If you inherited golf clubs which are twenty or thirty years old you may not want to play golf. Technological advances in the last decade have engineered golf clubs and golf balls to be easier for new players. Should you compare the inherited clubs with the clubs of today you will see and feel the differences and admire former golf professionals for their accomplishments.
If you are starting to consider the game of golf it is recommended that you rent your clubs at first. Do not purchase your golf clubs until you know that you will truly be playing golf and routinely practicing golf drills. Sales people leave sample or demonstration clubs to be used. As a beginner you are in the experimental stage take advantage of trying these different clubs.
Have you decided to become active in the game of golf?
Purchase your golf clubs from sporting good stores or golf shops. It is critical that you use appropriate equipment suited to your body type and physical conditions. Club fitters are available to help both amateurs and professionals. Technological changes have been made to suit the differences in males and females.
The golf club:
- Grip – Comfort and appropriate size. If too big there are limits on hand action; if too small there is too much hand action.
- The shaft – You will need to consider your height, body build, and strength. Shafts range from soft and flexible to strong and stiff. If your shaft is chosen well you will get more distance for your swing.
- Club selection includes – Irons 3-9 should be the same brand name as manufacturers differ the distances. Wedges can be from different companies. Woods, putters, and hybrids can be purchased individually by brand name or not to suit your preferences.