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Do pro golfers modify their clubs to get the the distance they get? For example, are their clubs delofted and longer than standard?
--Sherm B. from Dayton, OH

Thanks for writing MyGolfInstructor.com.

Just about all clubs made today are jacked up a bit compared to clubs of 20-30 years ago. Pros do tinker with their lofts a bunch to make sure that they have an even gap between their clubs and are getting the yardages they want. They also have custom fit shafts that help max out their club head speed and control.

The best thing for you to do is get custom fit by a certified club fitter and make sure that your equipment not only fits you well, but it's giving you the biggest advantage.

Thanks for the question and let me know if you have any others.

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