James, I started by choking up an inch or two, which certainly helped. The swingweight changes when shortening a driver are affected by the weight distribution in the shaft. Tom Wishon April 16, We appreciate that very much and I thank you personally for your interest in the technology side of golf clubs. But with you, your well above avg strength and tempo needed something more heavy or more of an effort to swing to get it under control. While a VTF is not significant in smaller face clubheads, such as fairway woods and hybrids, drivers and irons designed with a VTF exist which will offer a significant increase in off-center hit distance.

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Down my toe line. Recently, I have taken a new stock Tom, If a drivers swingweight is too heavy what would the expected miss be? I have tested 3 drivers. Find the longest club at the dealers that you headqeight get around in time.

I cut down my old driver, a Burner from the tip, crazy job re-epoxying the head and I was able to work that driver great. However, for the golfer who wants to consistently hit fairways and score low, shorter is better.


Effect of driver length on distance

For each 2g you add to the head, the swingweight increases by one point. Sign in Already have an account? Watch a baseball pitcher: Gap as far as overall length from driver to 3 wood was a bit of headweigt work out process for most, and usually the 2 clubs ended up being within an inch of each other. I typically like to read things on golf related websites and forums to help educate me in my equipment purchases but this article has me seriously thinking about what length I should play my driver at.

My rational is that when I use such a long driver, it forces me to stay back, pause up top headweihht come down with a nice tempo.

43.5″ driver head weight

Has the average height of a person increased greatly in the past 20 years to merit this change? At least that was my theory. Register a new account. The ave on the tour this year is Finding a driver head closer to the CT limit is far easier said than done.

What do recommenddo I go and see the fitter again n balance out the entire club? Craig Avedikian 3 years ago. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. If not, then just optimize the swingweight and no harm is done.


This makes no sense whatsoever. While keeping the ball in play is a key element for playing well, hitting the ball as far as possible also has its perks. Effect of driver length on distance. Is CB heavier than cb? Do it yourself fitting.

When we finished testing and the data was assembled, we found that his club head speed was indeed higher with the shortest shaft. Still no improvements in my game. My only question is do you think offset driver heads have any merit? Thanks for your input!

Unch does have fitting centers across the country.

All it took was several lessons. Phil Wilson 6 years ago.

MGS Labs – Is Longer Really Longer?

I have a set of clubs with a d5 golg I really have to slow down to keep a good tempo. Better yet, send him to a professional clubfitter.

Terry G 6 years ago.

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