Because golf is a game of repetition and your swing should not vary in most circumstances, your stance will be the same. It doesn’t matter how tall you are if you have a deeper crouch in your swing because your wrists will then be closer to the ground, which means you need slightly shorter clubs .
There are two ways to lengthen your shafts. You may add extenders to your existing shafts or you may replace your existing shafts with longer ones.
Irons and Hybrids The so- called longer irons are just that – they’re longer than the other irons in a set of clubs .
Lengthen Shaft ($5.99 Steel or $6.99 Graphite per club *): Most irons , putters, and woods can have length added to the existing shaft. *Save grip Fee may apply.
Height Recommendations for Irons Six feet, six inches and taller-add two inches to the standard length of the club . Six feet, five inches-add one and a half inches to the standard length of the club .
Help determine proper club length for irons (Static Measurement)
|Height||Wrist to Floor Measurement||Recommended Club Length|
|5’2″ – 5’4″||29″ – 34″||-.5″|
|5″ – 5’2″||27″ – 29″||-1″|
|4’10” – 5′||25″ – 27″||-1.5″|
|< 4’10”||< 25″||-2″|
How to Know Which Golf Club to Use
|Club||Men’s Average Distance||Women’s Average Distance|
|6- iron||150 yards||130 yards|
|7 – iron||140 yards||120 yards|
|8- iron||130 yards||110 yards|
|9- iron||120 yards||100 yards|
A shorter club technically should improve control and accuracy. A longer club technically should increase distance. A club that is properly fitted in terms of the length of the shaft will maximize accuracy and distance.
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.
The scale ranges anywhere from A0 (the lightest) to G10 (the heaviest), but most men’s golf clubs fall in the range of C7 to D7. Two grams may not seem like a lot of weight, but that’s about how much weight difference is required to change one full swing weight point.
According to the USGA, a golfer is allowed to have 14 clubs in his bag. This may include three woods ( driver , 3- wood and 5- wood ), eight irons , (3-9 iron and pitching wedge ), and putter . These are the standard 12 clubs in many golf bags.
Wedges are normally used when the ball is less than 100 yards from the hole. There are a number of different wedges on the market today, including sand wedges , gap wedges and lob wedges . The higher the degree of loft on a wedge , the less distance the ball will travel when it is hit.
The lie angle will automatically change if clubs are lengthened . Er, no it won’t. Cutting length from or adding length to a shaft will not alter the angle between the hosel and the sole.