Gear 101: What Does Swing Weight Of A Golf Club Actually Mean?


You know when you hit a new club for the first time and it feels a bit too light or too heavy? Well, that’s not necessarily just a feeling. There’s a machine that essentially measures how heavy or light a club feels during the swing, and the measurement is called swing weight.

You may have heard a golfer say something like, “this club feels like a D3.” They’re referring to the club’s swing weight.

Here’s how it works...