Where should I put lead tape on my driver?
Apply lead tape to the heel portion of your driver head for more dynamic closure of the face as it reaches impact. Think about it like this: the heel will be weighed down by the added weight from the lead tape, freeing up the toe to release more. Are you hitting a hook, or want to hit a fade?
Will a heavier driver hit the ball farther?
It is clear that a heavier driver head can help you to achieve longer distances, however you need to be able to generate sufficient clubhead and ball speed. However, they may generate excessive spin and reduce distance for faster swinging golfers.
What swing weight do pros use?
The swing weight of irons probably varies between D2 and D5 for 95% of Tour players. Most will be somewhere in this range. Players with high club head speed like Rory McIlroy or Dustin Johnson tend to be around D5-D6. Players with more average tour club head speed are around D3-D4.
What is the ideal swing weight for a driver?
In the next year the typical driver will start to vary greatly, but for now let’s say the average driver length is 45″ long and equipped with a 65g shaft and 50g grip. Lastly, the average driver head will weight approximately 200g….
|Cut Shaft Weight (Grams)||Driver Length (Inches)||Swingweight Range|
How tight should you hold your driver?
You should be holding the golf club with the same pressure you would hold a small bird: tight enough so it doesn’t fly away, but soft enough so you don’t crush it. You don’t want to choke your club to death.
Does lead tape make a difference?
It’s likely you’d need an awful lot of it to affect any sort of change in how a club performs. But where lead tape will definitely make a difference is in a club’s total weight and swingweight. Obviously, the more tape you add, the heavier your club gets. And some players simply like the way heavier clubs feel.