clubface

noun

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

Examples of clubface in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Smart Sole Full-Face Wedges feature a 46% larger striking area than the previous model – the largest clubface ever on a Cleveland Golf Wedge. Sacramento Bee, 24 Jan. 2024 The Paradym fairway woods ($350) are each structured with a stiffened body that allows the clubface to flex at impact. Scott Kramer, Forbes, 10 Jan. 2023 Wilson’s latest line builds on the same weighting concept, using A.I. modeling and analysis to identify ideal variable thickness for each section of the clubface. Erik Matuszewski, Forbes, 23 Jan. 2023 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

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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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“Clubface.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clubface. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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