# Often asked: How Far Do Golf Clubs Go?

Contents

- 1 How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron?
- 2 How far should I hit my irons in meters?
- 3 What type of clubs give you the most distance?
- 4 How far does Tiger Woods hit a 4-iron?
- 5 How far does Rory McIlroy hit a 7 iron?
- 6 How far does an average golfer hit a driver?
- 7 How far should you hit a 7-iron?
- 8 How far should I hit my 4-iron?
- 9 How far should you hit a 9 iron?
- 10 Should I switch to graphite shafts?
- 11 How far should I hit my 4 hybrid?
- 12 How far should you hit a 2 iron?
- 13 Why pro golfers hit so far?

## How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron?

Tiger Woods Can Hit A 7 Iron A Long Way, But How Far Can He Hit It? Ans: Tiger drives his driver an average of 285 yards with carrying. His long irons (two to four iron ) cover a distance of 250 to 200 yards. The distance of his middle irons (5, 6, 7 ) is 208 to 172 yards.

## How far should I hit my irons in meters?

At its core, the median driving distance is 200.76 metres (219.55 yards). Other club distances of note: the median 3-wood goes 170.89 metres, 7- iron clocks in at 122.05 metres and pitching wedge at a 67.64 mark. For what it’s worth, golfers find the fairway 46.46 percent of the time.

## What type of clubs give you the most distance?

Pitching wedge: This is the wedge with the lowest loft angle, allowing for more distance. It is a good choice for shots approaching the green. You can use the pitching wedge for shots from 50 to 120 yards. Gap wedge: This wedge has a little more loft than a pitching wedge and is used in many of the same situations.

## How far does Tiger Woods hit a 4-iron?

Club Averages According to Golf Digest, Tiger hits the driver an average of 285 yards with carry. His long irons (2- to 4 – iron ) range from 250 to 200 yards. His middle irons (5, 6, 7) range from 208 to 172 yards. His 8- iron travels 158 yards, and 9- iron flies 142.

## How far does Rory McIlroy hit a 7 iron?

While there are a myriad of extenuating circumstances at play that allow Rory McIlroy or Dustin Johnson to hit a 7 – iron 220 yards on occasion, the actual Tour-pro club averages are much more digestible, and as GolfWRX.com’s Jaacob Bowden deciphered, able to be applied to amateur golfers of varying swing speeds.

## How far does an average golfer hit a driver?

Here’s an interesting fact: While PGA Tour pros hit their drives anywhere from 280 yards to 320 yards on average, and LPGA Tour pros hit their drives from 230 to 270 yards on average, most recreational golfers, according to Golf Digest, average somewhere around 195-205 yards with their drivers.

## How far should you hit a 7-iron?

How to Know Which Golf Club to Use

Club | Men’s Average Distance | Women’s Average Distance |
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4- iron | 170 yards | 150 yards (consider a hybrid, instead) |

5- iron | 160 yards | 140 yards |

6- iron | 150 yards | 130 yards |

7 – iron | 140 yards | 120 yards |

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## How far should I hit my 4-iron?

Estimated beginner driver golf club distance chart

Club | Men | Women |
---|---|---|

3- iron | 160-180-205 | 100-125-160 |

4 – iron | 150-170-195 | 90-120-150 |

5- iron | 140-160-180 | 80-110-140 |

6- iron | 130-150-170 | 70-100-130 |

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## How far should you hit a 9 iron?

Golf Club Distances Table

CLUB | MEN’S AVERAGE DISTANCE | WOMEN’S AVERAGE DISTANCE |
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9 – iron | 120 yards | 100 yards |

Pitching wedge | 110 yards | 90 yards |

Sand wedge | 90 yards | 80 yards |

Lob wedge | 65 yards | 60 yards |

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## Should I switch to graphite shafts?

I’ll go as far as saying that more than 50 percent of golfers would find better performance and a more pleasurable experience by switching to graphite. Composite shaft companies have made huge strides in creating iron shafts that mimic the dispersion of steel shafts, but provide more height, speed and better feel.

## How far should I hit my 4 hybrid?

The 4 -iron and 4 – hybrid estimates are 160 to 210 yards for men and 120 to 170 yards for women. The 5-iron and 5- hybrid ranges are 150 to 200 yards for men and 115 to 160 yards for women, while the 6-iron or 6- hybrid ranges are 140 to 190 yards for men and 110 to 150 yards for women.

## How far should you hit a 2 iron?

What is the Average 2 Iron Distance? The average distance of a 2 iron golf club is 195 yards (178 meters). The average 2 iron distance depends on multiple parameters such as gender, fitness level, height, swing speed, ball type, player type and hitter type.

## Why pro golfers hit so far?

One of the greatest swing issues with amateur golfers is they are stuck on hitting at the ball instead of through the ball and towards a target. With a pro their highest swing speed occurs just before the ball or even sometimes just after it. This allows you to maximize the swing speed with every swing.