How far does Tiger hit a 2 iron?

240 yards

Should I use a 54 or 56 degree wedge?

That being said, I’d recommend the 54. You can always open the club face some if you decide you needed a touch more loft. The way I see it, going from 45 to 56 to 58 (or even 60) is counterintuitive. It still leaves an 11 degree gap on one side and a 2-4 degree on the other.

Should I get a 58 or 60 degree wedge?

One major difference in a 58 and 60 degree wedge will be the distance you hit the ball. For me, I used to hit my 60 degree wedge between 80 and 84 yards. I could hit a 58 degree wedge around 84 to 88 yards. While great wedge players would love to do that, most generally pick three which for me was 60, 56 and 52.

Is a 60 degree wedge hard to hit?

Weekend players complain that lob wedges are difficult to hit. If you simply accelerate through impact, a 60-degree wedge is just as easy to hit as a 55. Play the ball in the middle of your stance and go short backswing to long follow.

Should I get a 56 or 60 degree wedge?

The 60-degree wedge is the easiest club in your bag as far as the loft is concerned. If you want to learn how to stop a ball on a green, the 60-degree is a great way to start. Some golfers only have a 56-degree wedge in their bag, but most golfers should carry a wedge with more loft than 56 degrees as well.

Pitching Wedge

What 3 wedges should I carry?

Know your pitching wedge loft. If it’s 45 degrees or less, add three more wedges that are spaced apart by no more than 4-5 degrees each. So generally think about putting in a gap wedge that’s 48 or 50 degrees, a sand wedge that’s between 54 and 56 degrees, and a lob wedge that’s between 58 and 60 degrees.

What is the rule of 12 in golf chipping?

12 – (5/1) = 7 iron. The idea is you use the formula to calculate what club you need then use the same stroke for all the chips. You would obviously accommodate uphill and uphill/downhill lies, uphill/downhill rolls, and different speeds as well by going up or down 1 or 2 clubs.

What is the P on a golf club?

A driver, however, usually has a number such as 9.5 or 10.5 to indicate the loft of the club. Drivers are available in a variety of lofts. Wedges typically don’t have numbers. Instead that have letters such as P or PW for pitching wedge and S for sand wedge.

What is P iron?

A pitching wedge is a wedge used to hit a shot with higher and shorter trajectory than a 9-iron and a lower and longer trajectory than a gap wedge.

sand wedge

How far does a 9 iron go?

Average Distances for PGA Tour Players

Club Average Distance
7 Iron 172 – 215 yds
8 Iron 160 – 200 yds
9 Iron 148 – 185 yds
Pitching Wedge 136 – 170 yds

Should I carry a fairway wood or a hybrid?

From the fairway the fairway wood will go further but at the expense of being slightly harder to hit. If you need something that goes far then it is your best bet. The hybrid will be more consistent as it is easier to hit and you will gain control for those shots approaching the green from a distance.

Should I get a 60 or 64 degree wedge?

I would say that a 60-degree wedge is the better choice. Whenever you need loft (for lob shots etc.) you can just open the club face a bit, and adjust your stance. If you’re planning on using the wedge in a bunker, you should make sure the wedge has a lot of bounce as well.

Do pros carry a 5 wood?

Obviously, the driver, putter and pitching wedge are part of every pro’s set. Most carry a 3-wood and the 4 through 9 irons as well. 3-wood: 13-14° loft. 5-wood, 2-iron or 17-18° hybrid.

What is easier to hit a fairway wood or hybrid?

Fairway woods have a broader sole and larger head than hybrids and are hit further, but lower. Hybrids are more forgiving and easier to hit than long irons or fairway woods. Hybrids are typically used to replace some of the more difficult to hit long irons in the average golfer’s bag.

What is a turkey in golf?

In ten-pin bowling, a trio of consecutive strikes is called a turkey, while six in a row is known as a wild, or golden, turkey. It wouldn’t be the first time golf has borrowed from another sport to expand its lexicon. Click here to return to NCG’s Golf Glossary.

What is the rule of 12 in Chipping?

While you are at the practice green, use the rule of 12 to check the green. If you are running past on all your chips, you know the green is fast. It’s slow if everything is stopping short.

Do I really need a lob wedge?

Do I need to carry a lob wedge? The short answer to this is no. You don’t need a lob wedge in your bag if you learn how to properly use your sand wedge to achieve the desired loft. Yet, many players feel uncomfortable opening their sand wedge to hit soft, high shots as this decreases versatility.

pitching wedge

Should I carry a 5 wood or 3 hybrid?

5 Wood: Easier to hit off of the tee The size of the 5 wood compared to a 3 hybrid makes it easier to hit off of a tee. However, if you are often pull driver and don’t see yourself going with a 3 wood or 5 wood than the hybrid might be the better option.

Can I use a lob wedge in the sand?

If you stick to using just the lob wedge from the sand then you are handicapping yourself. The lob wedge is great for hitting those high, soft landing, short bunker shots, but those longer distance, running bunker shots are difficult to play with the high loft of the lob wedge.

Should high handicappers use a lob wedge?

Lob, or high, shots can save high handicappers strokes. High handicappers who have difficulty playing from tight, or bare, lies and who have a propensity for taking large divots should consider carrying a lob wedge in their bags. The lob wedge should have no more than 60 degrees of loft.

Should I carry a 5 wood?

The 5 wood is more of a fairway club because of the increased loft whereas the 3 wood is a good alternative for the tee as well. This should lead to a club spacing of the same distance as between your irons, this means that many golfers should consider carrying both clubs.

How far should a 56 Wedge go?

How Far Should You Hit Your Wedges? Be Sure to Fill the Gaps!

CLUB LOFT (Degrees) MEN (Yards)
Pitching wedge 45-49 85-115
Gap wedge 50-55 75-95
Sand wedge 56-59 60-80
Lob wedge 60-64 45-65

What clubs should a high handicapper carry?

The High Handicapper’s Bag

• 3-wood.
• 4, 5 and 6 hybrids.
• 7, 8 and 9 irons.
• Pitching wedge.
• Putter.

How far should I hit a 60-degree wedge?

Depending on the golfer’s clubhead speed and ball position in their golf stance, the average distance of a golf ball struck with a 60-degree wedge is about 50-75 yards. Professional golfers can hit their 60-degree wedge around 100 yards while beginning golfers hit their 60-degree an average of about 30 yards.

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