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True Spec Raleigh to open at Dogwood Country Club

True Spec’s second location in North Carolina will open September 17th, offering golfers an elite fitting experience at the most modern golf training facility in the state

RALEIGH, NC (August 30, 2022) - True Spec Golf, the global leader in custom club fitting and club building, today announced its newest facility: True Spec Raleigh. The new indoor facility at the revered Dogwood Country Club will have its grand opening on September 17th and will join the Pine Needles site as the second location in the state. This is the latest in a growing number of partnerships that brings True Spec’s bespoke fittings and best-in-class customer service to prominent venues around the country.

Located inside Dogwood Country Club’s 5,000 square foot indoor facility, True Spec Raleigh features a state-of-the-art fitting bay and utilizes the latest in launch monitor technology. Additionally, the facility will house True Spec’s brand-agnostic fitting matrix of over 50,000 club head and shaft combinations, including every major equipment manufacturer. Each club will be custom built at True Spec’s Scottsdale headquarters to the exact specifications derived from the fitting process. This helps its master fitters find the best equipment to improve your golf game.

September 17 also marks the first time that Dogwood Country Club will open its doors to the public for all who come to enjoy the relaxed and stress-free environment. Along with top of the line fitting experiences, the facility also includes amenities such as an augmented reality PuttView putting green, 17 flat screen TVs with surround sound, a full bar, event space and unlimited catering options.      

True Spec Raleigh customers will be eligible to take advantage of grand opening savings at the facility by using promo code RALEIGH50 to receive 50% off club fittings with any club purchase through October 31st.       

“North Carolina is a golf-rich state with a clear need for a second True Spec location to meet demand,” said Ryan Richardson, president of True Spec Golf. “Our partnership with a facility as highly regarded and welcoming as Dogwood Country Club is a natural fit and we’re really excited about it.”

“From day one, our mission has been to provide golfers in the Raleigh area with the best technology in the world in a warm and inviting facility,” said Dave Nastalski, co-owner of Dogwood Country Club. “Having True Spec’s amazing team onsite at Dogwood helps us to fulfill that commitment.”

The state-of-the-art facility at True Spec Raleigh is one of several high-end indoor locations to bring the award-winning custom fitting process to its metropolitan area establishment. Other examples include Nexus Club in downtown NYC, The Intown Golf Club in Atlanta, True Spec Boston, True Spec Beverly Hills and the flagship studio in Scottsdale.

Consistently ranked by GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest as one of America’s top club fitters, True Spec is the nation’s undisputed leader in luxury club fitting. True Spec Raleigh will be the company’s 31st location and the sixth to open in 2022, joining True Spec New Jersey, True Spec Oahu, True Spec Chicago West, True Spec Dallas-Fort Worth and True Spec North Georgia

True Spec Raleigh will be located just north of downtown Raleigh at 2431 Crabtree Blvd #101. Fitting sessions range from $125 to $475 for a full bag with putter fitting. To book custom fitting appointments at either North Carolina studio, golfers can visit

Opened in 2018, Dogwood Country Club is the premier indoor golf facility in Raleigh, North Carolina. Its mission is to make golf more engaging and inviting and less intimidating and exclusive. Owned by Elyssa and Dave Nastalski, Dogwood Country Club is a 5,000 square foot golf and amenity space featuring TrackMan technology that offers 175 championship course simulations from around the world as well as PuttView’s augmented reality putting green. Private instruction is geared to develop and execute a personally tailored program that enhances the enjoyment of golf.                        

True Spec Golf is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. The premium brand-agnostic club fitting company was founded in 2014 and now has 31 studios around the world. True Spec Golf's fitting matrix stocks more than 50,000 possible combinations of club heads and shafts from all leading equipment manufacturers. Their expertise has been validated by some of the most well-known PGA, LPGA and Champions Tour players around the world. True Spec Golf strives to offer the best possible experience, providing every player with clubs that maximize their potential and performance.

In 2018, the company was acquired by golf entrepreneur and philanthropist Howard Milstein, and is now part of Milstein's 8AM Golf family. In addition to True Spec, other 8AM Golf companies include the Nicklaus Companies; GOLF Magazine and the website; legendary handmade club maker Miura Golf; Golf Logix, the most-downloaded GPS app in golf; Club Conex, a global leader in the design and manufacture of adjustable golf club adapter systems; Fairway Jockey, which provides golfers with the ability to buy custom clubs online; and Chirp, a free-to-play gaming app that lets golfers wager on the outcome of pro golf tournaments, rounds, and shots.

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