I was in a golf shop on Saturday (12/23) looking for Ben Hogan's 'Five
Lessons, The Modern Fundamentals of Golf' and I overheard the following
conversation between a Woman buying clubs for her husband and a clerk.
Woman: Hello, I was interested in buying clubs for my husband.
Clerk: Steel or graphite?
Woman: What's the difference?
Clerk: Graphite is better.
Me: Why do you say graphite is better?
Clerk: It hits farther than steel.
Me: True, if you can swing it. (literally and financially)
The clerk was actually seemed to be a nice guy. However, I think he could
have made a better attempt at fitting the clubs to her husband. Is this a
After thinking about it, I wish I had said, If graphite is better why do the
pros use steel?