Why am I not getting any distance with my irons?

Why am I not getting any distance with my irons?

This can be a symptom of body rotation or club head speed. There are drills you can do to increase your body rotation and your club head speed, generating more power behind your swing and allowing you to hit longer irons.

Do I need a players distance iron?

If you want to hit a draw or a fade and control your ball flight, the player’s distance irons are the way to go. For golfers that are interested in a higher launch and lots of extra distance, the game improvement is the best choice.

How much distance should there be between irons?

Generally there should be an 8-10 yard gap between each iron. And that difference in yardage between irons is due to the loft on the club and the length of the shaft. You don’t need to put more effort in with a 6 iron than you do with a 9 iron.

How long should you hit your 7 iron?

The average distance golfers hit each club varies widely. A PGA Tour player hits a 7-iron between 172-215 yards….Average Distances for PGA Tour Players.

Club Average Distance
7 Iron 172 – 215 yds
8 Iron 160 – 200 yds
9 Iron 148 – 185 yds
Pitching Wedge 136 – 170 yds

Do any pros use cavity back irons?

According to Titleist, 70% of tour players use cavity backs while 30% use blades. Cavity back irons provide increased forgiveness while blades offer more control and a better feel. This is why a lot of tour players have both cavity backs and blade irons in their bags.

Are players distance irons forgiving?

However, player’s distance irons are really meant to allow you versatility but still gain some distance. This is a forgiving club because you can play the ball to either direction and not just be stuck with a straight shot. At the same time, you might not get as much distance as you would with other club styles.

How much gap should I have between clubs?

Many club fitters are regularly asked, “How much distance between each club should their be?” Generally, this many times depends on the players average clubhead speed. Slower speed players will tend to see 7-9 yards between each club, whereas, higher speed players may see 12-15 yards between each club.

Why am I hitting my irons so short?

Practice your alignment, ball position, posture and balance with the help of a professional instructor. Poor fundamentals can cause short shots. Failing to complete your follow through or not properly shifting your weight during the swing also can cause iron shots to fall short.