TaylorMade vs Callaway – who makes better womens golf clubs?

Callaway and TaylorMade are two of the biggest brands manufacturing and selling golf clubs right now. Some players like Cobra and Cleveland might be competitive in small niche markets such as irons or hybrids, but overall, no other golf club manufacturer can come even close to matching the level of dominance that these two brands exert on the market. So naturally, when golfers try to choose golf clubs for themselves, it usually comes down to choosing between these two brands. In today’s article, i want to talk about women’s golf clubs in particular. What choices do each of these brands offer? What advantages and flaws do they have? These are sorts of questions that i’ll try to answer.

First and obvious choice to discuss when it comes to women’s club sets made by Callaway is the Strata ultimate set. It’s obvious because of the popularity it enjoys among all ages and experience levels of lady golfers. For example, among my friends, whenever someone asks advice on buying solid golf club set as a woman, the first thing everyone recommends is the ultimate callaway strata set. It works perfectly for beginner golfers and experienced ones alike, is priced reasonably and enjoys rave reviews from experts and amateurs alike. Honestly, club set like that sounds like dream come true to any golfer with hint of rational judgement. But we shouldn’t be so quick to declare Callaway the maker of best womens golf clubs. Plus, no matter how much praise the ultimate set gets for high quality materials, it’s still not as expensive as other sets (such as Callaway Solaire Gems), so one way or another, club maker was constricted by budget concerns and avoided using expensive materials, which is often necessary to make brilliant golf club.

Callaway does have its contender in luxury golf club category as well. It’s the solaire gems club set. These clubs are made with precision and game improvement in mind. They are perfectly designed for lady golfers of all experience and don’t seem to have any clearly visible flaws. I’ve seen them on the course myself and the clubs themselves, as well as the bag, look fantastic in real life. Overall, if you’re looking for excellent club set for a women but have tight budget, you should definitely check out Callaway Strata series for women. Those clubs are made of good enough materials and if not help, they at least won’t let you down on the golf course. On the other hand, if your budget is somewhat higher and you’re looking for a great gift for a lady who loves to golf, look no further, because Solaire Gems are definitely the way to go.

For its part, TaylorMade doesn’t really offer any affordable options. The “cheapest” women’s golf club they make costs six hundred dollars, and even that isn’t full set. In spite of that, their Kalea golf club set is definitely one of, if not the best club set for women right now. Golf clubs that make Kalea golf club are extremely forgiving and their immaculate design, along with high end materials and other features, ensure improved results. I won’t get into the details of aforementioned features, but what i can attest to is that TaylorMade r&d team had surely done their due diligence when making these clubs. Online reviews for kalea clubs are rave as well. The look is probably the last thing i look for in golf clubs, but if you’re the kind of person who pays a lot of attention to aesthetics, kalea club set will leave you breathless with its incredibly beautiful design. Unfortunately, this set doesn’t include golf bag, which further underlines it’s high price, even when compared to Solaire Gems by Callaway. Despite that, if you have the means, i’d say Kalea clubs are definitely worth what they cost and maybe even more.

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What equipment do you need to play golf?

One of the most, if not most common question asked among beginner golfers is : what equipment do i need to play golf? Clubs are probably obvious, but there are tons of other widgets and apparel that you might find useful. Still, lots of beginners are given pretty bad advice regarding buying golf clubs, so we’ll talk about that as well. Choosing golf clubs that are good fit for you is one of the keys to success and enjoyment in golf, so it can not be ignored. So let’s dive in and explore what golf equipment do you really need to get started with golf.

Renting vs buying

Let’s first discuss the issue of deciding between renting or buying your golf clubs. Both options have their advantages and disadvantages, both of which we’ll explore in detail. Renting, obviously is advantageous because it requires less upfront investment on golf clubs. They are one of the biggest expense for beginner golfers, so getting rid of that is helpful for some. Also, irons are very important and the ones with game improvement design can actually help you in getting better results. Obvious drawback is that you have to keep paying for your clubs forever. Renting golf clubs can be great way to find out whether you like golf or not and whether you want to play it in the future. This is especially true if you’re thinking of getting high end clubs right away. There’s no point in paying thousands for clubs just to find out that you aren’t into golf anyway. I see people do this all the time, and after letting their clubs sit idly in the closet, they finally sell them for the fraction of the price they paid for them. One big disadvantage that rented golf clubs have is that they can’t be fitted to match your physique. This can be problematic because only golf clubs that are fitted to match your requirements will allow you to reach your full potential.

What about accessories other than golf clubs?

First and most important golf accessory that comes to mind is a golf bag. Having golf bag isn’t optional, because other ways of carrying your golf clubs with you all around the course plain don’t work. If you bought or rented golf club set, that set is likely to have come with golf bag as a package. If you didn’t get a club set, you can buy one separately. Depending on quality and style of the bag, it will cost you somewhere between 50 and 200 dollars. When you’re just a beginner, i think you don’t need to overspend on something fancy. Any golf bag that gets the job done should be fine at that point.

Golf gloves are also very important, because hands are what you play golf with, and you need to make sure that they’re always in top shape, instead of being bruised or otherwise damaged. How you grip and handle your golf clubs is also important, because it can have pretty big impact on how your swing and golf shot will turn out.

Another piece of golf gear that is extremely important to have is the tees. They are what you put your golf ball on to hit it properly.

Other gear

Except for these, there are many pieces of golf gear that i find useful. But i decided to list very essential pieces of equipment here to not overcomplicate things. I also like and frequently use golf rangefinders, because i think they are very convenient and make game of golf that much easier. If it tends to rain often in your living area, always having golf umbrella with you is also excellent idea. Water can damage your golf clubs as well as a bag, and you don’t want to take any risks. There are many other golf widgets, some useful, some not. Unfortunately i haven’t used them all so i have to conclude this tutorial here. I hope it was helpful to beginner golfers.

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