Question: How do you size a golf club driver?

How do I know what size golf driver I need?

LENGTH. The driver is the longest club in your bag. Men’s drivers tend to measure between 45 and 48 inches, while women’s drivers are typically between 43 or 44 inches. The size used depends on how a golfer feels in terms of overall control.

How long should my golf driver be for my height?

Using the ratio of every 6″ of height there should be a 1″ change in length then there should be a 1 ½” difference between their 5-irons. For example, recommend 36.5″ for the lady and 38″ for the man (or 36.75″ / 38.25″).

What is the standard length of a driver for golf?

Almost all drivers being introduced by manufacturers now feature a shaft length of 45 to 45.75 inches. Though some manufacturers have introduced drivers with shaft lengths longer than 46 inches, few have been successful.

What size golf clubs do I need for my height?

1. Measure Your Overall Height (i.e. “static” fitting)

OVERALL HEIGHT GOLF CLUB LENGTH ADJUSTMENTS
5’7″ to 6’1″ standard length in inches
6’1″ to 6’2″ plus 1/4″
6’2″ to 6’4″ plus 1/2″
6’4″ to 6’6″ plus 1″
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How do you size a driver?

Simply hold your golf club at 45 degrees to the ground or as in your playing position. At this point take a golf club ruler or take measure and place under the sole of the club. Measure to butt of grip. This will give you you an accurate and USGA standard for measuring your golf driver.

How long should golf clubs be for 6 2?

For example, for a golfer that stands 6’2” and has a wrist-to-floor of 39”, the recommendation for proper club length would be 1/2” longer than standard length.

What is Tiger Woods driver length?

So in a basic theory, the longer your golf driver is the more POTENTIAL you have for increased distance. Likewise, the shorter you go the more accuracy and control you are likely to gain. This basic concept is why many pro golfers play golf drivers that are 44 to 44.5 inches in length. (Tiger plays a 43.5 inch driver).

Does golf club length matter?

When it comes to golf clubs, size does matter. While correct golf club size can help you become a better golfer and make the game more enjoyable, inaccurate club length will have the exact opposite effect.

What is the best driver length?

The maximum shaft length allowed by the Rules of Golf for competition is 48 inches and common thinking suggests the longer the shaft, the more clubhead speed you can create. This is backed up by the fact two-time World Long Drive champion Joe Miller uses a 50in shaft.

How do golf club sizes work?

When you adjust the loft, you are changing the height and distance the golf ball will travel when struck. The lower the golf club number, the less loft, the less intense the angle on the golf club face; this means the golf ball will travel more distance at a lower height.

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Are golf clubs one size fits all?

There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all golf clubs. You don’t buy suits off a one-size-fits-all rack, so why do the same with clubs? Golfers come in all shapes, sizes and swing skills, necessitating clubs with different lengths, weights, lofts and lie angles.