Irons

Irons & iron sets buyer’s guides from Golfbidder. Thinking of buying a new iron or iron set? Read our buyer’s guides to make sure you get the right one for your golf swing.

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Lofts Explained: How Can Iron Lofts Keep Getting Stronger?

Iron loft can be so confusing! The question ‘what did you hit there?’ asked to try and gauge what you should hit has almost become obsolete because lofts vary so much from manufacturer to manufacturer, and even in the models offered by the same manufacturer. Comparing them all can be

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The Benefits Of Knowing Your Numbers

There has been a huge trend in recent years towards stats in golf with the dawn of launch monitors means golfers are becoming more knowledgeable about what exactly effects the flight of a golf ball. This is never more important than when looking to buy a driver. There are so

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How To Spot A Counterfeit

The first thing you need to know is that no counterfeit clubs are sold on Golfbidder. Never have been and never will be - so right away you can relax! However, on some websites which allow members of the public to buy and sell directly amongst themselves - counterfeit golf

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Distance vs. Forgiveness

The debate between distance and forgiveness has been going on (and will continue to do so) as long as the manufacturers are making golf clubs. They’ll always be able to improve on one – by sacrificing the other. So, the question of where the balance is, is something that’s unique to

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Shafts, More To Think About Than Just The Flex

Every golfer is different and therefore a shaft that might be good for one of your playing partners might not be suited to you. Similarly, two different shafts in the same driver head will produce very different launch and shot characteristics. As a result of this you’ll notice when a

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Loft and Lie Buyers' Guide

If you’re tall or short, and/or have an unusually shallow or steep swing, you may want to think about visiting your local club professional who can check whether the lie angle of your irons is appropriate. At the point of impact, if the head of the iron is too flat

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Cast vs Forged Buyers' Guide

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:

The heads of golf clubs are made in one of two processes - casting or forging.

The vast majority – probably

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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? To help you narrow down the options, we’ve put together our Guide to

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Counterfeit Golf Clubs

The first thing you need to know is that no counterfeit clubs are sold on Golfbidder. Never have been and never will be - so right away you can relax! However, on some websites which allow members of the public to buy and sell directly amongst themselves - counterfeit golf