Buyers’ Guides

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Buying a new set of golf clubs can be a daunting thought. The process can be quite overwhelming with so many to choose from, both new and used on Golfbidder. You'll want to ensure you get the right club for your game while sticking to any budget constraints or brand preferences you may have.

Thankfully you've come to the right place. We have a vast library of buyers' guides to help you make the right decisions. And it's not just clubs; we've covered bags, balls, the benefit of matching brands, what you should be carrying, and even how much your bag weighs!

Below is a selection of our most popular buyers' guides - but you can view the full library here.

A selection of our buyers' guides

Driver buyers' guide

With dozens of different models on offer, the choice of drivers can be a bit overwhelming. To help narrow down the options, we’ve put together a quick 4 step guide.

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Fairway wood buyers' guide

With the rise in popularity of hybrid (sometimes called utility or Rescue) woods, deciding which fairway wood to opt for has become a little trickier.

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Hybrid buyers' guide

Hybrid clubs, Utility clubs, Rescue clubs – whatever you call them (we call them ‘Utility Clubs’ on the website), they are a lot easier to hit than long irons!

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Irons buyers' guide

A set of irons is probably the most expensive single piece of golf kit you’ll buy – so best to get it right! Hundreds of different models, but which set of golf irons will be best for you?

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Wedge buyers' guide

Sand, gap and lob wedges, there are a huge array to choose from. Here are some factors worth considering when choosing a wedge.

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Putter buyers' guide

The offset, mallet, belly, two-ball and blade putters, the list goes on, and prices vary enormously. To help narrow down the options, we’ve put together a quick guide.

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Irons: Cast vs. Forged

Customers sometimes ask us about the difference between forged and cast heads. We hope this brief guide helps you to understand some of the different materials used in iron heads.

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Irons: Loft & lie

So how do you tell whether the lie is correct on your clubs? The technology for testing this is very simple. Your local pro should be able to help.

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Wedges: Bounce angle

Most golfers understand that wedges differ by loft - typically from a 45 degree pitching wedge up to as high as 64 degrees for the most extremely lofted lob wedge. But what about the bounce angle?

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Bag buyers' guide

There are 100s of golf bags to choose from, so knowing where to start can be difficult. Do you need a stand, cart, or pencil? Read our buyer's guide to find out which one is best for you.

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Ball buyers' guide

Using the right golf ball for your game can be the single most beneficial thing you can do. Read our buyer's guide to determine which type of golf ball you should be using.

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Trolley buyers' guide

Depending on which report you read, using a trolley can save 2-3 strokes per round compared to carrying your clubs. But which trolley is suitable for you? Read our guide to see if it's manual or electric, packed with tech, and more.

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