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

Examples of clubhead in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Conversely, there was 51-year-old, three-time major champion Harrington, still generating considerable clubhead speed during his bogey-free round. Brad Townsend, Dallas News, 26 May 2023 According to Golfweek, no players had an average driver clubhead speed of 127 mph. Jaylon Thompson, USA TODAY, 16 Mar. 2023 The forged carbon steel clubhead features a textured clubface that improves friction between club and ball for more spin and a lower-launching trajectory control. Scott Kramer, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 April 7, 2023 Looking for more clubhead speed without risking injury? WSJ, 7 Apr. 2023 Right hand on right hip, left hand gripping that fatal clubhead, using the iron to prop himself up. Theo MacKie, The Arizona Republic, 13 Feb. 2023 After making contact with the ball, Watson’s clubhead came hurtling off the shaft, landing short of the gallery to the right and leaving him with a broken shaft in his hands., 26 June 2021 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

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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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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