Question: How Far Does The Average Golfer Hit A 3 Wood?

The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards.

With technology constantly improving in golf clubs and balls, the common conception is that golfers are hitting the ball further than ever before which is therefore making our courses obsolete.

How far should you hit a 3 wood?

Typically, a 3-wood has a loft between 15 and 18 degrees and a 5-wood has a loft between 20 and 22 degrees. Woods are to be used on the longer holes.

How far does the average golfer hit?

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.

What is a 3+ wood?

A higher lofted club gives the golfer the higher launch angle. Most golfers also carry 3 and 5 woods in their bag. A 3 wood has a loft between 15 and 18 degrees, and a 5 wood has a loft between 20 and 22 degrees. The higher the golf club number, the higher the loft.

How far does the average golfer hit a 7 wood?

Average Loft Angle and Distances of Clubs

ClubLoft AngleDistance for Men
5-wood20 – 23 Degrees170-195-210
6-wood22 – 25 Degrees160-180-200
7-wood25 – 28 Degrees150-160-170
1-iron15 – 18 Degrees180-215-235

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How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron?

Tiger Woods distance varies from club to club. According to Golf Digest, Tiger hits the driver an average of 285 yards with carry. His long irons (2- to 4-iron) range from 250 to 200 yards. His middle irons (5, 6, 7) range from 208 to 172 yards.

What percentage of golfers can break 80?

Only about 2 percent of all golfers ever break 80, which generally is considered the Holy Grail of scoring. Eleven of the world’s best golfers failed to break 80 last week during the PGA Championship.

How far does the average golfer hit a 5 iron?

How to Know Which Golf Club to Use

ClubMen’s Average DistanceWomen’s Average Distance
4-iron170 yards150 yards (consider a hybrid, instead)
5-iron160 yards140 yards
6-iron150 yards130 yards
7-iron140 yards120 yards

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How far does the average senior hit a golf ball?

The median driving distance is 219.55 yards, while the average for a three-wood is 186.89 yards, a seven iron 133.48 yards and pitching wedge 73.97 yards.

Is a 300 yard drive good?

This may come as shock to you, but 270 to 300 yards is a long way! The average drive on the PGA Tour isn’t 300 yards. If some guys on the PGA Tour can’t hit it 300 yards – you can’t either.

Is a 5 wood easier to hit than a 3 wood?

The only time you should hit a 3-wood off the fairway is when you can reach the green. The 3-wood is the hardest club to hit off the fairway, so using it to just advance the ball is crazy. Hit your 5-wood instead. The 5-wood has more loft, so it’s easier to get the ball in the air.

What is a good loft for a 3 wood?

You can expect the 3-wood to have a loft between 13 and 15 degrees. 5-woods will have lofts of 17 to 19 degrees. And 7-woods top out between 20 and 22 degrees. The other fairway wood, the 4-wood, fills the gap between the 3 and 5-woods with a loft angle between 16 and 18 degrees.

Is 3 wood easier to hit the driver?

In many situations, players will even see more distance from their 3 wood because they can consistently hit the sweet spot more often. Second, a 3 wood has more loft than a driver. Because a driver imparts less backspin, it makes it easier to impart sidespin.

How far can you hit a 9 wood?

Table of Golf Club Distances

ClubLoft (degrees)Distance for men (yards)
7-wood23 – 25153-175-191
8-wood25 – 27144-165-180
9-wood26 – 28131-150-164
1-iron15 – 18177-215-242

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How far can you hit a 11 Wood?

In fact, most golfers can hit there 11 wood from the fairway or the rough with enough height and forgiveness, which is not always the case with their 9 wood. The club-length of a #11 wood is about 1 inch shorter than a 9 wood, making it much easier to consistently hit the sweet spot.

How do you hit a 3 wood off the tee?

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