Performance golf ball fitting focuses on finding the best ball for your game and lowering your score.
Be the first to hear about product introductions, surveys, promotions, and sweepstakes. Through Team Titleist News we will provide exclusive communication not available in any other forum.
Titleist offers the most precise club fitting experience in the game.
The full-set Titleist Golf Club Trial program provides golfers with an easy way to experience Titleist products on either the course or practice tee to help determine the right equipment for their game.
Need to customize headwear, gloves, bags, or golf balls?
Track your stats. Get video tips. Set goals for your golf game.
Started by :
If I wanted to order a combo set of AP1 5 - 7 iron and AP2 8 - PW, would you advise that I get the AP2 2 degrees stronger to match the loft of the AP1s, or will bending two degrees have too big of an impact on the bounce of the club? If got the AP2 1 degree strong, this would leave a 5* gap between the 6 and 7 irons.
Thanks in advance.
Hi Ross D, I currently play that same combo AP1 5-7 and AP2 8-PW. When I ordered them, I got the AP2's bent 2* stronger and love them. The gaps fill perfectly and have had little to no effect on bounce as far as I can tell.
I have placed an order last week after doing a fitting for the combination you reference above. I got mine bent 2 degrees strong to match tha AP1 lofts to attempt to achieve consistent gapping. Since there is a fair amount of bounce already on the 8 iron - PW, the reduction in bounce shouldn't be noticeable (for every degree of loft there is a corresponding change in bounce) - I verified, as I was concerend about the same issue.
The fitter recommended adjusting the AP2s 2 degrees? Have they had experience ordering sets using this configuration in the past?
Also, just curious...what shafts did you order with your set?
Yes, I ordered my AP2s 2 degrees strong to match AP1 lofts. I am putting the Nippon NS Pro 950 shaft in my irons. I was fit to that shaft a few years ago by Titleist and have stuck with it - I tried the stock option on the AP1 (True Temper XP 95), but it didn't feel as good as the NS Pro 950 to me. I really like the Nippon shaft and it is a very popular shaft offering.