Quick Answer: What Is A Good Driver Swing Speed?

If you’re not hitting it 2.5 to 2.7 times your clubhead speed, you need a better-fitting driver, a lesson, or both.

This means if your swing speed is 75 miles per hour, you have the potential to hit your drive at least 185 yards.

If your swing speed is 100 mph, your distance potential could be as high as 270 yards.

What is the average swing speed of a senior golfer?

But the average swing speed of a senior golfer is between 65–75 MPH. But there are some senior golfers who swing faster than this. For the driver, the average swing speed of a senior golfer is between 70 and 80 MPH.

How do I determine 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.

What is a good spin rate for a driver?

The general rule of thumb is: the lower your clubhead speed and ball speed, the higher you need to launch the ball, and with more spin; and vice versa. According to Trackman, the average PGA TOUR player has a vertical launch angle of 11.2 degrees, and a spin rate of 2,685 rpm.

How far should you hit a 7 iron?

For example, you might think that you are hitting your 7-iron 155 yards. You’ll typically pull that club on the course from that distance, but in reality you might be hitting it 145 yards.

What swing speed needs a senior flex shaft?

70 to 85 mph

What is the best golf ball for a slow swing speed?

The Best Golf Ball for 85 mph Swing Speed (including 90 mph)

  • Taylormade Project (a) (the best reasonably priced Tour-quality ball)
  • Callaway Super Hot 70 (perfect compression for this swing speed)
  • Srixon Soft Feel (best bang for the buck)
  • Bridgestone E6 Speed (best for long straight drives.

What swing speed requires a stiff shaft?

Shaft Flex Selection (Driver)
Carry DistanceSwing SpeedFlex
200 to 240 yards85 to 95 mphRegular
240 to 275 yards95 to 110 mphStiff/Firm
Over 275 yardsOver 110 mphTour (Extra) Stiff

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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 loft should my driver be?

Choose a loft to try based on your assessed club-head speed. If it is between 95 and 104 mph, a 10- or 11-degree loft will be appropriate. If it is between 105 and 115 mph, a loft between 7 and 9 degrees should be considered. Golfers with club-head speeds below 85 mph should use a loft angle between 14 and 20 degrees.