Golf Clubs

    The Advantages of Hybrid Golf Clubs

    The Advantages of Hybrid Golf Clubs

    Over the last decade, there has been an exponential rise in the number of specialty golf clubs on the market. Among the most popular specialty clubs are hybrid clubs, which blend the look of an iron with the increased distance of a driver or wood. These clubs feature plenty of ...

    The Advantages of Larger Grips on Golf Clubs

    The Advantages of Larger Grips on Golf Clubs

    Golf clubs come with standard grips, but not all golfers have the same size hands or the same ability to grip the club. Oversized golf grips offer an alternative to players with large hands or weak grips. According to Golfweek.com, oversized grips are between 1/16 to 1/8 inch ...

    The Advantages of Stiff-Shaft Irons

    The Advantages of Stiff-Shaft Irons

    Depending on what type of swing you possess, stiff-shaft irons might help you control your shots better, achieve optimal results from a swing with a fast tempo and aid your short game. The most flexible shaft is designated as "ladies" and the least flexible shaft is ...

    Advice on Buying Golf Clubs

    Advice on Buying Golf Clubs

    Golf clubs are a purchase that many people rush into without conducting the proper research and testing before making their final decision. As with any sizable investment, the purchase of clubs should not be taken lightly. Most golfers do not purchase a set of golf clubs on a ...

    What Is the Angle of a Pitching Wedge?

    What Is the Angle of a Pitching Wedge?

    A pitching wedge is one of a maximum of 14 clubs permitted to be carried by a player under the Rules of Golf. A pitching wedge is usually used for shots of 110 yards or less, but it may also be used in a variety of fashions near greens, out of sand, even out of the woods. Its ...

    How to Assemble Golf Clubs

    How to Assemble Golf Clubs

    Assembling a golf club is a great project for the do-it-yourself type. You can purchase clubheads, shafts and grips individually to assemble clubs that fit your unique needs. The process is fairly straightforward, though it does require some patience, and you will improve your ...

    How to Attach Lead Tape to a Golf Club Driver

    How to Attach Lead Tape to a Golf Club Driver

    Many golfers attach lead tape to their clubs to alter the ball’s trajectory, to help cure a swing defect or to adjust the club’s feel. Expert opinion isn’t unanimous on lead tape’s benefits, but some PGA Tour pros – Phil Mickelson, for example ...

    The Average Club Distance for Women in Golf

    The Average Club Distance for Women in Golf

    While there are charts that list the average distance for each golf club for women, the numbers are only averages and don’t reflect how far individuals actually hit the ball. There are many factors that influence distance, including your physical characteristics and ...

    Basic Golf Clubs

    Basic Golf Clubs

    The United States Golf Association rules that players can carry up to 14 clubs in their golf bags. To a beginner, this might seem like a lot of different clubs just to hit one little ball. Not every golfer will carry all 14 of the allotted clubs, but golfers carry several ...

    How Do I Become a Better Putter?

    How Do I Become a Better Putter?

    The putting game is often neglected by some beginning golfers, who prefer to spend their time on the range with the more eye-pleasing elements of the game, such as the driver. No club in the bag is used on more strokes than the putter, however, and working on your putting form ...

    Beginning Golf for Women

    Beginning Golf for Women

    Golf enthusiasts consider the game to be addictive. In addition to being loads of fun and good physical activity, the course is a common place for both social and business gatherings. Over the years, more and more women have come to appreciate the game. With some basic ...

    Belly Putter Instructions

    Belly Putter Instructions

    Belly putters have become more common at country clubs and PGA Tour events over the past few years. Golfers are breaking away from the standard-length putter in search of something that can make putting easier. Belly putters range from 41 to 43 inches long, much longer than a ...

    Belly Putter Techniques

    Belly Putter Techniques

    You've probably tried everything, but your golf handicap is still climbing. You have bought more putters than socks, but you still you miss several makeable putts. Perhaps it's time you tried a belly putter. A number of players on the professional tours use them with great ...

    Belly Putters

    Belly Putters

    Belly putters fall somewhere in between the traditional short-shafted putters and the broomstick-style long putters. Their medium-length shaft provides an anchor point for the putting stroke when placed against the stomach. There has been some controversy involving belly putters ...

    What Are the Benefits of the Double Overlap Golf Grip?

    What Are the Benefits of the Double Overlap Golf Grip?

    If you search the Internet for “double-overlap grip,” chances are good that you will get a lot of hits for the words “overlap” and “grip”… and virtually no useful information on the double-overlap grip itself. But the grip is used by PGA ...

    Benefits of Graphite Golf Shafts

    Benefits of Graphite Golf Shafts

    According to Golf.com, graphite shafts for golf clubs have been in production since the 1970s and offer a lightweight alternative to steel shafts, which debuted in the 1930s. Generally recommended for those with slower swing speeds (75 mph or less), 84 percent of woods and 28 ...

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