718 AP3 - Can they be bent

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By Dennis O

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    Purchased my AP3's @ standard loft/lie, but was recently fitted at 3* upright. Am I able to bend these upright?

  2. Don O
    Madison, WI

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    Titleist recommends no more than +/- 2 degrees. Most of the heads have been made in 0 and +2 degrees, so for someone ordering +3 degrees, if Titleist had the +2 degree head, they would match the +3 degree specification. Off the rack sets are likely the 0 degree head.
  3. Tom P
    Stanley, NC

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    They are forged, so they can be bent. I would locate a reputable club repair shop and have them bent 2 degrees upright. Play several rounds with them. If your well struck shots fly relatively straight and with your desired trajectory, then I would leave them alone. Once you begin to bend clubs more that 2 degrees, you may have a resulting change in bounce that could be detrimental. Remember, most shots are struck from uneven ground, sidehill, uphill lies, etc.
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    I believe the AP3s are cast not forged...
  5. augusto r
    ewa beach, HI

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    Just bend 2+ upright, then adjust 1+ to your knees or leave them alone,go to a driving range.
  6. Chuck Z
    Mt Pleasant, SC

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    If you went to a certified fitter and he used a Trackman, why are wanting to change the clubs? Do you feel that you were not fitted properly? It takes a while to break in a new set of clubs and if you were not fitted or not properly fitted for your previous set, there will definitely be a noticeable difference. I would give it practice and play time. I went from 2* upright to 2* flat from my old set to my new set and it took me a good while to break them in. I also went to different shafts. AP2s TO AP1s. Might consider give them a chance.

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