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Custom Golf Clubs Fitting

Having custom fit golf clubs is the most important part of having a properly fitted golf club that is meant for your swing. Please use our free custom fitting listed below to help you fit yourself for your new golf clubs that will be custom built to your exact specifcations that you should be using. If you have any fitting questions please feel free to email customfitting@bestbuygolfsupply.com and we will be more than happy to help you.

Step 1: Choosing the Appropriate Club Length

Before you use the fitting charts below it is very important that you know the shaft is the most important part of the golf club. If you are not sure what shaft, kick point, flex, or gram weight please visit the following sites for True Temper shafts visit www.shaftfit.com for Royal Precision shafts please visit http://www.rifleshaft.com/index.html For UST please visit www.Ustgolfshaft.com for Aldila please visit www.Aldila.com for Harrison please visit www.Harrison.com for Grafalloy please visit www.Grafalloy.com before starting your fitting process. These are the top shaft manufacturers in the world. You will also need to know your height and your wrist-to-floor measurement with your golf shoes on. To determine your wrist-to-floor measurement stand on a hard surface with your feet shoulder width apart with your arms and shoulders hanging relaxed at your sides. Then have your wife, husband, boyfriend, brother, sister, friend who ever you can get measure from the point where your hand meets your wrist to the floor(as shown in the diagram). With this measurement and your height, we will be able to determine the correct club length for you.

Golf Club Fitting Charts:

Custom Golf Club Fitting

Use the Chart below to determine how much longer or shorter (than standard) your new custom fit club lengths should be by finding where your height and wrist-to-floor measurements intersect:



Your Height


4' 10" - 5' 0"5' 0" - 5' 2"5' 2" - 5' 4"5' 4" - 5' 7"5' 7" - 6' 0"6' 0" - 6' 2"6' 2" - 6' 4"6' 4" - 6' 7"6' 7" - 6' 9"

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39.5"+2"+2"+2"+1.75"+1.75"+1.75"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"
39"+2"+2"+2"+1.75"+1.75"+1.75"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"
38.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1"+1"+1"
38"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"
37.5"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"
37"+1"+1"+1"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"
36.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"
36"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"
35.5"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"Std.Std.Std.
35"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"Std.Std.Std.Std.Std.Std.
34.5"Std.Std.Std.Std.Std.Std.-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"
34"Std.Std.Std.-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"
33.5"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"
33"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"
32.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"
32"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"
31.5"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-1"-1"-1"
31"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"
30.5"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"
30"-1"-1"-1"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"
29.5"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"
29"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"


Correct lie angle is a function of shaft length. The longer the club, the flatter the lie angle should be. The shorter the club, the more upright the lie angle should be. While the best way of determining correct lie is on the driving range, the following chart is a good indication.


Extensive research has been done by all the manufacturers finding a standard lie angle that will be suitable for most golfers. Use the chart below to see what the industry considers to be standard and compare them to the clubs you already own. Please not not all club manufacturers follow the same standard.

Standard Golf Club Lie Angle Chart

ClubLie Angle
Driver50.0 Degrees
2 Wood55.5 Degrees
3 Wood56.0 Degrees
4 Wood56.5 Degrees
5 Wood57.0 Degrees
6 Wood57.5 Degrees
7 Wood58.0 Degrees
1 Iron56.0 Degrees
2 Iron57.0 Degrees
3 Iron58.0 Degrees
4 Iron59.0 Degrees
5 Iron60.0 Degrees
6 Iron61.0 Degrees
7 Iron62.0 Degrees
8 Iron62.5 Degrees
9 Iron63.0 Degrees
Pitching Wedge63.5 Degrees
Gap Wedge64.0 Degrees
Sand Wedge64.0 Degrees
Lob Wedge64.0 Degrees


Most golfers will find that "standard" club lie angles are good for them, yet there are those of us that may need some adjustments for a proper lie. Finding out the proper lie angle is a simple process if you feel you need the adjustment. The best way to find what lie angle is right for you is by taking a wrist to floor measurement. You should wear your golf shoes for accurate measurements. Stand at attention with your feet about a foot apart, shoulders and arms relaxed by your side, butt up, back, and level. You'll want to have someone to take the measurement for you to get it exactly right. Have them measure the distance between the floor and your left wrist (for lefties, measure to your right wrist) where the biggest crease meets your hand. Look up this measurement, in reference to your height, using our chart. The corresponding value represents how much more upright or flat (in degrees) your club's lie angle should be.

Custom Golf Club Lie Angle Chart



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30 Up30 Up30 Up
38.75"


30 Up30 Up30 Up20 Up
38.25"

30 Up30 Up30 Up20 Up20 Up
37.75"
30 Up30 Up30 Up20 Up20 Up20 Up
37.25"30 Up30 Up30 Up20 Up20 Up20 Up10 Up
36.75"30 Up30 Up20 Up20 Up20 Up10 Up10 Up
36.25"30 Up20 Up20 Up20 Up10 Up10 Up10 Up
35.75"20 Up20 Up20 Up10 Up10 Up10 Up---
35.25"20 Up20 Up10 Up10 Up10 Up------
34.75"20 Up10 Up10 Up10 Up---------
34.25"10 Up10 Up10 Up---------10 Flat
33.75"10 Up10 Up---------10 Flat10 Flat
33.25"10 Up---------10 Flat10 Flat10 Flat
32.75"---------10 Flat10 Flat10 Flat20 Flat
32.25"------10 Flat10 Flat10 Flat20 Flat20 Flat
31.75"---10 Flat10 Flat10 Flat20 Flat20 Flat20 Flat
31.25"10 Flat10 Flat10 Flat20 Flat20 Flat20 Flat30 Flat
30.75"10 Flat10 Flat20 Flat20 Flat20 Flat30 Flat30 Flat
30.25"10 Flat20 Flat20 Flat20 Flat30 Flat30 Flat30 Flat
29.75"20 Flat20 Flat20 Flat30 Flat30 Flat30 Flat
29.25"20 Flat20 Flat30 Flat30 Flat30 Flat

28.75"20 Flat30 Flat30 Flat30 Flat


28.25"30 Flat30 Flat30 Flat




Distance from the wrist (crease closest to the hand) to the ground when wearing golf shoes.

Wrist to Ground

Correct lie angle

31"

3 degrees flat

32"

2 degrees flat

33"

1 degree flat

34"

Standard lie

35"

1 degree upright

36"

2 degrees upright

37"

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Here are the recommended driver lofts that you should use with your swing speed. One thing that is very important to remember is, the lower you go with the loft the more difficult the club is to control. This is also the same for the length, the longer you make the shaft the more difficult to control it and the shorter you make it the better control you have and your distance will also decrease. Also remember the kick point of the shaft also controls the trajectory and spin rate of the ball. The less spin the better your distance will be.

Clubhead Speed

Suggested Lofts
50 mph14-16degree
60 mph13-15degree
70 mph12-14degree
80 mph11-13degree
90 mph10-12degree
1008-10degree
1107-9degree

 

Step 2:

Shaft flex, a measurement of how much a shaft will bend under a certain load, is directly related to trajectory, distance and feel. The proper shaft flex for your swing speed helps produce the optimal trajectory for your shots. Use the charts below to determine the proper flex. The charts below are for consistent carry yardages only (don't include roll). Also a little bit stiffer shaft gives you better control but less distance and a more flexible shaft gives you more distance with less control. Tempo is very important always remember that.

Distance Hit with a Driver
(Carry Distance Only)
Recommended Flex
Less than 180 YardsLadies Flex
From 181-200 YardsSenior Flex
From 200-235 YardsRegular Flex
From 236-275 YardsStiff Flex
Greater than 275 YardsExtra-Stiff Flex

Below are the flexes that should be used carry distances only. Please do not include the roll.

Club Used from 150 Yards

Recommended Flex
4 or 5 ironLadies Flex
5 ironSenior Flex
6 ironSoft Regular Flex
7 ironRegular Flex
7 or 8 ironFirm Flex
8 ironStiff Flex
9 ironExtra-Stiff Flex

 

Step 3:

Generally taller players require longer clubs and shorter players require shorter clubs. In metal woods your skill level will dictate the need for additional length. A shorter driver will improve control but have less distance. Putter length is based on a golfer's posture and hand position at address.Use the chart below to determine the proper shaft length. The proper shaft length will allow you to feel comfortable and will help you strike the ball more affectively and consistent. Having the wrong shaft length can either have your body to upright or bent over to much.

Men's & Women's Standard Lengths

Clubs

Mens/Womens

Graphite Driver

45"/44"

SteelDriver

44"/43"

3 wood

43"/42"

5 wood

42"/41"

7 wood

41"/40"

3 iron

39"/38"

4 iron

38.5"/37.5"

5 iron

38"/37"

6 iron

37.5"/36.5"

7 iron

37"/36"

8 iron

36.5"/35.5"

9 iron

36"/35"

PW

36"/35"

SW

36"/35"

 

Step 4:

Grip size plays a significant role in the shape of every golfer's shot. Too large a grip can limit the golfer's ability to properly release the wrists through the impact area (resulting in a block and/or fade), while too small a grip can cause holding the club to tight and early release (resulting in a pull and/or draw). Use the chart below to determine the proper grip size for the clubs.

 

Golf Glove SizeGrip Size
Cadet Extra Large Oversize
Extra Large Oversize
Cadet LargeMid Size
LargeMid Size
Cadet Medium Large Standard
Medium large Standard
Cadet Medium Standard
Medium Standard
Cadet Small Lady Standard
Small Lady Standard

 

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