Measuring Shaft Length

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Do you need help figuring out how to accurately measure club length so you can cut your shafts and ensure consistency? Hireko’s Technical Director Jeff Summitt will discuss in-depth the principals of measuring shaft length, including methods for putters too. Also discussed will be different types of templates to make your shop more efficient. This Webinar will last a maximum of one hour with Q & A during the session. All webinars are free!

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Measuring Shaft Length

  1. 1. PROFESSIONAL GOLF CLUBS AT DOWN TO EARTH PRICES Length Measuring Webinar Presented by Jeff Summitt Technical Director, Hireko Golf Thursday October 1, 2009 2-3PM Eastern Standard Time Audio settings are set on listen only. Please post questions in the upper right hand corner Chat box. Question & Answer period will be at end of webinar. www.hirekogolf.com 800 367-8912
  2. 2. Overview on Length Measuring Show the various ways length is measured Measuring putter lengths – it’s different Tips for measuring partially assembled clubs Jigs and fixtures to help make work quick and provide greater accuracy
  3. 3. Centering the Sole
  4. 4. Incorrect Set Up Too Flat Too Upright
  5. 5. What it should look like at set up Side view Top view
  6. 6. Where is the edge of the grip cap? It is the part before the radius at the end of the grip
  7. 7. What the putter should look like at set up Side view Top view
  8. 8. USGA Method
  9. 9. LDA Method
  10. 10. Marking a shaft for final length Hold your ruler at the right angle Allow 1/8” for the grip cap Be careful marking the shaft at the right position
  11. 11. Jigs to make measuring easy Mitchell Club Length Ruler Soleplate Hireko code: MIT-024
  12. 12. Jigs to make measuring easy (continued) Mitchell SHAFTBOARD™ Hireko code: MIT-026
  13. 13. Ruler Buddy Step 1 (above) Tape sheet to wall 48” above the ground or surface Step 2 (center) Lean 48” ruler at the lie angle of the club Step 3 (right) Rest club again the ruler
  14. 14. Ruler Buddy continued Step 4 (left) Measure the length at the edge of the grip cap
  15. 15. Hireko Standard Length Chart STANDARD LENGTH WOOD CHART HYBRID & IRON CHART Men's Men's Ladies Ladies Men's Men's Ladies Ladies Number Weight Graphite Steel Graphite Steel Number Weight Graphite Steel Graphite Steel Driver 198g 45" 44" 44" 43" Hybrid 216g 41.5" 41" 40.5" 40" 2-wood 203g 43.5" 43" 42.5" 42" Hybrid 223g 41" 40.5" 40" 39.5" 3-wood 208g 43" 42.5" 42" 41.5" 1-iron 229g 40.5" 40" 39.5" 39" 4-wood 213g 42.5" 42" 41.5" 41" 2-iron 236g 40" 39.5" 39" 38.5" 5-wood 218g 42" 41.5" 41" 40.5" 3-iron 243g 39.5" 39" 38.5" 38" 6-wood 223g 41.5" 41" 40.5" 40" 4-iron 250g 39" 38.5" 38" 37.5" 7-wood 228g 41" 40.5" 40" 39.5" 5-iron 257g 38.5" 38" 37.5" 37" 9-wood 233g 40.5" 40" 39.5" 39" 6-iron 264g 38" 37.5" 37" 36.5" 11-wood 238g 40" 39.5" 39" 38.5" 7-iron 271g 37.5" 37" 36.5" 36" 13-wood 243g 39.5" 39" 38.5" 38" 8-iron 278g 37" 36.5" 36" 35.5" 15-wood 248g 39" 38.5" 38" 37.5" 9-iron 285g 36.5" 36" 35.5" 35" Wedges 291+g 36" 35.5" 35" 34.5" Putter var. 34" 34" 33" 33"
  16. 16. PROFESSIONAL GOLF CLUBS AT DOWN TO EARTH PRICES THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING! A link pointing you to today’s webinar will be emailed to you in a few hours. Jeff Summitt, Technical Director jsummitt@hirekogolf.com Technical Support 800 942-5872 www.HirekoGolf.com Sales 800 367-8912

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