Club Performance Fitting Club fitting has progressed from its infancy some 30 years ago of using a lie board to using launch monitors. Even though launch monitors have been around for several years, its use is now more common. The software has become friendlier to use and the cost and portability of launch monitors has … Continue reading Club Performance Fitting Becomes Mobile
Proper Putter Fitting Putter fitting has been a self-fit process for decades. Golfers perform their self-fit by force fitting their putting stroke into a putter brand and model they like the looks of. They often choose the model they saw a tour professional use or one that their playing buddy uses. In retrospect, golfers have … Continue reading PUTTER FITTING: Art & Science
Bending Metal Woods and Hybrids The loft angles of metal woods and hybrids are designed into the club by creating a pitch to the face in relation to the sole. Then a number is marked on the sole of the club to indicate the loft of that particular club. Playing loft, however, is the actual … Continue reading The Importance of Bending Metal Woods and Hybrids
The three main components of a golf club are the club head, the shaft, and the grip. And while every club has these three main parts, a club’s performance depends on optimizing each of these components to a golfer’s swing. And there is a lot to take into consideration! As the golfer swings, the clubhead … Continue reading Five Easy Steps to Bend Irons and Optimize Performance
Four Tips That Can Improve Your Game Making angle adjustments is among the fastest ways to improve a player’s ball flight. Improved ball flight generally is a precursor to improving scores. Whether changing the lie to improve accuracy or changing loft to make certain that the player’s clubs are progressively consistent, angle bending is a … Continue reading Golf Club Angle Adjustments Using a Loft/Lie Machine
History of Mitchell Golf In November 1988 Mitchell® Golf introduced its original STEELCLUB® Angle Machine at the first PGA Teaching Summit in Dallas, Texas. It was well received by everyone, including Golf Professional Terry Adcock from Surfer’s Paradise, Queensland, Australia. Terry purchased a STEELCLUB® Angle Machine and took it home in his suitcase. Since then, … Continue reading Historical Timeline Of Mitchell Golf Technology
Accuracy Mitchell Machines are 100% accurate. They adjust for offset, progressive offset, non-offset & face progression hosel designs. Mitchell Steelclub® Signature and TourGauge® machines employ precision ground slide-bearings (not slide-rods like other machines) thus eliminating all unwanted tolerance that can result in as much as a 2-degree error. Clamping Mitchell Machines have clamps designed to … Continue reading What Makes A Mitchell Angle Machine Professional Grade?
The loft angel of metal woods is designed into the club by creating a pitch to the face in relation to the sole. Then a number is marked on the sole of the club to indicate the loft of that particular club.
Ed Mitchell, PGA Founder/Chairman Mitchell Golf Equipment Company You have probably heard the words “Tilt Axis Spin”, especially if you have purchased a launch monitor recently. What is “Tilt Axis Spin”? Launch monitor manufacturers define it as the angle deviation off horizontal at which the ball leaves the clubface. It is now known that the … Continue reading Tilt Axis Spin vs. Sidespin
Commentary Ed Mitchell, PGA Mitchell Golf Equipment Company May 2012 You may be aware that the collision of the club head with a stationary golf ball happens in approximately a millisecond. The implied laws of physics from this collision are either achieved or overcome with the result determining the flight of the golf ball. We … Continue reading What The Golf Ball Asks