What our Customers are Saying:
"I have used many putters over the years from Scottie Cameron,
Ping, Taylormade, and True but the moment I stroked a ball with a Fisher putter,
I knew that this was the ONE. The feel of a Fisher putter is that of pure confidence.
They are beautifully balanced, have soft feel, stealth like sound, incredible distance
control and are very reasonably priced. I now average 28 putts in a round of golf
compared to 36!Ē " - JH Carleton Place [May 2013]
"I finally got to play and go to the driving range a few times with
my lengthened and re-gripped wedges that you did for me a few weeks ago. What a
difference, just about all of my wedge shots were good to great, especially full swing
wedge shots. Ití s interesting how just an inch difference in length and better
fitting grips has improved my wedge play. Thank you again " - DG Ottawa [May 2013]
"Just to let you know I got to play a couple of times this week with
the new irons (OCII) and I'm really pleased with them. The fitting was excellent and
when I put one of my old irons in my hand they don't feel right at all. The video
really helped to see all the faults in my swing and trying to correct those has had
some very positive results as well. Thanks again and all the best!Ē
" - CB Ottawa [April 2013]
"I just wanted to thank you for your help in getting my game back.
I knew that my driver shaft was a bit soft. The new shaft works really well and feels
great. Iím hitting it about 10 to 20 yards farther now and it doesnít feel like Iím leaving
the head behind on my downswing. I also wanted to thank Don for his help in pointing out
where I was going wrong with my swing. It was something new for me to see my swing stats
and it really helped target my prep for the summer. Thanks so much for everything!
" - DW Ottawa [April 2013]
" First off, I came in a while back for a swing analysis. Mostly out of
curiosity. I left with some knowledge but didnít really think it would affect my game.
Was I wrong. The information I gained has really helped me understand a bad swing and a
good swing. Even if the results have not been monumental to date I feel better equipped
to make advancements in my game. So thank you." - JC Ottawa [November 2012]
"Just wanted to thank you for an excellent fitting session using TrackMan
to find my optimum driver shaft. You should know that at 56 years old, I am now hitting my
driver farther, higher and straighter than ever before. Golf is a lot more fun when
the ball is launched directly at your target and it's amazing what confidence off the tee
does for your game!! Keep up the great work. " - SH, Hull [November 2012]
" I want to let you know that I'm happy with the irons that you made for me.
I like their look, feel and most of all the enhanced performance they provide. Thanks for
helping me enjoy the game that much more! " DH Ottawa [October 2012]
"I am really enjoying the clubs you fitted for me. My drives are longer,
and my irons are much more consistent. Thanks for the great job on my fitted clubs. I've been
asked a few times about the clubs, and have recommended you highly. Hopefully it generates some
business for you. "
JL Ottawa [October 2012]
"Just want to drop you a line regarding the re-shaft of my
driver and set of wedges. After approximately a month, I'm totally satisfied with
the quality of your work, hitting the driver straight and long, the wedges finally
getting used to them. I will highly recommended your services to my friends.
" - PB Ottawa [June 2012]
" Awesome clubs. I waited to send you feedback because I wanted to make sure this
was not a fluke. Even after taking them home to Hamilton the KZG set I was skeptical that they would help
me this much.. Going from Callaway Fusion Wide sole at 1300.00 to a custom set of KZG MC III was
unbelievable, BETTER FEEL.- Proper grip size allows the release of the club ..The GFH Hybrids
4 & 5 have given me height and distance...The KZG gemin II 460 is extremely forgiving. CUSTOM
fitting is the only way to improve the game of golf immediately ,,, Thanks. "
- NB Hamilton [November 2011]
"I just wanted you to know I'm happy with my new shafts.
I haven't broken 90 this year, but I did today at Cloverdale Links.
I'm hitting more accurate approach shots/greens than before.
Thanks for the fitting! " - FK Ottawa [November 2011]
" Attention Lefties! I met Don about 7 years ago through a write up in the Citizen.
I was a little nervous to call because my handicap was 15-17 after three years of grinding and I thought
customizing was for better players. After speaking with Don that notion was put to rest and I found him
to be very patient with a desire to help people. I was then fitted for a set of PC III cast. He also made
my wedges. Fast forward 2009 summer: The swing I developed decided to go on vacation I think it was a
world trip I'm not sure I wasn't invited but after a month or so it came back unannounced no
explanation nothing. After reconciliation we decided to go see Don upon consultation the decision was
I needed instant feedback from my irons . Don proceeded to make a set of KZG blades this helped me to be
in touch with my swings feelings it worked up until this year 2011 a hook is appearing. So me and my swing
go to see Don again and to my delight he just fixed another players same dilemma. Don has just brought
in a line of Miuras forged from Japan he proceeded to customize a set Gap to 6 iron blades 5 iron cavity
KBS steel shafts balance and tipped just right bye bye hook hello draw. The other wedges were fine tuned
a year ago never a problem with these scoring clubs. Everybody needs a therapist mine is Don Irving
all kidding aside he has helped me as a beginner and is fine tuning my set as my game improves.
The selection of clubs is incredible and the Miuras are just gorgeous to look at. You simply canít get
this type of service and custom fitting at the big box stores. Do yourself a favour call him and
improve your game. Thanks Don. " - GP Ottawa [October 2011]
"Just a quick note to let you know that I have now played three rounds with my
new driver. It is definitely a keeper! My slice is now 'history' as my tee shots are now down
the middle and at worst I am hitting some shots with a little draw. I also seem to be getting some
more distance with many of my shots. The results have added a great deal of pleasure to my game
knowing that I can now stand in the tee box and not have to continually find ways to avoid slicing
my shots. " - AO Ottawa [October 2011]
" I just wanted to drop you a note and let you know that my daughter is still in
love with her Miura irons. They have made a big difference in her game this summer. Her tournament
scores have gone down. She had her first par round at the Quebec Provincials in July. Yesterday,
she shot 76 at the third and final round of a Nike junior tournament to win the event. As you are
aware, winning isn't easy in the game, but I am confident that those irons and your club
fitting made a big contribution to her game this week and throughout the summer. As the season winds
down, I just wanted to flip you an email to say thanks again for your help. And yes, in case you
are wondering, she hits that Miura 4 iron extremely well and does not miss the old hybrid.
" - KH Ottawa [August 2011]
" Just a quick note to say how pleased I am with my new Miura CB501's.
These clubs are gorgeous and the feel is terrific. I am no single digit player, but these clubs
inspire tremendous confidence and every round gets better and better.The consistent distance
and feeling of purity off every swing makes these money well spent.Your craftsmenship
combined with the detailed fitting process makes for a great experience and gives me the
confidence of knowing that I am perfectly suited to the equipment I am playing. Thanks again Don! "
JH Ottawa [July 2011]
" I have had success with my new clubs, as I hoped, and have been able to
bring my handicap down by 3 strokes so far this year, and shot my best score ever (an 82) during
June. Not bad for an old guy , who started golf late in life. So I just wanted to say many thanks
for all your help at my assessment , and producing those clubs for me (especially the driver).
And I've got the rest of the season ahead of me to improve even further! Many thanks, once again,
for all your help, and no doubt I'll be back to you when I need more equipment."
IV Ottawa [July 2011]
" I consider this little tale a sign from the Golf Gods. After playing for 8
years (and becoming obsessed with the game) it was time for new clubs. Don fitted me for a full new
set and made up a driver, a 7 wood and a 7 iron for me to try out before he put the whole set together.
I went to Upper Canada with my new weaponry to see what I could do with it. All three clubs felt fantastic
in my hands Ė I was getting more distance, more accuracy ... and then I stepped up onto the tee box at
the par 3 15th hole. I figured with the wind and the pin placement I was looking at about 110 yards.
Normally, that would require my 6 iron but I decided to give that new 7 iron a try. Sweet sweet shot
... straight at the pin ... cleared the sand trap in front of the green and went out of sight. I knew
it was a good shot and as I walked up to the green I was sure I'd find it sitting pretty within about 6
feet of the hole. I looked around Ė no ball. I started wandering around in the rough looking for it,
when my playing partner said 'Did you check the hole?' Sure enough, my pretty pink ball was sitting in
the cup! I donít know if Don can consistently claim he makes 'hole in one' clubs ... but he literally
did for me. My forged irons, Q woods and PTI driver are the best investment I've ever made in my golf
game. I would highly recommend a visit to Don to anyone who's serious about improving their game. "
SB Ottawa [June 2011]
" I just wanted to tell you how much I am enjoying my new clubs. Today was my
third trip to play and with each game I am more confident and some of my shots have been impressive......
I will be heralding Artisan Golf wherever I play."
LH Ottawa [May 2011]
" Thank you,thank you,thank you, for fitting me to my new driver
shaft this past
March. As you know I was somewhat skeptical about buying a new shaft based on hitting balls on an
indoor launch monitor, but after taking our annual golf trip to South Carolina all I can say is WOW !!!
The new Accra M5 Tour Z shaft you recommended I go with to replace my Aldila X flex VS shaft is
unbeleivable. When I asked for a lighter shaft with less torque than what I was using I was expecting
to hear 'can't be done, they haven't got the technology to do it !!' but you told me about
this new Accra shaft and suggested that what I was asking for was in fact possible.
On the 2nd day of our trip I had a chance to compare my new results with my previous ones as we
played a course that I am very familiar with. On the very first hole I was 25 yards farther off
the tee than I had ever been before !! Where usually I would hit an 8 or 9 iron approach to this
green I was standing in the fairway with a 58 degree sand wedge in my hand as my partners looked at
me in stunned amazement. This trend continued all day and to prove that what I was experiencing was
not a fluke we played the same course 2 days later and once again my approach shot to the first hole
was with my 58 degree sand wedge. The feel and response of this shaft is unlike any that I have felt
over the past 40 years of playing golf and I can only hope that you can convince more of your customers
to give this shaft a try, not only low handicappers but players of all levels will find this shaft
to be more than what they expected. In case I forgot to say it Don ............thank you,thank you,
thank you." JD Ottawa [April 2011]
" I have now had my Tour Evo irons for two months and they have become good friends.
I am making better contact with the ball, have better direction control, and have more distance than with my previous irons.
I am able to work the ball. The clubs are so sensitive that I am still learning just how much I can draw or fade, it is
fun to watch the ball work its way around a tree on a curve that I actually intended.
My average score is down, my handicap rating is reduced and these will only get better as I become more familiar with the irons.
I picked up the 5 iron from you a week after the others. It was a thursday and I was heading to men's night at my club and
was able to swing it a few times at a practice range. The first time I actually used it in a round was that men's night on
a 155 yard uphill par 3 into a strong wind. We were three in the group, we could see the pin but not the hole. The ball flight
was a slight draw with just the right loft to cut through the wind so we knew it was a good shot. When we arrived at the green
my ball was nowhere in sight so I very tentatively glimpsed into the hole and there it was. I won a half of the skins that night
and helped pay for the irons.
I highly recommend these clubs. " BL [October 2010]
"Just wanted to thank you for fitting me with a new 44.5 inch Accra S2 60 M4 shaft in my Cobra
S2 driver. It performs great, much better than the 757 Fujikura Speeder tour spec shaft previously in this driver.
Drives are relatively straight, driver feels great and I feel I now know where the ball is going as opposed to before
when I had no idea where my drives would go. I should have come to you originally..... I liked the concept of taking
the time to properly fit me for a driver shaft that was right for me. I have already recommended Artisan Golf to my
golf partners as the best in Ottawa. " - DP Ottawa. [July 2010]
"Thanks for helping my game improve still again. The shafts you recommended and installed
in my forged irons work wonders. I was looking for accuracy and that's exacty what you gave me- -90% of my iron game
is the straight shot and these clubs are now exacting. I now look forward to a summer and fall of great, fun golf
thanks to your expertise and workmanship. " - RF Ottawa [July 2010]