GET TO KNOW GOLF BALL SPECIALIST DAVID GUTHRIE

What do you enjoy most about your role as a Titleist Golf Ball Specialist?
Travelling the country, engaging with golfers and trying to improve their golf. 

What’s the biggest performance gain you’ve seen during a fitting?
Has to be a fit I did when AP1 716 was first launched the flight, spin and ball speed was ridiculous the golfer gained 12 yards with a more playable and consistent flight!!!!

What’s your favourite part of the bag to fit a consumer for?
After golf ball definitely Vokey wedges they are awesome and I love fitting them! 

What was the first Titleist club you fit a consumer for? 915 D2 

What’s your golf story? How did you first get in to golf?
I got into golf through a friend and his dad I was a footballer and came late to golf they took me to the golf course and I’ve never looked back. 

What’s your favourite course to play?
Actually my home track nothing spectacular but I will never get bored of playing it if you play to your handicap there you’ve done well.....

What’s your favourite Titleist memory? Has to be the trip to ball plant lll last year! There is no comparison, seeing the processes and dedication we have to making the #1 ball in golf is incredible. 

If you weren’t a Titleist Product Specialist, what would you be doing?
Astronaut....I have no idea which is actually quite scary. 

Pro V1 or Pro V1x?
Pro V1x 

Do you prefer to play in rain or wind?
Wind

Parkland or Links golf?
Links

Drive for Show or Putt for Dough? and explain
Historically I would always have said drive for show because it was all I really had...recently my new Newport 3 is making me think putt for dough.