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5 Golf Club Sets for New Golfers

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Golf Club Sets to get you started on your new journey into golf.

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Golf Club Sets to You Get Started on the Right Track.

Lights, camera, action! So you are ready to join the ranks of recreational golf? Are you? Jumping into the golf cart on this adventure of riding the cart path to golf brings excitement. The initial choice of a golf club set plays a crucial role for beginners. A well-designed golf club set tailored to the needs of novice golfers can make the learning process more enjoyable and set the stage for improvement on the golf course. In this article, we'll explore some of the best golf club sets for beginners, considering factors like forgiveness, ease of use, and affordability.

Golf Clubs Matter at All Levels of Golf!

Have you come across the notion that being a beginner means equipment doesn't matter? Well, that's not accurate. It's essential to ensure that the equipment you use is well-matched to your clubhead speed, physical features, and characteristics. It doesn't necessarily mean you have to splurge, but there's a noticeable difference when you use equipment tailored to your game.

At Let's Golf Michigan, we took a brief journey back to our first experiences with golf clubs. Kevin Scott recounted his exciting find of vintage golf clubs at an estate sale in the Ottawa Hills neighborhood of Grand Rapids, Michigan. This article triggered a trip down memory lane for Kevin, reflecting on how golf, once perceived as exclusive, became a part of his life in 1995. Back then, the game seemed reserved for a select few, but it all changed when some childhood friends, who were already avid players, welcomed me into their golfing circle.

5 Golf Club Sets For Begginners

For beginners in the world of golf, stepping into a group of competitive and seasoned golf enthusiasts initiates a rollercoaster ride right from the tee. With my vintage Arnold Palmers in hand, I took the inaugural swing at the now departed Maplewood Golf Course in Kentwood, MI. 

Behold the "Big Hurt," as one of my fair-weather supporters adds a chorus of laughter, referencing the renowned Frank Thomas of the Chicago White Sox. Feeling both embarrassed and frustrated, I swiftly realized that my golf clubs were too short. An onlooker chimed in, advising, "You need to invest in a good set of golf clubs." 

Photo: Kevin Scott of Let's Golf Michigan 

A golf junkie is born...

From that instant, I became captivated, and driven by my competitive spirit. I was determined to return and exact revenge on those fair-weather supporters and best friends of mine. It becomes evident that acquiring the appropriate equipment is the initial stride in preparing yourself for a delightful game of golf. This enhances the fun and eases the competitive spirit for those of us who thrive on that edge.

I pledged to myself that I wouldn't join my best friends for a round of golf until I was prepared to compete at their level. I diligently collected golf resources to learn the game, received valuable lessons from a co-worker's brother, a golf pro, and sought advice on the best golf clubs to kickstart my journey. It's important to note that back in 1995, help resources like these were scarce, leaving individuals to navigate the golfing landscape solo. I kept all these preparations under wraps, ensuring my friends remained unaware of my upcoming revenge tour.

Equipped with a fresh outlook on golf, I ventured to MC Sporting Goods, a popular sporting goods hub in Michigan at the time. There, I invested in my inaugural set of brand-new Wilson golf clubs, a complete collection that set me back $699. As weeks passed, the much-anticipated revenge tour unfolded. I emerged from the clubhouse with a determined mission and triumphed over my friendship foursome members by an impressive 12 strokes. Through dedication and the right set of golf clubs, you can also steer your golf game in the right direction and savor every moment on the course.

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GOLF CLUB SETS

PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set - Mens

PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set - Mens

PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set - Women’s

PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set - Women’s

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Budget-Friendly and Dependable Golf Club Sets for New Golfers

This guide is designed to steer you through the process, empowering you to make your first set purchase with confidence. 

Optimal golf club sets are tailored for novice players, ensuring ample forgiveness across all the clubs in the bag. Characterized by thicker top lines, these sets instill confidence as you address the ball. Typically inclusive of essential clubs, such as a driver, fairway wood, hybrid club, a set or half set of irons, and a putter, these sets are designed to provide all the tools you need to kickstart your golfing journey.

Simplifying the endeavor of purchasing your inaugural set, we've compiled a comprehensive guide on the finest golf club sets for beginners. This guide is designed to steer you through the process, empowering you to make your first set purchase with confidence. 

This compilation comprises package sets spanning various price ranges. Regardless of the price point, each highlighted beginner golf club set is a reliable investment built to last throughout your new journey in golf. This guide will help you find clubs that can prepare you for your new hobby and elevate your game to the next level.

5 BEST GOLF CLUB SETS FOR BEGINNERS - WOMEN & MEN

#1 Top Flite 2024 XL 13-Piece Complete Set - (Graphite/Steel) Men

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Top Flite 2024 XL 13-Piece Complete Set - (Graphite/Steel) is an excellent choice for male beginners. This set combines quality and affordability, featuring a full range of clubs, including a driver, hybrids, irons, and a putter. The lightweight, durable design promotes ease of use for beginners, allowing them to focus on improving their game rather than struggling with equipment.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
Fairway Wood
5H Hybrid

Putter

6, 7, 8, 9, W Irons
Driver, Fairway, Hybrid Headcovers
Stand Bag
" Available in right hand or left hand"

#1 Top Flite Women's 2024 XL 13-Piece Complete Set - (Graphite) Women

Top Flite 2024 XL 13-Piece Complete Set Womens

The Top Flite Women's 2024 XL 13-Piece Complete Set stands out as a beacon of quality and innovation in the realm of women's golf clubs. Crafted with precision and designed to enhance every aspect of a golfer's game, this comprehensive set promises an unparalleled combination of style, functionality, and performance for women stepping onto the golf course in 2024.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
Fairway Wood
5H Hybrid
6, 7, 8, 9, W Irons
Putter

Driver, Fairway, Hybrid Headcovers
Stand Bag
Available in right hand and Flex"

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5 BEST GOLF CLUB SETS FOR BEGINNERS - WOMEN & MEN

#2 Strata 11-Piece Women's Set

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The Strata 11-Piece Women's Set Engineered for optimal performance straight from the box, the Strata 11-Piece Women's Set is crafted to instill confidence from tee to green. Comprising a lightweight 460cc forged driver, fairway wood, hybrid, irons, and putter, this set is meticulously designed to offer women an exceptional blend of distance, forgiveness, and control. The clubs are not only easy to hit but also provide a perfect combination of features aimed at enhancing the overall golfing experience for women, ensuring a seamless transition from one shot to the next.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
Fairway Wood
Hybrid
Irons/Wedges

Putter
Headcovers (Driver & Fairway Wood)
Stand Bag
Available in right-hand
Graphite Womens

#2 Strata 12-Piece Men's Set

#2 Strata 12-Piece Men's Set

The Strata 12-Piece Men's Set Complete Set The Strata 12-Piece Men's golf club set is a perfect blend of affordability and performance for the first-time golfer. The set includes a bag and all the clubs to get you teeing off and putting on the right track. One of our Let's Golf Michigan Team's favorite options for beginners.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
Fairway Wood
Hybrid
Irons/Wedges

Putter
Headcovers (Driver & Fairway Wood)
Stand Bag
Available in right-hand
Graphite Womens

#3 Tour Edge Lady Edge Women's Half Set

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Tour Edge Lady Edge Women's Full Set; The complete set comes with a convenient cart bag, whereas the starter set comes equipped with a stand bag. All sets are offered in right-handed models, with the teal set also available in a left-handed option. Both standard and petite (-1") versions are available for all sets, and the teal set additionally offers a +1" option. A variety of vibrant colors are on offer, including Turquoise/White, Violet/White, and Black/White.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
#3 & #5 Fairway wood
#6 & #7 Hybrid
#8-SW Irons
Putter
Deluxe Cart Bag

#3 Tour Edge Bazooka 370 Complete Men's Set

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Tour Edge Bazooka 370 Complete Men's Set; forgiveness is at the forefront of the redesigned Bazooka 370 complete set, thanks to innovative shapes and strategically positioned weight. The set introduces ultra-thin faces that not only amplify speed but also contribute to making this best-selling complete set even more user-friendly. The incorporation of these new designs aims to facilitate easier hits, ensuring improved launch capabilities from any lie on the course. As a result, this set not only enhances overall playability but also adds significant distance to your shots.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
10.5° Driver (R/S Flex)
#3 & #5 Fairway Woods (R/S Flex)
#4 Hybrid (R/S Flex)

#5-SW steel Irons (R/S Flex)
Heel/Toe Putter
Lightweight Stand Bag
Right Hand and Left Hand
Length: Standard and Plus 1
Senior Edition Available
Steel Model

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#4 PowerBilt Lady 2020 Pro Power Complete Golf Set - Womens

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PowerBilt Lady 2020 Pro Power Complete Golf Set; PowerBilt Pro Power Women's Complete Golf Set! This comprehensive set equips you with everything necessary to step onto the course, all at an incredible price. Tailored for beginners or casual golfers, this set ensures both quality and quantity without compromise. Don't miss the opportunity to hit the course this year with the PowerBilt Pro Power Women's Complete Golf Set!

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
Fairway Wood
Hybrid
Irons/Wedges

Putter
Headcovers (Driver & Fairway Wood)
Stand Bag
Available in right-hand
Graphite Womens

#4 PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set - Mens

PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set - Mens

PowerBilt 2020 Pro Power Golf Set; PowerBilt Pro Power Men's Complete Golf Set! This comprehensive set equips you with everything necessary to step onto the course, all at an incredible price. Tailored for beginners or casual golfers, this set ensures both quality and quantity without compromise. Don't miss the opportunity to hit the course this year with the PowerBilt Pro Power Men's Complete Golf Set!

WHAT'S INCLUDED
Driver
Fairway Wood
Hybrid
Irons/Wedges

Putter
Headcovers (Driver & Fairway Wood)
Stand Bag
Available in right-hand
Graphite Men's

#5 Cobra Air-X 2 12-Piece Complete Set - Mens

Cobra Air-X 2 12-Piece Complete Set - Mens

For those who want to go big out of the gate, the Cobra Air-X 2 Complete Set; comprises a 12-piece ensemble ready to hit the course.  A lightweight build characterizes each club and introduces a new H.O.T. Face insert, strategically crafted to aid golfers with smooth tempos in generating heightened club speed and increased distance. A premium blade putter, a cart bag, and protective headcovers complement the set.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • DRIVER: An offset driver features an all-new carbon crown, delivering the best combination of speed and forgiveness in a lightweight design. 10.5° (Regular) 11.5° (Lite)

 

  • FAIRWAY: A 3-wood features a shallow profile, an offset design, and heel-biased weighting for easy launch and accuracy

 

  • HYBRIDS: A 4 and 5 hybrid with an offset design and heel-biased weighting make longer approach shots easier and more accurate than ever

 

  • IRONS: Low profile irons with greater lofts and perimeter weighting launch high and straight for more GIR's and birdie opportunities

 

  • BLADE PUTTER: A premium blade putter design features a machined face for exceptional feel and control on long and short putts

#5 Cobra Air-X 2 12-Piece Complete Set - Womens

#5 Cobra Air-X 2 12-Piece Complete Set - Womens

The AIR-X women's set is similar to the men’s model and comprises a 12-piece ensemble and each club boasts a lightweight construction and introduces an all-new H.O.T. Face insert, strategically designed to assist golfers with smooth tempos in achieving heightened club speed and increased distance. The set is complete with a premium blade putter, a cart bag, and protective headcovers.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • DRIVER: An offset driver features an all-new carbon crown, delivering the best combination of speed and forgiveness in a lightweight design. 10.5° (Regular) 11.5° (Lite)

 

  • FAIRWAY: A 3-wood features a shallow profile, an offset design, and heel-biased weighting for easy launch and accuracy

 

  • HYBRIDS: A 4 and 5 hybrid with an offset design and heel-biased weighting make longer approach shots easier and more accurate than ever

 

  • IRONS: Low profile irons with greater lofts and perimeter weighting launch high and straight for more GIR's and birdie opportunities

 

  • BLADE PUTTER: A premium blade putter design features a machined face for exceptional feel and control on long and short putts

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