The material used to wrap around the head and the shaft of a golf club join.
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whipping-- Name for the material used to wrap the area where the clubhead and the shaft are fastened.
windcheater-- A shot intentionally played low to avoid the wind.
whippy-- A club with a flexible shaft.
Whipping: The material used to wrap the space where the head and shaft are joined.
Whippy: A shaft more flexible than normal.
Whipping: The straps used to reinforce the joint between the club head and shaft. These straps are no longer used on modern metal heads.
Whippy: A shaft with greater than normal flex.
Whipping : A very thin cord-like material that is used to wrap the area where the shaft inserts into the clubhead on a wooden club. Example: Because the majority of woods are metal today you don't see a whole lot of whipping any more.
Plastic cover installed over the string whipping (the protective plastic-coated string found on wooden wood hosels) on certain woods. Common on Wilson woods of the 1960's and 70's.
Whipping - the threading around the neck of a wooden club
Winter Rules - Seasonal allowances for improving the lie of the ball on the fairway due to poor course conditions ...
How to Repair the Whipping on a Golf Club Head
Most modern-day golf clubs, made of steel and graphite, are bonded together at the hosel joint by an epoxy solution.
The whipping motion helps generate clubhead speed. Failing to release or releasing late inhibits the use of the wrists as a powerful element in the swing. The more your muscles work together, the greater the clubhead speed through the shot.
I see a lot of players whipping the club back too fast or, even worse, whipping it down before they get anywhere near the top. A good goal is to try to turn your left shoulder behind the ball.
With this move, you have begun to set up a whipping action with the club that will generate maximum speed. But watch out--the extra speed can mean you just go deeper into the woods! That's what will happen if you're slicing the ball, at any rate.
What's more, the trees often block the wind where a player is standing, while it continues whipping around the green. You'll see the pros looking up at treetops or at the flags near the clubhouse, searching for signs of the wind's movement on high.
waggle: Movement of the clubhead prior to the swing.
whipping: String around the shaft/head of a wooden club.
We know that their graphite shafts won’t have any breakage problems, whipping torques or other quality issues. And, their performance is superb. Enough said.
Do the same for your right hand, then again with both hands. This drill will help you get a sense of whipping the clubshaft through the shot, helping you to hit that next drive a few yards farther down the fairway.
The flag is supposed to be vertical, but that depends upon greenkeeper skill in cutting the hole and seating the flag each morning, on wind whipping the flag, and on treatment of the flag by previous players.
If you are one of the select few that still use "wood" woods, inspect the finish. Chips in the finish, loose whipping, damaged or loose inserts, or soleplates can drastically reduce the life of our clubs.
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