Last Updated on May 1, 2024 by Daniel

Golf clubs are very expensive and if not properly maintained, they may not last a long time. Golf clubs such as putters, drivers, irons, etc have different ways they can be cleaned. However, we’ll be concentrating generally on how to clean golf clubs (putters, irons, drivers, wedges and hybrids).

Without spending a dim, you can successfully clean golf clubs with some of your home items. However, there are some golf club cleaning kits that are available in many golf pro shops and online sellers. Although they may be quite expensive, they do work well as expected. Be that as it may, if you don’t want to spend money on that, we have a solution for you in how to clean golf clubs with simple home items.

Select Your Cleaning Materials

How to Clean Golf Clubs

What are the requirements to clean golf clubs at home?
You actually don’t need much, here are a few of the items you’ll need to clean golf clubs.

  • A plastic pail or basin
  • a gentle dishwashing cleanser
  • an old toothbrush or other brush with delicate, plastic fibers;
  • what’s more, an old towel or golf towel for drying.

That’s all. What’s more, you don’t require the basin in case you’re willing to utilize a kitchen or restroom sink. (We suggest the basin if your iron heads have filthy depressions — would prefer not to spend an excessive amount of soil down your inside plumbing.)

Get Sudsy

How to Clean Golf Clubs

Squirt a tad bit of the dishwashing fluid into the base of your plastic pail, at that point add warm water to make suds. Ensure the water is warm, yet not very hot. (Why maintain a strategic distance from boiling water? Most irons have plastic ferrules where the pole enters the clubhead.

Those ferrules are verified utilizing paste, and extremely heated water can loosen the ferrule.) You just need enough water in the basin to cover the head of your irons.

Put Your Clubs In the Basin

How to Clean Golf Clubs

Place the basin, with its water and suds, close to your nursery hose (on the off chance that you don’t approach an outside water source, work inside in a deep sink or even a bath). Put the basin down, at that point place your irons in the pail with the clubheads submerged.

Notice in the photograph how the clubs’ ferrules are over the degree of the water and suds. Enable the irons to absorb the warm water for only two or three minutes.

This will help slacken soil in the furrows of the clubface and enable the suds to start taking a shot at oils and fairway synthetics that may have based upon the outside of the clubheads during play.

Clean Out the Grooves

How to Clean Golf Clubs

After some time, say two or three minutes of drenching time, take each club in turn and utilize an old toothbrush (or other delicate, plastic-bristled brush) to clear out the notches on the clubface. This is the most significant advance in cleaning your clubs — expelling all earth and dirt and dust from the scores.

Grooves that are filled in with built-up on dirt and garbage won’t proceed as proposed; they will lose some grasp on your golf ball, which can cause the ball to do amusing things. Additionally drag the brush over the sole of the iron and over the rear of the clubhead, expelling dirt, grass, and different dirt and dust. A delicate bristled brush should work fine.

In the event that you’ve enabled earth to develop in the scores and solidify after some time, you may need to permit all the more drenching time and afterward utilize a stiffer-bristled brush. Never utilize a wire-bristled brush during cleaning, since this can start to scratch the clubs.

Rinse-Off the Clubhead

How to Clean Golf Clubs

Utilize your nursery hose (or tap, in the event that you are working inside) to flush off the clubhead. At the point when the suds are washed away, investigate the club to ensure all soil is expelled from the sections. Be mindful so as not to sprinkle water up the shaft.

Dry the Clubhead and Shaft

Utilize your old towel or golf towel to get dry the clubhead. Additionally, drag the towel up the pole of the club. This will expel any free dirt and dust from the shaft and furthermore guarantee that the shaft doesn’t return into your golf bag wet.

Cleaning Woods

It’s a smart thought not to submerge woods underwater, and particularly not to allow them to soak, since they, for the most part, have a decent, lustrous completion. Rather, rapidly plunge metal woods into the sudsy water, wipe down with wet material, at that point dry with a dry fabric.

On the off chance that there are grooves on your metal woods’ clubfaces, and those grooves hold dust or trash after you’ve cleaned down the clubface, it is OK to utilize a delicate bristled brush on the furrows as it were.

In the event that you are one of the extremely uncommon golf players who still claims and plays persimmon woods, don’t submerge wooden clubs in water. Rather, wipe them down with a damp fabric and quickly dry.


So, that’s it on how to clean golf clubs and we hope this piece of information has provided an insight on how not just to clean golf clubs but also how to maintain them and also a way to do things your self in other to save some cash.

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