Average golf club distance with chart (all clubs)

Does it really depend on the club when it is about reaching a great distance? Many factors are there that actually can influence the total outcome of the distance that you are going to make. The weather condition, the club itself, the golf ball, your potential level, your age are all such issues that can affect the distance to a great extent. But, that does not mean that there should not be any expectancy. Depending on the type of level you are playing, there is always an average distance that you should make. We will be talking about all these in the following section. Stay tuned to get some useful insights.

Does it really matter?

As we have mentioned in the introduction that many factors can influence the expected distance parameter to a great extent. If you are a beginner and are suffering greatly to hone the skill of basic golfing, the probability is that you are not going to make it to a great distance for sure. On the other hand, aged people in spite of having a good quality club can’t expect to take the same distance as a professional level player. Besides, the weather condition and the type of course that you are plying in can also affect the total outcome of the distance that you are going to make. By keeping all these things in mind, you can expect that if everything remains in a favorable condition, the expected distance parameter is only then going to be at work.  If we provide a probable example then it would completely make sense to you. On average a professional level player, with a driver, can make it to a distance of around 270-310 yards, whereas an average player can make it to a distance of around 230-260 yards.

The average distance chart

If you have completed reading the above two-section, then, by now, you should know that only you can’t control the expected distance parameter.so, let's find out the expected distance that you should make depending on the level of your professionalism.

Club name

Beginner

Average

Good

Driver

190

220

250

2-wood

180

215

235

3-wood

170

210

225

4-wood

165

205

215

5-wood

150

195

205

2-iron

145

180

190

3-iron

135

170

180

4-iron

125

160

170

5-iron

120

155

165

6-iron

115

145

160

7-iron

105

140

150

8-iron

95

130

140

9-iron

80

115

125

Pitch wedge

70

100

110

Sand wedge

55

80

95

Now let's talk about each of the individual clubs for your better convenience.

Driver

The driver is the most forgiving and the longest club in the golf bag. The driver tends to have the most heavy-weight face and we start playing golf by hitting with a driver. The driver is also known as a wood club and a driver is usually marked as 1-wood. That is why it is expected that a driver will take the golf ball to a great distance than all other kinds of clubs.

To hit with a driver, it is expected that an average level player would make it to a distance of around 230 yards.

On the other hand, a professional level player competing in any tournament would make it to a distance of around 25-270 yards.

Wood

The wood club is marked from 2 to 5, and they also can be helpful to make it to a great distance. If you are an average level player, then, on a good day, you can expect to make it to around 200 yards whereas, a professional level player would take a distance of around 205-230 yards depending on the type of wood they are using.

Iron golf club

The majority of the clubs in your golf bag befall on the category of iron. They are marked from 2 to 9. Iron clubs are quite beneficial to make it to a mid-range distance. Depending on the level of professionalism and the type of the iron club that you are using, it is estimated that you will be able to take it to a distance of around 80-190 yards.

Wedges

Wedges can be of great help to improve the condition of the short game. Besides, if you fall in any kind of bunker, hazards, or obstacles, having a wedge in the golf bag can give you relief. On average, depending on the types of the wedge, you will be able to take it to a distance of around 70-95 yards.

Hybrid golf clubs

Now, comes the most influential and handy club in the golf bag. Hybrids are a combination of wood and iron. As a result, they tend to be more forgiving and more distance reaching in the golf course. Let's find out the distance chart of all types of hybrid golf clubs.

club name

beginner

average

good

Driver

190

220

260

3-wood/1+ hybrid

170

200

225

5-wood/2 hybrid

160

190

215

3 iron/3-hybrid

150

180

205

4-iron/4 hybrid

140

170

195

5-iron/5 hybrid

130

160

185

6-iron/6 hybrid

120

150

175

7-iron/7 hybrid

110

140

165

8-iron/8 hybrid

100

130

155

9-iron/9 hybrid

90

120

145

PW/PW hybrid

80

110

135

GW/GW hybrid

70

100

125

SW/SW hybrid

60

90

115

LW/LW hybrid

40

70

95

Now, if you compare hybrid and other types of the golf club, then you may find hybrid more authentic and trustworthy when it is about reaching a good distance. Depending on the types of hybrid clubs, you can expect to reach a distance of around 40-260 yards. A hybrid golf clubs hit a golf ball easier then other clubs. 

Final words

If now it is about summarizing the whole article, then we have to mention again that only having a quality club won't make sure that you are going to get the maximum distance all the time. Many factors such as age, weather, professionalism level, course type, etc. greatly affect the distance that you are expecting to get. On top of that, it can be said that if everything remains in a favourable condition, then the distance chart that we have added above is going to be on work.

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