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StraightShooter GolfBy StraightShooter Golf
First created
StraightShooter GolfBy StraightShooter Golf
First created
$4,989
pledged of $35,000pledged of $35,000 goal
42
backers
0seconds to go
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Thu, April 12 2018 7:00 AM UTC +00:00

About


StraightShooter
is a revolutionary golf swing training aid. Using patent-pending technology, StraightShooter is scientifically proven to on average increase distance by 12% and accuracy by 82%.

Inventor & Co-Founder Michael Middleton
Inventor & Co-Founder Michael Middleton

World's First. StraightShooter is a flexible lead-arm guide designed to reinforce the ideal lead-arm position during the swing.

Patent-Pending Technology. StraightShooter submitted for both utility and design Patents in all of Europe, U.S.A., Japan and Australia. Currently, the U.S.A. and Australian utility patents have been granted and are in the final stages for being granted in Europe and Japan. The design patents have been issued in Japan and Europe and are in the final stages for being granted in the U.S.A. and Australia.

Reduces Body Stress. Due to the ergonomic design, StraightShooter can assist in reducing stress on the body and naturally guide the golfer into their authentic swing.

Integrated. StraightShooter easily integrates into your golf swing without disrupting movement or extension. Also, StraightShooter is for both left-handed and right-handed golfers. 

Whether you’re left-handed or right-handed, StraightShooter was designed to reinforce the ideal lead-arm position while still allowing natural movement through the swing with enhanced muscle memory.

For left-handed golfers, StraightShooter would go on the right arm and for right-handed golfers, StraightShooter would go on the left arm.

Golf Australia Magazine - April 2018 Edition

Step 1: Put On Your StraightShooter

Simply place your arm through the sleeve, match the elbow port with your elbow and then tighten the straps. (see video below)

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Step 2: Pick Your Club And Address The Golf Ball

Once you have your StraightShooter on, it's time to choose the club you would like to play or practice with. 

Step 3: Swing Away!

If you start with a club that you're comfortable with, that can help you see what it feels like to use StraightShooter. Feel how it assists your swing and guides you into the ideal swing for YOU. Then, move on to a club you're struggling with and let StraightShooter do it's magic.

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Now we're about to get nerdy on you. The table below shows how pre-impact variables (club speed and club face-to-path), and post-impact variables (smash factor, ball speed, spin rate, spin axis, carry, height, side and landing angle) were deemed to be affected when the guide was used.

Orange = Pre-Impact
Green = Post-Impact

 Percentage of golfers who showed improvement (measured as the difference between 'pre-guide use' and 'after-guide use').

Scientific Study Conclusion. Amongst the plethora of golf coaching devices and aids, plus recommended ways to improve one's game that can be found in the golf-market, no data was found on this type of flexible, lead-arm guidance device that allows the user's lead-arm to 'fold' during their follow-through.

When average measurements were taken immediately after the guide was used and compared to before it was used:  

  • For Distance: Average of 12% increase
  • For Accuracy: Average of 82% increase

Production Prototype Gallery

These videos show the current StraightShooter prototype with various colors. Both performance and functionality are solid and ready for consumer use.

A. Co-Founder Austin Uhl Using StraightShooter With 7 iron

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B. Inventor Michael Middleton Using StraightShooter With an iron

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C. Professional Golfer Margarita Ramos (@margaritaramosc) hitting a Driver

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D. Co-Founder Austin Uhl Using StraightShooter With 7 iron (Shot Tracer)

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StraightShooter Swag

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Risks and challenges

Unlike most products at the crowdfunding stage, StraightShooter has already gone through over 18 months of intensive development, including being tested to 50,000 reps to make sure the device won't fail with excessive use and a scientific study using Trackman™ Technology so we fully understand the many benefits.

As with any new device, it's smart to preemptively be aware of production-related challenges. Our qualified team has taken the time to pre-mitigate most liabilities and because of that, set us down the road for minimal risks due to our extensive research, our established network of manufacturer, fulfillment and delivery partners, and our combined experience in bringing products to market.

In addition, our personal relationships have helped create the opportunities for in-depth discussions with top suppliers within the last year as well as cover the details such as warehousing, shipping, taxes and packaging with individuals and groups who have sold over $2 Billion worth of product sales in over 100 countries world-wide.

Aside from unforeseen circumstances, which are inherently impossible to predict, our only unknown and controlled variable is volume, as we cannot forecast exactly how many pre-orders we will gather – that’s where you come in!

We have thoroughly studied successful crowdfunding campaigns – including those that delivered on-time and those that delayed delivery – in order to learn and improve upon our own process. Though we are campaigners now, we have been backers before, and we know first-hand that time is of the essence.

All products shown in connection with this campaign are either pre-production or final prototypes that both aesthetically represent and demonstrate the intended function of the final device. Currently, we are weeks away from securing our patents in the United States, Australia, Japan and all of Europe and are in the final stages of receiving our Trademark for StraightShooter.

Our goal, both short-term and long-term, will always be to meet and exceed the delivery expectations of our backers without sacrificing product quality. We pledge to frequently update our backers shot-by-shot on all-things StraightShooter and provide a top-notch backer-support system to keep you involved.

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    GALLERY SUPPORTER

    Your support helps bring StraightShooter to life! For all backers at ALL levels, you'll find your name on our website “gallery” scroll - it may not be as cool as the intro scroll of Star Wars, but it's still pretty neat to see your name roll by. 

    We'll also keep you in the loop with all StraightShooter updates!

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    CLUBHOUSE SUPPORTER

    Get shot-by-shot updates as we bring StraightShooter to the course AND get a StraightShooter logo'd Collapsible Koozie to help you cope with your love-hate relationship with the greatest game ever played.

    PLUS, we'll also send you a ridiculously soft StraightShooter logo’d T-shirt that’ll be perfect for kicking back in the clubhouse after a great day on the course.

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    SUPER EARLY BIRDIE DISCOUNT - 47% OFF!

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Leave your golfing buddies behind and get your very own StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aid – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 47% off!

    Expected Retail $149
    You Save: $70 

    Color: All Black or Sky Blue (Choose your color after the campaign ends)

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    SUPER EARLY BIRDIE DISCOUNT - EXTENDED

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Leave your golfing buddies behind and get your very own StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aid – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    $1 More Extended Super Early Birdie Discount :)

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 46% off!

    Expected Retail $149
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    EARLY BIRDIE DISCOUNT - 33% OFF!

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Leave your golfing buddies behind and get your very own StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aid – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 47% off!

    Expected Retail $149
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    KICKSTARTER SPECIAL - 27% OFF!

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Leave your golfing buddies behind and get your very own StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aid – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 47% off!

    Expected Retail $149
    You Save: $40 

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    'THE GIMMIE' SUPER EARLY BIRDIE DISCOUNT

    50% OFF 2 FORE 1!

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Battle your ultimate golf frenemy or team up with your favorite golfing buddy with TWO StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aids – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    Let the games begin!

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 50% off!

    Expected Retail $298
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    'THE GIMMIE' EARLY BIRDIE DISCOUNT

    40% OFF!

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Battle your ultimate golf frenemy or team up with your favorite golfing buddy with TWO StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aids – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    Let the games begin!

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 40% off!

    Expected Retail $298
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    'THE GIMMIE' KICKSTARTER SPECIAL!

    33% OFF!

    You don’t have to be a professional golfer to get expert results! Battle your ultimate golf frenemy or team up with your favorite golfing buddy with TWO StraightShooter Golf Swing Training Aids – Scientifically proven to increase your distance and accuracy.

    Let the games begin!

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 33% off!

    Expected Retail $298
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    THE BEGINNER’S PACK

    Everyone’s gotta start somewhere, but why not start a step ahead using proven science to get better quickly with minimal practice.

    Oh! And how about we get you all decked out so you’ll definitely feel good out there on that beautiful golf course :)

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 30% OFF!

    Expected Retail $320
    You Save: $95

    Color: All Black or Sky Blue (Choose your color after the campaign ends)

    ($15 for shipping in U.S. and $50 for International - Swag will ship early)

    Includes:
    • StraightShooter
    • 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Golf Shirt
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Hat
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Golf Towel
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Cinch Tote Golf Kit
    • SS Kit: Logo'd Tees, Golf Balls, Ball Markers & Divot Repair Tool
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    THE SOCIAL GOLFER PACK

    Who says you can’t get better AND have fun at the same time?! Knock ‘em in while you knock ‘em back with our party pack – designed especially for you golfers who enjoy the experience :)

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 30% OFF!

    Expected Retail $320
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    Color: All Black or Sky Blue (Choose your color after the campaign ends)

    ($15 for shipping in U.S. and $50 for International - Swag will ship early)

    Includes:
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    • 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Golf Shirt
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Hat
    • StraightShooter Logo'd 24-ounce Biggie Cup with Lid
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Lip Balm
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Malibu Sunglasses
    • Party Kit Logo'd Tees, Golf Balls, Divot Repair Tool & Poker Chip
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    'THE PINSEEKER' - 33% OFF + SWAG

    You may hit a lot more greens with StraightShooter, but let's face it, no one wants a naked guy on the dance floor for 4+ hours…

    Get everything in ‘The Gimmie’ Pledge PLUS StraightShooter logo'd T-Shirts and hats to help you look as good as your golf game is about to be!

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 33% OFF PRODUCT PLUS SWAG!

    Expected retail $445
    You Save: $145

    Color: All Black or Sky Blue (Choose your color after the campaign ends)

    ($15 for shipping in U.S. and $50 for International - Swag will ship early)

    Includes:
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    • 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • StraightShooter Logo'd T-Shirt
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Golf Shirt
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Hat
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    'THE HONORS' PLEDGE

    ‘Honors’ is the right to tee off first based on having the best score. If you’re choosing this pledge, get used to hearing that a lot!

    Get everything in the ‘THE PINSEEKER’ Bundle PLUS 2 Dozen StraightShooter Logo'd Callaway Golf Balls 
AND One 30min digital lesson with Golf Meditation Coach (LIV-GOLF.COM) and StraightShooter Co-Founder, Austin Uhl – cover everything from the physical, the mental to the spiritual side of golf and learn how to play better golf while enjoying your experience.

    Limited to ONLY TWENTY (20)! 

    ($15 for shipping in U.S. and $50 for International - Swag will ship early)

    Includes:
    • 'THE GIMMIE' Bundle
    • Dozen StraightShooter Logo'd Callaway Golf Balls
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Travel Golf Shoe Bag
    • 30min Golf Meditation Lesson (Swing, Strategy, Mental Game, Etc.)
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    TEAM BUNDLE - 10 STRAIGHTSHOOTERS

    Are you part of a team? If you’re with a High School, College, Inner-Club, Etc. – this is the pledge for you. Get used to smokin’ the competition with StraightShooter as your secret weapon.

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 45% OFF! (expected retail $1,800)

    Color: All Black or Sky Blue (Choose your color after the campaign ends)

    (shipping included to US, add $50 for international shipping - swag will ship early)

    Includes:
    • 10× StraightShooter
    • 10× 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • 10× StraightShooter Logo'd Hat
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    THE FOURSOME

    Strike up your own challenge! Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter Deal for you and 3 friends! 

    Get everything you need to play well AND have a good time with you friends on the course.

    PLUS receive TWO 30min digital lessons with Golf Meditation Coach (LIV-GOLF.COM) and StraightShooter Co-Founder, Austin Uhl – cover everything from the physical, the mental to the spiritual side of golf and learn how to play better golf while enjoying your experience.

    Limited to ONLY TEN (10)! 

    (shipping included to US, add $50 for international shipping - swag will ship early)

    Includes:
    • StraightShooter
    • 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Golf Shirt
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Hat
    • 30min Golf Meditation Lesson (Swing, Strategy, Mental Game, Etc.)
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Collapsible Koozie
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Koozie 6-Pack Cooler
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Golf Towel
    • SS Kit: Logo'd Tees, Golf Balls, Ball Markers & Divot Repair Tool
    • StraightShooter Logo'd SPF 30 Sunscreen Lotion
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    LARGE TEAM BUNDLE - 20 STRAIGHTSHOOTERS

    Are you part of a team? If you’re with a High School, College, Inner-Club, Etc. – this is the pledge for you. Get used to smokin’ the competition with StraightShooter as your secret weapon.

    Support us now and receive an exclusive Kickstarter price of 45% OFF! (expected retail $3,600)

    Color: All Black or Sky Blue (Choose your color after the campaign ends)

    (shipping included to US, add $50 for international shipping - swag will ship early)

    Includes:
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    • 20× 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • 20× StraightShooter Logo'd Hat
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    THE ACE

    Fuel your inner love for golf with this all-in-one package designed for those who just can’t get enough of the greatest game ever played.

    Set yourself up with all of the tools you need to reach your limitless potential including:
    - 1 Signed First Production Run StraightShooter
    - 4 Customized StraightShooter
    - Custom Embroidered Golf Apparel
    - Custom Embroidered Titleist Ultra Lightweight Golf Bag
    - Much, much more!

    PLUS get (3) 60min digital lessons with Golf Meditation Coach (LIV-GOLF.COM) and StraightShooter Co-Founder, Austin Uhl – cover everything from the physical, the mental to the spiritual side of golf and learn how to play better golf while enjoying your experience.

    Limited to ONLY TEN (10)! 

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    Includes:
    • Signed First Production Run StraightShooter
    • StraightShooter
    • Customized StraightShooter
    • 'How To' Drills for StraightShooter
    • 1 hr Golf Meditation Lesson (Swing, Strategy, Mental Game, Etc.)
    • 1x Custom Embroidered [Titleist Ultra Lightweight Golf Bag]
    • StraightShooter Custom Embroidered Golf Shirt
    • StraightShooter Custom Embroidered Golf Hat
    • StraightShooter Logo'd T-Shirt
    • Dozen StraightShooter Logo'd Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Embroidered Folded Golf Towel
    • Exclusive StraightShooter Embroidered Golf Head Cover Set
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Travel Golf Shoe Bag
    • Exclusive StraightShooter Logo'd Windmill Umbrella
    • StraightShooter Logo'd High Roller Koozie Kit
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Koozie 6-Pack Cooler
    • Party Kit Logo'd Tees, Golf Balls, Divot Repair Tool & Poker Chip
    • StraightShooter Logo'd SPF 30 Sunscreen Lotion
    • StraightShooter Logo'd 24-ounce Biggie Cup with Lid
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Lip Balm
    • StraightShooter Logo'd Malibu Sunglasses
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Funding period

- (29 days)