How To Choose Golf Clubs As Per The Height Of Golfer

    The size of a golf club is important. It determines the ability of the golfer to control the shot and propel the ball to the desired spot. The size of the golf club has an effect on the swing, and posture of the player. This will, in turn, have any impact on the skill level of the golfer. It is, therefore, necessary to choose a golf club as per your height. Of here is all that you need to know about choosing the right golf club size.

    Size Guide For Drivers

    Theoretically longer driver shaft lengths will improve the distance of the shot. This may sometimes prompt you to look for a golf club with a lengthy shaft. However, it is important to understand that there are restrictions regarding the maximum length of the shaft when it comes to taking part in competitions. It is, therefore, necessary to choose best clubs for mid handicappers as per ideal chart size recommendations.  

    Size Guide For Putter

    A putter offers a golfer the control and accuracy that is necessary for maneuvering the ball into the hole with the least number of strokes. This makes it necessary to choose a putter of the right length as per club size recommendations. However, it is necessary to understand that in the case of putter the technique and the posture of the golfer also has an impact on the control and accuracy. Therefore the putter needs to be chosen after considering the technique used by the golfer. For instance, depending on the technique it may be necessary to choose a putter that is shorter in length than the recommended size, to get the best results as per the technique used by the golfer.

    Size Guide For Customized Golf Clubs

    Customized golf clubs are basically made as per two different measurements. One is the static measurement which involves measuring the distance from fingertip to the floor. The other measurement is what is known as a dynamic fitting. This takes into consideration various factors such as the shaft and the head that will help in game improvement. For instance, dimensions such as the spin rate, launch angle at the speed of the ball are calculated to customize the most suitable equipment for the golfer.

    Size Guide For Irons

    Individuals of height that are slightly different from that of average height need to choose golf clubs that are either longer or shorter. For instance, if you happen to be around 7 feet, it is important you can add to choose a golf club that is 2 inches more in length then the standard size. Similarly, if you are 5 feet tall, you need to a golf club that is 2 inches shorter than the standard size. The addition in length or subtraction in length needs to be proportionately calculated for all other sizes between 5 feet to 7 feet. It is important to bear in mind that the standard length of a golf club is most suitable for individuals who are around 6 feet in height. Between 6 feet to 7 feet, incremental additions will help to choose the most suitable. Similarly, between 6 feet to 5 feet, incremental subtractions will help to choose the most suitable golf club.


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