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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Quote Originally Posted by patricks148 View Post
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    As for Irons what about going to see that guy at Craigmiller park, Scott Gourley is it. only heard good things about him any head with any shaft, pureing and custom wedge stepping.
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    This!

    Though I'd suggest you live without the Pure-ing (expensive with - arguable - marginal benefit). Not used him myself, but the Scots I know from another forum are 100% convinced he's the best!

    Even if you simply pay him for the fitting, then use your vouchers for the major purchase of the 'hardware', it's a way of cashing them in/saving money.

    He'll certainly be able to pinpoint the issue with strikes. Though whether that's worth changing your swing for (if indeed necessary), or simply living with is a separate issue!! It could simply be a matter of ball position!
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Quote Originally Posted by patricks148 View Post
    my wife has a nice pink shafted set of Dunlop irons if you are interested...?
    Hmm... I'll think about it....
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Quote Originally Posted by Foxholer View Post
    This!

    Though I'd suggest you live without the Pure-ing (expensive with - arguable - marginal benefit). Not used him myself, but the Scots I know from another forum are 100% convinced he's the best!

    Even if you simply pay him for the fitting, then use your vouchers for the major purchase of the 'hardware', it's a way of cashing them in/saving money.

    He'll certainly be able to pinpoint the issue with strikes. Though whether that's worth changing your swing for (if indeed necessary), or simply living with is a separate issue!! It could simply be a matter of ball position!
    My swing is constantly evolving!
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Quote Originally Posted by FairwayDodger View Post
    That's why I need convinced that it's not just the lure of new shiney things!
    But Karen, it is the lure of something shiny and new.
    Give in to it, scratch the itch - you know you want to!😁
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    You know you're going to get new irons, I know you're going to get new irons so get on with it

    I've been a bit bored recently after having iron sets for a full season each so currently got a choice of 3 sets on the go
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Or look at it this way, these vouchers will have a shelf life. So in the time remaining, if you don't buy irons what will you buy?

    If you cant think of anything better than irons... buy the irons!

    You've now't to lose really

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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Go for it Karen. Technology does change over a period of 5 or 6 years and by having a fitting you'll soon know whether changing will be a worthwhile proposition for you!
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Not long till Christmas
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Scott Gourley is very helpful, and it shouldn't cost a lot for a fitting
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    Re: Replacing Irons?

    Surely nothing wrong with going to a fitting centre somewhere, trying whatever takes your eye, getting the recommended shaft inserted into the club and comparing like for like. If you can see a definite improvement in dispersion and/or distance then you have a choice to make. If you can't see anything that you're happy with, stick with what clearly works already. Simples. You can resists the lure!!

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