Do you know what a hosel is?
Knowing what the hosel is is more about just knowing how your golf clubs are put together and what the various parts are called. Good knowledge to have, but not necessarily practical knowledge for most golfers. (Most golfers never tinker with their clubs, rebuild them, repair them or attempt to change the specs.) There are exceptions, though.
What is a hosel in golf shafts?
Think of the hosel as the "socket" that the shaft goes into. The entry point at the top of the hosel is sometimes covered by a black, plastic ferrule, which simply serves to hide the connection point between shaft and clubhead. Do Most Golfers Need to Care About the Hosel?
What happens when you heat the hosel of your golf clubs?
Speaking of heating the hosel: Exposing your golf clubs to certain high-heat environments can weaken the epoxy inside the hosel, causing the shaft to loosen over time. More Facts About the Humble Hosel The weight of the hosel is part of the overall weight of the clubhead, and weighting properties of golf clubs impact performance.
How does the weight of the hosel affect the clubhead?
The weight of the hosel is part of the overall weight of the clubhead, and weighting properties of golf clubs impact performance. Making the hosel heavier or lighter can have small effects on the center of gravity position of the clubhead, and small effects on a club’s draw bias or fade bias.