Why do I hit my short irons better?

Why do I hit my short irons better?

The short irons in your bag are more forgiving because of the higher launch angles and more confidence-inducing look to their setup. Some golf equipment is being made to give the four irons a wider sole and some improved launch capabilities. This is helping to make it so more golfers can hit the club well.

Should you hit down on short irons?

Admit it. “Hitting good short iron shots has nothing to do with speed. It’s about getting the club to come into the ground and the ball on the right angle and path,” says Golf Digest Top 50 Teacher Michael Jacobs.

Are shorter irons easier to hit?

The short irons are “easier” to hit because they’re shorter and heavier. That means you have more control and you won’t be trying to max it out on every single swing. You know they won’t go as far, so you don’t try to hit your 8 iron 200 yards, for example.

Why is a 5-iron so hard to hit?

Some golfers make the mistake of playing the five iron with a ball position that is right in the middle of their stance. This will make it very difficult to even get the ball up off the ground. A proper ball position with a five iron is closer to your left foot than it is to the middle of your stance.

Why can’t I hit my longer irons?

One of the main reasons that golfers don’t hit long irons consistently is that they try to do too much from bad lies. Remember, long irons are for more advanced and intermediate golfers in the first place. Even they struggle with hitting long irons from the rough.

What is the best iron swing?

– Backup next to a wall, positioning yourself as you would be at the top of your golf swing. The clubhead should be against the wall. – Take your downswing. If the clubhead immediately comes off the wall, you know you’re pulling the handle. – Practice your downswing motion a few times, careful to keep the clubhead on the wall through the early transition.

What is the correct golf swing for Irons?

– Launch: 15-18 degrees – Spin: 5000-5500 rpm – Peak height: 70-86 feet – Angle of descent: 41-45 degrees

What is a perfect golf swing?

The perfect golf swing maximises performance not positions. Below we have four golfers who have made it to men’s world#1 – it is quite evident their golf swings all

  • Backswing mechanics.
  • Upper body swing mechanics.
  • Shoulders,arms and wrist mechanics.
  • Downswing mechanics.
  • Building your perfect golf swing.
  • How to hit irons for beginners?

    Your long irons (2,3 and 4) have a lower loft and are designed for more distance. (1 irons if you have them)

  • Short irons (8,9 and pitching wedge) have a higher loft and help you pop the ball up in the air as you get closer to the green.
  • And your middle irons (5,6 and 7) are,well . . . in the middle.