# Question: Is 200 Yards A Good Drive?

## How far does Tiger 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..

## How far does Rory McIlroy hit a 7 iron?

But as McIlroy pointed out post-round, once the shock factor wears off, he just has to adjust to his new numbers. “I mean, I was hitting little 7-irons from 155 yards at Riviera last week.

## Why does my 3 wood go as far as my driver?

Players who hit their 3- or 5-wood as far or longer than their driver are typically using too little loft with the driver for their clubhead speed. … In contrast, with the driver, you have to match the loft angle of the clubhead to the golfer’s clubhead speed to get the most distance.

## Why can’t I hit my driver over 200 yards?

Hitting a golf ball 200yards is just a physics problem (vs. power). Of course, you need a mild amount of power, but the better the physics of your swing, the less power you need. If an average golfer improves their swing to a reasonable skill level, they will likely be able to hit it over 200 yards without issue.

## What club would you use for a shot over 200 yards?

How to Know Which Golf Club to UseClubMen’s Average DistanceWomen’s Average DistanceDriver230 yards200 yards3-wood210 yards180 yards2-iron190 yardsNot recommended; 4-wood or hybrid = 170 yards3-iron180 yardsNot recommended; 5-wood or hybrid = 160 yards9 more rows

## How far should you hit a driver?

Estimated beginner driver golf club distance chartClubMenWomenDriver200-240-280160-185-2103-wood180-225-245125-150-1805-wood170-195-220105-135-1702-iron170-195-215105-135-1709 more rows

## Do pros hit down with driver?

For the average amateur golfer, however, they don’t have the swing speed or resulting ball speed to be able to hit down on the driver. … So, the pros can hit up with driver, but they don’t have to because they hit the ball consistently with higher swing speeds.

## How does tee height affect driving distance?

If you tee the ball too low, you risk making contact with the top half of the ball at the point of impact. … If you tee the ball too high, your clubface may strike the lower half of the ball, resulting in severe backspin or causing you to drive the ball high, resulting in less distance.

## Is 220 yards a good drive?

A long drive for a man is probably considered to be some 280-300 yards but in reality golfers aren’t getting anywhere near that figure. … Five handicaps and below average 240 yards, 6-12 handicaps average 220 yards, 13-20 handicaps average 204 yards and 21 and overs average 187 yards.