Entries by Mike Hommerding

Golf Club Specs: Modern materials (graphite, composites, metals)

Golf Club Specs: Modern materials (graphite, composites, metals) Shafts, like clubheads, have increasingly benefited golfers with technological advances. Shafts, once made of wood, are now made primarily in graphite and steel. Stainless steel, in all its various gauges, ridges and ripples, remains the most common kind of shaft for irons and putters, although that’s starting […]

Golf Club Specs: Lie Angle

Golf Club Specs: Lie  Measuring Lie Angle  A golf club’s lie angle is a measurement of how parallel the club’s sole is to the ground at address. The measurement, in degrees, is given as being “flat” or “upright” as compared to the club’s “standard” lie angle. The performance of the club during the swing will best […]