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Clubfitter Directory

Where to Get Fit: America's Best Clubfitters

Updated on October 11, 2023
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Our 2023-24 list of America’s 100 Best Clubfitters, which first debuted in 2011, considers all sorts of facilities that offer clubfitting access to the general public. Those include independent shops, practice ranges and full-service performance centers, large retail stores, resorts, golf courses and national chains. More than 1,000 facilities were reviewed, which included nomination forms that detailed each facility’s resources, tools, expertise and fitting methodolgy. We also conducted a poll of leading equipment-company experts and our nationwide panel of more than 2,000 Golf Digest course-ranking panelists. In addition, for the first time ever, an online poll of Golf Digest subscribers generated nearly 10,000 votes. Those facilities earning the highest marks are highlighted here in two categories: The state-by-state heading lists 100 independent, local operations. Also listed under each state, we include the top rated individual stores for several national brands.

What should you look for in a good clubfitting operation? First, an array of manufacturers to choose from. It’s what is known in the industry as being “brand agnostic.” Second, insist on expertise with modern clubfitting technology. That means launch monitors and other measurement devices that detail what each tweak does to a club’s performance, not just on one hit but for the average of your best and less-than-best strikes.

Third, and maybe most important, find the fitter who is asking and listening more than he or she is selling. The right-fitting clubs don’t always require a purchase, but they do require someone dedicated to your best interests.

There is no question fitting has become one of the most important innovations in golf over the last two decades. A recent study by Golf Datatech found that 94 percent of those who've been fit for their clubs 94 percent of those said they were at least “satisfied” with their most recent fitting. Still not convinced that a fitting is right for you? We had some expert fitters whose facilities have been on our Best Clubfitters list every year since its inception, answer a few common questions.

I’m not a good enough player to be fit, right? How can you tell what’s right for me when I don’t make consistent swings?

I love this question!! My first response is how do you know it’s not the equipment that causing the inconsistency? Secondly, I admit the pros should be the most consistent of any golfer but when you watch tournament coverage you can see any pro on any given day guide a ball into the trees, hit one short to the green or even miss a 4 footer. A fitting is not based on one shot with a clubs it is an average of shots. A good fitter should be able to isolate the extraordinary shots, good or bad to ensure you get the right spec for new stix.—Jim McCleery, McGolf Custom Clubs, Waverly, Ohio

If I got fit for my driver by a 100 Best Clubfitter a year ago, is there any reason to get fit for another new driver this year? What if I was fit three years ago? Five years ago?

I believe you get fit when you feel like you are not getting the most out of your equipment. If that’s a year, then yes get fit, but more likely it’s going to be every 3 or 5 years. Sometimes even though you don’t feel you are getting everything from your clubs you truly are and at least the fitting will confirm that, and you can have the confidence that you are playing the very best. That said, over a three week period last year, we tested every piece of new equipment with 20 golfers varying in handicap most of whom had recently been fit. We found that in each category: driver, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, and putters, there was always one piece of new gear that provided an improvement over a golfer's existing equipment.—Nick Sherburne, Club Champion

Why would I not choose the driver that produced the single longest hit of all the clubs I tried?

Golf is not a home run sport. Example my longest driver A is 280 and my average drive is 250. With driver B my longest drive is 270 but my average is 260 I will give the player Driver B all day. But more importantly what is the dispersion, drives that land in the fairway consistently, roll father and make the game easier. Launch monitors give the same roll to the shots that go straight and the one’s that would have gone out of bounds. —Woody Lashen, Pete’s Golf, Mineola, N.Y.

I know my specs, know what I like. What are you going to tell me that I don’t already know?

A lot!! First of all are you aware that your “specs” may or may not apply to specific clubs you are looking to purchase. “Specs” are not the same from brand to brand and even within the same manufacturer depending upon model the “Specs” may not be the same. As such, I could tell a prospective fitting customer “a lot” that thinks they know their “specs”, but better than tell them I could show any player within a few minutes how their “specs” may not be what they actually want to purchase. Moreover, even if they think they know what they like—have they tried everything to know for certain that what they think they like is actually what is right for them. There are so many different models and aftermarket shafts that it is unlikely a player who thinks they know what they want has actually tried other models and/or shafts that might be even better for them. —Craig Zimmerman, Redtail Golf Center, Beaverton, Ore.

There you have it. The value of a fitting is undeniable. The list below is a great place to take advantage of all that untapped potential waiting for you (and your fitter) to discover.

Facilities listed alphabetically by city within each state, independent shops followed by national chains. Only specifically designated locations earned "America's Best Clubfitters" award.

ALABAMA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

1.50 Golf, Gulf Shores

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Huntsville

Club Champion, Mountain Brook

PGA Tour Superstore, Birmingham

ARIZONA

NATIONAL CHAINS

2nd Swing Golf, Scottsdale

Club Champion, Scottsdale

Club Champion, Tucson

Cool Clubs, Scottsdale (Grayhawk GC)

Cool Clubs, Scottsdale

Cool Clubs, Fountain Valley

True Spec, Carefree (The Boulders)

True Spec, Phoenix (The Raven)

True Spec, Scottsdale (Scottsdale Rd.)


ARKANSAS

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Arkansas Golf Center, Conway

NATIONAL CHAINS

Golf Headquarters, North Little Rock

GolfUSA, Fayetteville


CALIFORNIA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

No Bogeys Golf, Laguna Niguel

Urban Golf Performance, Los Angeles/Carmel-by-the-Sea/Costa Mesa/Santa Monica

Stadium Golf Center, San Diego

Golden Golf Mart, San Gabriel

Plaza Golf, Torrance

Kepler's Golf, Walnut Creek

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Agoura Hills

Club Champion, Corona

Club Champion, Newport Beach

Club Champion, Palm Desert

Club Champion, Pleasanton

Club Champion, Sacramento

Club Champion, San Carlos

Club Champion, San Jose

Club Champion, Santa Monica

Cool Clubs, Foster City (Mariners Point)

Cool Clubs, Irvine (Oak Creek GC)

Golf Galaxy, Pasadena

Golf Galaxy, San Diego

Golf Galaxy, Upland

GOLFTEC, Colma

GOLFTEC, Encinitas

GOLFTEC, Pasadena

GOLFTEC, Rancho Bernardo

GOLFTEC, San Diego (Sorrento Valley)

GOLFTEC, San Jose

GOLFTEC, Santa Barbara

GOLFTEC, Santa Monica

PGA Tour Superstore, Palm Desert

True Spec, Beverly Hills

True Spec, San Diego (Grand del Mar)

Worldwide Golf/The Golf Mart at Carlsbad Golf Center, Carlsbad

Worldwide Golf/The Golf Mart, South San Francisco

COLORADO

LOCAL/REGIONAL

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Colorado Springs

Club Champion, Highlands Ranch

Club Champion, Westminster

Golf Galaxy, Westminster

GOLFTEC, Colorado Springs (Chapel Hills)

GOLFTEC, Denver (Cherry Creek)

GOLFTEC, Denver (Denver Tech Center)

GOLFTEC, Englewood

GOLFTEC, Lakewood

GOLFTEC, Westminster

PGA Tour Superstore, Westminster

True Spec, Castle Pines (The Ridge)

CONNECTICUT

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Garner Golf, Fairfield

Performance Clubworks, New Milford

Chris Cote's Golf Shop, Portland/Southington

Aulenti Fitting Studio at Sterling Farms GC, Stamford

Downtown Golf, Stamford

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Hartford

DELAWARE

NATIONAL CHAINS

2nd Swing, Wilmington

Club Champion, Christiana (Wilmington)

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

The Golf Doctor-DC, Washington D.C.

FLORIDA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

The Golf Guys, Bonita Springs/Ft. Myers

Putter Around Club Repair, Coral Springs

BryanGolf, Fleming Island

Moon Golf, Melbourne/Vero Beach/Palm Beach Gardens

Prestige Golf, Miami

Fellinger Custom Golf, Port St. Lucie

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Bradenton

Club Champion, Brandon

Club Champion, Delray Beach

Club Champion, Jacksonville

Club Champion, Kendall

Club Champion, Naples

Club Champion, Orlando

Club Champion, Sanford

Club Champion, The Villages

Cool Clubs at IMG Academy, Bradenton

PGA Tour Superstore, Altamonte Springs

PGA Tour Superstore, Plantation

PGA Tour Superstore, University Park (Sarasota)

True Spec, Belleair (Pelican GC)

True Spec, Bonita Springs

True Spec, Orlando (Grande Vista)

True Spec, Miami (Trump National Doral)

True Spec, Jupiter (Trump National Jupiter)

GEORGIA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, (Atlanta) Buford

Club Champion,(Atlanta) Peachtree City

Club Champion, (Atlanta) Sandy Springs

GOLFTEC, (Buckhead), Atlanta

PGA Tour Superstore, (Sugarloaf) Lawrenceville

HAWAII

LOCAL/REGIONAL

IDAHO

LOCAL/REGIONAL

ILLINOIS

LOCAL/REGIONAL

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Chicago

Club Champion, Deerfield

Club Champion, Schaumburg

Club Champion, Willowbrook

Golf Galaxy, Downers Grove

Golf Galaxy, Orland Park

GOLFTEC, Naperville

GOLFTEC, Oak Brook

GOLFTEC, Schaumburg

PGA Tour Superstore, Downers Grove

PGA Tour Superstore, Schaumburg

PGA Tour Superstore, Vernon Hills

True Spec, Highland Park (The Golf Practice)

True Spec, Geneva (Impastato)

INDIANA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Touchet Golf, Fort Wayne

True Clubs, Carmel

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Indianapolis

IOWA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf Coralville, Coralville

UGolf, Dubuque

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, West Des Moines

Golf Headquarters, Waterloo

GOLFTEC, (Country Club Village) Clive

KANSAS

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf MD, Lenexa

Sticks 96 Golf, Wichita

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Overland Park

Golf Galaxy, Overland Park

KENTUCKY

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf Exchange, Florence/Lexington

LOUISIANA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

1.50 Golf, Covington

MAINE

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf & Ski Warehouse, Scarborough

MARYLAND

LOCAL/REGIONAL

NATIONAL CHAINS

2nd Swing, Columbia

Club Champion, (Baltimore) Owings Mills

Club Champion, Rockville

Golf Galaxy, Elkridge

GOLFTEC, North Bethesda

GOLFTEC, Timonium

MASSACHUSETTS

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Ace of Clubs, Saugus

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Needham

Cool Clubs, Natick (Kohr Golf)

GOLFTEC, Burlington

PGA Tour Superstore, Braintree

True Spec, Waltham

MICHIGAN

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Carl's Golfland, Bloomfield Hills/Plymouth

Miles of Golf, Ypsilanti

MINNESOTA

NATIONAL CHAINS

2nd Swing Golf, Minneapolis

2nd Swing Golf, Minnetonka

MISSISSIPPI

LOCAL/REGIONAL

1.50 Golf, Gulfport

MISSOURI

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Grips Golf, Springfield

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Creve Coeur

MONTANA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Mitchell Golf, Billings

NEBRASKA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

NATIONAL CHAINS

Austad’s, Lincoln (South)

Austad’s, Omaha (West Maple)

Austad’s, Omaha (Westwood)

Club Champion, Omaha

Golf Galaxy, Omaha

GolfUSA, Omaha

GOLFTEC, Omaha

NEVADA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Aloha Golf Center, Las Vegas

Golf NV, Reno

NATIONAL CHAINS

GOLFTEC, Henderson

GOLFTEC, Las Vegas (Northwest)

Club Champion, Las Vegas

PGA Tour Superstore, Las Vegas

NEW HAMPSHIRE

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf & Ski Warehouse, Hudson/Greenland/West Lebanon

NEW JERSEY

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Customwerks Golf, Jackson Township (Pine Barrens G.C.)

Perfect Swing Golf, Toms River

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Cherry Hill

Club Champion, Hackensack

Club Champion, Livingston

Club Champion, Princeton

Club Champion, West Long Branch

Golf Galaxy, East Hanover

True Spec, Jackson Township. (Metedeconk National GC)

NEW YORK

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Big Oak Driving Range, East Rochester

Pennfair Golf, East Rochester

Pete's Golf, Mineola

Novogolf, Tappan

Woods to Wedges, Williamsville

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, New York (Manhattan)

Club Champion, Syosset (Long Island)

Club Champion, Victor

Club Champion, White Plains

Cool Clubs, West Nyack (Manhattan Woods GC)

Golf Galaxy, Amherst

Golf Galaxy, Dewitt

Golf Headquarters, Clifton Park (Northway Golf Center)

GOLFTEC, Centereach

PGA Tour Superstore, White Plains

True Spec, New York (NEXUS Club)

NORTH CAROLINA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

First Tee Golf Shop, Goldsboro

Continental Golf, Raleigh

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Cary (Raleigh)

Club Champion, Charlotte

Club Champion, Winston-Salem

Golf Galaxy, Charlotte

Golf Galaxy, Pineville

Golf Galaxy, Raleigh

Golf Galaxy, Winston-Salem

GOLFTEC, Durham

GOLFTEC, Raleigh (North Raleigh)

PGA Tour Superstore, Charlotte

NORTH DAKOTA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf Center, Grand Forks

NATIONAL CHAINS

Austad's, Fargo

OHIO

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Golf Exchange, Cincinnati (2)/West Chester/Miamisburg

Miles of Golf, Cincinnati

Granville Golfland, Granville

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Cincinnati

Club Champion, Columbus

Club Champion, Warrensville

Golf Galaxy, Springdale

GOLFTEC, Blue Ash

GOLFTEC, Dublin

GOLFTEC, Easton (Columbus)

GOLFTEC, Sylvania

OKLAHOMA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Ball Golf Center , Oklahoma City

NATIONAL CHAINS

GolfUSA, Oklahoma City

OREGON

LOCAL/REGIONAL

The Tour Van, North Plains

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Tigard

GOLFTEC, Beaverton

GOLFTEC, Portland (Southeast)

GOLFTEC, Tualatin

True Spec, Bend

PENNSYLVANIA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Wallace Golf Center, Chambersburg (Chambersburg C.C.)

Pull the Pin, Lancaster

Sittler Golf Center, Sinking Spring

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Pittsburgh

Club Champion, Wayne

Golf Galaxy, Berwyn

Golf Galaxy, Pittsburgh

GOLFTEC, Allentown

GOLFTEC, Willow Grove

PGA Tour Superstore, Plymouth Meeting

RHODE ISLAND

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Spargo Golf, Cranston

SOUTH CAROLINA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Swing Fit Clubs, Hilton Head Island

Victory Custom Golf, Lake Wylie

Steve Dresser Golf Academy, Pawleys Island

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Bluffton

Club Champion, Columbia

Club Champion, Mount Pleasant

Club Champion, Myrtle Beach

Golf Galaxy, Greenville

Golf Galaxy, Myrtle Beach

GOLFTEC, Greenville

PGA Tour Superstore, North Myrtle Beach

SOUTH DAKOTA

NATIONAL CHAINS

Austad’s, Rapid City

TENNESSEE

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Felix Clubworks at Spring Creek Ranch, Collierville

Music City Golf, Nashville

Profectus Golf at Gaylord Springs/The Hideout, Nashville

The Tour Van, Nashville

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Franklin

Golf Headquarters, Chattanooga

TEXAS

LOCAL/REGIONAL

The Golf Ranch, Georgetown

Golf Tech, Plano

MK Golf Technologies, San Antonio

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Fort Worth

Club Champion, Houston

Club Champion, San Antonio

Club Champion, Shenandoah

Cool Clubs, Frisco (Integrity Golf Performance)

Golf Headquarters, Amarillo

True Spec, Irving (Eight Under Golf)

UTAH

LOCAL/REGIONAL

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Salt Lake City

Worldwide Golf/Uinta Golf, Salt Lake City

VIRGINIA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

The Golf Fitting Studio, Clifton (Westfields)

Hodson Golf, Richmond

Tysons West Golf Center, Tysons Corner

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Charlottesville

Club Champion, Richmond

Golf Galaxy, Glen Allen

Golf Galaxy, Virginia Beach

GOLFTEC, Glen Allen

GOLFTEC, Virginia Beach

WASHINGTON

LOCAL/REGIONAL

Puetz Golf, Bellevue/Seattle/Tacoma/Tukwila

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Bellevue

GOLFTEC, Bellevue

GOLFTEC, Seattle (South Lake Union)

WEST VIRGINIA

LOCAL/REGIONAL

SwingFit, Bunker Hill

WISCONSIN

NATIONAL CHAINS

Club Champion, Brookfield

Club Champion, Madison

Golf Galaxy, Appleton