A 48” golf club ruler is placed along the backside of the club with the tip of the rule touching the ground by the club’s heel. The final length is measured at the edge of the grip cap (and not the very top). This method is used in all cases except putters that the shaft is not located at the heel.
What length of golf clubs do I need?
Using the ratio of every 6′ of height there should be a 1′ change in length then there should be a 1 ½’ difference between their 5-irons. For example, recommend 36.5′ for the lady and 38′ for the man (or 36.75′ / 38.25′).
How do I know what size golf clubs to buy?
Clubs are matched to your height and the distance between your hands and the ground. To find the right size clubs for your body, use recent height measurement to determine the proper angle for your clubs. It usually helps to have another person measure, so you get the most accurate measurements possible.
Can you measure yourself for golf clubs?
You can do this by using a doctor’s scale with a height-measuring apparatus, or you can stand against a wall, mark your height and then measure from the floor to the mark with a tape measure. You must be accurate. Find a golf-club sizing chart to reference.
How tall should you be to use standard length golf clubs?
What Are Standard Length Golf Clubs? Standard length clubs are typical for golfers of an average height and wrist to floor measurement. As you can see in our golf club size chart above these would typically fit in the 34″ to 35.5″ range.
Are golf clubs one size fits all?
There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all golf clubs. Golfers come in all shapes, sizes and swing skills, necessitating clubs with different lengths, weights, lofts and lie angles. If a club is too long, too light or too heavy, you will not consistently deliver the clubhead so it is square at impact.
What is the standard club length?
Many years ago, the standard club length for drivers was 43”. Today it is 45”, and some manufacturers have even gone to 45 1/2” as their norm.
How is club fitting measured?
The best way to determine proper shaft length for your custom fit golf clubs is to get into an athletic stance like you’re set up to the golf ball, and measure the distance between your wrists and the floor. You can also adjust the shaft length in conjunction with your golf swing.