The alignment gauge can be adjusted in or out a little bit to make contact with the face. It serves as a guide to square the face against the alignment bar and as a visual to square the face. With putters, because they have very little loft, the face can be put right against the alignment guide to reference a square position. With irons you can also put the leading edge right against the alignment bar to square the face and you can also reference the iron grooves and get them aligned parallel to the alignment guide. With woods because they have a radius on the face and could have different face angles the alignment bar is more a visual guide.
Date published: 2017-04-14