Golf Club Design, Fitting, Alteration & Repair
This is the fourth edition of the original book widely known as the "bible" of club design and clubmaking. Sold worldwide, copies of this 890-page book can be found in the hands of club designers at many major golf equipment manufacturers, and in golf clubmaking and repair shops all over the world. Praised for the thorough, yet clear way it illustrates principles and techniques, the book takes you step-by-step through all of the attributes, nuances, causes and effects of golf club design, fitting, repair and alteration. Over 2500 photographs illustrate the text.
The Golf Club Design, Fitting, Alteration and Repair Book covers all aspects of design, clubmaking and repair, in sections as follows:
Section 1: Repairs and alterations guide
Section 2: Iron club repairs from re scoring and refinishing to changing loft and lie
Section 3: Golf club regripping, alteration and maintenance
Section 4: How to get started in golf club repair and custom clubmaking
Section 5: Wood club design and manufacture
Section 6: Iron club design and manufacture
Section 7: Comprehensive golf shaft information
Section 8: Golf club balancing and matching, including swing weighting and frequency measurement
Section 9: Golf club fitting including discussion of the key variables to individual fitting
And, the book includes ten appendices covering U.S.G.A. rules pertaining to clubs, golf term definitions, how clubs are tested, and much more. If you have any interest in the mechanics of golf equipment, you owe it to yourself to read this book!
4th Ed - 1995 805 pages.