To figure out which golf club to use for a specific shot, you need to know the average distance you hit a ball with each golf club in your set. Then, you simply choose the golf club that fits the distance you need to hit. The best way to find out is to hit about 50 balls with each club.
What do you use each golf club for?
- 2-iron = 105 to 210 yards.
- 3-iron = 100 to 205 yards.
- 4-iron = 90 to 190 yards.
- 5-iron = 80 to 175 yards.
- 6-iron = 70 to 165 yards.
- 7-iron = 65 to 155 yards.
- 8-iron = 60 to 145 yards.
- 9-iron = 55 to 135 yards.
What golf club should I use in the rough?
When you’re positioned in the rough, there are four primary golf clubs that players use. These are an Iron, Hybrid, Fairway wood, or even a wedge.
What club should a beginner use in golf?
Instead, start with a driver, a putter, a sand wedge (it’s the club that has an “S” on the sole or a loft of 54 to 56 degrees) and supplement those with a 6-iron, an 8-iron, a pitching wedge, and a fairway wood or hybrid with 18-21 degrees of loft.
What club should I use on a par 3?
Use a 9-iron on a short par-3 of about 130 yards. The 9-iron will help you get loft on the ball, and that’s important because you want the ball to come in high and soft.
What are the 3 most used golf clubs?
Conclusion. Despite having a maximum of 14 golf clubs when hitting the course, most golfers rarely use everything in their bags. The most commonly used clubs are the putter, wedges, and drivers.
What club should I use for chipping?
For a basic chip, use a 52- to 56-degree wedge. Play the ball center, and get your weight forward so your left shoulder is over your left foot. Your trunk is the heaviest part of your body, so that’s what you should move forward, not the hips (above right).
What clubs should a beginner use on a par 3 course?
In many cases, three or four will do: putter, wedge, perhaps a pair of mid-irons. You can clutch them in one hand like a quiver of arrows, and play creative shots when you don’t have the just-right stick for the distance.
Can you tee up in the rough?
The rules of golf state that you must play a ball as it lies. If you walk up to your ball in your fairway and tee it up, this would be breaking the rules of golf. You cannot tee your golf ball in the fairway once it is in play.
Is a 3-iron necessary?
While many golfers still enjoy having the 3-iron available in their bags, the club is no longer necessary, thanks to the available alternatives.
What is the easiest iron to hit?
What is the easiest iron to hit? With all the irons reviewed in this post, the iron that seems the easiest to hit is Cleveland Launcher HB Turbo irons. They deliver maximum forgiveness and a higher trajectory than every other club out there.
Do I need a pitching wedge?
A pitching wedge should be used when on the fairway or rough for approach shots, or when doing some higher trajectory short pitch shots around the green. They are great for creating spin and distance, while also giving you the control you need to keep your short game tight and accurate.