a driver and walk away and help the next person looking for the latest Air Jordans.  After they hit 5 or 10 shots, the advanced TGF data gets spit out on a printer for them.  

I guess if the terminal would hook up straight to the launch monitor, then the TGF data could go straight to the GG website to select the driver/shaft combo.  Take the print out to an associate, have them pick your club and leave with your best fit driver with no more than 5 minutes of associate time.  I'm not familiar enough with the different launch monitors to know how easy it would be to make a custom printout that has only the TGF required data.  This would certainly be a lot easier than building a separate terminal/kiosk.

I'm sure there could be some arrangements to make this an agreeable venture to both the store and MGS.

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I'm liking this.  How much time does the typical golf galaxy employee have to dedicate to random walk-ins to help them dial in a driver?  If someone could develop TGF mode for the launch monitors in the store and have some random drivers in a few flexes so as not to raid the fitting carts, you could have a visitor walk in, select TGF mode, hand them a driver and walk away and help the next person looking for the latest Air Jordans.  After they hit 5 or 10 shots, the advanced TGF data gets spit out on a printer for them.  

I guess if the terminal would hook up straight to the launch monitor, then the TGF data could go straight to the GG website to select the driver/shaft combo.  Take the print out to an associate, have them pick your club and leave with your best fit driver with no more than 5 minutes of associate time.  I'm not familiar enough with the different launch monitors to know how easy it would be to make a custom printout that has only the TGF required data.  This would certainly be a lot easier than building a separate terminal/kiosk.

I'm sure there could be some arrangements to make this an agreeable venture to both the store and MGS.

That's a really good idea! Especially with the addition of shafts a TGF equipped LM would be a great idea! I think you'd start by putting it in TGF mode and then hitting 10 shots with a standard driver with a R/S flex shaft to gather baseline numbers. Then, the LM could just send the requisite numbers to a computer with the TGF software, then the computer could give you your recommendation with an option to purchase now on the GG website. It eliminates any personal inflation of your numbers and certainly would make people buy a $500 Driver!

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2 hours ago, romeopapazulu said:

I'm liking this.  How much time does the typical golf galaxy employee have to dedicate to random walk-ins to help them dial in a driver?  If someone could develop TGF mode for the launch monitors in the store and have some random drivers in a few flexes so as not to raid the fitting carts, you could have a visitor walk in, select TGF mode, hand them a driver and walk away and help the next person looking for the latest Air Jordans.  After they hit 5 or 10 shots, the advanced TGF data gets spit out on a printer for them.  

I guess if the terminal would hook up straight to the launch monitor, then the TGF data could go straight to the GG website to select the driver/shaft combo.  Take the print out to an associate, have them pick your club and leave with your best fit driver with no more than 5 minutes of associate time.  I'm not familiar enough with the different launch monitors to know how easy it would be to make a custom printout that has only the TGF required data.  This would certainly be a lot easier than building a separate terminal/kiosk.

I'm sure there could be some arrangements to make this an agreeable venture to both the store and MGS.

I'm with GB13 in that I really do like this!  To get the LM to connect to TGF, you would just have to map the systems.  Most launch monitors have a print out of the results.  It would just be sending those results to an interface and telling TGF where to go, column/row, to go pull the data it needs.  We have multiple ERP systems at work, and unfortunately, it's something our IT department has grown accustom to doing to get results.

In terms of the driver that the customer would get to populate TGF, it would be really good to have a select few.  This way you could put the dots on them to get a better readout of angle of attack.

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Quick update here! I'm still loving the performance of the C300! Launch Monitor numbers are still averaging right around 18 yards longer and 25ish% better dispersion. I was skeptical that TGF could fit you for a driver based on 4 factors. Any skepticism I had, has vanished. I couldn't be happier with the results. I'm really excited to see what TGF can do with shaft fittings! I would recommend TGF to anyone! 

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I think it will definitely be something I give a go when the new products are introduced into the system!

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Sorry if I’ve missed it, but is there a listing what what drivers are in the database, and/or how current is it with some of the new releases?

Looking back to a December post, the TS2 still wasn’t in there??

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I could be wrong, but I believe it goes along with the most wanted testing and that's where a lot of the data is collected. So I would think when that starts to come out it may be put into TGF.

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Driver:   :callaway-small: Epic Sub Zero - Set at 10* with Aldila Rogue Max 65 gram 

Wood:    :cobra-small: F7 3 wood 14.5* w/ weight back

               :ping-small: G410 Crossover - 2 and 4 iron

Irons:     :ping-small: i210 5-U w/ Nippon Modus 105 stiff (2018 Tester)

Wedge:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 54* 58* w/ Nippon Modus 105 Stiff

Putter:   :odyssey-small: Stroke Lab 7 35* and oversized grip (2019 Tester)

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Sorry if I’ve missed it, but is there a listing what what drivers are in the database, and/or how current is it with some of the new releases?

Looking back to a December post, the TS2 still wasn’t in there??


That’s correct - i believe it will be whenever the data base is updated after the newest round of most wanted testing.


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Seems like an overall good experience with the TGF. Surprising the Wilson C300 was fit a few of the players. The shaft in the clubs can have a major factor in how well they perform. Adding all available stock shafts (per brand) and correlating those datapoints to somoeones tempo, speed, etc will greatly increase the effectiveness of the TGF as well.

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Just got an email from Global Golf announcing they've expanded the program to the whole bag! Now try wedges or putters for a $25 / 14 day trial or $100 for iron sets (did not check on level of customizations available).

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..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 (Rotex graphite) and Callaway X-Jaws 60 (TT-DG S300)
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11 hours ago, cksurfdude said:

Just got an email from Global Golf announcing they've expanded the program to the whole bag! Now try wedges or putters for a $25 / 14 day trial or $100 for iron sets (did not check on level of customizations available).

Customization was one of my chief complaints with Global Golf. They didn't offer much, (and it looks like they still don't), in way of shafts or even stock shaft stiffness. I do think having the program for putters is great. 

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I heard the TGF system was updated for the newest 2019 drivers. Does that include the Ping G410 since it was JUST released? Not real sure about the U-Try program though. I know at Edwin Watts they will allow you to buy your club and within 30 or 90 days you can bring it back for full store credit if it is not to your liking. So if you are SET on buying new clubs, then they will ensure you're getting the right ones for your game.

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I heard the TGF system was updated for the newest 2019 drivers. Does that include the Ping G410 since it was JUST released? Not real sure about the U-Try program though. I know at Edwin Watts they will allow you to buy your club and within 30 or 90 days you can bring it back for full store credit if it is not to your liking. So if you are SET on buying new clubs, then they will ensure you're getting the right ones for your game.

Edwin Watts is nice if you know for sure you’re buying a club like you said. UFit is nice if you just want to try something but until they can match the majority of a golfers specs, you will be left unsure if the club totally matches what you need. I think they will get there, they have to in my opinion for the program to be successful, but right now it’s not


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24 minutes ago, JonMUSC08 said:

I heard the TGF system was updated for the newest 2019 drivers. Does that include the Ping G410 since it was JUST released? Not real sure about the U-Try program though. I know at Edwin Watts they will allow you to buy your club and within 30 or 90 days you can bring it back for full store credit if it is not to your liking. So if you are SET on buying new clubs, then they will ensure you're getting the right ones for your game.

Yes, anything that was tested in the 2019 Most Wanted testing is in the TGF system. That includes all of the new drivers out now, so yes the G410 is in TGF. 

Wilson Staff C300 9.0* Fujikura Pro 58 stiff

Callaway Rogue 3W Mitsubishi Diamana D+ LTD 80 stiff

Mizuno MP-18 MMC FLI-HI 2 iron UST Mamiya Recoil 95 stiff

Ping I200's 4-W Aerotech Steelfiber I110 CW stiff

Ping Glide 52* and 58* stiff

Bettinardi Studio Stock #38 Armlock

 

 

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I took true golf fit for a spin last night - the results were interesting - Epic Flash Sub Zero -

 

It’s interesting because I’ve never had success with a Callaway driver before but it’s also been a long time since I’ve tried one.

 

I am also curious as to how many years worth of driver results are currently in. I really like getting the shaft recommendation as well given that my top choice has a number of shaft options that come “stock.” I didn’t get the loft though. That’s a bit disturbing. It seems to me that the sub zero has its CG forward to kill spin so I need to loft up.

 

If I decide to pull the trigger on one (I’m leaning yes) I will go to my fitter and see what he recommends in regards to loft and settings. I have an iron fitting at this week’s Ping demo day. No intention of pulling the trigger and irons yet, just want to find my new normal with my increased club head speed. More than likely going sub 70 there as spending a lot of money on irons is crazy - Getting the right iron type is what matters - who cares about the brand. Drivers (and putters) on the other hand vary much more because of design theory differences and the ability to build in more technology.

 

I’d love to know if last years drivers are still in the system. I would think that it would be worth while to have three years worth of drivers loaded in.

 

 

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On 3/6/2019 at 8:49 AM, cksurfdude said:

Just got an email from Global Golf announcing they've expanded the program to the whole bag! Now try wedges or putters for a $25 / 14 day trial or $100 for iron sets (did not check on level of customizations available).

That's a pretty slick offering.  It would really be surprising if that includes custom fits.  What do they with the returns I wonder? Do these head for sellers like 2ndSwing, etc.? 🤔

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:ping-small: G400 SFT, 16 Degree 3w

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:ping-small: G410 Irons 4-UW 

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1 hour ago, revkev said:

I took true golf fit for a spin last night - the results were interesting - Epic Flash Sub Zero -

It’s interesting because I’ve never had success with a Callaway driver before but it’s also been a long time since I’ve tried one.

 

I am the same as you with Callaway drivers,  but I came away very impressed with the Sub Zero after hitting it during this years testing.  Light years better than the rogue in my opinion.  Although the Srixon was my Most Wanted winner this year,  I would still give the Callaway a try to see if I could dial it in for optimal numbers

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