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hoppie
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PostSubject: To Customize or not?   Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:08 pm

Was shopping around for a driver, sorry i abit anal keep asking question Sad
Just now drop by Ping at Bishan Range, the boss tell me alot of things, now i damn tempting to get a customize Ping g15 or i15 irons set and a G15 Driver customised.

My question is does customisation really work? There are so many discounted clubs out there, R9 only going for 199 at GH, Diablo Edge 239 at GB etc. I kind of like TM Drivers but................

ok, i am kind of noob, like to ask a question regarding Lie angle at address, i am currently using my Callaway VFT Hawkeye, currently at address i need to "tilt" the angle to a more uncomfortable position to let the club lie flat on the ground, i stand at 1.83m. Is my addressing wrong or should i get Ping and get the lie customise to my address position?

But when i think about other brands of club, non of the irons allows adjust the lie angle, correct me if i am wrong. Is changing the lie angle really work?

How is the Ping Drivers and Irons? Should i get it customise? I have never use a Ping iron before, don't really have friends buying it, all "Siao" the famous brands like TM, Titlelist, Callaway etc.
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:25 pm

Judging by how you have to tilt your hands and shaft to sole your club flat on the ground, you'd probably do well to see a clubfitter. As you know, you aren't of average height, and practically all brands build clubs to fit the average golfer, it's just economic sense.

The thing is, you don't only have to go to Ping to get fitted. There are many clubfitters around, and many other brands, even the famous ones your friends play, have clubs that can be adjusted for lie angle, or customised as you call it.

One clubfitter who can advise you in here is DGman of Big Fish Golf. Shoot your questions at him, he's too far away to bite. Just kidding. I'm sure he'll be more than glad to offer his expert advice.
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:30 pm

wow, nice man! Thanks alot. I really hope the new clubs can really improve my consistency, now is 1 day can fly, 1 day cannot. Sibei low morale....................but i know i need to practise more.

I should pay a visit to BFG. maybe can refit my callaway but not sure if it's worth doing it since it's super duper old.
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Thu Dec 23, 2010 11:57 pm

aiyah i am a lousy salesman....for 10 swing analysis, i probably fit about 3 to 4 golfers.

only thing you can count on getting is the truth about your swing and some remedial course of action...haha

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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:35 am

DGman wrote:
aiyah i am a lousy salesman....for 10 swing analysis, i probably fit about 3 to 4 golfers.

only thing you can count on getting is the truth about your swing and some remedial course of action...haha

DGman

Nevermind, i like losy salesman hahahaha

Losy salesman not pushy Wink Then i will come back for more, too pushy i scare hahaha

BTW, my colleague wanna go over your side get his swing analyse, he is asking how much are the charges like? can PM me? thanks.
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:39 am

no need to PM about swing analysis charges...

when you make the appt, just indicate that you are from GR and the analysis fee is waived.

if you need to find out where to book, its on our website..

Open on Monday onwards...finally golf game on sunday. looks like even my titanium driver is rusty liao.

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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:51 am

hi hoppie, customization certainly works. Of course alot still depends on the golfer's ball striking ability to truly appreciate customization. Pay a visit to DGMan. He will dish out some pointers; just like what he gave when I did my first swing analysis with him. He commented on my swing and recommended me a coach instead! Is he a lousy salesman? You will find out. Happy Holidays!
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 12:56 am

Thanks alot for all the help, GR really helpful, i wish there was a forum when i first started golf, no need throw so much money into drain buying things not suitable for myself..................haiz................DGman will pay u a visit next week!
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 6:59 am

Bro, customisation is the way to go.

I got my irons fitted recently and am hitting further and straighter Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:54 am

simoner wrote:
Bro, customisation is the way to go.

I got my irons fitted recently and am hitting further and straighter Very Happy

I like the word straighter Razz
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:56 am

That is one of the reasons why its better to get a set of forged irons rather than cast irons. Not because the forged irons give better feel or performance, but more for having the ability of adjusting the loft and lie every now and then.
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:26 pm

Shwong2003 wrote:
hi hoppie, customization certainly works. Of course alot still depends on the golfer's ball striking ability to truly appreciate customization. Pay a visit to DGMan. He will dish out some pointers; just like what he gave when I did my first swing analysis with him. He commented on my swing and recommended me a coach instead! Is he a lousy salesman? You will find out. Happy Holidays!

Same for me.. Ask me dun waste money change shaft.. Tmd. Haha!!

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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 2:42 pm

Actually I tried to do customization all by myself.

I am trying to get my irons to do minimal fade......
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PostSubject: Re: To Customize or not?   Fri Dec 24, 2010 9:43 pm

let me know once you're successful. Maybe I can ask you to do mine hahaha.. Smile
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PostSubject: customisation   Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:00 pm

DGman wrote:
no need to PM about swing analysis charges...

when you make the appt, just indicate that you are from GR and the analysis fee is waived.

if you need to find out where to book, its on our website..

Open on Monday onwards...finally golf game on sunday. looks like even my titanium driver is rusty liao.

DGman

hey there DGman,

new to this forum. made an appointment to see you for swing analysis on thursday (after reading all about you and hearing about you from Kian). keen to check out my current equipment and whether i should change my irons to the geotech 2009 cnc forged. hopefully i don't get referred to getting a coach as well Razz
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