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Titanium Golf Clubs Pose Fire Risk

Titanium alloy golf clubs can cause wildfires, according to scientists in California. The researchers at UC Irvine demonstrated that when a club coated with the lightweight metal is swung and strikes a rock, it creates sparks that can ignite dry vege

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