How Fast Do Pros Swing A 7 Iron?

75 mph

What is a good smash factor for a 7 iron?

Generally, top professionals would be aiming for a 1.5 smash factor with a driver and a 1.4 smash factor with mid irons. But it’s important to note that any level of golfer can achieve these numbers; a young child who has a good relationship between his club speed and ball speed could produce a 1.5 smash factor!

What is the ideal spin rate for a 7 iron?

The statistics I use for the PGA Tour average on a 7 iron is about 7,000, so as a general rule I will take the number of the iron and then multiply by 1,000 to get an estimate of where the spin should be (this is just a starting point). So, I would say that your spin rate is in a good range.

How fast do pros swing?

How Fast Is An Amateurs Average Golf Swing Speed? Since 2007, the PGA TOUR has been tracking golf swing speeds of all of its players, also using Trackman. The TOUR average runs about 113mph and they hit about 290 yards/drive, which means their driving efficiency is about 2.57 yards/drive.

How far should the average golfer hit a 7 iron?

Golf Monthly Instruction

Whilst the average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards.

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 swing speed requires a stiff shaft?

Stiff shafts are recommended for players who generate high club head speed. If your swing speed is 90 mph or higher, a stiff shaft or an x-stiff shaft should be a good fit.

How far should you hit a 7 iron?

HOW TO KNOW WHICH GOLF CLUB TO USE

ClubMen’s Average DistanceWomen’s Average Distance
7-iron140 yards120 yards
8-iron130 yards110 yards
9-iron120 yards100 yards
Pitching wedge110 yards90 yards

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Does a stiffer shaft reduce spin?

So the stiffer the shaft and/or more tip stiff the shaft in relation to your clubhead speed and point of release, the less the shaft bends forward at impact and the more that shaft becomes a lower launch and lower spin shaft.

How do I lower my launch angle?

A less flexible shaft with a kick point closer to your grip will reduce your launch angle. Use a driver with a shallow face. It will have a lower center of gravity, which will propel the ball off the club face at a lower launch angle.

How can I tell my swing speed?

Divide your average drive distance by 2.3. This will give you your average club head speed in miles per hour. For instance, if your average drive distance is 202 yards, your average club head speed is 202 divided by 2.3, or approximately 87.8 mph.

How fast does a pro swing a 7 iron?

With players in the 0-5 handicap range, drivers are topping out at about 95 mph and 7 irons are about 75 mph. Depending on how efficient their swings are, this could represent upwards of 250 yards with the driver and about 140 yards with the 7-iron.

How far do the pros hit a 7 iron?

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.