club·​head | \ ˈkləb-ˌhed \

Definition of clubhead

: the part of a golf club that strikes the ball

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His clubhead speed has been clocked at just under 130 mph, faster than anyone on tour. Doug Ferguson, The Seattle Times, "Big attention for rookie Champ begins with small favor," 14 Nov. 2018 The key for him, after experimenting and tinkering, was to take two inches off the putter and add weight to the clubhead. Craig Smith, The Seattle Times, "Scott McCarron now leaving his mark on the Champions Tour, in a number of ways," 23 Aug. 2017 The fins of the badge have been strategically positioned behind the Face Slots and integrated into the back bar to help dissipate energy and further dampen sound created by the clubhead’s 360-degree undercut and thin 1.5-mm face. Southland Golf, Orange County Register, "Moving forward," 27 Feb. 2017 The basic tenant involves keeping your hands in while allowing your clubhead to drift outside on the backswing. Luke Kerr-dineen, USA TODAY, "\Lydia Ko's 'simple' swing change is already working," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of clubhead

1857, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of clubhead was in 1857

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