GET TO KNOW PRODUCT SPECIALIST ALASTAIR THOMSON

What do you enjoy most about your role as a Titleist Product Specialist?
Travelling the country meeting new people every day and helping them to improve their golf with industry leading products. 

What’s the biggest performance gain you’ve seen during a fitting?
30 yard increase in carry distance on a driver fitting.

What’s your favourite part of the bag to fit a consumer for?
Wedges. I really enjoy interacting with customers, educating them on what different wedges can do to improve their game.

What was the first Titleist club you fit a consumer for? 909 D2 driver. 

What’s your golf story? How did you first get in to golf?
I started playing golf at the age of four, when my dad would take me on the course with a set of cut down clubs.  Since then I have represented my club at junior and senior levels, winning The Club Championship 3 years running from 2015. 

What’s your favourite course to play?
Royal Dornoch GC 

What’s your favourite Titleist memory?
Seeing the production line at head office for the first time and being in awe of the the attention to detail that goes into building all Titleist products. 

If you weren’t a Titleist Product Specialist, what would you be doing?
Running my own custom fitting and club building service.

Pro V1 or Pro V1x?
Pro V1x

Do you prefer to play in rain or wind?
Rain

Parkland or Links golf?
Parkland

Drive for Show or Putt for Dough? and explain
Putt for Dough. Long drives don’t win the money.