Every golfer has the same goal, which is to hit the ball as high and as far as possible.
The lofts on the golf club have a big impact on how much the ball spins and shoots, which in turn affects how far the ball travels.
What is a golf club loft?
Club loft refers to the angle formed between the club face and the ground when viewed from above.
You can think of lift as the upward angle of the club face relative to the shaft, or the angle the top of the club face is backward relative to the shaft.
A low pitch golf club has a face that is much more vertical than a high pitch golf club. This means that the ball travels at a lower height when it is hit with the club.
You can change your loft even further by changing the angle at which your wrists are placed. Different strokes require different trajectories, which is why golf club manufacturers create models with different lofts.
The driver has the lowest loft height of any golf club except the putter. In addition to this, they are the longest club in the bag, averaging 45 inches in length.
`Who benefits from a low golf club?
Golfers who have a faster swing speed and an angle of attack that is more positive (which creates a more dynamic loft) are often better suited to drivers who are at the lower end of the loft spectrum.
by Chetwood Johnson
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