Asked By: Joseph Jones Date: created: Dec 21 2020

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

Answered By: Philip Jenkins Date: created: Dec 24 2020

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: Jackson Mitchell Date: created: Jan 29 2022

How high can a golf ball be hit

Answered By: Samuel Washington Date: created: Jan 29 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: Martin Cox Date: created: Apr 22 2021

What golf club hits the ball the farthest

Answered By: Norman Sanders Date: created: Apr 23 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: Evan Bailey Date: created: Nov 16 2021

How far can you hit a practice golf ball

Answered By: Xavier Alexander Date: created: Nov 19 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: Justin Jones Date: created: Dec 18 2020

Has there ever been a par 5 hole in one

Answered By: Dominic Rodriguez Date: created: Dec 20 2020

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: Matthew Hughes Date: created: Aug 22 2021

How far can the average person hit a golf ball

Answered By: Wallace Perez Date: created: Aug 23 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 Thompson Date: created: Oct 17 2021

How far does Tiger Woods hit a 7 iron

Answered By: Oscar James Date: created: Oct 20 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: Julian Rogers Date: created: Jul 15 2021

What is Tiger Woods longest drive ever

Answered By: Gerld Carter Date: created: Jul 17 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: Juan Robinson Date: created: May 28 2021

What the furthest a golf ball has been hit

Answered By: Jack Reed Date: created: May 30 2021

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: Fred Powell Date: created: Oct 03 2021

How far should you hit a 9 iron

Answered By: Henry James Date: created: Oct 03 2021

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: Simon Sanchez Date: created: Feb 14 2021

Is a 5 hybrid the same as a 5 iron

Answered By: Miles Robinson Date: created: Feb 16 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: Jeremiah Campbell Date: created: Aug 02 2021

How far should I hit a 5 hybrid

Answered By: Chase Bryant Date: created: Aug 02 2021

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: Rodrigo Lewis Date: created: Dec 11 2021

Do driving range balls not go as far

Answered By: Gabriel Young Date: created: Dec 12 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: Caleb Russell Date: created: May 29 2021

Can you play with practice golf balls

Answered By: Richard Hill Date: created: May 31 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: Cyrus Miller Date: created: Dec 22 2020

What is the best practice golf ball

Answered By: Neil Lewis Date: created: Dec 25 2020

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: Benjamin Russell Date: created: Apr 11 2021

Are there any par 6 holes

Answered By: Diego Baker Date: created: Apr 13 2021

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: Sebastian Thomas Date: created: Oct 19 2021

Has anyone ever gotten a 2 on a par 5

Answered By: Oscar Watson Date: created: Oct 21 2021

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: Logan Adams Date: created: Apr 16 2021

Has anyone hit a condor in golf

Answered By: Edward Bryant Date: created: Apr 17 2021

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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