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Golf Expert Jim Hauser
  • Jim Hauser

    5 Handicap, lover of the game, golf mentor

    There is nothing quite as satisfying as the purely struck golf shot! For many, getting the right clubs is a mystery.

    Which clubs do I need? Long irons or hybrids? What shaft? Steel or graphite? I can help. As a student of the game and a golf club nerd, I can explain clubs in a way that makes sense.

    Golf clubs should always be helping you get better and enjoy the game more, not work against you!

    While there is no substitute for practice and lessons, having quality, consistent clubs that fit you makes the game more fun.

    Let me help you find them - Jim

    221 reviews averaging 4.9 stars
    Currently offline
    CategoryGolf Expert
    Customers helped1,734
    Ball I currently hitTitleist Pro V1
    Current locationCrystal Lake, IL
    Favorite courseKemper Lakes
    Favorite drinkOld Fashioned with Buffalo Trace
    My QualificationFitting/Teaching
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    Golf Expert Jim Hauser
    Expert: Jim Hauser
    Reviewer: Stephen F
    Fantastic experience
    I am always somewhat skeptical with online purchases simply because there is no interaction with anybody on the other end to ask questions . Not the case with Curated. I was looking for a set of golf clubs and Jim was the expert assigned to me. I could not have felt more comfortable with my purchase. He was very knowledgeable, professional and not the least bit pushy. I will be sure to recommend Jim and Curated to my friends and family.
    Verified Review | Submitted Jun 11, 2020
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    Reviewer: Dean
    Best Golf Shopping Experience
    I had such a great and easy experience in searching for a new set of clubs. Jim is so knowledgeable about golf. He was able to recommend many options that fit my game. Then, he helped narrow my search for a new set. He always responded quickly and made the process smooth and exciting. Very happy with my experience with Jim and curated. Highly recommend! Thank you Jim!
    Verified Review | Submitted Jun 5, 2020
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    Reviewer: Deb
    Best shopping experience EVER!
    Wow. I really enjoyed working with Jim on purchasing my new clubs! He took a daunting task & made it thoroughly enjoyable & stress free. Jim listened, gave me options, asked more questions about my game, got creative about my setup, and shared real life experiences! This is the BEST shopping experience I've ever had - hands down, bar none! Can't wait to get my hands on those new clubs!
    Verified Review | Submitted May 13, 2020
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    Reviewer: Gary
    Thanks, Jim. Love my Clubs.
    I work for an online retailer - one in the home goods category. For us and Curated, it's clear that great customer service is a crucial trait. The best brands doing business online know this. I was paired with Jim when I started looking with Curated. Jim diligently helped me find a set of clubs I could be excited about and play for years to come. Their price was better than anything I could find out there.
    Verified Review | Submitted May 3, 2020
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    Reviewer: Thomas
    Straight Shooter
    Jim been a role model through my childhood and adult life. He gives out great advice, and doesn’t tell you information that isn’t 100 percent the truth. I’ve never splurged on golf equipment before, but he made this experience, the best it could have been. I know who I am going to refer and use for the rest of my gold career. GREAT GUY
    Verified Review | Submitted Jun 19, 2020
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    Reviewer: Steve
    Great experience (especially for those who are inexperienced).
    Purchasing experience was very informative. Jim took the time to answer my questions and walk me through the process. Did not try to oversell me but offered his honest opinion (which I came to trust after just a few exchanges). Thanks Jim. Hope to connect with you again soon.
    Verified Review | Submitted Jul 11, 2020
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    Reviewer: Mike
    Can't find any negatives
    Jim was amazing! I was thinking of buying a set of Rogue X irons, and without telling Jim that information, those were the exact clubs he recommended once I gave him some insight into my game. But above that, he explained the reasons behind his choice and in a short time I really learned a lot. It was almost as if I was getting a golf lesson. I'M SOLD!!! I think this will be the only way I'll purchase clubs in the future. Didn't just get new clubs at a great price but also great service and some incredible advice.
    Verified Review | Submitted Nov 24, 2019
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    Reviewer: Derek
    Jim is very knowledgeable gave me the info I needed and was not pushy.
    Jim made several sugestions through the process as l gave more info as to what I was looking for. I went out and tried his sugestions at a local shop. All of which were good irons. Ended up buying Wilson C300 forged irons at one hell of a deal. Would definitely guide someone to speak with Jim for there golfing needs.
    Verified Review | Submitted Nov 16, 2019
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    Reviewer: Bradley
    Just what I was looking for
    Jim has the experience and knowledge on all things golf. He talked through my golf game and sent options that he felt fit my game. I completed a order the next day because he was confident in the product he was selling and I felt comfortable with what he was offering. A win in my book.
    Verified Review | Submitted Apr 30, 2020
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    Reviewer: Monte
    Brand new to golf.
    At 40 years of age, I decided to take up golf as a way to increase my physical activity. I’ve only swung a golf club a handful of times in my life and was apprehensive about moving into the sport. I found Jim on Curated.com and couldn’t be happier with the entire process to my introduction of golf. Jim took the time to learn about me and my experience with the game. He made a couple of recommendations on club sets and price points and paired me up with the Cobra F-Max Superlite. Jim answered every question I had with patience and diligence. Jim is very responsive, friendly, and exceptionally knowledgable. Even after my purchase, he kept in touch to make sure I was 100% satisfied. I couldn’t have been better served by anyone else. Thank you Jim!
    Verified Review | Submitted Oct 9, 2019