This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. If you are looking to give feedback on our new site, please send it along to feedback globeandmail. On golf and friendship. I remeber hitting it and thinking it felt pertty good – but couldn’t get past the size and the shape. A sad ending for a great company. Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. Thomas’s point was that nothing will improve a golfer’s slice or hook.

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Old Is New – Where Will Square Take Us This Time?

Accuform had hired David Huber, an American who had been involved in the golf business, to a management position. Accuform also made the Whistler Driver, which seems to have been given a second life thanks to the Nike Sumo.

It also hired American David Huber, who had worked at several top U. That was a time when Ely Callaway was turning the golf business on its ear with his whishler prowess.

Log in Subscribe to comment Why do I whistleg to subscribe? Comments that violate our community guidelines will be removed. Armed with a cash influx and some marketing prowess, Accuform sold more clubs in MacDougall’s first year of ownership than ever before.

The higher the MOI, the more weight is moved from the centre of the clubhead to its toe and heel.

You currently have javascript disabled. This should only take a few moments. I’ll try to post pictures of both clubs later in the day. If you want to write a letter to the editor, please forward to letters globeandmail. Of course the reason the Whistler never met with any success is really more to do with the lack of marketing accjform than the quality of the club.


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Accuform Whistler Driver 1st Square Driver

Take the Cleveland VAS irons from years ago — they played beautifully but the company had to abandon the product line due to weak sales. Lorne Rubenstein Fairway Friends “You go out to make pars, and you make friends. Non-subscribers can read and sort comments but will not be able to engage with them in any way.

The Saksun family who started the company were huge on quality contol and had a great small company that could just not compete in the big market.

A picture of the Accuform Whistler?

We gave him so much chit whenever he came out that he finally bought a new acxuform. The headcover was good though, with an actual Whistle attached!

Belanger Real 10 years ago. Currently you have JavaScript disabled. It’s a classic case of diminishing returns. Read more details here I remeber hitting it and thinking it felt pertty good – but couldn’t get past the size and the shape. Might be worth a check, there are only 3 days left on the auction.


And now, a shameless plug from our marketing department: And the driver they made which was square was called the AccuFrom Whistler. At the same time, Huber began an aggressive push into new products for Accuform, launching a driver called the Whistler. Posted 19 December – Accuform hired a noted agency to try and convince someone — anyone — to use the Whistler but accufomr pros whhistler in the other direction when they got a look at the club.

The square shape provides a higher Moment of Inertia MOI — making for clubs that supposed to be more stable and in concert with other design innovations, help you hit it the usual — longer and straighter.

But inrealizing it was a going to be a battle for which he had not enough ammunition, Saksun sold the company to a group headed by former Labatt president Don MacDougall. Read most recent letters to the editor. Golf Business Golf Equipment.