That makes the average male amateur driving efficiency to be 2.29 yards per mph of club head speed. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Added to the mix is that not all golf … I have 2 boys. Distance affects so much of the game. Tiger crashes his car - currently in surgery? 14 mph gain in club head speed from last year to this. This varies so much based on physical maturity. You'll see lots of kids (parent's) chasing distance with drivers that go up to a kid's shoulders which is just a bad idea for a number of reasons. Invitation is open when you want to come play VCC. It seems like the USKG lengths are a tad short--at least for my kids. The 3W and 4H fall right in line with about a 75mph driver swing speed as well. For example, if you are 10-16 years old and want to see how fast the college kids you will be playing against will be swinging, take a look at the 17-30 age group. They aren’t extra long because of conditions either. So he’s one that physically matured a little earlier than his peers. Maybe its closer in other age groups but using DCP for distances in my opinion is a bad source. His coach who is also, Point being, there's no reason for concern if your kid doesn't hit it as long as other bigger kids, and there's no reason to be overly optimistic if your bigger kid does; size becomes much less of an. You may have noticed before that there is often more variance in the average golf club distances of female players compared to male players. These drives are measured on two holes per round. Titleist TSi4 driver head, TSi2/TSi3 hybrids, Odyssey 2-Ball Ten putters and Apex hybrids, SIM Max 9.0 Head, Ventus Blue 6X, T20 wedge, MELT THE SNOW PUTTER SALEODYSSEY Rossie, PING Darby, TaylorMade Spider Mini, ODYSSEY Jailbird Mini. Here’s a breakdown of the averages I found in five-year increments, along with a calculation of their estimated average swing speeds based on the average Tour players driving distance efficiency being about 2.57 yard/mph. Display as a link instead, × The little one would pulverize ever third ball or so, but the driver was just to long and heavy for him to repeat it. If you are a junior golfer, the hope is that this data allows you to see where you stand compared to others in your age range and the older golfers at the next level. Here's an interesting fact: While PGA Tour pros hit their drives anywhere from 280 yards to 320 yards on average, and LPGA Tour pros hit their drives from 230 to 270 yards on average, most recreational golfers, according to Golf Digest, average somewhere around 195-205 yards with their drivers. The greatest distance factors are mechanics and club head speed. For these average male golfers, Trackman® statistics report the average club head speed at this 14-15-handicap level is about 93.4 mph…yielding an average total distance of 214 yards per drive. They finished T16 and T18 out of 34 players. You can post now and register later. He’s never been on a launch monitor but his longest drive as a 7 year old in DCP qualifying was 160 and I’ve lasered him at 180 yards on our home course. My kid is being taught speed and distance. Two of the longest kids in the 11-12's were hitting d, Going back through this thread is a treat. How much should average golfers care about distance? Please add you comments in this thread. My 11 year old is about 5 feet and 95 pounds hits his driver 180-200. This is mainly because more experienced female players tend to hit shots much longer than inexperienced golfers or female players who swing the golf club slower.Whereas there is less of a discrepancy between male … The average female golfer's swing speed is 65 mph, wrote Tom Wishon in "Ten Things You Thought You Knew About Golf Clubs." Golfers reach their peak power in their 20s based on this data, with the average total drive (carry and roll) coming in just shy of 240 yards. … My kid is being taught speed and distance. Some of the kids who consistently out drive him have a 20 lb advantage. Driving Distance. This has been done primarily in the gym with strength training. For 13 years — from 1994 until 2006 — the average … Now that same driver barely stands past his belt, but it was hilarious to watch that tiny kid swinging a full sized driver. Paste as plain text instead, × If you used more prestigious/difficult tournaments that would just be an average for more elite players, not junior golfers in general. It is amazing how 20-30 yds longer from the tee box can change the hole for anyone let alone kids where 30yd represent 3-4 club difference. Weighs like 55 pounds and hits driver 140-160. One Iron Distance. Turns out the average yardage of all golfers is – statistically at least – 217 yards. HH - really good job on the averages. My 11 year old is about 5 feet and 95 pounds hits his driver 180-200. Driver length should be about from the floor to the child's sternum. He's probably longer than average for his age, but I'm hoping he can start eating more to get another 10 or so yards by the time he turns 11 in March. He is definitely not elite but i see the the difference between elite and good. I am glad I won't be at my desk next week. Different question. I just noticed this thread was stated by CT. edit: for those of you that don’t know CT he’s not dead, just banned. Bump. Clear editor. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards. And let’s say these are your average “max” distances for each: Tournament fields aren’t set up by physical maturity. That 204 yard drive from the kid in the 7-9 range is very impressive. Since the dawn of the driving distance stat in 1980, professional golfers have gained about 40 yards off the tee. The moral of that story? If so, let do this. His average carry now is 280. Woods, ranging from a 2-wood to a 5-wood are also used for distance, but their loft angle is slightly greater than a driver.This angle provides the golfer with distance, with a little more loft than a driver. 14 mph gain in club head speed from last year to this. Tiger crashes his car - currently in surgery? We are back on the ground at the 2021 Farmers PGA Tour event. my name is william morris and i have been playing golf for 2 years now i'm 16 years old and i hit my farthest drive which was 357 yards. Hahaha. That's got to be one of the worst sources to use. True, as I recall when my son was 10 he drove something like 150 total. We are back on the ground at the 2021 Farmers PGA Tour event. The average number of yards per drive for all drives where the distance was measured by a laser. We got 6,300, 6,700 and 7,100 yard tees. At 10 my son was at most 4’10” and even the kids driver was far too long for him, but he wanted to use a new full length TM burner driver. Using data taken directly from the USGA Distance Insight Report, Stagner calculated the driving distance for male amateur golfers in the following handicap ranges: Less than 6, 6-12, 13-20 and 21+, with the average yardage of all golfers coming in … Average Scoring By Age. × GolfWRX_Spotted posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, February 9, GolfWRX_Spotted posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, February 2, easyyy posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, January 27, easyyy posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, January 19, easyyy posted a topic in What's In The Bag Photo Edition, January 18. His sister is 8 (9 in SEP) and about 55"/80 lbs, and topped out at 67 MPH with a 41" F9 Speedback (raised to 14*) she's choked up on a little bit....carries up to 125 with that club. For the ambitious, you can get a print-out of your entire practice session sent to your email account. Distance is hard to learn, but so is a good iron game. Print. His average carry last year at this time was 235. The average driving distance among golfers in the PGA varies from event to event and from year to year, but typically stays within a few yards of the same number. By high school he was driving about 200 and played varsity. But rather than a slow linear creep over that time span, there have been some notable milestones where distance has sprung up more suddenly. The more my son plays in tournaments with older kids, I wonder at what point distance is a wash if a kid cant hit a wedge and doesn't have feel. During the last week, I scoped his drives on the same 4 holes and the average was 208. Trying to avoid the 'becoming a Netflix" slug, but that train is fast approaching the station. As he grew, he drive a bit farther but not much. For this chart we use both the score itself and handicap differential. Paste as plain text instead, × The Average Club Distance for Women in Golf. Distance matters a lot at the younger ages, especially before they are playing full length courses (min 6500+ for boys, 5800+ for girls). His coach who is also a TPI trainer believes he will gain another 15 mph over the next year which will put him at 120 mph club head speed at 16 years old. Just watched a short video of the French phenom from DCP last year, and watching him carry his drives 170 (completely under control) as an eight-year-old is impressive. @iteachgolf and you are correct. Their kids were 5 and 8, both swings were polished for their age... and both kids had longer drivers. Driving distance ranges for junior golfers, 2021 Waste Management Phoenix Open - Discussion, 2021 FARMERS WITB & Equipment Photos- Links and comments, 2021 American Express WITB & Equipment Photos- Links and comments, Kevin Na WITB: 2021 Sony Open Winner (pics and specs). If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Check out the full results in the table below. × In 2019, driving distance was the following by age group: 10-19: 234.2 yards 20-29: 239.7 yards 30-39: 233.7 yards 40-49: 225.9 yards 50 … My kid is being taught speed and distance. Average driving distance across all handicaps was 200 yards … Jordan Golf ADG 12 - Gunsmoke/Metallic Gold-Black - BRAND NEW NEVER WORN! Do you happen to know your carry distance, swing speed, etc? I would think a distance to size ratio is a better measure of swing efficiency and potential for young kids. It could also just be the ball according to the USGA.   Your link has been automatically embedded. I would even go so far as to say, if a kid is much bigger/stronger than others of same age and hits it much farther, but isn't beating everyone easily on those shorter setups, then should probably temper future expectations. ***All responses Moderated***, 2021 WGC Workday Championship @ The Concession - Discussion, 2021 Ping putters - 2021 WGC Workday Championship. The smaller kids will probably catch up and maybe surpass once the size differential shrinks. Using data taken directly from the USGA Distance Insight Report, Stagner calculated the driving distance for male amateur golfers in the following handicap ranges: Less than 6, 6-12, 13-20 and 21+. I do hope you are not right about your second point i.e. CTgolf, February 11, 2018 in Juniors/College Golf Talk, Point being, there's no reason for concern if your kid doesn't hit it as long as other bigger kids, and there's no reason to be overly optimistic if your bigger kid does; size becomes much less of an issue after they all mature. There’s literally only two factors, age and sex. in ability to teach a faster swing and hitting the ball further. He’s longer than all his friends and competitors in local tournaments but his driver is much longer so it’s not really apples to apples. It goes up to the top of his sternum. They hit TWO drives and they only take the top one. It wasn’t until after Sophomore year that he really gained distance with specialized performance training. Agree on the boredom. My 9 year old is a little dude. My 53" son is swinging his sister's hand-me down 54" UL driver with no problems and without choking up. It was funny to watch him carry that oversized driver in that kid’s bag. We have spent a fair bit of time this off-season working on speed and flexibility. A simple DIY effort should only cost a few hundred bucks in material. While there are only 2 players averaging over 280 there are 21 with a 270 plus average and 67 that are 260 and above. We’re practicing in the garage now, and the flightscope I bought is finally getting some good use. The Average PGA Drive. × Display as a link instead, × Then those with handicaps between 6 and 12 average 223 yards off the tee, with the better players at a 6 handicap or less averaging 245 yards off the tee. My son-10 yrs has finally started to consistently break into the 200 yard mark. By CTgolf, February 11, 2018 in Juniors/College Golf Talk.   You cannot paste images directly. She's using UL 60" irons, he's using Flynn VT Advantage irons I found on clearance that are measured to fit him until he reaches her current size (this fall?). Even so, I don’t think he broke 250 too often, but by senior year his total distance was around 280 to 300 yards with a 110mph average swing. By using proper clubs, increasing your upper body and core strength and improving posture, you can maximize the distance of your hits. By Plus you have to consider their age cutoff. Since then, the average driving distance has steadily increased, rocketing upwards in the ‘90s and early 2000s. This is a 45% decrease in driver distance from 270 yards on average on the LPGA Tour to the amateur female golfers driving average. The girl who won the driving part hit drives of almost 190 in girls 7-9 to say that is crazy long for that age is an understatement but she was also 10 a week later. Now, he’s well over 120mph with all his boxing and MMA training. ***All responses Moderated***, 2021 WGC Workday Championship @ The Concession - Discussion, 2021 Ping putters - 2021 WGC Workday Championship. Hey. Therefore, next time you are watching golf on the TV you shouldn’t feel too downbeat when you see the distance that people are driving the ball. That might be more relevant since there are players on here that all play in different climates on all different types of courses. Tiger Car Accident. Here are links to all the galleries: We are back on the ground at the American Express PGA event. Whilst the average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards.   Your link has been automatically embedded. You can see both drives and can see the numbers vary based on the kids size in the photo (assuming it’s even remotely recent photo). Back on the first page of this thread @iteachgolf mentions efficiency. CTgolf, February 11, 2018 in Juniors/College Golf Talk, A non conforming driver would yield maybe a 5-10 yard difference for a 10-12 year old. Current driving distance has taken a huge nosedive... only going about 7 feet. The Math to Back Up This Chipping Distance Control Tip. I was wondering what's the average distance a … Why are your caddy days over? As the distance debate continues to rumble on in the men’s professional game, golf statistician Lou Stagner has broken down the dispersion of each drive at this year’s Masters tournament. Driving distance ranges for junior golfers Driving distance ranges for junior golfers. Sounds like your son hits a ton! Two of the longest kids in the 11-12's were hitting d, Going back through this thread is a treat. Below we complete a full run down of the average golf iron distances across all of the irons that you may find in a golf bag.   You cannot paste images directly. Now that my caddy days are over, my new job is the club builder. Drivers are designed to maximize the ball's carry distance, so a driver's loft angle ranges from 8 to 13 degrees, depending on the specific brand or model of driver. It looks like there have been many people looking to build the perfect golfer in that kid for about five years or so. How many parents have actively worked on swing speeds and distance? I do think the biggest gains have just been in the gym where he has seen a 50% increase in ability over the last year. I have 2 boys. @iteachgolf and you are correct. Upload or insert images from URL. × My 8 year old son is only 51” tall but he’s been using his older sister’s Ping G812 for over a year. COVID-19 sucks. It looks like he's swinging easier (slower) but it's going much further. When you get to the irons they are kind of all over the place. Averages from DCP? Not all advice is good and often is bad. Data expert Stagner found that the distance range which saw the highest percentage of drives at the 2020 Masters was in the 280-299 yard category. So, even though he swings very fast now, as a kid he never got more than 150-200 yards or so? The average distance for a one iron is around 215 yards for an average golfer. A young couple had their two boys hitting balls, and at least one of the parents was a local pro.   Pasted as rich text. But my son happens to be large for his age at 5’10 and 150 pounds. Let's get things going on the Jr Golf Forum. There's definitely something more important that I should be doing. Players such as J.B. Holmes, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson are perennially among the longest hitters on tour. Leezer touched on something that I saw at the range up in Tallahassee last month. Weighs like 55 pounds and hits driver 140-160. A part of me thinks the course was just too short for these guys at 5,700 yards. Would have thought you guys have several more years together at least. Here are links to all the galleries: We are back on the ground at the American Express PGA event. The average number of yards per measured drive. By: Luke Kerr-Dineen December 15, 2020 Driving distance seems to be all what everybody talks about nowadays. My son turns 13 next week and not one drive from the 14-15 year old group was as long as my sons drives in his local qualifier. Distance matters a lot at the younger ages, especially before they are playing full length courses (min 6500+ for boys, 5800+ for girls). He intermittently does the Dr. House throwing protocol and Super Speed training systems. can we tee it up from the fairway. It’s just a source to look at.   Your previous content has been restored. A driver carry distance of 188 is going to be right around a 75 mph swing speed. Very cool to hear. To help you make sense of this important chipping tip like I did when I first read it, you need to see some number examples. Please add you comments in this thread. Shorter drives lead to longer approach shots, longer approach shots lead to fewer greens hit, which leads to higher scores and a lot less fun. One Iron Information. So, I bought it for him. I think the centripetal force was equal to his total weight. You can post now and register later. The funniest part is my kid’s clubs are all below A0 ? Point being, there's no reason for concern if your kid doesn't hit it as long as other bigger kids, and there's no reason to be overly optimistic if your bigger kid does; size becomes much less of an issue after they all mature. So there is no one right answer. Average Driving Distance By Age in 2019: 10-19: 234.2 yards 20-29: 239.7 yards 30-39: 233.7 yards 40-49: 225.9 yards 50-59: 215.4 yards 60-69: 204.5 yards 70+: 190.4 yards More Distance for Golfers Over 50 Golf power and distance are one of the primary limitations for senior golfers and golfers over 50. @iteachgolf and you are correct. until they get a certain length most kids clubs don't even measure SW that's why most use overall weight as a better judgement for kids clubs. We are blessed to have a Top Golf-like place here my part of FL called "Big Shots", which has each bay outfitted with Flightscope. 14 mph gain in club head speed from last year to this. Distance is hard to come by when you weight under 70 lbs. GolfWRX_Spotted posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, February 9, GolfWRX_Spotted posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, February 2, easyyy posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, January 27, easyyy posted a topic in Tour and Pre-Release Equipment, January 19, easyyy posted a topic in What's In The Bag Photo Edition, January 18. The boredom is taking it's toll. His coach who is also, Point being, there's no reason for concern if your kid doesn't hit it as long as other bigger kids, and there's no reason to be overly optimistic if your bigger kid does; size becomes much less of an. There's definitely something more important that I should be doing. 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