How do you judge and test a golf club’s merits? In this section we will provide a list of golf club reviews.
Some test criteria are highly subjective. One golfer may prefer a traditional look and feel, while another favors a bold, high-tech appearance that stands out from the crowd.
Other important factors vary with the player’s abilities. For example, a driver that’s designed for low handicappers might deliver superior distance when struck on the sweet spot. But less-skilled golfers may find that it’s not very forgiving on off-center hits.
Generally speaking, a golfer who tests many different clubs of a specific type – five separate drivers, for instance – will find noticeable performance variations between them. (This is true even if the clubs are built to identical or similar specs such as loft, shaft flex and length.) One club might produce a high ball flight while another generates a low trajectory. You may hear a pleasing click with Driver A vs. a more metallic sound from Driver B.
In our Golf Club Reviews Tester series, reviewers break down various models made by this website’s sponsor, Thomas Golf. The tests cover key factors such as distance, accuracy, trajectory, look, feel, sound and overall performance. As they say, “your mileage may vary” when using the same clubs, but we aim to provide an objective assessment of each product’s qualities.