The Best Golf Clubs for Beginners
Starting out in golf can be a little daunting. You want to pick up the clubs and start playing, but it seems there are so many options and variations. Where do you begin?
Most of you by now would have at least borrowed some clubs or have some to play the game and are now looking to buy your own. The question, what are the best golf clubs for beginners, really comes down to budget and the time you think you will be playing.
If you’ve found your love for golf and know that this is now your favourite thing to do, you see yourself on the range and on the course every weekend, then investing in a good complete set of clubs is the way to go. However if you still want to get a feel for the game and only see yourself playing several times for example, a half set is best for you.
Half sets ususally consist of a putter, 9 iron, 7 iron, 5 iron and a 3 iron. Possibly a fairway wood or a driver and of course a bag. Sets like this are great for beginners as they are inexpensive, great on a budget, but give you enough clubs to be able to get out there and play the game.
For those of you looking to develop your golf game and to play regularly, a half set might be very limited. There would be some serious distance gaps in the golf bag not to mention not having a sand iron to play out of green side bunkers.
As you may be aware, a complete set of clubs, not to mention all the accessories available on the market could potentially cause a big dent in the wallet. Golf can be an expensive hobby!
Accessories such as a golf trolley, umbrella, golf balls, tees, towels and not to mention possible winter clothing for the inclement weather conditions that are thrown at you during a twelve month period, can all potentially be expensive and put you off playing the game.
But realy as a begginer, you just want to be able to get out there and play. Theres nothing stopping you from adding to your bag at a later date, buying clubs and accesssories as you go, as you improve.
Another handy tip for beginners when looking at purchasing golf clubs or half sets, is to check out the preowned section in many golf shops. Many who no longer have the time to play the game of golf, sell their clubs to golf outlets and shops to get some money back. These shops in turn resell the equipment at reduced prices, great for a beginner!
Speak to someone in your local golf shop and they will be happy to help you find some great golf clubs and equipment on a budget. Usually there is much choice and they will be able to find clubs that are the correct size and fitment.
If you do go down the route of buying preowned golf equipment, don’t worry too much about trying to match up the brands and manufacturers. The main thing is just to make sure the clubs are the correct size for you and in good working order.
The best thing about golf shops is usually they have indoor practise areas where you can test and use the clubs before you buy, how great! This will help you make the best decision at whats right for you.
So if you’re a beginner and not sure where to begin, I highly recommend and researching half sets of golf clubs online, or going to your local golf shop to pickup some preowned equipment. This will save you money and there is nothing stopping you from adding to your bag later.
I hope that this article, the best golf clubs for beginners will help you in making a decision on your purchase of golf clubs and if you have any questions regarding this article please do not hesitate to leave me a comment below I will be glad to respond to any comments left.
Best of luck!
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