Do heavier clubs go further?

Do heavier clubs go further?

It stands to reason that given the same swing speed, a heavier golf club will apply more force to a golf ball than a lighter one and will, therefore, result in greater distance.

Why am I hitting my clubs shorter?

Practice your alignment, ball position, posture and balance with the help of a professional instructor. Poor fundamentals can cause short shots. Failing to complete your follow through or not properly shifting your weight during the swing also can cause iron shots to fall short.

Why are shorter irons easier to hit?

The short irons in your bag are more forgiving because of the higher launch angles and more confidence-inducing look to their setup. Most players can stand with an eight or nine iron in their hand and the club looks like it is going to get up in the air and produce some impressive shots.

What happens if clubs are too short?

What Happens When Golf Clubs Are Too Short? For most golfers, having clubs that are too short will be better than if they’re too long, but can still result in inconsistent shots. Clubs that are too short will make you stand bent over, which can cause back pain. You’ll also have the tendency to push the ball a lot.

Do lighter clubs increase swing speed?

His latest discovery might be worthy fodder for TV’s “MythBusters.” A lighter driver shaft rarely leads to a faster swing. “Only 12 percent of golfers swing their fastest with the lightest club,” Mucklow says.

How long should my irons be for 6 1?

1. Measure Your Overall Height (i.e. “static” fitting)

5’7″ to 6’1″ standard length in inches
6’1″ to 6’2″ plus 1/4″
6’2″ to 6’4″ plus 1/2″
6’4″ to 6’6″ plus 1″

Does 5 grams make a difference in golf shaft?

While most focus more on shaft flex, shaft weight is equally important. 10 grams may not sound like a big deal, but during the golf swing, it can make a big difference. This weight can make a big difference to feel, clubhead speed and dispersion (the accuracy of your drives).

Why can’t I hit my irons very far?

One reason you might not be hitting the ball very far is that you have too high of a spin rate with your driver and irons. An easy way to spot this is watching how high your shots go in the air. Golf shots that get hit with high back spin rates tend to climb higher into the air.

How do you know if you need longer golf clubs?

Do I Need Longer Golf Clubs? (8 Ways To Know)

  1. Your Height. The most basic reason that you would need longer golf clubs is that you are taller than standard height.
  2. Losing Distance.
  3. Stance Is Too Bent Over.
  4. Short Arms.
  5. Club Swing Path.
  6. Tempo Problems.
  7. Club Can Feel Too Lightweight.
  8. Hooking The Ball.

What height should a 7 iron go?

A seven iron should go about 140 yards. This is considered to be the standard distance for an average male golfer. For women golfers, the distance is going to be closer to 120 yards. The bottom line is that distance is entirely related to the swing speed at which you approach the golf ball.