Ferrule

Illustrated Definition

ferruleA ring that covers the entry point of the shaft where it connects to the hosel of the clubhead. The ferrule serves to hide the joint between the shaft and the club head and it is usually made of hard plastic in a dark color.

Optional Component

ferrule-no_ferrule-comparisonThe ferrule is an optional component in a golf club and some club manufacturers choose not to use ferrules in their clubs at all, such as Ping, leaving the joint exposed instead.