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  • Backweighting

    Is it really this good? I've copied this from a fitter who posted it in another forum

    Keyser,
    Heres the counterweighting story as best I know it:
    • Golfsmith conducted a test in 2004:
    – Over 30 testers, a mix of Harvey Penick teaching pros and students
    – Age range about 40 to 80 years
    – Handicap range scratch to high mid-handicappers
    – Two test drivers used:
    • Both 10.5 degree loft with a Spine Aligned, 65 gram graphite “R” flex shaft at 45 inch length
    • Clubs were identical except one had a 65g butt weight
    • Swing weights were D2 and B3 respectively
    • Butt weighted average club swing speed 2 mph higher, launch angle 1 degree higher, and carry distance was 9 yards more
    • Over 70% hit counter-weighted club farther
    • Average distance gain was 14 yards
    • 15 of 23 testers gained more than 5 yards
    • Directional accuracy was improved
    Why did the butt weighted club appear to be better?
    • At the time no one could explain it in a way that most golfers and club-fitters...
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