Custom Club Fitter and PGA Professional Steve Kirkpatrick has been named to the “World’s Top 100 ClubFitter” list for 2013. Each year KZG honors 100 worldwide professionals for their superior skill, integrity and passion for clubfitting. This is the eighth year in a row that KZG has honored the best of the industry’s clubfitters.
This year’s honorees hail from 20 countries around the world, including 36 from the UK/Europe, 37 from the United States, 13 from Canada, 7 from Asia, 6 from Australia, and 1 from Africa. Winners range from small shops serving rural areas to large performance centers with multiple fitters and instructors.
An independent panel of industry experts determined the criteria necessary to be considered for this award. The panel included Clay Long, renowned club designer and personal fitter for Jack Nicklaus; Gene Parente, President of Golf Laboratories, Inc. a testing facility used by major equipment manufacturers; Jennifer King, KZG’s President; and Dr. Christian Reichardt, author and doctor of sports medicine and fitness.
Kirkpatrick, a 24 year member of the PGA of America, has been featured in PGA Magazine, The Wall Street Journal and Tee Times Magazine. He has taught on two cable TV shows, and has written three instructional books: The Dimpled Sphere, Why Bad Swings Happen To Good People, and The Pocket Caddy – Cures for players most common faults and shot problems.
He is the owner of Golf Rx, a full service golf facility in Mt. Juliet offering instruction, custom fitted golf equipment and club repair services. Golf Rx is located at 11972 Lebanon Road in Mt. Juliet, TN. For more information visit www.kirkpatrickgolf.com or call (615) 288-4539.