Longer at 56 than at 40?

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“When I was 10 years younger, that would have gone another 10 meters!”


That’s something I hear at least 3 or 4 times a week.


Most golfers accept that as a fact of aging.


But it’s not true!


When I’ve told our customers this in the past, most of them took my word for it…


… I don’t know if they actually believed me, or it was just “hope” on their part, but they got me to work on their clubs 😀


And after they're properly fitted, all of us aging golfer actually started hitting longer!


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Last week, a new customer whom I met during our Free Fitting Promotion, didn’t believe me, and challenged me to prove that to him.


The difficulty was that while all the customers with this complaint hit it longer after fitting, they didn’t have data from 10 years before their fitting – it was all anecdotal.


So, I went and looked for my own data.  


While I couldn’t find data from exactly 10 years ago, I found my stats from when I was 40, 16 years ago in 2005.


Back then, I hit my 3 Iron 180 meters.


And so I hit my current irons on the launch monitor to see how I had “aged”.


By the time I got to my 5 iron, I was hitting it 180 meters.




I knew I didn’t lose distance, but could I actually be hitting longer?


This needed more investigation…


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I started with the lie angle, because I know modern club lie angles have gotten stronger and stronger.


On my 40 year old stats, my 3 iron was a traditional 21 degrees.  My current 5 iron that I was hitting the same distance was 24 degrees.


So I checked out the club length, and my current 5 iron is the same length as my 5 iron back then, and so actually shorter than my 3 iron back then.


Technology has improved so much that you no longer need loft to launch your ball high.  Stronger lofts in modern clubs do help with distance, but ball flight is also much higher.


Also, my current irons, the TaylorMade P790 has got a “trampoline” face, which compresses the ball less, and so less energy is lost to heat, and that translates into more distance. 


(Yes, that is the actual science behind the “trampoline face”)


TaylorMade P790 Trampoline Face


Shafts have also gotten better, and over the last 20 years of club fitting, I’ve gotten better at matching shafts to heads, and to individual golfers’ swings.


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Finally, my club building skills have also improved, as I’ve built so many more clubs.  In fact, I now use a proprietary adhesive mix that creates much better energy transfer from swing to shaft, to head, to ball, which results in more distance.


When you put all of these together, you can actually hit it longer at 56 than at 40!


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