Last year, in an effort to improve the capability of our forums, we switched to new software. We expected tremendous scalability and rapid customization that would significantly improve each Member's experience across multiple devices and integrate flawlessly with social media platforms.
Unfortunately, after a significant capital expense, we have decided that the length of time and the additional cost to reach our goals make this enterprise untenable.
Thus, we have made the difficult decision to transition the forums to our original software platform. We’re excited that, in the nearly two years since we began the process of our most recent switch, our original platform has been upgraded significantly, and we are confident that the reversion will not only provide the stability that we desperately needed prior to our last move but will also return to the Membership the high level of customization that made our online community so great. We have also added technical resources to the GolfWRX staff that will allow us to build custom modules and modifications that we are confident will take the forums to the next level.
We remain the world's largest online golf community, and we still hold true to our core values and mission statement as written in 2005. Bearing both of those elements in mind, being the best and offering our Members a platform that is world-class are both requirements, not options, and it is that spirit that has motivated this decision.
So, please pardon our mess over the next five days or so while we transition the forums.
A few important notes: Current content will be accessible during that time, but the forums will be READ ONLY, and you will not be able to start new threads or reply to posts. Personal Messaging is enabled but PMs sent/received from the time the board was frozen will not carry over. We know this is inconvenient, and we apologize, and we greatly appreciate GolfWRXers bearing with us through the transition.
We are very excited about starting this next chapter for GolfWRX and getting back to the high-quality Member experience we all expect as soon as possible.
Dynamic Gold 105 R300 vs S300
Yesterday I tried out some Mizuno JPX919 Forged irons with Dynamic Gold R300 shafts and hit them well. Then had to go home and figure out if the funds were there for them. So, I went back to the store today, and the same guy that fitted me said he would give me 10% off the already discounted price, so I bought them. Got out to my car and noticed he gave me the iron set with S300 shafts. I went back in and told him, but he said that after thinking about yesterday, he would prefer me in a stiff shaft anyway. (Actually, he said that after he tried to convince me that I hit the S300 yesterday, which I know I didn't.) He said my 7 iron swing speed was around 80-82, but I always thought it was 77-80. Maybe I was swinging faster yesterday. So I asked him if I could compare them to the 7 iron I hit yesterday. Unfortunately I wasn't swinging as well today, so I didn't see much difference except that the ball was going a little straighter with the S300, but maybe not as high with it. Just wondering if there will be a big difference between the R300 and the S300. The R300 felt really smooth yesterday, but didn't feel much different from the S300 today. I want to trust the fitter, but not sure if he was just in a hurry or not. Does anyone have any thoughts on this?