Monday, September 16, 2013

Ready to invest in new clubs?

If you are considering investing in a new set of clubs make sure to get fitted by a PGA Professional. At Golf Rx we specialize in custom fitted golf equipment. In fact we don't sell off the rack sets. There are a number of reasons why we do this:

1. Custom fitted clubs are the same price as off the rack sets.
2. Custom fitted clubs will help you play better golf.
3. Your set make up can be customized so that you're only purchasing the clubs you really need.
4. You will receive your new custom fitted clubs in one week.
5. All factors including length, shaft type and flex, lie angle, grip size, driver loft and set make up will be customized.
6. All your information is on file so additional or replacement clubs will exactly match your existing set.
7. All major club brands offer custom fitted equipment to the golfing public.

You wouldn't buy a suit off the rack without trying it on. It doesn't make sense to invest in new clubs without being custom fit. Steve Kirkpatrick, owner and PGA Professional has over 25 years experience in custom fitting players. Call Golf Rx today to schedule your fitting. 

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

How to become a better putter

    Improving your putting is the fastest way to lower your scores.  To become a great putter you need to combine two skills - Distance and Direction. Most weekend players only focus on direction while disregarding the importance of distance.
    All great putters are excellent lag putters so practicing your distance control is imperative. Place tees at 30,40 & 50 feet away on the practice green and lag putt to each. Your goal should be to get within 4 feet of each tee.
    For short putts place 6 balls in a circle three feet from the hole. Later move back to 4 feet. On shorter putts place your weight on the balls of your feet and keep your head steady during the stroke. Resist coming out of your posture early by peeking at the hole.
     Putting is forty percent of your score so allocate your practice time to include more putting. Maintain a good attitude and realize that sometimes good putts don't go in. I will promise you by investing in proper practice your skills will increase, your confidence will build and your putting will improve.