Why Do I Hit My 3 Wood As Far As My Driver?

Does shortening a driver shaft make it stiffer?

Shortening the shaft will make the club shorter but it will also make the shaft stiffer and adjust the swing weight as well.

Plus, the more length you remove, the less flex your club will have.

Depending on how much you cut it down, it could move a regular flex to a stiff or a stiff to an extra stiff..

Do you hit a 3 wood like a driver?

The tendency when you put a 3-wood in your hand is to sweep the ball or try to swing up. That’s wrong. Just like with a 9-iron, you want to hit the ball and take a little turf after contact. You want to make contact with a 3-wood at that ball the same as you would with an iron.”

Should I carry a 5 wood or 3 hybrid?

3 Hybrid: Greater versatility out of the fairway and rough While the 5 wood can be easier to hit off of a tee, the 3 hybrid provides such great versatility out of the fairway and the rough. The hybrid is one of the most versatile clubs in the bag and provides you with an option from just about any situation.

How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron?

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.

Should I carry a 3 wood and 5 wood?

The only time you should hit a 3-wood off the fairway is when you can reach the green. … Hit your 5-wood instead. The 5-wood has more loft, so it’s easier to get the ball in the air.

Does a 3 wood go further than a 3 hybrid?

The distance that you can achieve with a 3-wood is far greater than that of the 3-hybrid, provided it is struck correctly. As the 3-hybrid is a replacement for the 3-iron you can expect to achieve somewhere between 180 and 210 yards with a 3-hybrid.

Should 3 wood shaft be stiffer than driver?

Shaft Flex: The shaft flex in fairway woods should be slightly softer than the driver shaft and slightly stiffer than a hybrid.

Does a shorter driver shaft help?

The long and the short of it Your current length may be perfect for you. You may even need a longer one. But, as our experts and test have shown, a good number of golfers would benefit from a shorter shaft. You may actually increase distance and there’s a good chance you’ll hit more fairways.

How far should you hit your 3 wood?

Average Distances for MenClubShort HitterLong Hitter2 Wood190 yds245 yds3 Wood180 yds235 yds4 Wood175 yds200 yds5 Wood170 yds210 yds13 more rows

Can I put my 3 wood shaft in my driver?

I took my Epic 3 wood shaft and put it in my Epic driver. It took about 4-5 holes to dial my swing tempo and setup to be able to deliver the clubhead right but eventually I hit it pretty good with minimal distance loss from driver shaft.

How far does an average golfer hit a driver?

220 yardsWhilst the average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards.

What is the easiest 3 wood to hit?

Most Forgiving 3 WoodTour Edge Exotics EXS (best fairway wood for all golfers)Cobra F9 Speedback (super distance and easy to hit for ANYONE)Callaway Mavrik (large club head feels like a driver)Taylormade RBZ Black (best for mid to high handicappers)PING G410 (most forgiving driver around)More items…

What is easier to hit a fairway wood or hybrid?

Fairway woods have a broader sole and larger head than hybrids and are hit further, but lower. Hybrids are more forgiving and easier to hit than long irons or fairway woods. Hybrids are typically used to replace some of the more difficult to hit long irons in the average golfer’s bag.