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In where i stay and played golf, average temperature can go up to 36 Deg C. So each game as we mount our golf bag onto the back of the buggy and each hole after using the driver, woods or hybrid woods...i always remove the cover, hit it and replace the cover.

A habit since my golfing days. My logic is that as the driver and woods are filled with air as its hollow and if we leave them in the back of the buggy , the hot sun will heat up the driver head, the head may expand due to the heat thus when it used, it may lose distance in the process......

Make sense ????

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In where i stay and played golf, average temperature can go up to 36 Deg C. So each game as we mount our golf bag onto the back of the buggy and each hole after using the driver, woods or hybrid woods...i always remove the cover, hit it and replace the cover.

No, it really doesn't. Cover them up so they don't clink together and suffer damage to the painted surfaces.

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Doesn't make sense. If you are wearing a long sleeved shirt in the summer, aren't you hotter than if you weren't wearing a shirt at all?

I'm not a scientist on the matter but I'm actually going to say no. I have several laborers that work for me in the summer and they wear long sleeve or even sweat shirts in the fields and they say they are cooler and safer protecting themselves from the sun.

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I'm not a scientist on the matter but I'm actually going to say no. I have several laborers that work for me in the summer and they wear long sleeve or even sweat shirts in the fields and they say they are cooler and safer protecting themselves from the sun.

exactly

why do you think people in really hot countries wear long loose clothing? But that's not the point, your saying that the air inside will expand and then loose distance. Wouldn't it be the opposite? it'd make the face a little bit springier if there's more pressure on it. But the difference +/- would be only like a couple of yards either way, just cover them up to stop them getting scratched
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I don't think its a factor in how the club plays. I do it to protect the graphite shafts on my woods and hybrids from getting nicked up by the irons, and so that I don't ever lose a head cover. Get in the habit of always replacing them, and you will never again have to dig through the lost and found looking for one that fell off your bag unnoticed.

Same with my putter head cover. I always replace it when I get back to my cart. When I take a wedge to the green with me, I snap the magnetic cover from my putter around the shaft of the wedge. That way, even if I do forget it, when I get the cart and put my putter away, I immediately realize that something is missing. I don't lose wedges or head covers.
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The covers will probably do very little temperature-wise except perhaps from direct sunlight, although even that is not a guarantee since many drivers are reflective whereas many covers are dark-colored and will actually absorb sunlight much more efficiently. The inside of the cover certainly isn't going to be colder than the outside air for long at all, particularly if you're taking the club in and out to use it.

However, even if the driver is sealed and the pressure increases, I don't know that there's good reason to believe that will negatively impact your driving distance. After all, the pressure change is going to be small---going from 90 (F) to 120 is going to increase the pressure by only about 5%. That's really not likely to make any difference. You might see a bit of difference in the metal itself since the coefficient of restitution will be lower at higher temperatures, but again, even over 30 degrees F, you're not likely to see much variation. And even a 30 degree difference from keeping it covered is pretty hard to imagine.

So all things considered, it's not going to matter. Cover the clubs to protect them, but it won't make you hit the ball farther.
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I don't think its a factor in how the club plays. I do it to protect the graphite shafts on my woods and hybrids from getting nicked up by the irons, and so that I don't ever lose a head cover. Get in the habit of always replacing them, and you will never again have to dig through the lost and found looking for one that fell off your bag unnoticed.

I do the same thing. If I bring a wedge on to the green my putter cover is laid on top of it.

If no wedge then the putter cover stays in the cart and replaced when I get back. Since I have been doing that I have never left a wedge behind.
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I play in the Arizona heat. Try 112 in the afternoons . If heat was a factor my driver should have "popped" a long time ago lol. I always put my head covers back on after using my woods but that is to keep them from getting banged up.

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I'm not a scientist on the matter but I'm actually going to say no. I have several laborers that work for me in the summer and they wear long sleeve or even sweat shirts in the fields and they say they are cooler and safer protecting themselves from the sun.

They sweat. Your drivers glands don't sweat to keep it cool. As a matter of fact it doesn't sweat at all or even have glands. The more clothes you were the hotter you will be but the more sweat your shirt will trap to keep you cool.

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I wear long sleeves to protect my skin from the sun, which makes me burn. My clubs wear protection against wear and tear, part of that is the same reason I wear protection....so the clubs dont fade from the sun.
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I'm not a scientist on the matter but I'm actually going to say no. I have several laborers that work for me in the summer and they wear long sleeve or even sweat shirts in the fields and they say they are cooler and safer protecting themselves from the sun.

So you wear short sleeves in the winter to stay warm? lol :)

Clubs don't sweat like people do. It's the perspiration that keeps us cool. Long clothes (or head covers) would protect you (or your clubs) from direct sunlight, but would do nothing to lower the temperature.
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