David Coates, the head professional at Essex County Country Club in West Orange, N.J., conducted the fittings. Below is his seven-step approach to the fitting process:1
FITTER: David Coates
"I've been custom-fit a number of times and have always enjoyed the process. However, I've often stayed with my old clubs [even if the numbers were better with the new ones] because I tend to feel more comfortable with clubs I'm used to. In this case, the Titleist 910 D2 prevents my bad [left] miss. It feels and plays a bit stiffer, which will take some getting used to. In the end, though, it'll help me be more consistent off the tee."
FITTER: David Coates: