- How far should you hit your irons?
- How far does the average golfer hit a 7 iron?
- How far does the average golfer hit each club?
- Does Tiger Woods play Mizuno irons?
- Where should Ball be when hitting irons?
- How far should I hit a pitching wedge?
- What is the average swing speed for amatuer golfers?
- What is a golfer’s handicap?
- Is a 300 yard drive good?

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 should you hit your irons?

How to Know Which Golf Club to Use

Club | Men’s Average Distance | Women’s Average Distance |
---|---|---|

5-iron | 160 yards | 140 yards |

6-iron | 150 yards | 130 yards |

7-iron | 140 yards | 120 yards |

8-iron | 130 yards | 110 yards |

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## How far does the average golfer hit a 7 iron?

Golf Monthly Instruction

Whilst the average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards.

## How far does the average golfer hit each club?

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.

## Does Tiger Woods play Mizuno irons?

Iconic Tiger Woods equipment: Mizuno MP-14 and MP-29 irons. He had a combo iron set back in 1997 as he preferred the lack of offset in the MP-29 longer irons. He used the same True Temper Dynamic Gold X100 steel shaft that was in his driver.

## Where should Ball be when hitting irons?

If you drew an imaginary line from your left shoulder joint, at address, to the ground, this would represent the low point of your swing. Because you want to make ball-first contact and then have the iron bottom out just in front of the ball, you should play it just under your left pectoral muscle.

## How far should I hit a pitching wedge?

Men typically hit their pitching wedge from 100 to 140 yards, depending on their skill level, while women hit the same club from 70 to 120 yards. Beginners often find they do not achieve these distances, but their distances will increase as their swing improves.

## What is the average swing speed for amatuer golfers?

The average male amateur’s swing speed is 93.4 miles per hour, according to research by TrackMan, for an average distance of 214 yards. Using TrackMan’s “optimal” distance, the average golfer’s potential is 255 yards at that same swing speed.

## What is a golfer’s handicap?

A golf handicap is a numerical measure of a golfer’s potential ability. In stroke play, it is used to calculate a net score from the number of strokes played during a competition, thus allowing players of different proficiency to play against each other on somewhat equal terms.

## Is a 300 yard drive good?

This may come as shock to you, but 270 to 300 yards is a long way! The average drive on the PGA Tour isn’t 300 yards. If some guys on the PGA Tour can’t hit it 300 yards – you can’t either.