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39 minutes ago, dlow206 said:

For me, I am either going to go to TXG, True Spec, or Tour Van (https://thetourvan.com/)

I would prefer to do an outdoor fitting, which can be done with The Tour Van and at some True Spec locations.

 

I just got fit at the tourvan. Ben is awesome. He did a great job for me compared to the other private fitter that retrofit me to my speedblades, although that other fitter got my driver correct.

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Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with XStiff :Fuji: XLR8 Draw Setup

3W: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with Hazardous Yellow 6.5 UPRT

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting

4-AW: PXG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long

Wedges  54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up

Putter: :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab 

Ball: :Snell:or KSigs

 

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1 minute ago, rbsiedsc said:

I just got fit at the tourvan. Ben is awesome. He did a great job for me from the other private fitter that retrofit me to my speedblades, although he got my driver correct.

Nice, if you don't mind, can you give some detail on how Ben does the fittings?


Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Current MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Fujikura and Nippon fan. Connoisseur of grips.

Updated 7/14/2020
Driver:taylormade-small:SIM Max 10.5 - Fujikura Ventus Red 5S Velocore (the real one)
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:callaway-small:Mavrik Max 5 - AW - Nippon Neo 950GH S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - Nippon Modus 105 Wedge flex
Putter:  :scotty-small: Squareback 1 - Sense Grips S1 - Stability Shaft

Current Putter Collection:EVNROLL: ER10 Outback,  :bettinardi-small: 2017 Studio Stock 3, :cameron-small: La Costa 1st 500, :scotty-small: Squareback 1 (2008)
 

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1 minute ago, dlow206 said:

Nice, if you don't mind, can you give some detail on how Ben does the fittings?

Ben does trackman. He had me start with my original clubs (7 iron). Then looking at your numbers and how your swing looks he brings you clubs to try with different shafts. He believes in testing on grass to get proper turf interaction and look at divot patterns. He also will ask you what budget you have. I gave him a budget which caused me to not test the new TM and Mizunos which i kind of wanted to do. He also will order the clubs for you and then check lie and loft when they come in. He can also put on new grips for you. I fully trust a guy who used to fit Rory and Tiger at Nike.


Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with XStiff :Fuji: XLR8 Draw Setup

3W: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with Hazardous Yellow 6.5 UPRT

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting

4-AW: PXG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long

Wedges  54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up

Putter: :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab 

Ball: :Snell:or KSigs

 

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9 minutes ago, rbsiedsc said:

Ben does trackman. He had me start with my original clubs (7 iron). Then looking at your numbers and how your swing looks he brings you clubs to try with different shafts. He believes in testing on grass to get proper turf interaction and look at divot patterns. He also will ask you what budget you have. I gave him a budget which caused me to not test the new TM and Mizunos which i kind of wanted to do. He also will order the clubs for you and then check lie and loft when they come in. He can also put on new grips for you. I fully trust a guy who used to fit Rory and Tiger at Nike.

Nice, how did he fit lie angle? Based on ball flight?


Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Current MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Fujikura and Nippon fan. Connoisseur of grips.

Updated 7/14/2020
Driver:taylormade-small:SIM Max 10.5 - Fujikura Ventus Red 5S Velocore (the real one)
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:callaway-small:Mavrik Max 5 - AW - Nippon Neo 950GH S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - Nippon Modus 105 Wedge flex
Putter:  :scotty-small: Squareback 1 - Sense Grips S1 - Stability Shaft

Current Putter Collection:EVNROLL: ER10 Outback,  :bettinardi-small: 2017 Studio Stock 3, :cameron-small: La Costa 1st 500, :scotty-small: Squareback 1 (2008)
 

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1 minute ago, dlow206 said:

Nice, how did he fit lie angle? Based on ball flight?

He measured my previous clubs lie angle and watched that ball flight and saw the divot pattern (was toe heavy asymmetric) as a starting point. He has heads of particular lie angles so he has may ways to test after. i believe his trackman data may tell him something too. My previous fitter fit my old clubs via a lie board and turns out he needed to go even further upright


Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with XStiff :Fuji: XLR8 Draw Setup

3W: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with Hazardous Yellow 6.5 UPRT

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting

4-AW: PXG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long

Wedges  54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up

Putter: :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab 

Ball: :Snell:or KSigs

 

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4 minutes ago, rbsiedsc said:

He measured my previous clubs lie angle and watched that ball flight and saw the divot pattern (was toe heavy asymmetric) as a starting point. He has heads of particular lie angles so he has may ways to test after. i believe his trackman data may tell him something too. My previous fitter fit my old clubs via a lie board and turns out he needed to go even further upright

Nice, did you get fit into the PXG irons in your sig, or some others?


Follow my golf journey to break into the 80s

Current MGS Tester for the Fujikura Motore X Shaft

Fujikura and Nippon fan. Connoisseur of grips.

Updated 7/14/2020
Driver:taylormade-small:SIM Max 10.5 - Fujikura Ventus Red 5S Velocore (the real one)
Hybrids:taylormade-small: SIM Max 3H, 4H - Matrix Ozik 85S
Irons:callaway-small:Mavrik Max 5 - AW - Nippon Neo 950GH S
Wedges: :cleveland-small: CBX 2 54, CBX Full Face 58 - Nippon Modus 105 Wedge flex
Putter:  :scotty-small: Squareback 1 - Sense Grips S1 - Stability Shaft

Current Putter Collection:EVNROLL: ER10 Outback,  :bettinardi-small: 2017 Studio Stock 3, :cameron-small: La Costa 1st 500, :scotty-small: Squareback 1 (2008)
 

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21 minutes ago, rbsiedsc said:

isn't there also a 2ndswing down there?

Other than the selling of used clubs, I really haven't heard much about them for club fitting.  I do see that their "tour van" option is $600 for a full bag.  I wouldn't be opposed to that spend if the value over True Spec or Club Champion is there?  Oddly, they do not list any level 3 fitters at the Scottsdale location.

I did just notice that Club Champion has Wilson among their brand selections - that could sway my decision as well.


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:ping-small: G400 SFT, 16 Degree 3w

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 19 Degree 5w

:ping-small: G410 Irons 4-UW 

:ping-small: Glide 2.0 56 Degree SW   (removed from double secret probation 😍)

:ping-small: B61 Putter

 

 

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3 minutes ago, dlow206 said:

Nice, did you get fit into the PXG irons in your sig, or some others?

Yup. Which i also didnt realize was a progressive set so I am looking forward to more players in the short irons and some GI in the 4-5 iron just for a little help.


Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with XStiff :Fuji: XLR8 Draw Setup

3W: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with Hazardous Yellow 6.5 UPRT

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting

4-AW: PXG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long

Wedges  54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up

Putter: :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab 

Ball: :Snell:or KSigs

 

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@dlow206, @fixyurdivot,  just an FYI, Ben does take his tour van down to Marana, Arizona, starting in November.

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Driver: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with XStiff :Fuji: XLR8 Draw Setup

3W: :callaway-small: Epic Flash SZ with Hazardous Yellow 6.5 UPRT

3H: :Sub70: 939X UST proforce V2 black F3 hybrid soft stepped XStiff UPRT setting

4-AW: PXG 0211  with KBS Tour Stiff 2.5* up 1/4" long

Wedges  54*,60*: :ping-small:  S Tour KBS Tour Stiff 3* up

Putter: :odyssey-small: Toulon Las Vegas Stroke Lab 

Ball: :Snell:or KSigs

 

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3 minutes ago, rbsiedsc said:

Yup. Which i also didnt realize was a progressive set so I am looking forward to more players in the short irons and some GI in the 4-5 iron just for a little help.

The mixed bag approach makes more and more sense to me.

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:ping-small: G410 Plus, 9 Degree Driver | Official 2019 MGS Tester

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 16 Degree 3w

:ping-small: G400 SFT, 19 Degree 5w

:ping-small: G410 Irons 4-UW 

:ping-small: Glide 2.0 56 Degree SW   (removed from double secret probation 😍)

:ping-small: B61 Putter

 

 

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4 hours ago, fixyurdivot said:

Other than the selling of used clubs, I really haven't heard much about them for club fitting.  I do see that their "tour van" option is $600 for a full bag.  I wouldn't be opposed to that spend if the value over True Spec or Club Champion is there?  Oddly, they do not list any level 3 fitters at the Scottsdale location.

I did just notice that Club Champion has Wilson among their brand selections - that could sway my decision as well.

The 2nd swing stores do have full club fitting capability and i think there is one in AZ.   But i think True Specs rep is more widely praised.  Now that could totally be because of number of stores is much greater. 
 


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:ping-small:  G410 FW 5, 7 Alta CB R flex 

:ping-small: G410 Hybrid 26 degree Alta CB R Flex

:titelist-small: T100S/T200 Combo 5-7 T100S 8-P T200 TT Black Oynx R Flex

:titelist-small: SM7 54.08 F 58.12 K 

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Just to throw my .02 in here. I have not played a ton of equipment, but recently got a fitting with a bunch of irons in this category. For me the 585s and HMBs were both great performers, and the 585s were less money so I went that direction. So far I'm very happy. Super forgiving, especially in the mid-long irons, that still have a very respectable players size, shape, profile, and top line. Good luck!


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:ping-small: G410 3w 14.5* 

:ping-small: G410 3h 19* 

:srixon-small: z585 18* 2i

 :srixon-small: z585 4-AW Modus 120x 
:cleveland-small: CG15 56*, RTX-3 60*
:cleveland-small: Huntington Beach SOFT 11C
:srixon-small: Z-Star

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