clubhead

noun

club·​head ˈkləb-ˌhed How to pronounce clubhead (audio)
: the part of a golf club that strikes the ball

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Sahith Theegala plays golf with his heart on his clubhead, leaning this way or that to steer the ball in flight, flipping his club whether a shot looks good or bad, like a slugger when his ball looks like it’s leaving the park. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant, 26 June 2022 Generate more clubhead speed by working on the hips, back and shoulders. WSJ, 18 June 2022 SuperSpeed Golf Training System, a PGA Show regular since 2015, was down from Chicago continuing the quest to increase clubhead speed. Edgar Thompson, orlandosentinel.com, 30 Jan. 2022 The top players in elite long-drive competitions frequently surpass 140 mph in clubhead speed. Jason Lusk, USA TODAY, 28 Sep. 2021 Big Blue isn’t ready to reveal what is on the drawing board for next year’s Masters digital experience but the pace of innovation will continue to move as fast as Bryson DeChambeau’s clubhead while cranking a tee shot. Mike Dojc, Forbes, 5 Apr. 2021 Callaway’s in-house supercomputer suggested that a skinny center supported by a system of reinforcement ridges would lead to faster ball speeds off the clubhead. Stan Horaczek And Rob Verger, Popular Science, 4 Dec. 2020 Callaway’s in-house supercomputer suggested that a skinny center supported by a system of reinforcement ridges would lead to faster ball speeds off the clubhead. Stan Horaczek And Rob Verger, Popular Science, 4 Dec. 2020 Callaway’s in-house supercomputer suggested that a skinny center supported by a system of reinforcement ridges would lead to faster ball speeds off the clubhead. Stan Horaczek And Rob Verger, Popular Science, 4 Dec. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of clubhead was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Clubhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clubhead. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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