Would have thought you guys have several more years together at least. Weighs like 55 pounds and hits driver 140-160. As he grew, he drive a bit farther but not much. There’s literally only two factors, age and sex. He is definitely not elite but i see the the difference between elite and good. If I break down the numbers in 10-year increments to decades, here’s what I found. More Distance for Golfers Over 50 Golf power and distance are one of the primary limitations for senior golfers and golfers over 50. 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. This varies so much based on physical maturity.   You cannot paste images directly. I have 2 boys. My son-10 yrs has finally started to consistently break into the 200 yard mark. Tiger Car Accident. 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 … Going back through this thread is a treat. Check out the full results in the table below. If you used more prestigious/difficult tournaments that would just be an average for more elite players, not junior golfers in general. We are back on the ground at the 2021 Farmers PGA Tour event. Display as a link instead, × Getting him on a lunch monitor would be fun, I bet. Clear editor. 14 mph gain in club head speed from last year to this. Two of the longest kids in the 11-12's were hitting driver anywhere between 250-270 but also missing fairways a lot and guess what? The Average PGA Drive. The boredom is taking it's toll. Season Time Period. Added to the mix is that not all golf … Before you spend a few hundred bucks to purchase your next driver, be sure to carefully review all of the variables involved with your club selection – not just loft. Many senior golfers play with driver shafts that are too stiff for their needs, and they lose distance as a result. Plus you have to consider their age cutoff. During the last week, I scoped his drives on the same 4 holes and the average was 208. The funniest part is my kid’s clubs are all below A0 ? 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. 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. 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. 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. 14 mph gain in club head speed from last year to this. The median driving distance is 219.55 yards, while the average for a three-wood is 186.89 yards, a seven iron 133.48 yards and pitching wedge 73.97 yards. While there are charts that list the average distance for each golf club for women, the numbers are only averages and don’t reflect how far individuals actually hit the ball. The LPGA average driving distance leaderboard shows the top 162 players and at position 162, Louise Ridderstrom still has a respectable average of 240 yards. How much should average golfers care about distance? 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. Paste as plain text instead, × … But my son happens to be large for his age at 5’10 and 150 pounds. Trying to avoid the 'becoming a Netflix" slug, but that train is fast approaching the station. Sounds like your son hits a ton! witch may sound crazy but my average is 312 yards. Driving distance ranges for junior golfers Driving distance ranges for junior golfers. 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. I am glad I won't be at my desk next week. By Distance matters a lot at the younger ages, especially before they are playing full length courses (min 6500+ for boys, 5800+ for girls). 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. The average 3 wood goes just under 190 yards and the average 7 iron flies 133 yards. Please add you comments in this thread. The score is a good metric, and one that all golfers understand, but it doesn’t take into consideration which tees were used by the golfer. A young couple had their two boys hitting balls, and at least one of the parents was a local pro. × Turns out the average yardage of all golfers is – statistically at least – 217 yards. @iteachgolf and you are correct. 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+. Not sure it is will have the desired impact; I assume he will hit the ball further just due to natural growth and doubt he reaches elite level. 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. 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. 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. Maybe its closer in other age groups but using DCP for distances in my opinion is a bad source. It looks like he's swinging easier (slower) but it's going much further. That 204 yard drive from the kid in the 7-9 range is very impressive. Tiger Car Accident. My 8 year old son is only 51” tall but he’s been using his older sister’s Ping G812 for over a year. 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. There's definitely something more important that I should be doing. My son has always been long but gained a bunch of yardage through developing a more efficient swing. And that’s on the high end, 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. This graph shows the performance of golfers by age. 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. 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. Driving distance ranges for junior golfers, https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nQ9FCrwWVH4njKRvegenM7t-mJfadQoq2yERZB64OI4/edit#gid=1258197418, 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). Averages from DCP? Players such as J.B. Holmes, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson are perennially among the longest hitters on tour.   Pasted as rich text. By: Luke Kerr-Dineen December 15, 2020 Driving distance seems to be all what everybody talks about nowadays. How many parents have actively worked on swing speeds and distance? By using proper clubs, increasing your upper body and core strength and improving posture, you can maximize the distance of your hits. So there is no one right answer. It goes up to the top of his sternum. So, I bought it for him. Good players have a wider range for each club and hit fewer poor shots; they may not hit all that many more good shots. Very cool to hear. Are most “long” juniors using drivers in the length recommended by US Kids? My 9 year old is a little dude. The Math to Back Up This Chipping Distance Control Tip. 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. My kid is being taught speed and distance. The average shot is not perfect; in fact even good players rarely hit perfect shots. 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. 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. 14 mph gain in club head speed from last year to this. One Iron Information. By high school he was driving about 200 and played varsity. Let’s say you have a 52 degree wedge, 56 degree wedge, and 60 degree wedge in your golf bag. Display as a link instead, × Tiger crashes his car - currently in surgery? 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?). The average number of yards per drive for all drives where the distance was measured by a laser. One Iron Distance. Is that an anomaly or are other kids in that age range able to crack 200. 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. 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. Tournament fields aren’t set up by physical maturity. I'm 15 and by the time golf try-outs will be i'll be 16. × Current driving distance has taken a huge nosedive... only going about 7 feet. Back on the first page of this thread @iteachgolf mentions efficiency. 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. 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). 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. 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. 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. Now that my caddy days are over, my new job is the club builder. COVID-19 sucks. 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. Distance matters a lot at the younger ages, especially before they are playing full length courses (min 6500+ for boys, 5800+ for girls). × Why are your caddy days over? Average driving distance across all handicaps was 200 yards … Some high school data: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1nQ9FCrwWVH4njKRvegenM7t-mJfadQoq2yERZB64OI4/edit#gid=1258197418, Some idea of averages here:http://www.drivechipandputt.com/finals/leaderboard, Sun Mountain 4.5 LS 14-way / Cobra F9 HZRDUS Black 65 6.5 / Srixon Z F85 PX HZRDUS Black 75 6.5 / TM UDI 2i PX HZRDUS Smoke Black 100 6.5 / Srixon Z965 TT DG TI X100 / Cleveland RTX-4 50,54,60 TT DG TI S400 / TM Spider Tour Red.   You cannot paste images directly. They hit TWO drives and they only take the top one. So he’s one that physically matured a little earlier than his peers. Jordan Golf ADG 12 - Gunsmoke/Metallic Gold-Black - BRAND NEW NEVER WORN! That's got to be one of the worst sources to use. It wasn’t until after Sophomore year that he really gained distance with specialized performance training. Tiger crashes his car - currently in surgery? Think they are quite close to what I have seen over the last few years as my now 10 yr old has moved from lower end of the pack to the higher end. 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. Distance is hard to learn, but so is a good iron game. 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. Invitation is open when you want to come play VCC. He doesn’t choke up on it either but he swings it so well that neither our head pro (and Jr League coach) or his swing teacher have asked him to change. My 53" son is swinging his sister's hand-me down 54" UL driver with no problems and without choking up. The Average Club Distance for Women in Golf. For 13 years — from 1994 until 2006 — the average … Plus you are talking about Augusta national master's conditions as well. It was funny to watch him carry that oversized driver in that kid’s bag. Other club distances of note: the median 3-wood goes 186.89 yards, 7-iron clocks in at 133.48 yards and … 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. The report also shares this data in the chart below illustrating changes in amateur distances for male golfers from 1996-2019. 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. The average female golfer's swing speed is 65 mph, wrote Tom Wishon in "Ten Things You Thought You Knew About Golf Clubs." […] I do hope you are not right about your second point i.e. The little one would pulverize ever third ball or so, but the driver was just to long and heavy for him to repeat it. × There are many factors that influence distance, including your physical characteristics and conditions on the course. Two of the longest kids in the 11-12's were hitting d, Going back through this thread is a treat. For this chart we use both the score itself and handicap differential. Two of the longest kids in the 11-12's were hitting d, Going back through this thread is a treat. Their kids were 5 and 8, both swings were polished for their age... and both kids had longer drivers. The past few days i've gone to the driving range and can consistently hit the ball over 150 yards half the time, and over 200 yards the other half. Clear editor. If you used more prestigious/difficult tournaments that would just be an average for more elite players, not junior golfers in general. Some of the kids who consistently out drive him have a 20 lb advantage. 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. HH - really good job on the averages. That makes the average male amateur driving efficiency to be 2.29 yards per mph of club head speed. Upload or insert images from URL. My 11 year old is about 5 feet and 95 pounds hits his driver 180-200. The smaller kids will probably catch up and maybe surpass once the size differential shrinks.   Your previous content has been restored. 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. But rather than a slow linear creep over that time span, there have been some notable milestones where distance has sprung up more suddenly. A driver carry distance of 188 is going to be right around a 75 mph swing speed. Now, he’s well over 120mph with all his boxing and MMA training. Please add you comments in this thread. He'll be seven in May, but he's 70 lbs and now swinging 63 MPH... carries up to 110. Now that same driver barely stands past his belt, but it was hilarious to watch that tiny kid swinging a full sized driver. The 3W and 4H fall right in line with about a 75mph driver swing speed as well. Do you happen to know your carry distance, swing speed, etc? A part of me thinks the course was just too short for these guys at 5,700 yards. ***All responses Moderated***, 2021 WGC Workday Championship @ The Concession - Discussion, 2021 Ping putters - 2021 WGC Workday Championship. 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 Hahaha. 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. That might be more relevant since there are players on here that all play in different climates on all different types of courses. Whilst the average driving distance for all golfers using Game Golf is just under 220 yards. You may have noticed before that there is often more variance in the average golf club distances of female players compared to male players. You can post now and register later. There's definitely something more important that I should be doing. 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