What Are The Parts Of A Golf Club?

Whenever I have a new student in front of me, there is one thing that I can guarantee. I will go over the parts of a golf club.  

Of course, most players assume they already know all of the golf terms.

Sometimes the newer players (or higher handicappers) are embarrassed to ask because they are not aware of the various parts of the golf club and don’t want to ask what they deem as a “silly” question.

And… Yes, the better players always roll their eyes at me thinking that it is very remedial. However, no matter the player’s skill level, we make sure what we are discussing the same thing.

Both of us knowing the same golf club names and parts of a golf club is a key for proper communication. Simply taking 2 minutes to do this one thing will confirm that we have good communication going forward.

Sometimes as a golf instructor, we assume that a student has a certain set of vocabulary. It is usually due to how well the player swings the club.

First of all, I think we all know how to spell the word assume but, with that being said let me share a little story.

Believe It Or Not

On this morning, I was on a roll. I had already finished a couple of private lessons. To finish the morning, I was to teach a large one-hour clinic.

It was towards the end of the hour. I was trying to spend time individually with each student.  

It seems like there is one student in every group that thinks the entire hour is for them and unfortunately, I had this student early in the line… so I was running behind.

As I was coming down the tee-line, I noticed that this gal was starting a lot of her golf shots to the right. When I got to her… I had one question for her.  I asked her “ Where is your face pointing at impact?”

She confidently looked at me and said “At the golf ball, of course.”  Right away, I knew we were not talking about the same thing. So, I asked her to point to her face.

Of course, she pointed to the one on her very own head. I knew right away that I had not communicated very well or at all with her.

It Really Is A True Story… I Promise.

It was in that very moment right then and there, that I made a promise to myself. I would never allow that situation to happen again. Not to me. But, more importantly, to one of my players.

To this day, the skill level of the golfer does not matter for me. I  go over the parts of a golf club with everyone that stands in front of me for the first time.

In the many years that I’ve been talking about the parts of a club, you would be surprised at the number of “better players” that have benefited for me taking just a few minutes to go over the parts of a golf club. 

Learn The Parts Of A Golf Club

Make sure that you have great communication with your golf coach and watch this short video on the parts of the golf club.

NOt only will you learn a thing or two… but… There may or may not be a few laughs in it for you as well…

If you are looking to learn the parts of a golf club or improve any part of your golf game, find out how we can help you and… click here

What Other Golfers Are Saying About Brad Myers, PGA…

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Gregg Kinney
Gregg Kinney
I recently had the privilege of receiving golf instruction from Brad after years of inconsistent golf play. His ability to break down complex concepts into simple, digestible instructions is a testament to his skills as a golf instructor. Brad creates a relaxed and positive learning environment, making it easy to ask questions and seek clarification. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced golfer, Brad has the ability to identify and correct the subtle flaws in your technique, leading to improvements in your overall game. He is professional, courteous and a true asset to anyone seeking to enhance their golfing skills. Thanks to Brad, my golf game is much more enjoyable!
Kevin Tokarczyk
Kevin Tokarczyk
I am a new golfer and just started playing 2 years ago with my roommates in college. Now that I have graduated, I’ve wanted to play the game more seriously and started taking lessons 3 months ago. I have had multiple instructors with little improvement. Brad was the first instructor that was able to break down my swing in the simplest way and gave me a better understanding of how my body is supposed to move through my swing. Brad is articulate and concise which is great for me as a beginner golfer because he is able to efficiently communicate without confusion or over-explanation. I have seen more improvement from my one session with him than I have with any other instructor. 1 week on from my lesson with him I am making much better contact with the ball and my swing is smoother and straighter. Thank you Brad, I look forward to taking another lesson from you!
Jeff Haag
Jeff Haag
Brad is one of the best golf instructors I’ve had. He’s very patient, and worked with my swing. It was horrible in the beginning. He broke it down and explained, in small steps, how to improve it. I was never overwhelmed. He gave me drills to do, and I followed his instructions. After 8 lessons, my game has improved immensely. Brad met me at a club fitter, which was helpful. I plan to take more lessons as soon as my rotator cuff is healed! (Not from golf)
john jones
john jones
WOW, what a great training experience. Brad is patient, knowledgeable and a great instructor. He is able to feed information in small increments and it makes it so much easier to learn. I am looking forward to more lessons on the future.
Benjamin Grais
Benjamin Grais
I am new to the area so I was looking for a golf coach who could help me improve my game. I have played golf for 35 years but as I have aged, I needed to adjust my swing with golf lessons and expert instruction. I found Brad's website with a plethora of options including private and group lessons. In the last 3 weeks with Brad's coaching, I have enrolled in both private and group instruction with substantial Improvement. Besides being an amazing coach, Brad has exceptional interpersonal skills. He is authentic and truly wants to learn about you and your golf game. He has the latest technology and is able to explain the results which translates to a better golf game. Thank you Brad! I appreciate all of your help, patience, and guidance.
Bob Hansbrough
Bob Hansbrough
I started taking lessons in July 2022 and my goal was to regain my swing that I had lost due to lack of play for 10 years. I was shooting 100-105. My goal was to regain my tempo and break 90 by 1/1/23. That goal was shattered in just 90 days. I’m now scoring in the mid 80’s consistently and I’ve shot 79 once. Brad has been there every step of the way. He breaks the swing down in bite size pieces. I improve after each lesson and he’s there for his students daily. He even helped me get fit with a custom driver just a few weeks ago at Club Champion. He’s the real deal if you want to improve your game. Thanks Brad
James Suren
James Suren
Brad is a great Golf Instructor. He is good at asking questions to help you learn rather than just giving you the answer right away. Helped me fix my swing and find consistency. Responds to texts when I have questions during practice to keep me moving in the right direction. Highly recommend.
Jr Yang
Jr Yang
After so much frustration hacking away at balls on the range - it was a relief to finally have fun. I improved more in my one hour with Brad than I have in the past two months getting back into the game. His style is personable and relaxed, and he is a very effective communicator explaining concepts and correct feels. I finally feel confident standing over a golf ball again, and look forward to my next lesson with Brad. Roll Tide!
Sam Stebbins
Sam Stebbins
Really personable, easy to get a long with, and great applicable knowledge. I was a little anxious because I have a non traditional swing, but I was at ease with Brad immediately. He didn’t try and change my swing, rather he showed me where I could improve using my normal swing. I highly recommend Brad to anyone looking to improve their game.
Michael S
Michael S
Brad is an extremely knowledgeable and patient instructor. He explains things in an easy to follow manner. I highly recommend.

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