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clubhead

(ˈklʌbˌhɛd)
n
(Golf) the head of a golf club
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.clubhead - (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ballclubhead - (golf) the head of the club which strikes the ball
golf, golf game - a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
face - the striking or working surface of an implement
golf-club, golf club, club - golf equipment used by a golfer to hit a golf ball
head - the striking part of a tool; "the head of the hammer"
heel - (golf) the part of the clubhead where it joins the shaft
sole - the underside of footwear or a golf club
toe - (golf) the part of a clubhead farthest from the shaft
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References in periodicals archive ?
Hinging your wrists correctly, you will feel your clubhead light on the backswing.
And in the third round at Palm Harbor, the 42-year-old produced a clubhead speed of 129.2mph - the fastest on the PGA Tour this season - even though he has had four operations on his back.
And in the third round at Florida's Palm Harbor, Woods produced a clubhead speed of 129.2 mph - the fastest on the PGA Tour this season - despite undergoing four back surgeries.
He was a master at ball-striking because he had the ability to visualize the entire shot -- his stance over the ball, the velocity of his swing, the angle at which the clubhead struck the ball, the flight of the ball, where it would land, how far it would roll and where it would come to a stop.
He feigned a smile when talking about the implosion on the 16th fairway, saying the clubhead had come loose earlier in the week.
"The clubhead came loose on it earlier in the week so I had to get it re-glued so it is partly to do with that and partly the throw itself," said the four-time major winner.
"I think you want to use leverage and kind of quiet your body down so the arc and clubhead can swing and accelerate.
One key that establishes a smooth speed and good rhythm is to feel you are dragging the clubhead away from the ball lazily as it brushes the top of the grass.
Provided that a player can make a solid impact with the club in a good position, swings through on a good line and approaches the ball on the correct angle, there is no reason not to try and improve one's clubhead speed for shots that fly high and long.
To provide stability for the clubhead through impact his clubs are fitted with X-stiff shafts.
The 56-year-old Langer, a two-time winner this year, began the day with the lead but also concerns about his driver after a broken screw in the clubhead was repaired.
Medium-stiff and stiff shafts generally work well, but shafts that cross the fine line into 'too stiff' don't let you feel the clubhead during the swing.