TaylorMade Performance Lab at the Grand Cypress Academy of Golf at the Grand Cypress Resort

 

Body Line Analysis
Throughout Swing.

Swing Plane Analysis
From All Angles.

Club Designed Specifically
For Your Swing.

 
What Is Custom Fitting?

Custom fitting in the broadest sense is building a club designed to match your individual swing characteristics so that you hit the ball longer and straighter with better control. TaylorMade Performance Labs is able to provide golfers with "Golf's Ultimate Fitting Experience" utilizing the same revolutionary advancements in motion capture technology seen in such films as Lord of the Rings, Polar Express, King Kong, Batman, and The Tiger Woods Video Game.

Previously available only to PGA Tour professionals, the two-hour custom fitting experience is conducted in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere, and includes driver, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges, and putter. It is beneficial to men, women, and junior golfers of all ages and skill levels.

 
How Does It Work?
During the fitting process, reflective markers are placed on strategic points on your body as well as on the shaft and head of the fitting club. Nine separate high speed synchronized cameras capture the motion of the reflectors and instantaneously produce a three dimensional image of the subject. This 3-D image can be viewed in motion from any angle (from above, below, front, back, or either side) and is used to demonstrate what your swing is doing dynamically. The image can easily be manipulated to provide valuable feedback for you to better understand your swing characteristics. Additionally, data collected from our specialized launch monitor is integrated with the motion capture data.
 
What Does It Show You?

Some of the aspects which we measure and which you can view are:

 
  • Clubhead Path
  • Swing Planes
  • Speed Planes
  • Center Of Gravity
  • Body Line on Shoulders, Hips, Knees, Toes, and Spine
  • Face Angle
  • Target Line
  • Ball Position
  • Head Position
  • X - Factor ( Relationship between Shoulder Turn and Hip Turn)
  • Shaft and Shoulder Plane
  • Wrist Cocking Angle
  • Shaft Line
  • Shaft Deflection
  • Posture Lines
  • In/Out Path of the Club
  • Up/Down Path of the Club
  • Hand Speed
  • Clubhead Speed
  • Effective Loft of the Club at Impact
  • Ball Speed
  • Launch Angle
  • Backspin
  • Side spin
  • Ball Trajectory
  • Computed Distance of Carry and Roll
 
How Long Does It Take?
The fitting process involves placing the special reflectors on your body in order capture a number of swings with the driver, iron, wedge and putter to gain a true representation of your swing dynamics and impact position. These swings are analyzed by a custom fit specialist and PGA qualified professional, which takes approximately 1.5 hour. Once this has been completed and understood, you will be escorted out on to our grass range to validate the club recommendations for the remainder of the two-hour session.
 
What Does It Cost & What Is Included?
The cost for the fitting session is $400 for the general public and $300 for Golf Academy Members. This cost includes all the above, plus a CD which shows all the captured swings in 3-D for you to view on your computer, which you can share with your family, friends and teacher. You will also receive a print-out of the swing summary and recommendations. Any required customization such as length, lie, loft, shaft and grip are included in the price at no extra charge. Additionally, special arrangements have been made with the TaylorMade factory to build your custom fit clubs within 48 hours then shipped directly to you. There is no obligation to purchase any equipment from us. However if you choose to do so, our prices for your custom made clubs are the lowest available from any authorized TaylorMade retailer, including the discount stores and the internet.
 
Are Gift Certificates Available?
Gift Certificates are available as gifts for special occasions such as birthdays, Father’s Day, Mother’s Day, and Christmas. The recipient can then schedule a fitting at their convenience.
 
Staff Profile

Travis Kent, Manager & Master Club Fitter
Travis Kent is a native Californian who became a professional golfer after high school and spent the majority of his golf career playing on professional golf tours around the country. When not playing in tour events, Travis worked as a professional club fitter and teacher at one of San Diego's premiere driving range and teaching facilities. In addition to his skills in club fitting and teaching, Travis has given back to the community over the years through his participation in a variety of charity golf tournaments by raising money as a long drive specialist. Travis joined the TaylorMade Performance Lab team in October, 2006, and in May, 2007 he was promoted to Manager of the TaylorMade Performance Lab at the Grand Cypress Resort in Orlando, Florida.

 
Directions To The Lab

From Orlando International Airport

  • Take Route 528 (Beeline Expressway) West toward Tampa and area attractions. Follow to Interstate 4
  • Take Interstate 4 West toward Tampa to exit #68 (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp onto State Route 535 North
  • Turn left at the second traffic light onto County Route 535 North
  • Drive 1 mile North (past entrance of the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress) and follow signs to The Grand Cypress Golf Club/Academy of Golf (security representative will direct you to TaylorMade Performance Lab)

From the North-East

  • Take Interstate 95 South to Interstate 4
  • Take Interstate 4 West toward Tampa to exit #68 (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp onto State Route 535 North
  • Turn left at the second traffic light onto County Route 535 North
  • Drive 1 mile North (past entrance of the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress) and follow signs to The Grand Cypress Golf Club/Academy of Golf (security representative will direct you to TaylorMade Performance Lab)

From the South-East

  • Take the Florida Turnpike North to Interstate 4
  • Take Interstate 4 West toward Tampa to exit #68 (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp onto State Route 535 North
  • Turn left at the second traffic light onto County Route 535 North
  • Drive 1 mile North (past entrance of the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress) and follow signs to The Grand Cypress Golf Club/Academy of Golf (security representative will direct you to TaylorMade Performance Lab)

From the North-West

  • Take Interstate 75 South to the Florida Turnpike
  • Take the Florida Turnpike South to Interstate 4
  • Take Interstate 4 West toward Tampa to exit #68 (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Turn right at the bottom of the exit ramp onto State Route 535 North
  • Turn left at the second traffic light onto County Route 535 North
  • Drive 1 mile North (past entrance of the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress) and follow signs to The Grand Cypress Golf Club/Academy of Golf (security representative will direct you to TaylorMade Performance Lab)

From the South-West

  • Take Interstate 75 North to Interstate 4
  • Take Interstate 4 Eest toward Orlando to exit #68 (Lake Buena Vista)
  • Turn left at the bottom of the exit ramp onto State Route 535 North
  • Turn left at the third traffic light onto County Route 535 North
  • Drive 1 mile North (past entrance of the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress) and follow signs to The Grand Cypress Golf Club/Academy of Golf (security representative will direct you to TaylorMade Performance Lab)
 
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