Golf clubs can be an investment. As with any investment item, it’s only natural to want to care for it as best as possible. Learning how to properly clean and care for your PXG clubs will help ensure top performance and save you some green for years to come..
What Will You Need to Clean and Care For Your PXG Clubs?
Before beginning the process of caring for and cleaning your PXG clubs, it’s necessary to have the following items on hand:
- An old toothbrush or soft-bristle brush
- Warm water
- A microfiber towel
- Chrome or steel polish
- A cloth
- A bucket and/or bowl
- Non-toxic and gentle dishwashing liquid or soap
You’ll also need to determine the type of PXG club you plan to clean. The care and cleaning method can vary slightly depending on the PXG club type due to the differences in materials.
How to Clean and Care For Your Irons and Wedges
The process for cleaning PXG irons and wedges is straightforward and is fairly easy. From the above items listed, you’ll need a soft-bristled brush, a microfiber towel, a bucket, warm water, and some soap or dishwashing liquid. To begin, start by filling the bucket with warm water and adding a few teaspoons of gentle soap or dishwashing liquid to the bucket. Place your club heads in the bucket and allow them to soak for at least five minutes. Next, remove the irons one-by-one from the bucket and use the soft-bristled brush to remove any dirt and buildup. Using a toothbrush or even a butter knife can be effective in getting into the grooves. Because the golf ball is compressed in the grooves, buildup in that area can impact contact and overall performance. You may also want to use the soft bristled brush to clean any perimeter and precision weighting on the back side of the clubhead. Once you’re finished, give your club another rinse in the bucket of warm water to wash away any lingering debris. Lastly, dry your club with the microfiber towel and pay special attention to polishing and shining the sole of the club.
How to Clean and Care For Your Woods and Putters
For your PXG Fairways, the cleaning process is a bit different as these types of clubs should never be submerged in water due to the metal they contain. Instead, simply mix warm water and a few teaspoons of gentle dishwashing liquid or soap into a bowl or bucket and dip your soft-bristle brush or toothbrush into the mixture. Use the brush to scrub your club
How to Clean and Care For Your PXG Club Shaft
Once you’ve cleaned your club heads, you can move onto the club shaft. This area is prone to dirt buildup too and should not be neglected. To remove any dirt, use a damp cloth to wipe any buildup from the shaft. Next, dry it thoroughly with a clean microfiber towel.
How to Clean and Care For Your Grip
Many golfers overlook caring for and cleaning the grip of their clubs. In order to get that fresh and tacky feeling back, it’s wise to clean your grips regularly. Doing so is not only better for performance, but it’s also beneficial to maintaining the quality of the club. Grips tend to accumulate dirt and sweat, and can wear down over time making it difficult to get a good grip on your club. This can of course impact your swing. To clean your grip, make a habit of wiping it down with a damp cloth after you play. Make sure the cloth is not too hot as the heat can damage the grip. After, dry it with a microfiber towel and store your club safely.
How to Store Your PXG Clubs
For proper storage, it’s important to consider your climate, where you live, and where you plan to store your PXG clubs when they’re not in use. It’s always best to choose an area that is temperature controlled. While the trunk of your car may seem like the most convenient option if you’re a frequent player, this can cause long-term damage to the clubs. Car trunks collect heat and constant movement and clanging in the back of your car may cause wear and tear. Instead, try storing them in a dry, cool area of your garage. If your garage is humid, it may be best to store them inside your home. Humid conditions can cause rust and epoxy breakdown.
Extra Care Tips for Your PXG Clubs
We mentioned earlier in our list of necessary items that chrome or steel polish can be useful. If you feel like taking the extra step in cleaning and caring for your clubs, try polishing them with a chrome or steel polish to make them shine like brand new.
Cleaning your clubs during your golf round to mitigate buildup is always an option, too! Give your PXG clubs a quick wipe down while you’re on the course using a small microfiber towel clipped to your golf bag or even using your golf tee.