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Definition: "Bore-through" is a term in golf that refers to a golf club whose shaft goes into the clubhead and through to the bottom of the sole, as opposed to penetrating only partially into the clubhead as with a traditional hosel.

The term is often used in conjunction with another word, such as bore-through hosel or bore-through shaft, but the meanings are the same.

What's the point of a bore-through design? It does save some weight compared to a traditional hosel, lowers the center of gravity, and some believe it provides a firmer feel. However, it can also lower launch angle and make a shaft play stiffer, depending on the type of shaft chosen. Also, bore-through clubs are difficult to re-shaft and cannot have their lie angle adjusted.

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Also Known As: Through-bore, bore-through hosel, bore-through shaft, bore-through head
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