What is the point of a headcover?

What is the point of a headcover?

Many golfers choose to use a head cover on their putter to protect the club from damage in the bag. Putters can be one of the more expensive clubs in a golfer’s bag, and many putters are sold with a specially designed head cover that fits over the putter head to protect it.

Which clubs should have head covers?

Head covers are not required, and most avid golfers use covers only for their driver, fairway woods, hybrid clubs and putter. However, there are also special covers for irons and a large variety of styles for all golf clubs.

What is the cover for a golf club called?

Headcovers provide essential protection for your clubs. Most importantly, they prevent the clubheads from getting damaged in transport, especially when they bang against each other on the cart when riding along bumpy terrain. Headcovers also keep clubs safe and clean while in storage, guarding against dust and debris.

Why do golfers hate iron covers?

Players who take this view will often frown upon golfers who use iron covers, mainly because they deem them to be unnecessary, fiddly, easy-to-lose items that are more trouble than they’re worth.

Do new drivers come with headcovers?

Every driver, fairway wood and utility club come with headcovers these days and it would seem reasonable to assume that they were designed to keep the heads of those clubs looking shiny and new so that they can perform their best.

Should you put head covers on irons?

There may be practical uses for iron covers – they may stop the irons creating that clanging noise and they also might keep the irons in better condition for longer periods of time. However, modern life is primarily based around how you look.

Should I put head covers on my irons?

You should definitely put covers on your irons if you’re worried about damage. Iron covers are far more beneficial for golfers who carry their clubs on their back in a carry bag, or drive a motorised cart – as opposed to golfers who carry their clubs in a push cart during a round.

Why are golf club heads covered?

Protect Your Clubs This is the basic reason for using head covers. When woods were actually made of wood, they were easily bruised and scratched. Head covers not only protected them from that damage, but also from the elements. Still, even today’s metal woods can benefit from head covers.

Why are iron covers frowned upon?