How Far Should You Hit A Pitching Wedge?

100 to 140 yards

How far should you hit a 9 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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How far should I hit my 60 degree wedge?

They want to be able to hit a 60 degree wedge 125 yards like some of the pros. This is not ideal. You will want to hit your 60 degree wedge between 75 and 90 yards to score well. If you are hitting it over 100 yards you are swinging too hard.

How far should you hit a driver?

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.

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.

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.

How far should I hit my 8 iron?

Distances between golfer’s will vary greatly. One golfer’s 8-iron distance could be another golfer’s 6-iron distance and so forth.

Golf Club Distances – A Beginner’s Guide.

ClubMenWomen
6-iron130-150-17070-100-130
7-iron120-140-16065-90-120
8-iron110-130-15060-80-110
9-iron95-115-14055-70-95

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Is a 60 degree wedge hard to hit?

As a sign of things to come, two of the winners carried 64-degree wedges! 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.

Can you use a 60 degree wedge as a sand wedge?

You must have a wedge between your pitching wedge loft and your sand wedge loft. The gap wedge (usually around 50 degrees) provides a vital yardage between those two clubs. Your sand wedge and lob wedge will be used more around the green than in full swings.

What’s a 52 degree wedge used for?

With the nominal loft of 52°, a gap wedge can be used for almost any shot in which the player would normally use their pitching wedge, but needs lesser distance; a full swing with a gap wedge will carry about 90–110 yards depending on the many inherent variables.