Manchester Lane Test Facility

Golf Club Fitting

Manchester Lane Test Facility

The Titleist Proving Ground

The Manchester Lane Test Facility is Titleist's state-of-the-art golf ball research and testing facility in Acushnet, Massachusetts. Tasked with advancing the techniques used to analyze and validate golf ball performance and upholding a commitment to product and process excellence, Manchester Lane continues to facilitate Titleist’s year-round R&D efforts. Today, Manchester Lane operates as the proving grounds for all Titleist golf ball products and serves a dual role as a Tour Fitting Center, offering premium club fitting services.

Continuous improvement is a core value at Titleist, and we are constantly working to improve our testing processes by building new and innovative ways to measure performance.

The Titleist Proving Ground
Tee-to-Green

Tee-to-Green

  • Driver & Fairway Fitting
  • Hybrid & Iron Fitting
  • Vokey Wedge Fitting

Price: $600 | Call us | Email us

Driver & Fairway

Driver & Fairway

  • All models and lofts available, including MOTO products
  • Over 300 shaft choices in various flexes and lengths
  • Industry-standard Trackman™ ball flight monitor
  • SureFit® system to optimize loft and lie angles

Price: $250 | Call us | Email us

Hybrids & Irons

Hybrids & Irons

  • All models available, including MOTO products
  • Over 600 combined hybrid, iron, and utility options
  • Premium practice tee to analyze ball flight & turf interaction
  • Long-, mid-, & short-iron options for proper set composition
  • TrackMan™ to precisely measure performance & gapping

Price: $250 | Call us | Email us

Vokey Wedges

Vokey Wedges

  • Every Vokey wedge option including WedgeWorks
  • Test from both turf & sand conditions
  • Assessment of swing type (Slider, Neutral or Digger)
  • Interchangeable SureFit® wedge system
  • TrackMan™ to precisely measure yardage gaps
  • Extensive options to evaluate optimal transition to wedges

Price: $250 | Call us | Email us

Schedule Your Tour Fitting Appointment

Call us at 1-888-262-7202 or have us contact you to set up your Manchester Lane Testing Facility experience.

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Meet the Player Research and Club Fitting Team

Karen Gray

Karen Gray

Karen is an PGA & LPGA Member. She has worked for Titleist since 1998 and is Supervisor of Player Research for the Golf Ball R&D Department. She has played in two US Women's Opens and was a two time All-American in college at Florida Atlantic University. Karen was the Coach of the 1996 Methodist University Women's NCAA Championship team.

Alex Stimpson

Alex Stimpson

Alex joined The Acushnet Company in 2008 and works in Golf Ball R&D as a Research Fitting Analyst. He is a graduate of Roger Williams University where he led the Hawks to the Conference Championship in 2002. In addition to an impressive Amateur Golf resume, Alex brings comprehensive golf knowledge to Manchester Lane that is used daily when working with players.

Chris O'Rourke

Chris O'Rourke

Chris has been a member of the Player Research team since March of 2015. He is a Class A PGA professional and brings his knowledge of the golf swing as well as his expertise in club fitting to Manchester Lane. Chris studied business at Methodist University with a concentration in Professional Golf Management to obtain his PGA status.

Titleist Custom Golf Club Options

Titleist offers an extensive selection of shafts, grips, specifications and other customization options to help you perform to your potential.

View the Custom Options Book Shaft Performance Guide