Even though the Rules of Golf for competition allow the club shaft length of up to 48 inches, Golf Monthly notes that the average driver length used on the tour is ‘only’ 44.5 inches, while the average driver length in golf shops is about 45.5 inches.
What is the standard length of men’s golf irons?
‘Most men’s irons are made to be pretty close to the same length, starting with the 3-iron at 39 or 39.5 inches, and all other irons decreasing in length by a half-inch per iron down through the set. Again, women’s irons are usually one inch shorter per club than men’s.’
How long should your golf clubs be for your height?
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 I need?
To choose golf clubs that are the right fit, all you need is your
height. If you’re between 5 ft 9” and 6 ft (1.5 m 23 cm and 1.8 m) tall, you should go with the standard length for golf clubs. If you’re taller than 6 ft (1.8 m), you’ll need longer clubs.
What is the length of a 7 wood?
Most seven woods are between 40-42 inches long. The shorter the length, the easier it is to hit. The 7-wood is also about 10 grams heavier when it comes to sole head-weight versus a 5-wood. This helps get the ball out of fairway sand traps and lifts the ball higher into the air.
Does golf club length matter?
When it comes to golf clubs, size does matter. While correct golf club size can help you become a better golfer and make the game more enjoyable, inaccurate club length will have the exact opposite effect.
Why are golf irons different lengths?
One of the main reasons golf clubs are different lengths has do with club loft. The wedges and shorter irons have a high amount of loft and therefore hit the ball higher than the longer irons and woods. To hit the ball further, clubs are designed to have a combination of both lower loft and more length.
What is the standard length of a 9 iron?
Standard Length for Irons The same is true for graphite golf irons: the standard length for a 1 iron measures 40 inches, a 5 iron is 38 inches and a 9 iron is 36 inches.