Category: Golf Terms

Blades vs Cavity Back Irons

When it comes to choosing a set of irons to play golf with, the first and most obvious selection criteria is whether to opt for a traditional blade or a more modern cavity back iron. I say modern, however, the cavity back has been around for over ...

Forged vs Cast Irons – What’s The Difference Anyway?

Golf clubs are manufactured using different methods and when it comes to irons and wedges you will often hear about them either being cast or forged during their manufacturing process. This has to do with how the metal is treated during the ...

Golf Wedge Bounce – Chart and Definition

When assessing what wedges to put into your golf bag there are two main selection criteria to look at: loft and bounce. Loft is a simple concept to understand and mostly relates to the gapping between each club in your bag. Wedge bounce is a ...

Center of Gravity In Golf – What Is It And Why Is It Important?

Center of Gravity or CG as it is more commonly referred to in golf, plays a major role in the performance of golf clubs. Much like Moment of Inertia, CG is a concept in physics that relates to every object on earth, but when it comes to golf it ...

What Is Moment of Inertia In Golf?

The term moment of inertia or MOI is very popular among golf club manufacturers these days, but MOI is most certainly nothing new to the golf industry. In fact, MOI is a concept that extends further than golf and plays a part in everyday physics. ...