# You asked: What is the standard length of a 7 iron in golf?

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## What length should my 7 iron be?

Fitting Charts

Men’s Standard Shaft Lengths
Club Length
6 iron 37.5″
7 iron 37″
8 iron 36.5″

## How long is a 7 iron golf club?

7-iron = 140 yards. 8-iron = 130 yards. 9-iron = 120 yards.

## How long is a standard golf iron?

Standard Length for Irons

The same is true for graphite golf irons: the standard length for a 1 iron measures 40 inches, a 5 iron is 38 inches and a 9 iron is 36 inches. As is true for woods, the standard length measurement for women’s irons is 1 inch less for both steel and graphite irons.

## How far should a beginner hit a 7 iron?

Estimated beginner driver golf club distance chart

Club Men Women
6-iron 130-150-170 70-100-130
7-iron 120-140-160 65-90-120
8-iron 110-130-150 60-80-110
9-iron 95-115-140 55-70-95

## How far should you hit a 7 iron in meters?

At its core, the median driving distance is 200.76 metres (219.55 yards). Other club distances of note: the median 3-wood goes 170.89 metres, 7-iron clocks in at 122.05 metres and pitching wedge at a 67.64 mark. For what it’s worth, golfers find the fairway 46.46 percent of the time.

## How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron?

Club Averages

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.

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## How are golf irons measured?

A 48” golf club ruler is placed along the backside of the club with the tip of the rule touching the ground by the club’s heel. The final length is measured at the edge of the grip cap (and not the very top). This method is used in all cases except putters that the shaft is not located at the heel.

## What is the average club head speed for a 7 iron?

According to TrackMan statistics, the average 7-iron clubhead speed on the PGA Tour is 90 mph. The average male recreational golfer, on the other hand, swings the same club at closer to 75 mph, which is why he hits his 7-iron about 140 yards, compared with 170 to 180 yards for the Tour guys.

## What is a 8-iron used for?

The 8 and 9 irons are commonly called the “short irons”. They have the highest-mass clubheads and the shortest shafts of the numbered irons, and are used for shots requiring high loft or moderate to short distance (typically between 130 and 150 yards with a full swing).

## How far should a 70 year old hit a golf ball?

A 70-year-old man should be hitting a driver anywhere from 180 to 190 yards. This number has grown a bit in the last few years with the introduction of improved driver and shaft technology. At 70 years old, some golfers are having no trouble getting the ball to fly 200 yards or more.