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Titleist 917F2 Swing Weight? Custom Orders

swing weight custom Titleist 917 Grip

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#1 Halebopp

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 03:13 AM

Hey guys and gals,

I demoed my friend's 917 F2 on the range and then took a demo 3 wood out on the course a couple of times. I simply loved it as I could hit a single fat or thin shot with it off the deck and it was giving me a very nice trajectory.

I custom ordered mine with a midsize grip but have somewhat struggled with it off the deck, especially hitting fat ones. I thought it's a swing issue but my friend looked at it and said the club felt light to him and he suggested maybe the swing weight isn't correct because of the mid size grip.

We had a chat with the pro shop owner and he said Titleist doesn't care about swing weight in their orders unless it's specifically stated on the order and they wouldn't send the correct weight later if asked. Can anyone confirm this? I for one would've assumed you get the correct swing weight without explicitly stating it on the order? I sent a message to Titleist but they haven't got back to me.

I couldn't figure out what's the standard Tour Velvet grip on Titleist demo fairway woods, would you guys happen to know? The mid size is 53.5 grams. The shaft is standard 43", Speeder Pro 84 TS, 89 grams and the weight I got is 14 grams.

If someone is kind enough to figure out which weight I should have in the head to get the swing weight the same as in the demo club, I would greatly appreciate it!

I'm not really fond of buying the extra weight kit if Titleist really did blow this one. Thus I'd be looking at going to a normal-sized grip but even so I'd need to know its weight.

Thank you for any help!

D: Mizuno MP-650, 9.5º, Orochi Red Stiff
4W: Titleist 917 F2, 16.5º, Speeder Pro 84 TS Stiff
3 Iron: Mizuno MP-H5, KBS Tour Stiff
4-PW: Mizuno MP-4, KBS Tour Stiff
Mizuno MP-T5 50.07, DG Wedge
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W/S FG Tour PMP: 59.10, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
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Posted 12 July 2018 - 08:34 AM

Have you actually weighted the club (total weight) and measured the swing weight?  I would go by actual numbers not your friends feelings.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 08:48 AM

i asked for a club to be built at D1.  Titleist built it to D4.  Called up place I ordered and Titleist mailed me the correct replacement weights.

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 10:43 AM

View Postdbdors, on 12 July 2018 - 08:34 AM, said:

Have you actually weighted the club (total weight) and measured the swing weight?  I would go by actual numbers not your friends feelings.

Here's what I got from a kitchen scale:

The 14-gram weights both came out at 14 grams
Head with the weight and the shaft bolt: 210 grams
Shaft with grip: 143 grams
Total: 353 grams

With the grip reported to be 53.5 grams and the shaft 89 grams, that's 142.5 grams so my kitchen scale is quite close to the truth.

I haven't measured the actual swing weight but I tried my best to balance the club perfectly level on top of a kettle bell handle and found the balance point 31.5-31.6" from the butt end of the grip.

I came across this calculator: http://www.leaderboard.com/SWINGWEIGHT

It seems like the swing weight is in the right range but even slight adjustments (measurement errors) in the numbers can easily move the swing weight around quite a bit.
D: Mizuno MP-650, 9.5º, Orochi Red Stiff
4W: Titleist 917 F2, 16.5º, Speeder Pro 84 TS Stiff
3 Iron: Mizuno MP-H5, KBS Tour Stiff
4-PW: Mizuno MP-4, KBS Tour Stiff
Mizuno MP-T5 50.07, DG Wedge
W/S FG Tour PMP: 55.12, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
W/S FG Tour PMP: 59.10, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
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Posted 12 July 2018 - 11:47 AM

Does not sound like the SW is so far off that you would notice.  From your numbers you in the D2-D3 range.  Lets say at worst it was D1 - D4, would it really make a difference?


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Posted 12 July 2018 - 12:04 PM

View Postdbdors, on 12 July 2018 - 11:47 AM, said:

Does not sound like the SW is so far off that you would notice.  From your numbers you in the D2-D3 range.  Lets say at worst it was D1 - D4, would it really make a difference?

I'm not sure, I guess I'll need to take the demo 3 wood from the pro shop out on the course and do side-by-side comparison, unless Titleist gets back to me before that. I put it down to just having marvelous days when I demoed it but since my friend brought up the swing weight possibility, it caught my attention and when I held the demo club in my hands after the round, it did seem slightly heavier in the head but that might've been just my brains messing with me, feeling what I wanted to feel.
D: Mizuno MP-650, 9.5º, Orochi Red Stiff
4W: Titleist 917 F2, 16.5º, Speeder Pro 84 TS Stiff
3 Iron: Mizuno MP-H5, KBS Tour Stiff
4-PW: Mizuno MP-4, KBS Tour Stiff
Mizuno MP-T5 50.07, DG Wedge
W/S FG Tour PMP: 55.12, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
W/S FG Tour PMP: 59.10, KBS Hi-Rev 2.0
Mizuno Bettinardi BC-4
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Swing DNA: 91/4/3/6/6

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Posted 12 July 2018 - 12:08 PM

Thatís the lightest mid size grip ever then.  Standard tour velvet is 50 grams.  I would assume midsize is around 60
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Posted 12 July 2018 - 12:11 PM

If itís a .600 midsize then it makes sense at 53ish grams though
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Posted 12 July 2018 - 09:40 PM

View Postdbdors, on 12 July 2018 - 11:47 AM, said:

Does not sound like the SW is so far off that you would notice.  From your numbers you in the D2-D3 range.  Lets say at worst it was D1 - D4, would it really make a difference?

D1 to D4 would definitely be noticeable.

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