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Should I Replace My Golf Clubs?

5 Ways New Golf Clubs Might Improve Your Game

Many golfers face a common question: When do I need to replace my golf clubs? Golf clubs are an investment  and they can be expensive to replace. If your golf clubs are more than a few years old, it's probably time to start thinking about replacing them. Technology in golf clubs is always improving, so newer clubs will likely perform better than your old ones.

Recent Technology Advancements in Golf Clubs

Replacing your golf clubs might be the best decision you ever make.

As technology surrounding golf clubs continues to be advanced by companies like TaylorMade, Titleist, Calloway and Tour Edge (all available in the Foxchase Pro Shop), modern golf clubs are more powerful and forgiving than clubs created in the past decade. Recent studies have shown that golfers who replaced their traditional golf clubs with newer, more technologically advanced models improved their scores by an average of three strokes per round.

With that in mind, if you're on the fence about buying new clubs (and have the budget to do so) now might be the time to do it. Not only will you very likely improve your golf game, but you'll also have the satisfaction of knowing that you're using the latest and greatest technology. Consider these 5 ways new golf clubs may improve your game:

  1. Today’s golf clubs are more forgiving on off-center hits.
  2. Newer clubs have a larger sweet spot.
  3. New technologies and materials can help you hit the ball further.
  4. You may be able to get more consistent results with newer clubs.
  5. Newer clubs tend to be lighter and easier to use.

How Much Should I Spend on My New Golf Clubs?

Ideally, you should spend as much as you can easily afford on your new clubs, but make sure that you also consider how often you will use them. If you are a casual golfer, you may not need to spend as much as someone who plays much more frequently. It is important to find clubs that fit your swing and playing style, so be sure to consult with the professionals at Foxchase Golf Club before making your purchase.

Golf Is Enjoyable No Matter What Clubs You Use

Ultimately, the decision of when or if to replace your golf clubs is up to you. If you're happy with your current clubs, there's no need to replace them. But if you're looking for a performance boost or you're serious about the game, new golf clubs may be the way to go. To get answers to your golf club questions, please contact us to discuss our fully stocked pro shop, or visit our online store to purchase today.