How to Properly Store Your Golf Club

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As a passionate golf player, you need to know a thing or two about storing golf clubs. If stored properly, you can keep them for years and save in the long run. But, if you store club golfs the wrong way, they will have dents and nicks that affect the ball's trajectory and your performance.

Day-to-day Storage

If you want to store your golf clubs for day-to-day use, it's best that you leave them within your house or the garage. Don't get lazy and store your golf clubs in your car trunk because they will be clanging around when you drive and possibly leaving dents and nicks. Also, when you store the golf clubs in your trunk, the heat from the sun is likely to damage the epoxy affixing the clubhead onto the shaft. The glue under the grip can also break down, causing the grip to slip around the shaft. To avoid such damages, move the golf clubs to your house when you get back from the golf course.

It's okay to leave your golf clubs in the garage for a few days. However, be aware of that moisture can build up in your garage, especially during the raining season. Moisture can lead to rust in your shaft and cause damages to the clubs. As a result, make sure your clubs and the bag interior are completely dry before storing your clubs in the garage. If you don't plan to use them for more than a few weeks, it's best to thoroughly clean your clubs before storing them.

Long-term Storage

If for some reason, you don't need to use your clubs for months or even more, consider storing them inside your house or self-storage unit with climate control. The key is to find a place that's dry and protected from drastic temperate change. Garage isn't an option for winter storage because constant exposure to cold can dry out the grips and cause them to harden or crack.

Another tip is that you need to clean your clubs before storing them for a long time. Clean the clubheads and grips and wipe down the shafts. Let them completely dry before placing the clubs back in the golf bag. (And make sure the interior of your golf bag is dry before replacing the clubs.)

Take Away

Whether you have short-term or long-term storage needs, the key is to store golf clubs in a dry, temperature-controlled environment where they won't be knocked around.