Opening of a new custom golf club fitting shop in Westport

WESTPORT, CT – Looking to lower your scores at Longshore Golf Course this summer? Start at Westport’s brand new custom golf club fitting store, Club Champion.

The Chicago-based chain recently opened its second Connecticut store in Westport’s Compo mall, ready to help you add length to your shots and subtract shots from your game. company is located in Hartford.

“We fit the whole bag of clubs, from putter to driver,” customer fitting specialist Zack Bennardo told Patch.

A full bag fitting by appointment is time-consuming, taking three and a half hours and costing $400. The company also offers varying levels of equipment, such as a driver fit or irons fit (one and a half hours for $175), all the way up to a putter or wedge fit (one hour, $125 and 100 $, respectively).

Adjustment sessions include computerized tracking of your swing, producing data on the nuances of a player’s stroke.

All skill levels can benefit from a custom club fit, from beginners to scratchers, according to the company.

The store’s hitting bays are equipped with TrackMan launch monitors to analyze performance, a SAM PuttLab system to find the perfect putter, and a construction shop to repair and assemble golf clubs by hand. Westport’s approximately 3,000 square foot space also includes a demo matrix to display the head and shaft options that make up their thousands of possible combinations.

Once the data is compiled, the fit specialist will create a personalized top club plan for you, drawing on 55,000 different combinations, according to Bennardo.

“We equip the players with the correct shaft first, then move on to the heads,” Bennardo said.

The company will then sell and build your custom golf clubs by hand, using premium brands like Callaway, TaylorMade, Ping, Titleist, Cobra, Fujikura, Golf Pride and more.

“Westport is the latest step in our quest to provide Connecticut golfers with the best possible custom golf clubs in the industry,” Club Champion founder Nick Sherburne said in a statement. “Our goal remains to find the best combination of components to help customers lower their scores and enjoy the game better.”

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