Club Fitting Variables 5, 7, & 8

November 3, 2015

In Golf Club Fitting with PGA Professional Gary Balliet, we have studied four of the eight club fitting variables: length, lie angle, shaft flex, and head design. Just four club fitting variables remain: loft, grip size, weight, and face angle. Today, we learned how loft, weight, and face angle impact the fitting process. Club Fitting Variable No. 5: Loft Loft is defined as the angle created as measured from the center…

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Golf Academy at the High School State Championships

November 2, 2015

We usually have Tournament Golf on Mondays at the Golf Academy, but occasionally, there are opportunities to work at events not necessarily affiliated with the school. Because Campus Director Tim Eberlein is such a well-connected member of the PGA’s Southwest Section and currently serves as one of its Directors, he’s always volunteering at tournaments across the state of Arizona. And whenever he needs an extra hand or too, he only has to pop his…

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Q: What’s a FLYING LADY?

A: A four-person team event in which teams are selected using A, B, C, and D handicap players. Holes are assigned. On the assigned hole, one player will play the pink ball, and the remaining players will play their own ball. The pink ball will rotate among the team members each hole. For example: on the first hole, Player A hits the pink ball, on the second hole, Player B hits the…

November 2, 2015
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