A Beginner's Guide to Buy Used Golf Clubs

Written by Andrew L

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The half set combination not only sufficient for most novice golfers onrepparttar golf course for every situation but also makes club selection much easier. It is a good combination of clubs to helprepparttar 149122 novice to improve their swing technique until they are good enough before they advance torepparttar 149123 full set golf clubs. Therefore, you have to make sure to select a golf model for your half set from a reputable manufacturer that can be added to at a later stage.

Golf Feels

The best way to purchase a used golf clubs is to actually hold them in your hand and swing them to get a feel for what you want. The feel of a golf club clearly seems to be all-important. But, what is 'feel'? There is no scientific formula that defines it. In general, feel can be described asrepparttar 149124 way a golfer feels a club when he or she swings it depends on its swing weight andrepparttar 149125 flexibility of its shaft.

Iron Club head

Look for club head that made of stainless steel and avoid inexpensive alloy heads. For beginner, you should selectrepparttar 149126 'heel-and-toe' (or, perimeter-weighted) club head design, cavity backed (hollowed out inrepparttar 149127 back) and over-sized golf club. You should get bigger club heads because they are more forgiving with enlarges 'sweet spot' that can produce maximum distance even with off-center contacts.

Golf Shafts

Graphite shafts is ideal for beginner even though it is more expensive that steel shafts. Its lighter overall weight allows beginner to swingrepparttar 149128 club faster even with enlarged clubhead.

Golf Grips

If you have purchased used golf clubs whererepparttar 149129 condition ofrepparttar 149130 grips could be less than perfect orrepparttar 149131 grips don't fit properly for you, then make sure you replace them. Grips are fairly easy and inexpensive to change by a pro or club repairman. Ensure allrepparttar 149132 grips are replaced with same size and design.

Finally, if you are just starting out with golf, chances are your swing is more likely to let you down rather thanrepparttar 149133 golf clubs itself. Having said that, it is still important to try outrepparttar 149134 golf clubs before buying them in order to find a golf club set that suits your swing, body and game. Most importantly, makes you feel confident when you use it.

Andrew is the owner of Used Golf Clubs Guide, a website that provides complete guide to used golf clubs - where to buy/sell/trade in used golf clubs, what to check before buying a used golf clubs, how to choose a used golf clubs set... and more.

Golf Travel Bags – Choose Wisely to Protect Your Investment

Written by Evans Putman

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Some ofrepparttar negatives associated with soft-style golf travel bags are mobility and protection. Soft bags usually do not roll as easily as hard cases. Also, these bags do not offerrepparttar 149121 same protection as hard cases. Your club heads are especially vulnerable in a soft-style bag.

If you choose a soft-style golf travel bag, I highly recommend that you pick up a Stiff Arm accessory. This will protect your club heads inrepparttar 149122 event of a direct impact torepparttar 149123 top of your bag.

The best soft-style bags can cost anywhere from $120 - $300.

Hard Case Golf Travel Bags

This style of travel bag encompasses your bag and club. They providerepparttar 149124 highest amount of protection but do not have space forrepparttar 149125 golf “pack rat”.

Hard cases are a great choice forrepparttar 149126 golfer who travels by air to most golf vacation spots. This style providesrepparttar 149127 most protection and highest security for your golf clubs. Unlike other styles of golf travel bags, airlines will often cover any damage incurred when your clubs are in a hard case travel bag.

Hard cases take up more room than other styles when it comes to storage. They also do not hold all of your golf gear. Forrepparttar 149128 golfer who plans more trips by automobile, hard cases might not make as much sense as hybrids or soft-covers.

Hard case golf travel bags average $130 with top ofrepparttar 149129 line cases costing around $300.

Now that you have a little more insight into golf travel bags, you will be able to chooserepparttar 149130 right bag for your golf travel and golf vacations. Remember to think aboutrepparttar 149131 type and frequency of your golf travel, how much protection you need for your golf clubs, and what type of budget you have for a golf travel bag.

Choose wisely. Protect your investment. And, most of all, enjoy your golf vacation!

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