The traditional set of clubs consists of a driver; a couple of fairway woods, such as the 3 wood and the 5 wood; irons from the 3-iron to the 9-iron; a pitching wedge; and a sand wedge.
What should my golf bag consist of?
The Common 12 Clubs
(2) 3-wood. (3) 5-wood. (4-11) 3-iron through 9-iron. (12) putter.
What is typically in a golf bag?
Professional golfers generally carry: a driver, 3 wood, 5 wood, 4-PW, gap wedge, sand wedge, lob wedge, and a putter. Depending on the pro, these setups may change slightly, including the use of a driving iron, hybrid, or other longer club in place of one of the woods.
What woods should I carry?
So Which Fairway Wood?
|Degrees of Loft||Description and Notes|
|17 – 18||4 wood. Safer than a 3 wood, longer than a 5|
|18 – 19||Strong 5|
|19 – 21||Easy hitting long wood. Along with the driver, often carried with a 3 wood|
|23 – 24||Strong 7. Shaft should be a little longer than a regular seven. A good complement to 4 woods.|
What golf wedges do I need?
So generally think about putting in a gap wedge that’s 48 or 50 degrees, a sand wedge that’s between 54 and 56 degrees, and a lob wedge that’s between 58 and 60 degrees. These are general guidelines, make sure you’re working with your fitter to get the gapping that works best for you.
What should be in a high handicappers bag?
The High Handicapper’s Bag
- 4, 5 and 6 hybrids.
- 7, 8 and 9 irons.
- Pitching wedge.
How far should I be hitting a 6 iron?
You should hit a six iron about 150 yards. The average golfer gets just over 150 yards with their six-iron. Players with faster swing speed will get closer to 165 or even 170 with a six iron.
Which hybrids should I carry?
If you hit a 7-iron 140 yards or less, a 6 iron should be your longest iron. The 3, 4 and 5 should be hybrids. If you can hit your 7-iron 150-160 yards, think about nothing longer than a 5 iron and look at 3 and 4 hybrids. If you can hit your 7-iron 160-170 yards, think about swapping your 3-iron for a hybrid.
How far should I hit a 7 iron?
Estimated beginner driver golf club distance chart
What are 3 woods used for?
A three-wood imparts significantly more backspin, which will help with accuracy most of the time, and it also helps with workability control. The ball is teed much closer to the ground with a three-wood, so the variability of turf interaction does come into play.
What is a 7 wood equivalent to?
In terms of loft, a 7-wood is comparable to a 3 iron, typically featuring 21-22 degrees. Compared with 3-woods or 5-woods, this offers a much higher ball flight. The length of a 7-wood is typically 40-42 inches, which is about an inch smaller than the average 5-wood.