- Portion of the club the golfer holds
- Typically made of rubber
- Connects to the club head and provides additional energy in club
- Portion of the club head where it connects to the club shaft
- Markings in the club face that create spin on a golf ball
Golf clubs are available in different grip types:
- Vary in thickness, material, and firmness to match the player
- Smaller hands should use a thinner grip
- Larger hands should use a thicker grip
- Most common in iron sets, wedges, and putters
- Extremely durable and more accurate than graphite shafts
- Tapered "steps" on steel shafts serve as flex points
- Most commonly found in the drivers and fairway woods
- Lightweight allowing players to swing faster,
creating more club head speed
- Absorbs more vibration than steel
Surface area that strikes the golf ball
- Contains grooves that create ball spin (fewer grooves on woods than irons)
- Grooves vary in size, depth, thickness, and materials
depending on club design
- Bigger club faces create a larger sweet spot
- Loft is the angle of the club face that controls trajectory and affects distance
- Every club face has a degree of loft
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