GLENDALE HEIGHTS, Ill., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – As part of an effort to ultimately turn the golf club fitting industry into a highly successful and respected trade, the Waggle Weight Wisdom™ golf instructional column (http://www.waggleweight.com/blog/) has recently concluded a fifty-five part article series titled “The Terrible Twos Syndrome of Golf Club Fitting.” Currently free, this series denounces the continuing overall performance of the clubfitting industry through exposing major deficiencies in golf club fitting theories and practices previously developed by various individuals and organizations. The series then corrects these deficiencies through instructing the proper understanding and performance of more accurate theories and practices.
Whether performed by major club manufacturers, golf shops, or clubfitters certified by scattered independent organizations as just several examples, the golf club fitting trade has universally accumulated an extremely poor performance record and reputation over time. This has been largely due to the widespread use of faulty golf club fitting theories and practices deeply rooted in every level of this industry. It is not unusual for golfers to swing and play notably worse instead of better after being fit for golf clubs based upon today’s clubfitting protocols. The ongoing bungling ways of the golf club fitting trade as a whole has observably dragged down the entire golf industry more and more through the years. This will continue until this trade, whose success is crucial to the future health and growth of the game, is capably overhauled.
The column employs wit and biting sarcasm, introducing many satirical terms about the golf industry’s development to date. But most importantly, keen insight reveals multiple elements, including extremely basic elements previously escaping the clubfitting trade. According to the column’s author and WaggleWeight® Company president Bill Kostuj, “Fitting golf clubs to golfers is genuinely a more difficult endeavor than fitting equipment in most all other activities largely due to the unique circumstance of switching between individual golf clubs for practically every swing. And with no comparable precedents for the industry to reference, perhaps some leniency should be shown toward the clubfitting trade. But some of the laughably poor clubfitting (and related golf swing) theories and practices this industry adheres to simply cannot be attributed to this circumstance.”
Just a sampling of the faulty procedures addressed in this series that are still widely used throughout the clubfitting trade includes the quick, static, and impertinent mail-order-type method Kostuj calls the “grip-on-a-stick” method for fitting the critical club specification of one’s grip size. Also is the resurfacing (yet again) and increased use of late by many clubfitters of Moment of inertia (MOI) golf club matching (exposed by Kostuj to be more aptly termed “Moment of Insanity” with respect to a golf club matching concept).
“The Terrible Twos Syndrome of Golf Club Fitting” series joins other WaggleWeight® publications including the earlier eleven part series entitled “Decoding One’s True Golf Swing DNA,” the first work to correct certain chronic fallacies in past golf swing theories and practices. Further, there is the independent booklet titled “Swing With Swingweight (Swing Weight) No More: An Introduction to Waggle Weight,” the first work to correctly and fully detail the causes and effects of golf club swingweight after roughly seventy-five years of basically constant confusion regarding the specification within the golf industry. Kostuj states, “As this information becomes more widely known, the clubfitting industry will need to align itself with these more accurate theories and practices or this industry will ultimately become totally extinct.”
About the WaggleWeight® Company
The Waggle Weight Wisdom™ column and the WaggleWeight® Company have been established by owner Bill Kostuj. He has the unique qualifications of being a long-time professional golfer, supplemented by considerable experience participating in numerous athletic activities for excellent reference purposes before even taking up golf seriously at a somewhat later age. Plus he has a formal education in engineering. Kostuj is also the inventor of the patented waggle weight golf club specification, a technical advancement of already-proven golf club swingweight. Consultations for individuals or companies are available, and inquiries are welcomed regarding investing, licensing, partnering, or other potential business interests (http://www.waggleweight.com/).