Drivers in a 2010 golf digest article, pga tour player bubba watson said the typical offtherack driver is 45. In the years after that, mens modern standard length was established. Standard uninstalled length for a 4 iron varies from 37 to 37 14 depending on manufacturer. Jan 23, 2018 most drivers for men made by companies who sell their clubs through pro shops and retail golf stores are usually 45 inches or 45. Standard length will be perfect, standard length are usually 45. Technical specifications of golf club heads, shafts.
With the variety of shaft weights, both in woods and. Play with the lightest shaft and softest flex that you can control. We all know how important shaft length is for an iron. Click for length help golf bags by golden eagle golf. Graphite clubs are slightly longer, with a standard driver at 45 inches, 5 iron at 38. If you are 5 feet 4 inches tall with a 35inch wristtofloor measurement, the club should be onequarter inch longer.
When i was originally fitted 5 years ago i was fitted at 12 in over standard length but the lie angle was standard. Driver shaft length are you shorting yourself using a 46. In the modern 460cc driver, the shaft now rests close to 1 916 above that ground line meaning that the cut length of a shaft for a 45 driver is 43. Have someone measure from the point where your hand meets your wrist as shown in diagram to the floor. Got 1 inch off from my driver shaft last summer and im planning to get shorter iron shafts for 2007. Length of shafts according to height in golf sportsrec. Find the right driver shaft length for your game golficity. Shaft length help woods irons wedges hybrids putters gift certificates ecommerce, open source, shop, online shopping. They need to be trimmed to fit the length for each club, resulting in heavier shafts in the long irons and less weight in the short irons. Most moimatched iron sets that i have built begin with a 5iron, built to anywhere between 37. We are using the following industry standard for the club length. Standard length of golf clubs for women and men sportsrec. Players generated faster swing speeds with the standardlength 4 to 6irons and singlelength short irons 8pw. However most golfers will opt for longer length to the sacrifice of greater control.
Find the shaft that helps you generate the fastest clubhead. Paralleltip shafts have a constant diameter and are the same for each iron. Shaft kick point, also known as flex point or bend point, is the location on the shaft that bends the most during a swing. I need to know what the standard length is for a 5 iron, shaft only. The standard length of a driver for men used to be 43. The length of a driver and fairway woods is a different story. For clubmakers out there, you are used to purchasing graphite shafts that are for the most part 46 long. It determines impact position on the face, interaction with the turf, and posture at address. Sep 21, 2018 even though the rules of golf for competition allow the club shaft length of up to 48 inches, golf monthly notes that the average driver length used on the tour is only 44. The standard length for a steel 1 iron for a man is 39. In fact, testing shows an inch of extra shaft length equals roughly 10 yards in distance. To determine your wristtofloor measurement, wear street shoes and stand on a hard surface with your arms relaxed at your sides. When thinking about what length golf clubs to use, specifically the driver, it will depend on if you prioritise distance or accuracy in your long game. Driver shaft length custom fitting for the correct length to help improve your strike pattern and.
What is the standard length of 6 iron and 7 iron golf clubs. Clone golf club custom clubs golf bags by golden eagle golf. Dec 01, 2019 when thinking about what length golf clubs to use, specifically the driver, it will depend on if you prioritise distance or accuracy in your long game. Most mens irons are made to be pretty close to the same length, starting with the 3 iron at 39 or 39. Average golfers will hit closer to the sweet spot more often by using a shorter shaft. Nowadays, with seemingly never ending race to claim longer drives, driver manufacturers have even been selling standard shafts as long as 45 inches. Contrary to what some might think, there isnt a run on. For womens length please subtract 1 from all numbers. A 38 shaft installed in most 4 iron heads will result in a club approx 39 12 long which is quiet oversized. Mens steel shaft iron set righthanded golf clubs ebay. The definitive guide to shaft length, what you really need to know to make sure your clubs are fitted to you. Sometimes a golfers height and arm length will negate each other and a standard length is the best option. Driver shaft length when i was testing out the rogue the fitter started me out on the standard length aldila synergy which i think is a 46, but we switched to a shorter one and my performance dropped significantly. Whats the average driver shaft length on the pga tour.
In terms of irons, in the 1970s most golf manufacturers adhered to what was known at the 2438 rule when it came to iron loft and. Club bounce angles will vary slightly if ordered with non standard loft specs. Most male golfers are wielding drivers that measure 45 to 48 inches, the maximum allowed under the united states golf associations rules of golf. The shaft length is based on the golfers height, arm length. Is there much of a difference going from a g iron shaft to a 115g iron shaft. A higher kick point, which means the bend point is higher in the shaft, closer to the grip, can help lower trajectory, while a lower kick point, which is closer to where the head and shaft are connected can help increase the trajectory of a golf shot. I am looking at the aerotech site, and it is showing me the following. Womens clubs are built 1 inch shorter than mens clubs. Standard length and loft for irons golf in my kingdom.
Dec, 2017 the definitive guide to shaft length, what you really need to know to make sure your clubs are fitted to you. If the set you are buying has a 4 iron shaft that has a 38 uninstalled length then you are golden since you can trim the butt end to your fitted length. Clubs other than drivers gradually get shorter if a 44inch steel shaft driver is indicated by the chart, your 5 iron will measure 38 inches and sand wedge 35. For example, if you are 6 feet tall and your wristtofloor measurement is 35 inches, a standard length driver 44 inches for a steel shaft driver and 45 inches for a graphite shaft driver would be appropriate. I am looking online, and some sites show it is 38 inches, and some sites show 37. Im also playing the dg ti x100 but they built the 2 soft stepping the shaft, or putting a 1 iron shaft in the 2 the cutting to length. Pings website lists a steel set beginning with a 38. Dec 21, 2015 in the days of drivers with steel shafts and persimmon heads, the standard length for a driver was 43 inches. The standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. A golf clubs length is measured from the heel of the club to the butt end of the grip. Once again, it was developed in a equipment market dominated by forged blades and steel shafts. The standard modifications for your standard iron shaft driver will be as follows.
What is the standard length of 6 iron and 7 iron golf. Shorter golfers or those who are uncomfortable with longer shafts can order their graphite shafts shorter to match the length of a comparable steelshafted club. Save on mens steel shaft iron set righthanded golf clubs trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. This is not surprising, given the longer shafts in these clubs. February 10, 2012 2 comments golf shafts by shawn zawodni. Its 3hybrid is 40 inches long, while its 6hybrid is 38. Driver shaft length is shorter better than standard length. After a successful fit with our tour team, rorys new specifications are listed below. But if you do feel the shaft is a bit short you could get half an inch or an inch added to it. I just recently got refitted and the fitter wanted me to stay with the 12 inch of standard but said the lie angle needed to be 1 upright to compensate for the the extra 12 inch.
Shaft length should be tailored to the individual, not a universal standard. Found the need for that simply by the fact that i already have to choke quite a lot on standard length shafts to get good hits. Cobra is actually releasing a 48 driver called the long tom for 2012. Standard golf club length specifications clubmaker. Most drivers for men made by companies who sell their clubs through pro shops and retail golf stores are usually 45 inches or 45. The standard length of 5 iron with a graphite shaft is 38.
While steel still dominates the iron market today, technology has changed shaft design, shaft weights, grip weights and head weights. This standard measurement increases 12 inch for each consecutive number iron. Club bounce angles will vary slightly if ordered with nonstandard loft specs. This meant the actual cut shaft lengths for the test shafts were 41. Titleist club spec option summary 1 models loft options loft range standard lie lie range standard lengths length range1 drivers 915d2 7. When fitting clubs and cutting clubs to length, cut the shaft 14 of an inch shorter than the desired length to allow for the butt end of the grip which is, on average, a 14 of an inch thick. Most mens irons are made to be pretty close to the same length, starting with the 3iron at 39 or 39. Increments between wedges depend of individual preferences and usually are smaller do not exceed. For every 1 added, the shaft becomes one flex softer. Standard swingweights for graphiteshafted clubs are 1 to 2 points lighter than shown, depending on shaft flex. Achievable swingweights depend on shaft, length and grip combinations.
There is no question i have been an advocate for driver shaft length to be shorter than the current standard driver shaft lengths as offered by the various golf equipment companies. Even though the rules of golf for competition allow the club shaft length of up to 48 inches, golf monthly notes that the average driver length used on the tour is only 44. Jan 07, 2015 most moimatched iron sets that i have built begin with a 5iron, built to anywhere between 37. Head weights, shaft weights and balance points oh my. For example, standard length for a steel 2 iron is 39 inches.
Nov 07, 20 the standard length of a mens driver is roughly 43. In the days of drivers with steel shafts and persimmon heads, the standard length for a driver was 43 inches. Make offer taylormade reax 55g regular iron shaft set 37. From the beginning of the 20th century all the way through to the middle 1980s, the standard mens driver length stood at 43. In reality, the average length of a driver used on tour is 44. However, in the 21st century a standard driver is considered to be 45 inches. The average length of a driver 5 years ago was approximately 45 long.
Club length and lie angle club fitting team titleist. I used to play dg s300 in mizuno mp57 and switched to the xp115 in the jpx850 forged. Subscribe to trugolf academy for more videos for free. How long is a standard shaft on a golf driver answers.507 211 719 1578 1340 1181 417 374 1194 605 110 575 390 513 785 1204 774 187 759 28 1178 831 72 282 545 374 353 576 79 88 1152 678 711 930 1461 110 1425 1251 919 1152 1019 10 1152 322 348