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Is Producing LH Clubs Difficult or Problematic?

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forgive me if this has been asked but I've notice some MFGs do not offer LH clubs...and if they do, they're limited runs...is there a production/sales hurdle with LH clubs?

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I think it has to do with the machinery used to make the clubs. I think some machines are ‘templates’ for right handed and due to the much less demand for left handed the cost to have reversed machinery isn’t worth it. Aside from Bubba and Phil I think this is why some manufacturers ( Ping and Callaway) offer more left handed options than Mizuno for example. And I’m thinking it matters whether the clubs are cast or forged.

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6 hours ago, Vinsk said:

I think it has to do with the machinery used to make the clubs. I think some machines are ‘templates’ for right handed and due to the much less demand for left handed the cost to have reversed machinery isn’t worth it. Aside from Bubba and Phil I think this is why some manufacturers ( Ping and Callaway) offer more left handed options than Mizuno for example. And I’m thinking it matters whether the clubs are cast or forged.

Plus left-handed people are aliens disguised as humans that have infiltrated our planet as advanced scouts for the eventual takeover (Shh, don’t tell my wife I know) and golf manufactures are in on it and don’t want lefties to dominate the golf world and bring attention to themselves.

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30 minutes ago, boogielicious said:

don’t want lefties to dominate the golf world and bring attention to themselves.

Lol...well, when I hit a golf ball I usually bring attention to myself.

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7 hours ago, Vinsk said:

I think it has to do with the machinery used to make the clubs. I think some machines are ‘templates’ for right handed and due to the much less demand for left handed the cost to have reversed machinery isn’t worth it. Aside from Bubba and Phil I think this is why some manufacturers ( Ping and Callaway) offer more left handed options than Mizuno for example. And I’m thinking it matters whether the clubs are cast or forged.

It's pretty much this. There just aren't enough left handed golfers to make it cost effective for some manufacturers to offer left handed clubs.

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I might have told this before, but my father is left handed. Many years ago, he was at Kingsmill, and he forgot his glove. He asked the young lady behind the counter if they had gloves for left handed golfers, and she said they only had gloves for normal people.

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I read some where that in the golfing world, less than 10% of all golfers are left handed. I also read that number could actually be as low 6%. So, say 8%. 

The lack of availability for left handed clubs might be just because it's a marketing/supply/demand thing. Some manufacturers simply let other companies handle the left handed market.  

Myself, knowing what I believe about dominance, and less dominance hands/arms in the swing, I just might have been better off playing left handed. 

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I kinda figured about the machinery set up being a key factor...but I also YUGELY agree that it's a form of oppression to try and stem the tide of left power ;)...

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Just curious. Do manufactures sell their left handed clubs for the same price as their right handed clubs?

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42 minutes ago, Missouri Swede said:

Well, we know that left handed people are sinister, by definition. 

Then again, lefties have rights too. 😀

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17 hours ago, Patch said:

Just curious. Do manufactures sell their left handed clubs for the same price as their right handed clubs?

They have to pay with left handed money. I don't know what the current exchange rate is. 

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17 hours ago, Missouri Swede said:

Well, we know that left handed people are sinister, by definition. 

Correctamundo!    

I see you know your Latin!  

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2 hours ago, boogielicious said:

They have to pay with left handed money. I don't know what the current exchange rate is. 

Funny. I suppose left handed clubs won't fit in a right handed golf bag either.....right?

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12 minutes ago, Patch said:

Funny. I suppose left handed clubs won't fit in a right handed golf bag either.....right?

Correct due to the Coriolis Effect. 

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Yes, it’s more problematic and difficult.

Every time a shiny new Mizuno MP club comes out, all I can do is sigh...

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2 hours ago, Lihu said:

Every time a shiny new Mizuno MP club comes out, all I can do is sigh...

Not this year:

 

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On 10/22/2019 at 12:24 AM, billchao said:

Not this year:

 

Looking for a place to get fit! 😊

 

 

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