Golf Tutorial: Picking Right Club for Right Distance

Getting your distance right is one of the most important elements of any shot. Even if you hit the ball perfectly on line, it won’t do you much good if you are way short or long of the target. Controlling your distance successfully requires you to hit the ball consistently near the center of the club face so you get the ball to fly the same yardage time after time. Also, you should get better at this part of the game through repetition and experience.

Once you know how far your golf ball flies of off each club under ‘normal’ conditions, you will have to learn to adjust to a number of different variables that can chance your distances. While there are far too many variables to list them all in this article, following are three of the most important –