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Has Anyone Used This Club Fitter?

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http://courtnaysgolf.com

I'm considering having my irons and driver re-fitted. His shop is down in Ionia - about 2 1/2 hours away. He seems to be the real deal.

Has anyone used his services?

 

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I haven't heard of him but it looks similar to where @tlazzol went to get fitted for his clubs.    He was fitted near Hartland I believe but still a Wishon disciple.    Check to see what brands he carries.  

Wishon clubfitter

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I not very confident with the fitting I received when I bought the driver and my iron set. I'd like to have someone else check out the type of shaft I purchased for the driver and the lie of my irons. It might be that they are all perfect, but I'd like to have someone confirm that.

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Well, I know they can check the lie angle easily.  Are the iron shafts steel or graphite?  Graphite shafts should be FLO'ed (Flat Line Oscillation).  That also can be checked.

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