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“If you want to make a small fortune, start with a big fortune”

It’s a phrase I’ve heard many times before, not just with the golf industry but in other industries that are, let’s call them — leisure or sports-focused. It’s an uphill climb to enter any market, but golf might be on another level. There are the big players that are worth BILLIONS, and spend millions of dollars in research and development, along with equal amounts marketing, to make sure that every golfer is aware of their new club technologies. They also have well-oiled systems of distribution.

But in this new world of brand-agnostic fitting centers, boutique brands, social media, and the ability to reach your target demographic like never before there are a LOT of new companies creating high performance, high quality, well-engineered products. But when it comes to forged irons for golfers of all abilities, industry veteran Eric Burch’s New Level Golf stands on its own.

If you don’t know Eric Burch, and you’ve gone through a custom fitting recently, then you are at least partially aware of some of the breakthroughs he’s helped create in the golf industry, including the Club Conex system. His newest endeavor New Level Golf was only started in 2017, but in that short time, it has made some very big strides including distribution in over 150 brand agnostic club fitting facilities and now some professional golfers signed to the roster (including PGA Tour winner Ken Duke).

So how do you go from designing club fitting components to designing forged irons and starting a company that has products on the Golf Digest Hot List? I got the chance to talk to Eric about New Level Golf, his background and how after his years in the golf industry he wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.

RB: Based on your history in the golf industry you seem to be a real problem solver with a “Be your own boss” mentality, is that how you would describe your self?

EB: I’ve been in business for myself since my early 20s. Other than a few short stints for other golf companies, I have primarily been my own boss involved with golf. I would consider myself a problem solver. Not necessarily by design, but mainly due to starting companies that have always been undercapitalized which forces your hand to learn a variety of tasks to help the business move forward.
Although I’ve received notoriety as a club fitter/retailer, Club Conex, and now New Level. I’ve been fortunate to have won the professional Clubmaker’s Top Shop Award (2004), Golf Digest Top 100 Club Fitters (2016),  & have products I’ve designed be on the Golf Digest Hot List (2019).

RB: What was the first product & club head you ever designed, and how does the workflow go now with New Level?

EB: The first golf products were, of course, the Club Conex prototypes and those were generated from hand-rendered sketches. I still believe, given what I did with Club Conex and the universal system I designed, I hardly get the credit I deserve. I bought a milling machine without really knowing how to use it and over the course of 6-7 months taught myself how to use it and started creating prototypes. Those prototypes eventually became the Uni-Fit system.

The first clubs I ever designed were putters dating back to the mid 2000s, but in terms of New Level, I know what I am trying to accomplish in design as well as fitting into player categories that comes from my years working at my own shop and fitting golfers from professionals to higher handicaps. Since product is made overseas, the engineers I work with at our factory have done a very good job of helping bring my concepts and designs to fruition. I really enjoy doing the designs and creating something that will one day be in someone’s golf bag.  The only current issue with the success we’re seeing now is if the company continues to push forward we will at some point be forced to bring on an industrial design engineer to further help with product development, but that would be in 2021 as most of our products for next year are in development, or have already been developed.

RB: On that note, how long from having an initial concept to that first set of irons or at least a prototype head in hand?

EB: This is heavily dependant on the complexity of the design. The 4995 HB took almost 9 months to get it where we wanted, whereas the 902 took just about four months. Typically we can get a first article sample of a playable sample in less than 60 days.

RB: When you consider the logistics and tooling involved, that’s quite an impressive turnaround time. From a design perspective, what do you think is the most misunderstood part of creating an iron head and the manufacturing process that you face?

EB: This is a hot topic with me since most people just don’t understand the depth of the manufacturing process. A lot of people think of the term open model (a factory’s in house design produced to create a starting point for some companies), they think we are just stamping our name on a head that is already been refined and finished by someone else which couldn’t be further from the truth.

Like with many aspects of club designs some of the tooling we use are openly available, but for example the raw forged blank head is on average 407 grams on a 6 iron that needs to be designed into a profile that weighs just 262 grams. So as you can imagine a club head overweight by more that 35 percent, it’s far from being a finished product. We call all the shots when it comes to every pertinent parameter and specifications of our design. The only thing incorporated into using this process and something we can’t change is the offset of the club. All other facets of the design are facilitated by my directive and incorporated into the final design.

I chose this method of manufacturing for New Level because it allows a far more flexible range of experimentation before a final design is consummated and brought to market. As a new company starting out it would have been near impossible to use a process similar to other OEMs that create a final tool for each and every design solely based on scale. We had several designs that were not used because they didn’t make the cut when it comes to performance and if we had gone the other route we would have had hundreds of thousands of dollars in tooling alone from products that never saw the light of day.

This process is called the “near net” process, and I find it to be much more in tune with today’s industry. I will take it one step further by saying regardless how good one may be at hand grinding and polishing, a human will never be as consistent and effective as a CNC machine. This entire process allows us to keep our costs reasonable and offer a…uniquely designed, full one-piece forged club for a fair price. There are a lot of other companies using this process you’d just never suspect it.

RB: As a club builder and fitter myself, I have encountered my fair share of misconceptions from golfers, what do YOU feel is the number one thing golfer misunderstand from a design perspective of their clubs?

EB: I can only speak from my experiences, but most golfers are scared of the word “forged” as it has been far too long associated with blades and hard to hit designs. I believe the average weekend warrior still views forged as a design methodology as opposed to a manufacturing process. That is a major objective for New Level to prove that forged clubs can be forgiving, can produce great ball speed, & can be used by your average mid handicap player. Our 1126, for example, is longer from heel to toe, has a shallow profile, and deep undercut – lots of forgiveness for any level of player. From a fitting perspective, I’d say that over 80 percent of players are using shafts that are too heavy, and too stiff for them.

RB:  We’ve talked a lot about the product, and now I need to know – How many retail outlets currently carry your irons and wedges. And lastly, what advantage do you believe New Level irons and wedges have over the competition?

EB: New Level products can be found at roughly 150 locations worldwide and growing almost weekly. If I had my way, we’d never sell another club off the website since I truly believe getting fit by a professional is the best way to get the right set, but saying that as the brand is growing and during the infancy stages, I am trying to get as much product in the field of play as possible to spread brand awareness. We get positive feedback on a daily basis. We have an extensive questionnaire on our site to help those that are not close to one of our retailers, and we also have a lot of people that see our clubs, like what they see and order to their known specs.

As far as our advantages go, I believe it’s pretty simple — being small allows us to pay more attention to each and every client and ensure they are getting the attention that they deserve. The mentality is always to be big enough to make money, yet no matter how we grow, act small and care about every single customer. Currently, we have the care part down very well. My belief is with any business I’ve ever been involved with is that if you do the right thing and stay focused eventually the money will take care of itself. It’s funny because I experience many of the same challenges with New Level as I did with Club Conex early on. Although I am mixed in with a ton of larger players in the golf industry, with New Level I am starting to see our awareness with golfers grow. I hope that this growth continues and we still maintain a great rapport with our customer base.

If you are interested in New Level products check out their website, or call and check with your local club fitter for availability.

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Ryan Barath is a writer & the Digital Content Creation Lead for GolfWRX. He also hosts the "On Spec" Podcast on GolfWRX Radio discussing everything golf, including gear, technology, fitting, and course architecture. He is a club fitter & master club builder who has more than 16 years experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour professionals. He studied business and marketing at the Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and is the former Build Shop Manager & Social Media Coordinator for Modern Golf. He now works independently from his home shop in Hamilton and is a member of advisory panels to a select number of golf equipment manufacturers, including True Temper. You can find Ryan on Twitter and Instagram where he's always willing to chat golf, from course architecture to physics, and share his passion for club building, and wedge grinding.

43 Comments

43 Comments

  1. Jay

    Apr 24, 2019 at 11:20 pm

    Just got my combo set. Incredible irons. I have tried Honma and PXG.
    These are easier to hit and go further. I have the 902 in the 5 and 6 iron and
    the blades in the 7-P. They are just sweet.

  2. manufacturing process engineer degree

    Apr 22, 2019 at 11:55 pm

    Nice! Can Cisco Services Experts help with testing product?
    If so, I’d like to know if there are any job
    openings in this field. LOL

  3. Bob Kendall

    Apr 22, 2019 at 9:55 am

    My son is a fitter at TXG and he just acquired a set of New Level 1031 irons. The fit and finish is as good as anything and better than many others. Most importantly, they excel at ball speed and forgivness. He has access to whatever he wants and these proved to be the best for him, and yes, he tried PXG offerings.

    • EB

      Apr 25, 2019 at 9:24 pm

      Always let’s you know how a product performs when its chosen from such a vast array of options. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Ryan T

    Apr 21, 2019 at 10:23 am

    Burchie…

    Ignore the haters! Love to see your success. I remember when you came to the rock from Michigan. All you had was a ton of game, love for your family, and a dream! Glad to see the dream coming to fruition!

    RT

  5. Rich Douglas

    Apr 21, 2019 at 1:09 am

    These clubs look great. Properly fitted, I’m sure they’re a good choice for a great many golfers.

    Myself, I’m a single-length guy. I’ve been playing Wishon Sterlings since late 2016 and have not looked back. I keep hoping to find the next generation of single-length, but it doesn’t seem to be on the way. (No, Cobra isn’t it. Neither is Edel, but it’s closer.)

    It’s too much to ask for a small company like yours to take on such a gamble. But I’m afraid no one is going to pick up the mantle. Still, greatest regards to your company and for your success!

    • EB

      Apr 25, 2019 at 9:26 pm

      I see the merit in single length but it’s too big a risk at this point for us.

  6. Perry Green

    Apr 20, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    New Level looks great. I am going to try them for sure. Very proud of a home town guy. Congratulations Eric! Well done.

    • Eric Burch

      Apr 20, 2019 at 6:12 pm

      Thanks Perry. Happy to help an old friend and PGA Professional our, just LMK.

  7. Eric V

    Apr 20, 2019 at 3:08 pm

    The hater comments on this thread are beyond the pale. What a bunch of jerks!!! Probably some low level schmoes who work for TM or Callaway. Or, maybe they just need a hug.

    I wish Roger Dunn/Worldwide carried your stuff Mr. Burch. It’s kinda all we got in SoCal besides places only country-clubbers can afford to get fit at. The products look fantastic.

    • Eric Burch

      Apr 20, 2019 at 6:10 pm

      Not sure who it is, but it’s hard to see, and even harder to understand why there is malicious posts against a small company. Anyway, it is what it is, but I’m not taking my foot off the gas anytime soon. I guess we’ll just see how it all pans out? If there isn’t a shop near you, you can always demo a club through the demo program on our website. Thx!

  8. Wally S.

    Apr 20, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    I only purchased a wedge from New Level about a year ago, got it customized with the shaft and grip of my choice which you could get from any company, but the communications I received from Eric to make sure this is what I wanted and kept me informed as to the build progress and shipping status because of issues from the shaft manufacturer. Love the club, love the service that New Level gives, when it comes time for a set, New Level will be in the mix.

    • Eric Burch

      Apr 20, 2019 at 6:13 pm

      Thanks Wally. Glad to hear you like the wedge. Communication is critical for a small brand and it is something often missing in today’s world. We pride ourselves on it!

  9. Mark

    Apr 20, 2019 at 3:23 am

    A small point. This – “we call the shots when it comes to every pertinent parameter”, followed by “something we can’t change is the offset”. For some of us, offset is a very pertinent parameter.

    • Eric Burch

      Apr 20, 2019 at 9:27 am

      The offset is incorporated into the tooling. We select a tooling with the offset we desire to meet the fundamental needs of the overall design.

      • Mark

        Apr 20, 2019 at 10:27 am

        Thank you very much for replying to my point. I did understand that the offset is incorporated in the manufacturer’s tooling. My point was that the degree of offset you are obliged to accept through using off-the-shelf tooling may not suit those of us who prefer less/more offset than what you choose. When I am considering an iron head design, I like to know the designer’s thoughts on the role of offset in his design/s.

        • Eric Burch

          Apr 20, 2019 at 6:17 pm

          Mark, we select the parameters for all aspects of the design and if the offset does not meet the defined criteria then we will attempt to find another tooling. It’s not as though we try to design a players club, and say well the #6 iron has 5mm of offset, guess it’ll do. The tooling is selected after the design phase, not before. Hope this clarifies.

  10. BigMike

    Apr 19, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    I recently ordered a set of New Level 902 irons built to my specs. Eric personally called me and talked about my game, goals for new irons, etc. based on our conversation he made a few suggestions which I appreciated. The clubs arrived and are simply fantastic in every way. Feel, looks, distance, workability, etc are as good or better than the other brands I have games including Mizuno, Miura, TM, PXG, Callaway and Cobra. After 10 rounds I am a believer. I also ordered a wedge and hybrid iron and they are also impressive. If you are in the market It would be orth your time to demo New Level

    • The dude

      Apr 19, 2019 at 10:22 pm

      Thanks for that Eric “Big Mike” Burch

      • Big Mike

        Apr 19, 2019 at 10:25 pm

        Not Eric.screen name Lobber on WRX. Why the hate? It’s golf. Not life and death. Peace Dude

        • Kevin Krenzke

          Apr 30, 2019 at 8:23 pm

          Because “The Dude” still lives in his parents basement and he is made that his paper route is not generating much cash these days.

      • Eric Burch

        Apr 20, 2019 at 9:34 am

        To imply that I would falsely represent a consumer in an attempt to sell golf clubs is awful. I would never do such a thing as I have character Dude.

        • Tommy Skeetwood

          Apr 20, 2019 at 9:39 am

          Im going to win the PGA Champonshipdd!

  11. Eric Rosario

    Apr 19, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    I play new level and I have played every brand from blades to cavity backs. These are hands down the best irons I have ever played from a feel and distance perspective. Eric handled my questions personally even asking the lies and lofts of my current setup and going above and beyond following up with me on how they felt. Just because they are not a big name doesnt mean they are not good or even better. I get compliments everywhere I go on these irons. Take them for a spin, you wont regret it

    • Eric Burch

      Apr 20, 2019 at 6:19 pm

      Thanks so much for adding your experience. Delighted to hear you are liking the clubs!

  12. Aztec

    Apr 19, 2019 at 5:03 pm

    So, a new company making forged clubs which retail significantly higher than any current Mizuno or Srixon forged iron.

    Umm…

  13. M. 3-Wood

    Apr 19, 2019 at 4:27 pm

    We had the fortunate opportunity to talk with Eric as well, amazing guy with an amazing vision! Check out our convo…

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4X4WlHmEzg&list=PLm7hutY9l7jCR9PiFDvJgGtNh65DrlPbi&index=4&t=0s

  14. Anser

    Apr 19, 2019 at 4:11 pm

    Chapter 11 in 3,2,

    • Nack Jicklaus

      Apr 19, 2019 at 4:22 pm

      So cruel. But I laughed.

    • Eric Burch

      Apr 19, 2019 at 6:55 pm

      Sorry, you feel this way. In all due respect, that may be a bit short sided to form such an opinion without experiencing the product first hand. The product is offered through – Club Champion, Hotstix Golf, PGA Tour Superstore, Tour Experience Golf, True Spec Golf and many more of the most respected fitters in the industry. The reason they carry it is that it performs well. In a technology-driven market with the validation of launch monitor data, it’s hard to sell something that does not perform. Our first product intro the 902 Forged being awarded to the Golf Digest Hot List, and a growing tour representation of our 902 and 623-M is further evidence of the fact that we are to be taken seriously. There are plenty of great forgings on the market today, I will agree on that, but we are definitely part of the conversation. Respectfully, E.B.

      • Winston Leftmaker

        Apr 19, 2019 at 7:26 pm

        PXG is better though. They have the foam filled forged clubs.

        • Jay

          Apr 21, 2019 at 12:53 pm

          Play to a one hdcp and played PXG. I thought they sucked. Paid 2700 and regretted from the day I received them. I sold them for 1500. Took a beating. I will be trying the NEW level this week. Will give you my feedback.
          The haters are for sure from one of the big 3.

      • David Mattner

        Apr 19, 2019 at 7:49 pm

        Well said Mr Burch. If i bought a set of Mizuno’s then i guarantee i will not be able to speak with Mr Mizuno directly. New Level Golf provide a demo club for 7 days use. Why not give them a try before making comment on how good or how bad they could be.

        Golf is about enjoyment and much more than cost per club. I personally love the idea i can liaise with the company founder and discuss a bespoke set of clubs. If i try the clubs and find i play better or just feel the clubs suit me then that is not a bad thing. If i try the clubs and feel another brand is better then thats ok too.

        Lets give the smaller companies a go. There isnt one best club for all of us so be happy we have such a range of clubs to choose from and discuss in these forums.

      • James

        Apr 19, 2019 at 10:42 pm

        You were kind enough to respond to my past inquiries about where I can get a demo, and I was informed by you directly that club champion carried them. Because of your response which I never expected, I will be taking extra time with your products when i go into my fitting for a new set of irons in the next 2 weeks. Always appreciative of your community interaction

      • Timothy Daniels

        Apr 20, 2019 at 1:44 pm

        They’re beautiful, great feeling irons with original designs. That’s quite a feat. I know people who have purchased your clubs and they’re guys who had the entire field to pick from. Congratulations for bringing such a high quality product to the market. Those club heads, before they go on the shaft, look like little sculptures.

      • Kevin Krenzke

        Apr 30, 2019 at 8:20 pm

        Keep the faith Eric. Glad to support a quality small business in the USA.

    • Kyle Monfort

      Apr 20, 2019 at 2:20 pm

      What a moronic thing to say. Considering Eric sold his last company for likely significantly more than what you’re worth, his financial position is something you don’t need to worry about. Also, to take a new company from scratch to getting on the golf digest hot list and getting tour representation is beyond impressive. Most trolls like yourself only make these type of comments to deal with the fact they’re utterly useless in life. Maybe next time just say well done instead of being a prick.

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Forum Thread of the Day: “Low handicapper switching to game improvement irons”

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Today’s Forum Thread of the Day comes from jasonTel3 – a low handicap player who plays blades but who has had his head turned by game improvement irons. According to jasonTel3, every ball was hit straight when testing out a set of Ping G400’s at a simulator, and he’s been asking fellow members for advice on whether he should make the move to GI’s.

Here are a few posts from the thread discussing jasonTel3’s conundrum, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • balls_deep: “My first thought is to say don’t do it.. but then if you’ve hit them, liked them, and the numbers were right, it could be a good option. A friend I play with uses G400 and they have too much offset for my liking. I also don’t like that you can see the cavity on the 4 and 5 iron. Top line is actually very nice for a SGI iron. I just read the Ping Blueprint article on Golf Digest where they were talking about how some players hit small heads better. I definitely fall into that category. That said, I just ordered a set of i210 to try as I had really good luck with the i200 and should never have sold them. Have you tried the newer I series? IMO it’s GI help in a players look with an acceptable sole width. Long story short though – if you felt comfortable and the fit was right, why not try them? If you don’t work the ball a ton, I don’t see any issue with it. High and straight is a good way to go!”
  • hammergolf: “I’ve been playing Ping G25’s for 6 years. Still can’t find anything I like better. I can hit any shot I need to whether it’s my stock draw, fade, high, or low. And when I hit it a little thin, or on the toe, it still lands on the green. My thought is why play golf with a club that will punish you for mishit when you can play one that will help you.”
  • azone: “Everyone has an opinion, and here is mine. If you are/have been a good ball striker with a sound mental game, your mind will keep writing checks your body may not be able to cash as you get older or don’t practice enough. Those “ugly” forgiving irons look beautiful when a miss ends up on the green, and you are putting– not in rough or deep in a short side bunker. Those irons won’t be AS ACCURATE as, say, a blade, BUT if you aren’t as dependable as in the past, your results will be better. I used to keep two sets of blueprinted irons; blades for practice and CB for play. I play with guys that have cashed checks playing…and they don’t care how ugly the iron is.”
  • Jut: “As a decent player (and ball striker) and a sweeper/picker (I could hit off of a green and not take any landscape with me), I’ve found much success with the F9s (which, with the wide sole, are very similar to the G410 irons). In the past 4 years I’ve gone from Mizuno MP-68 to Callaway Apex CF16 to Ping i500 (a brief and bad experience) to the Cobra F9’s. For what it’s worth, the Cobras have been the best of the bunch by far.”

Entire Thread: “Low handicap going to game improvement irons”

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Pitch: From Stitch: “Your game should match your style. At Stitch, we aim to merchandise our line of products so you can easily put together items that not only match your bag and what is it in it, but also match your style and personality. We want to make it easy for you to have a unique and color-coordinated golf bag. We have designed unique products that have defined color schemes so that choosing which items to put in your bag becomes easier. We aim to provide you with various looks, mixing and matching our head covers to give you confidence that the purchase you make for your bag will take you to the course in style. Let us help you dress your game.”

Our Take On Stitch Headcovers

Stitch is a relatively new company – founded in 2012. The company initially only created premium headcovers but has grown into so much more, with all sorts of golfing accessories now on offer on their site StitchGolf.com. Their bags, in particular, are now some of the most popular amongst golfers, with the quality and uniqueness provided leading multiple Tour players to sport them in tournament play.

That sign of quality in the bags bodes well for what the company was founded on – their headcovers. Stitch provides both leather and knit headcovers in a variety of designs that do as good a job as any in covering the needs of all golfers.

Stitch describes the companies Monte Carlo headcover as being their “classic, timeless design”, and for those looking for that vintage style to add to their set up then they can’t go wrong with this headcover. A mainstay in the likes of multiple tour winner Paul Casey’s bag, the Monte Carlo headcover, as with all of the companies leather covers, is hand-crafted from 100% leather and is both water and stain resistant. The cover comes in four color codes: Black, White, Navy and Red, and at $68 is the most affordable of all their leather headcovers.

Other options in the leather department range from their intricately designed Camo cover which comes in a multiple color design, as well as Stitch’s tribute to “The King”, through their Arnold Palmer headcover.

The AP cover comes in a minimalist black with white stripes for a classic feel, but it also comes in a white color code decorated with red, white and yellow stripes which, for myself at least, looks even more alluring. Part of an exclusive collection, the only issue with the AP cover is that only those located in the U.S. are currently eligible to get their hands on one. But for those in the states, the company is now offering a set of three AP leather covers for $128 instead of $298 should you use the code APLEATHERS on their site.

From their Tour Racer, USA, Shamrock and Bonesman editions, Stitch provides a great choice when it comes to their leather covers, and as previously mentioned, all are hand-crafted from 100% leather, water and stain resistant and will assure an excellent fit on your clubs.

Stitch also provides knit headcovers which contain not only excellent designs but also the same quality which has gone into their leather covers. All of the companies knit covers are made from Techno Wool, which is 100% acrylic and designed in order for your clubs to stay entirely dry. Another feature of the knit covers from Stitch is their smart fit design which ensures all of the covers retain their shape over a long period, as well as providing for a cover that will reliably stay on your club.

The knit covers from Stitch cost $68 ($72 for the limited AP cover), and there are currently seven different designs available to choose from over at StitchGolf.com. The leather covers are, unsurprisingly, a little pricier, but still very affordable, ranging from $68-$98. The covers deliver in both style and performance, and for a relatively new company, it speaks volumes that the likes of Jim Furyk, Paul Casey, Bryson DeChambeau and many more tour pros are now sporting the company’s creations.

 

 

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Bettinardi signs Jason Kokrak (he’ll play custom Tour Department DASS BB8 Triplane putter)

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Bettinardi Golf has announced Jason Kokrak as the latest player to join the companies Tour staff, and the Canadian will play the companies custom Tour Department DASS (Double-Aged Stainless Steel) BB8 Triplane putter.

Kokrak began using the Tour Department DASS BB8 Triplane putter which features Bettinardi’s  F.I.T. Face Milling at the Honda Classic back in February. Since then, the 34-year-old has risen over 40 places in the Official World Golf Ranking up to 65th, and he has also leapt 30 spots in this season’s strokes gained: putting category in the same period.

Speaking on the new partnership, Kokrak praised the “quality, touch, and feel of the putter” from Bettinardi.

“Since switching to a Bettinardi putter earlier this year, I have been so impressed with the quality, touch, and feel of the putter. Bettinardi has the ability to craft anything I want from a solid block of metal, all milled in the USA. This was a big confidence boost to my putting and I look forward to a great partnership.”

Speaking on the addition of Kokrak to the companies tour staff, Robert Bettinardi, President and Founder of Bettinardi Golf stated

“Since switching to a Bettinardi putter earlier this year, I have been so impressed with the quality, touch, and feel of the putter. Bettinardi has the ability to craft anything I want from a solid block of metal, all milled in the USA. This was a big confidence boost to my putting and I look forward to a great partnership.”

Kokrak will next tee it up at the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Course next month after finishing T23 at last week’s PGA Championship.

 

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