Asked By: Alejandro Allen Date: created: Aug 26 2022

What is the longest distance a golf ball has ever been hit

Answered By: Rodrigo Gonzalez Date: created: Aug 29 2022

The world record recognized by Guinness World Records as the longest drive in a competition is 516 yards (472 m) by 64-year-old Mike Austin in 1974 at the US Senior National Open Qualifier with a 43.5″ steel shafted persimmon wood driver.

Asked By: Christian Campbell Date: created: Oct 25 2022

How high can a golf ball be hit

Answered By: Ian Bryant Date: created: Oct 25 2022

For the driver, a club speed of 94 mph, attack angle of 0 degrees, and optimized carry results in a height of 82 feet. For a 6-iron, a club speed of 80 mph and mid-trajectory results in a height of 76 feet.

Asked By: Nathan Hall Date: created: Oct 19 2021

What golf club hits the ball the farthest

Answered By: Christopher Hall Date: created: Oct 19 2021

Everyone who plays golf knows that the driver hits the ball the farthest of any club. It also has the lowest launch angle, or “loft.” Loft is the amount that the face of the club slopes back. Clubs with high loft, such as a sand wedge, pop the ball very high up in the air, but don’t hit it very far.

Asked By: James Butler Date: created: Dec 24 2021

How far can you hit a practice golf ball

Answered By: Justin Coleman Date: created: Dec 26 2021

It takes a lot of practice to become a good player. But you don’t necessarily need to whack a ball 200 yards to work on your swing. Some of the best practice golf balls are made of foam or plastic that only travel a short distance, which helps if you’re playing in your backyard or an area with limited space.

Asked By: Herbert Jones Date: created: Feb 26 2022

Has there ever been a par 5 hole in one

Answered By: Luke Scott Date: created: Feb 27 2022

A condor was scored without cutting over a dogleg by Mike Crean at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado, in 2002, when he holed his drive at the 517 yard par-5 9th. This is longest hole in one on record, although it was of course aided by the altitude and thin air of ‘mile-high’ Denver.

Asked By: Louis Gonzales Date: created: Oct 29 2021

How far can the average person hit a golf ball

Answered By: Matthew Roberts Date: created: Oct 29 2021

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.

Asked By: Matthew Rogers Date: created: Dec 16 2021

How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron

Answered By: Alfred Jones Date: created: Dec 19 2021

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.

Asked By: Robert Butler Date: created: Aug 07 2021

What is Tiger Woods longest drive ever

Answered By: Noah Collins Date: created: Aug 08 2021

Tiger Woods blasted a 498-yard drive on the 18th at Kapalua during the 2002 Tournament of Champions, which remains the longest drive in PGA Tour history recorded by ShotLink.

Asked By: Xavier Kelly Date: created: Jul 26 2022

What the furthest a golf ball has been hit

Answered By: Jeffery King Date: created: Jul 27 2022

Mike Austin holds the world record for the longest drive in professional play, driving 515 yards at the Winterwood Golf Course in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1974, blasting it 65 yards past the flag on the par-4 fifth. His golf swing, known as The Mike Austin Swing, is practiced and taught by current golf professionals.

Asked By: Gerld Baker Date: created: Feb 14 2022

How far should you hit a 9 iron

Answered By: Richard Davis Date: created: Feb 16 2022

How to Know Which Golf Club to Use

Club Men’s Average Distance Women’s Average Distance
6-iron 150 yards 130 yards
7-iron 140 yards 120 yards
8-iron 130 yards 110 yards
9-iron 120 yards 100 yards

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Asked By: Sean Scott Date: created: Oct 02 2021

Is a 5 hybrid the same as a 5 iron

Answered By: Alan Miller Date: created: Oct 02 2021

Take a fairway wood, hybrid and 5-iron all of the same loft and the fairway will be the easiest and most forgiving to launch from the turf, because the wider head shape means the centre of gravity is furthest from the face, which is why if you’re a fan of fairway woods it makes them a seriously good option.

Asked By: Graham Price Date: created: Feb 05 2022

How far should I hit a 5 hybrid

Answered By: Lucas Hernandez Date: created: Feb 07 2022

The 4-iron and 4-hybrid estimates are 160 to 210 yards for men and 120 to 170 yards for women. The 5-iron and 5-hybrid ranges are 150 to 200 yards for men and 115 to 160 yards for women, while the 6-iron or 6-hybrid ranges are 140 to 190 yards for men and 110 to 150 yards for women.

Asked By: Angel Hernandez Date: created: Dec 04 2021

Do driving range balls not go as far

Answered By: Oscar Stewart Date: created: Dec 06 2021

Generally, range balls do not fly as far as regular golf balls. But the biggest difference isn’t necessarily that range balls typically fly shorter distances, but that they vary so widely in distance performance.

Asked By: Michael Bailey Date: created: Dec 04 2021

Can you play with practice golf balls

Answered By: Alan Baker Date: created: Dec 04 2021

Balls labeled with “PRACTICE” or a circled “P”, are essentially treated as a logo ball (such as a Mickey Mouse emblem). A player’s name stamped on the ball is also acceptable. X-Out balls are not permitted to be used in any competition in which the List of Conforming Golf Balls or the One Ball Condition is in effect.

Asked By: Angel White Date: created: Sep 26 2022

What is the best practice golf ball

Answered By: Andrew Scott Date: created: Sep 29 2022

The 10 Best Practice Golf Balls for 2019

  • PrideSports Practice Balls.
  • SKLZ Impact Golf Balls.
  • Crown Sporting Goods Polyurethane Plastic Golf Balls.
  • Callaway HX Practice Golf Balls.
  • Almost Point3 Golf Balls.
  • The Floppy Indoor Practice Balls.
  • Orlimar Golf 36 Practice Balls.
  • MAXZOLA INC Luminous Night Golf Balls.
Asked By: William Nelson Date: created: Sep 04 2022

Are there any par 6 holes

Answered By: Gordon Parker Date: created: Sep 05 2022

The longest hole is #9, at 777 yards, par 6. The USGA guidelines are such that any hole 691 yards and longer from the back tees or 591 and longer from the ladies’ tees can be considered a par 6.

Asked By: Zachary Kelly Date: created: Jun 19 2022

Has anyone ever gotten a 2 on a par 5

Answered By: Harry Nelson Date: created: Jun 19 2022

An albatross, also called a double eagle, is a score of three-under-par on a single hole. This is most commonly achieved with two shots on a par-5, but can be done with a hole-in-one on a par-4.

Asked By: Owen Wilson Date: created: Nov 17 2022

Has anyone hit a condor in golf

Answered By: Anthony Williams Date: created: Nov 17 2022

The ball hit a downslope and ran all the way to the hole. The third member of the condor club, Mike Crean, drove a 517-yard par 5 at the Green Valley Ranch Golf Club in Denver, Colorado. This is the longest ever recorded hole in one recorded in the history of the game.

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