DIY Way To Clean Your Golf Clubs


When you play golf, there are a lot of golf hidden rules. One of them is that you should make sure your golf club is always clean. This is how other golfers see whether you play golf seriously or not. Have you ever known that besides spending money to buy golf club cleaning kits to make you golf clubs clean, there are still a very cheap and DIY way to clean your golf clubs? In this article, I will guide you how to clean your golf clubs with 6 easiest, DIY steps.


Things need to prepare

All you need to prepare are a plastic bucket, a mild dishwashing detergent, an old toothbrush or other brush with plastic bristles, and an old towel. These items are very easy to find and are very cheap, right? So why don’t you study how to clean golf clubs using these very cheap items?

How to clean golf clubs with 6 easiest steps

Step 1: Suds Creation

Mix in two teaspoons of dishwashing liquid and warm water to create suds.

Friendly Remind:

  • Make sure the water is not too hot.
  • Do not pour so much water, you just need enough water to cover the heads of irons.

Step 2: Put Irons in the Bucket

Put your irons in the bucket. Check if clubheads are completely covered by water and suds.

Wait just a couple minutes.

This step will help loosen dirt in the grooves of the club’s surface.

Friendly Remind: DO NOT put putters or drivers in the Bucket

Step 3: Clean the Grooves

After waiting for 1-2 minutes, use an old toothbrush (or other plastic-bristled brush) to clean out the grooves. You need to do this carefully to ensure that all dirt and debris are removed.

In addition, you should also drag the brush across the sole of the iron and over the back of the head of your clubs to remove dirt, grass and other debris.

Step 4: Rinse-Off the Clubhead

Rinse off the clubhead by using the garden hose (or tap). When the suds are completely washed away, once again, take a look at the club to make sure all dirt is removed from the grooves.

Friendly remind: You should to splash water up the shaft.

Step 5: Dry the Clubhead

Dry off the clubhead with your old towel. Moreover, you should also drag the towel up the shaft of the club. By doing this, you will be able to remove any loose debris from the shaft and this will also ensure that the shaft doesn’t go back into your bag wet.

Step 6: Cleaning Woods/hybrids

Once again, it is important to take note that you should never submerge persimmon or metal woods in water.

Rather, what you should do is to quickly dip metal woods/hybrids into the sudsy water, rub with a moist cloth, then dry with a dry cloth.

Friendly remind:

  • You should use a moist cloth to clean off persimmon clubheads, then dry them immediately.
  • I strongly recommend that you should use a soft-bristled brush to clean out the grooves on woods/hybrids.

Above are 6 easiest steps to clean your golf clubs. Hope these will help you.

Source: Mr Reviewers

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