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I just tried a TRUEGOLFFIT fitting. I told the algorithm that I have a 93 mph Swing speed, level and a smooth swing. It told me that my # 1 driver is a Tour Edge HL3 10.5 with a UST Mamiya hot Launch HL3 shaft. It says I should get an extra 18 yds or so and drive the ball 236 with 9 degree launch. Well I’m in for that. But is this possible? How do you swing level with a 10.5 and launch 9 degree and can you drive the ball 236 with a 93 MPH swing? I’m using a stiff shaft shaft and think I need to switch to R (getting older). I’m tempted to buy this recommended driver as I can buy it so cheap. What do you think?

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12 minutes ago, Oscar10 said:

I just tried a TRUEGOLFFIT fitting. I told the algorithm that I have a 93 mph Swing speed, level and a smooth swing. It told me that my # 1 driver is a Tour Edge HL3 10.5 with a UST Mamiya hot Launch HL3 shaft. It says I should get an extra 18 yds or so and drive the ball 236 with 9 degree launch. Well I’m in for that. But is this possible? How do you swing level with a 10.5 and launch 9 degree and can you drive the ball 236 with a 93 MPH swing? I’m using a stiff shaft shaft and think I need to switch to R (getting older). I’m tempted to buy this recommended driver as I can buy it so cheap. What do you think?

You can present less than 10.5* of loft at impact would be my best guess. I think it might be recommending that you do to achieve that +18 yards? Not sure, but you're probably better off paying for a fitting than dropping the money on the HL3 -- and most of the forum members will tell you the same. Welcome, btw!

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That’s what confuses me about this. If you are trying to present less than 10.5 of loft at impact why wouldn’t the Truegolffit fitting tell me to get a Tour Edge 9.5? Now don’t get me wrong. It’s not that don’t think computers can’t help in fitting. Because I think it can help.  Paying for a fitting is probably the way to go even though I just went though a free fitting  recently for irons and was not impressed. Thanks for the Welcome Yungkory.

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Try Golf Galaxy and talk to the fitters until you find someone you trust. Don't just settle for whoever approaches you. Can probably get a good fit for $0.00. 

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First ignore the flex of shafts. There’s no standard across the board and with graphite companies can do a lot of things that affect, feel and launch characteristics.  Also within a manufacturer stiff on one line may not be stiff or feel like it on another.  
 

If you want to be sure you are in the right setup find a reputable fitter and go thru the process of an in person fitting. 

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13 hours ago, Oscar10 said:

I just tried a TRUEGOLFFIT fitting. I told the algorithm

That's probably a fun thing to try out to see what it reports but...

I wouldn't give much credence to an algorithm (fancy word for a math formula). The only true way to find and decide on a driver that is right for you is to experiment with a few. Outdoors! It's ok to get a fitting, use a LM and such. Establish a baseline. Heck, go try the one the "algorithm" suggested. Can't hurt. But try some others also.

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The algorithm fit me into an M5 which was useless for me during demos, the G410 was the 2nd choice which performed well. But I found the F9 performed similar or marginally better, at $200-$300 less I couldn't justify the G410 just because I wanted to match my irons. I would only use TrueGolf fit to identify clubs to demo, which wont really work for OP with the Tour Edge product. 

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