Question: How Far Can A PGA Pro Drive?

Average Total Yards Per Club

According the Leaderboard website, PGA Tour players’ average 4-iron shots travel 210 to 220 yards (including the roll).

They can hit 5-iron shots 195 to 205 yards; 6-iron shots 180 to 190 yards; 7-iron shots 165 to 180 yards; 8-iron shots 150 to 170 yards; and 9-iron shots 140 to 155 yards.

How far do pro golfers drive the ball?

Here’s an interesting fact: While PGA Tour pros hit their drives anywhere from 280 yards to 320 yards on average, and LPGA Tour pros hit their drives from 230 to 270 yards on average, most recreational golfers, according to Golf Digest, average somewhere around 195-205 yards with their drivers.

How far does Dustin Johnson Drive?

463 yards

The longest drive recorded on the PGA Tour since 2010 belongs – no surprise – to Dustin Johnson. The 2016 U.S. Open champion is perennially one of the longest drivers on the PGA Tour.

Who has the longest average drive on the PGA Tour?

In 1997, John Daly became the first golfer on the PGA Tour to average more than 300 yards per drive. That year, he was more than 30 yards longer than the average Tour player. Now, 21 years later, the entire PGA Tour averages 295.3 yards off the tee — the longest average ever.

How far should I hit a 7 iron?

How to Know Which Golf Club to Use

ClubMen’s Average DistanceWomen’s Average Distance
6-iron150 yards130 yards
7-iron140 yards120 yards
8-iron130 yards110 yards
9-iron120 yards100 yards

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