Why Do Golf Clubs Have Weights on Them?

Whether you have read it in a marketing campaign or noticed them yourself, tungsten and lead weights are becoming more and more common. How come? The full answer is complicated. However, it can be summed up as a way to improve the Moment of Inertia (MOI) of a golf club.  Moment of Inertia What is the Moment of Inertia (MOI)? The scientific answer would tell you that it is the torque required to change the velocity of a mass about an axis. This answer certainly sounds cool, but if you are like me, you were probably left still confused. In… [Continue Reading “Why Do Golf Clubs Have Weights on Them?”]