A golf club is designed to strike the ball with its club face. Occasionally, however, a player may “sky” the ball off the tee by hitting the ball with the top of the club head. PGA pro Mark Blakemore defines a “sky” as a shot that’s “hit off the top edge of the clubface resulting in a much more vertical shot than the club was designed to produce or you had intended.” This can occur when a player tees the ball up too high, or simply makes a poor swing off the tee. Such a swing may not only produce a short, high shot, but it may leave marks on top of your club that you’d like to remove.
Clean the club’s surface with a damp cloth. Allow the surface to dry completely.
Apply touch-up paint to cover the sky marks, then let the paint dry completely.
Remove any excess dried paint by rubbing it lightly with 1,500-grit sandpaper.
Smooth the painted area gently, using 8,000-grit sandpaper.
Apply metal polish to the painted area, then buff the area with a clean cloth.