Do your clubs feel different in the Cold?
The grips won’t be as hard while warming to 37 degrees and the clubs will flex better. Not that you’d hit the mat fat, but more flex won’t transmit as much shock to your arm joints. Well I keep my clubs in my garage and felt nothing changed. I do think of them when it gets really cold and hot. But the change in weather is greater outside.
Do you store your golf clubs in the winter?
It is definitely recommended to store balls away from freezing or excessive high temperatures. Unless you play in sub-freezing weather, why not keep the clubs inside? The grips won’t be as hard while warming to 37 degrees and the clubs will flex better. Not that you’d hit the mat fat, but more flex won’t transmit as much shock to your arm joints.
Should you play cold-weather golf?
Playing alone on a freezing day, every other thought tends to be, “Damn it’s cold” or “What am I doing out here?” You need brothers in arms to deflect all that. Cold-weather golf has its points. It gives you a fake sense of achieving something semi-heroic, golf’s version of the Shackleton Expedition.
Is 40 degrees too cold to play golf in Connecticut?
Ryan Herrington: Forget temperature. It’s all about the wind. It can be 40 degrees, but if it’s a calm, sunny day, you can still have a great time. I’ve literally played some of my best golf during a round in Connecticut the day after Christmas.