Day 3: Hell Day

For new testers Griffin House and Drew Westphal, “Hell day”—the day they test drivers and wedges—brings everything they’d been told it would and more, both in terms of revelations and pain. There to help them get through the grind is Golf Galaxy master clubfitter Chris Marchini, who may look like he belongs in a Tom Cruise action flick but is one of the premiere fitters in the game and arguably the hardest-working man at the summit. “I’ve learned so much from Chris today that I didn’t know,” says House, a musician and scratch golfer. “He’s just the coolest.”