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Meet the Golf Clubs

A Beginner's Tour of the Types of Golf Clubs and their Uses


Golf clubs, close-up
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Are you a beginner at the great game of golf? Then allow us to introduce you to the golf clubs.

There are several different types of golf clubs in a typical golfer's bag. There are woods, irons, wedges and a putter, and sometimes utility clubs or hybrids.

What are these clubs? What are the qualities of each type of club, and its uses?

The following articles offer newbies to golf a general overview of the form and function of each type of golf club.

Meet the Golf Clubs
Meet the Woods
Meet the Irons
Meet the Wedges
Meet the Putters
Meet the Utility Clubs/Hybrids

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