How Far Does An Average Golfer Hit A Driver?

Do range balls go shorter?

Range Ball Distance vs.

Generally, range balls do not fly as far as regular golf balls.

But the biggest difference isn’t necessarily that range balls typically fly shorter distances, but that they vary so widely in distance performance..

Should I play regular or stiff shafts?

If you have a slower swing speed, you are probably going to want to choose regular shafted clubs because the additional flex will provide a little more power and accuracy. When you swing harder, the stiff flex will be more controlled and give you the punch you need to hit better shots.

Should I carry a 5 wood or 3 hybrid?

A 5 wood is perfect off the tee and a 3 hybrid is perfect from the fairway for the following reasons. A hybrid can get the ball up in the air better than a fairway wood can, so you would prefer to play with a 3 hybrid where there is no tee in the fairway and a 5 wood to lay back off the tee if you do not choose driver.

Why can’t the average golfer hit 200?

Because the average golfer doesn’t know how to swing correctly. … The reason this is all important is because golf club yardage is a function of club head speed and without repeating the above description, the golfer is left with a bad swing and equally bad yardage…on all his/her shots.

How far should you hit a 7 iron?

How to Know Which Golf Club to UseClubMen’s Average DistanceWomen’s Average Distance5-iron160 yards140 yards6-iron150 yards130 yards7-iron140 yards120 yards8-iron130 yards110 yards9 more rows

How far does the average 60 year old hit a golf ball?

Two decades later, that Smart Distance is down to 244 yards. All hope isn’t lost for the older players, however. Players in the 60+ age bracket may hit it 43 yards shorter than their 21-30 year-old counterparts, but they average 49% fairways hit. That’s 10% higher than 21-30 year olds.

How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron?

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. His 8-iron travels 158 yards, and 9-iron flies 142.

Is 200 yards a good drive?

So in answer to your question, yes most average golfers can’t get the ball much beyond 200 yards reliably. This also shows that driving distance is far from the most important part of the game.

How far should a 65 year old hit a golf ball?

The average driver distance for someone over 60 is 196 yards. All of this info was based on data that was collected by shot tracking companies such as Trackman and Game Golf. Obviously, it’ll all depend on the golfer and you’ll still have people in their 50’s crushing the ball over 250.