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Titleist vs Callaway I need help bad......
Ok so ive posted a couple of posts lately about miss hitting my irons, i forgot to mention that i switched irons.... i switched from callaway fusions to titleist 755. heres my question, i went to the companys website to look up the specs. I went and got lessons and was fitted for 1 up. Now this is where it gets intresting. The clubs length are exactley the same. The lie is way different. For example in the fusions the lie is 64.5 but in the titleist it is 64. In callaway the loft is 41 and it titleist it is 43. so here is my question, when they say 1 up what does that mean???? 1 up from loft or from lie. and if i was fitted for 1up from callaway and the loft was 41 should i have my titleist clubs 1 down so there the same?????? please help me out with all of this, im so so so so so confused!!!!!!!!
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1 up meaning lie angle...the loft is weaker in the titleist because they are more of a "player's club"...people don't care at this level if 9 iron goes 140 vs 130. 41 º 9 iron is REALLY strong, allowing the not as expericanced golfer a better mind set, letting him think "im hitting 9 iron, not 8 iron.". 43º is much more common amung better player clubs (blades, half cavitys...you get the idea). 43º just means better yardage gaps.

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When they say 1 up it is not referring to the loft, only the lie angle. The easiest wayt to figure out what 1 up from a fitted set of Callaways is to look at the lie angle specifications and add 1 degree. So the Callaway fusion has a 65 degree pitching wedge, 1 up would be 66. Now Titleist is a little flatter at thier standard so thier PW is 64, so to get to the 1 up in callaway you now need 2 up in titleist to make it 66 degrees. All is getting the callaway lie specs and adding one and telling whoever adjusts or order your irons to go 1 degree up from Callaway fusions, not the Titleist specs. You can't say go 2 up though because for example the 3 iron in both sets has the same lie angle, so you would only be going one up. so like i said tell them to go one up on the lie angle from Callaway fusion specs. Hope this helps and isn't more confusing.

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