Golf Clubs

How to Remove a Golf Club Grip

Golfers tend to fall in love with their equipment. Once you find a set of clubs that you like, the chances are that you will play with them for at least 10 years. You may be enticed by new, top-of-the-line clubs, but the idea of giving up your old clubs is repugnant. To keep your old clubs in playing shape, you have to maintain them and that includes changing your grips every ...

How to Reshaft a Golf Club

You can spend $1,000 or more on a new set of golf clubs, or you can reshaft your old ones as a way to benefit from the latest technological breakthroughs that have been made in shafts. With a little effort, you will save money and improve your game at the same time.

How to Fit Golf Clubs

In the last decade, technology has evolved to the point where the majority of golf club manufacturers provide online custom golf club fitting services that rival those you can find in-person. The online golf club stores have web-enabled golf-club-fitting tools that permit you to custom fit irons and woods without seeing a sales representative in person. The web-enabled club-fit...

How to Build Your Own Golf Clubs

You can spend $1,000 or more for a good set of golf clubs, and that's before you have your first lesson. Because the game has become so expensive, people are either not taking up the sport at all or they are finding less-expensive ways to play. One such way to play is to make your own clubs. Not only will you save a boatload of cash, you will also make a set of clubs that espec...

How Do I Get Custom Fitted for Golf Clubs?

Being serious about golf equipment means remembering this important fact: one size doesn't fit all.Would you get fitted for a business suit or tuxedo and simply tell the sales associate that you were a small, medium or large? Absolutely not. Measurements would be taken of your shoulders, waist and inseam. Attention would be paid to other little details.So it is with getting fit...

What Golf Clubs Should a Beginner Start With?

If you are a new golfer, your first set of clubs most likely won't be your last. So would you want to spend more than a thousand dollars for a set of clubs you may use for only a year? Probably not. When you begin to golf, the quality of the clubs does not affect your game until you have grasped and applied basic golf swing principles. This article will give a list of points to...

How to Clean Your Golf Clubs

Cleaning a set of golf clubs at home requires little time, money and effort. Debris-free grooves and polished irons can help golfers perform their best while out on the course. Additionally, at-home club cleaning allows for individual club analysis and quality inspection.

How to Re-shaft a Golf Club (irons)

Perhaps you think it's time to buy a new set of irons because there have been a slew of technological breakthroughs in shafts since you bought your old ones. Actually, you can benefit from those breakthroughs without paying $500, or more, for new ones by simply replacing the shafts in the ones you now have. Here's how to reshaft your irons, a way that can both improve your golf...


Fitting Golf Clubs for Women

The jury is in. There's no question that if a woman is fitted for her next set of golf clubs, she will lower her score. Period. First, if she were only to buy off the rack, there would be a chance that the length of her clubs would not suit her. Then, if you consider shaft flex, the angle of the club heads and the weight, she'd be likely to buy clubs that simply would not help ...

Golf Shaft Comparison

The main elements of a golf shaft that distinguish one golf club from another are the material (steel or graphite), the shaft stiffness, weight and length. Your type of swing will play a major role in determining what material to use for your shaft and how stiff, heavy and long it should be.

Types Of Golf Clubs

Golf is played by hitting a small dimpled ball with a club until it ultimately winds up in a hole on the green. This simplified description of the game makes it sound simple, but it is anything but easy. The clubs used to accomplish this goal come in different shapes and fall under the categories of woods, irons, wedges and putters.

Steel vs. Graphite Golf Club Shafts

You've decided that it's time to buy a new set of golf clubs, and the person at the store asks if you are looking for clubs with shafts made of steel or of graphite. It's a legitimate question and its answer can have a major impact on your game. When they were first available, graphite shafts were terrific for the typical "weekend warrior" because they tended to make him hit th...

How to Put Golf Clubs in a Bag

Having an unorganized golf bag is not the end of the world; however, organization in this element of the game can ease in the selection and replacement of clubs throughout the round. While there are numerous configurations of golf bag dividers, the most common typically consists of five compartments. Following these suggestions for club placement in a five-compartment golf bag ...

Tips on Purchasing Golf Clubs

Getting professionally fit for golf clubs is a luxury not everyone can afford. However, it is important to adhere to some fitting guidelines when shopping for clubs on your own. To avoid an improper fit that can reek havoc on your game, select a closer-to-custom set of clubs.

How to Choose the Right Golf Clubs

Golf is an expensive sport, particularly when you price a new set of clubs. Since you can invest a small fortune in your clubs, you should take a disciplined approach to selecting the right clubs for your game. Here are some things to consider as you make a decision about your next set of golf clubs.

What Pros Play With Ping Golf Clubs?

Ping (usually spelled PING) has been in the golf club business since the late 1950s. Founded by Karsten Solheim, it became initially well-known for its unusual putters. Later, it brought a process called "investment casting" to the manufacture of irons, which allowed for much more forgiving designs than the forged, blade-style clubs that had been common before. Based in Arizona...

Smart Shopping For Wedges

The wedge is one of the most important clubs in the golf bag, particularly for newer golfers who may struggle to get the ball in the air and may not know how to control it. A wedge allows you to get the ball high and land it softly. It is a vital club to use when you are coming close to the green. These clubs do not have to cost golfers huge amounts of money to get the job done...

How to Make Golf Clubs

With the price of golf clubs going through the roof, many people now are making their own clubs. Not only are they saving a lot of money, they are also able to fit themselves and their games, which translate to lower scores. Club manufacturers must fit the "average" player, so off-the-rack clubs may not be right for you.

Smart Shopping for Putters

Purchasing a putter is a very personal decision for all golfers. There are almost no right and wrong recommendations. It is all about comfort, feel and confidence. You may have all the most modern equipment and your clubs cost well over $2,000. Yet you use a putter that your grandfather handed down to you that was made in 1948. Your playing partners may look at it and laugh, bu...

The Best Golf Putters

Putters are perhaps the most personal club any golfer has in his bag. There are no right putters. You can spend $500 on a putter and not be happy with it, while another golfer can find a bargain at somebody's garage sale and fall in love with it. The most important factor you have to have with a putter is "feel." It is a difficult subject to define, but you have to believe that...

How to Buy Used Golf Clubs

If you are in the market for a set of new golf clubs, be prepared for sticker shock. For a top-of-the-line set, you can pay $1,000 or more, because of the incredible demand for the latest technology. If you are just starting out or you are an average weekend player, consider buying used clubs. They're not only much less expensive, but the latest technology will be lost on all b...

The Best Value Golf Drivers

Once a golfer has started to commit to the game, he soon gets to the point where he's considering buying new clubs. The first club is often the driver. That club can be expensive, but you don't have to pay a lot of money to find a driver that is effective. There are some great value buys out there, especially for beginners.

How to Change the Weights in an r7 Driver

The TaylorMade r7 driver has four weights in the heel that are intended to help you straighten out a bad slice or draw. The driver comes with two 2 g and two 10 g weights that are removable with a special tool. Moving these weights to different positions will allow you to make adjustments in your driving accuracy.

Golf Sets for Children

In the past, most children started out with golf clubs that were given to them by their parents, shortened so they could hit the golf ball. Those parents failed to realize that because the clubs did not fit their children, they didn't perform properly. So inadvertently, they turned their kids off on playing the game. If you are about to make the same mistake, rethink the proces...

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