John Letters of Scotland, the equipment brand with 94 years of clubmaking history, continued the momentum they have built through the 2012 season on tour at the Scottish Seniors Open at The Fairmont last week.
They were, once again, the only manufacturer to be supporting the Seniors offering their full array of services to the professionals from their new state-of-the-art tour truck – making sure all requirements were met. This included loft & lies of many of the pro’s irons including Miquel Angel Martin.
“I love the facility to be able tinker with my clubs. I’m used to a first class service on the main tour and this is what I have received again on the Seniors tour courtesy of the John Letters tour vehicle” commented Martin.
John Letters’ staff player Sam Torrance put in one of his best weeks so far this year with rounds of 72, 69 and 69 to finish -6 under par and tied for 14th. While Letters new boys Andrew Sherborne and Paul Wesselingh finished in the top 25 and 40, respectively.
Week on week, the John Letters tour truck and the latest products attract plenty of attention and the Scottish Seniors was no different.
Frenchman Marc Farry made the switch from his current irons to the Master Models at the start of the week and immediately put them to good use by shooting an opening round 66 (-6) for the a share of the lead on the first day.
“Mark Mouland did further testing with the Master Model Blades as he is desperate to get a set into play for his next tour event. We swapped the shafts to Nippon NS Pro as Mark is a feel player and he requires a shaft with a softer tip section” advised Neil Cooke Tour Technician.
Mouland continued his season with a consistent performance of 72, 71, 67 and hopes to carry this form through toWaleswhere he hopes to be playing the Master Model Blades.
The tour van was very busy all week with some pro’s like Chris Williams tweaking their own clubs. Peter Mitchell had new John Letters TPS wedges fitted with a big alteration needed to be done. Andrew Hoyle, one of John Letters Tour Technicians commented, “We adjusted Peter’s 60* wedge to 56* and his 56* to 50*, the reason behind this is that he likes to have his leading edge sat back at address.”
The Letters team was also delighted to welcome Gary Players ex- caddie David Morrison to the tour truck and talk about the glory days he witnessed when carrying Players bag. The following day he brought 15 different irons that John Letters produced from the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s. Gary Player had much of his success using the John Letters equipment including having a set of irons named after him.
Next stop for the Letters tour truck is Wales for the Speedy Services Welsh Open this week (24th-26th August).
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