1978 to 2017: 39th Year Anniversary
Ken Collins, Proprietor of Kustom Clubs Fitting Center established his business as a full service golf club repair business which provided service to golf professionals at golf courses throughout New England. As a club repair technician Ken Collins realized the importance of and knowledge required to build a set of golf clubs. Ken has developed his own exclusive D·R·S Fitting System to ensure that each customer benefits from a professional club fit.
In 1981, the business expanded offering custom built golf clubs. Each repair provided an opportunity to introduce each repair customer his specialty…custom clubs. A professional clubmaker must be able to service what he builds.
In 1989 Ken was invited to Louisville Golf to meet Elmore Just, a leader in the golf industry. Ken became a Charter Member of the “Professional Clubmakers’ Society”. In 1990 Ken was elected to the Advisory Board, of the Professional Clubmakers’ Society, Board of Directors. During his two term tenure serving on the Board he saw the “P.C.S.” Professional Clubmakers’ Society grow to become a formidable international organization in the golf industry.
In 1996 Ken Collins was honored as “PCS International Clubmaker of the Year”. This honor is presented to the clubmaker who demonstrates:
- Excellence in Clubfitting and Custom Clubmaking
- Dedication to the trade
- A willingness to continually improve skills and knowledge
- Success in all aspects of operating a custom clubmaking, clubfitting and golf club repair business
In 2010 Ken Collins was appointed and served (2) terms on the Board of Directors for the International Clubmakers Guild.
In 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Ken was named by Golf Digest Magazine “America’s 100 Best Clubfitters”.
In addition, Ken was named by Mizuno Golf as a “Top 100 Fitter” in 2011 and 2015.
Ken Collins believes in playing a vital role in keeping the art, the traditions and integrity of clubmaking alive.