clubface

noun

club·​face ˈkləb-ˌfās How to pronounce clubface (audio)
: the forward striking surface of a clubhead

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Designed around three fuselage that hold cylindrical weights of various mass (one out near the toe, one at the center of the clubface and one near the heel), the putter provides considerable forgiveness. Shaun Tolson, Robb Report, 11 June 2022 Matsuyama’s clubface at 1 p.m. by someone Rintoul would only identify as a person in the golf industry. Steve Dimeglio, USA TODAY, 2 June 2022 About 20 variables show swing speed, ball speed and the dynamics of how the clubface hits the ball. cleveland, 19 Apr. 2022 But Smith’s 9-iron faded off the clubface immediately and was caught in the fickle winds that swirl around Amen Corner. New York Times, 10 Apr. 2022 Purportedly, the shaft also increases the time the ball stays in contact with the clubface in the service of longer carry distance and tighter dispersion. Mike Dojc, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 Most players are taught how to square the clubface with shorter, slower swings and work up to a full motion. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 May 2021 Golfers who are just learning to spin the ball will appreciate the design of the grooves in the clubface, which maximize spin rate. Kyle Schurman, chicagotribune.com, 12 Dec. 2020 She has been taught to keep the clubface pointed at the target. Paul Daugherty, Cincinnati.com, 27 June 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clubface was in 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Clubface.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clubface. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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