Golf Club Buyers' Guide

Golf club buyers' guide

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Buying a new set of golf clubs can be a daunting thought. With so many to choose from, both new and used on Golfbidder, the process can be quite overwhelming. You'll want to make sure you get the right club for your game while sticking to any budget constraints, or brand preference 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. You can view the full library here.

A selection of our buyers' guides

Driver buyers' guide

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 Steps Guide.

Fairway wood buyers' guide

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.

Irons buyers' guide

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?

Wedges buyers' guide

Wedges 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.

Putters buyers' guide

Putters 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.

Hybrids buyers' guide

Hybrids 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!

Irons: Cast vs. Forged

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.

Irons: Loft and Lie Angles

Irons: Loft and Lie Angles

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.

Wedges: Bounce Angle

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?