Club Length

Choosing the Appropriate Club Length

Before we use the chart below it is important to know your height, and your wrist-to-floor measurement.

Determining your wrist-to-floor measurement

To determine your wrist-to-floor measurement wear street shoes and stand on a hard surface with your arms hanging relaxed at your sides. Then have someone measure from the point where your hand meets your wrist to the floor. With this measurement and your height, you will be able to determine the correct club length for you.

Interpreting and Using the Chart

The chart below helps you determine if you should have your clubs altered from the standard size based on Your Height and Wrist-to-Floor Measurement.

Use the Chart to determine how much longer or shorter (than standard) your club length should be by finding where Your Height and Wrist-to-Floor Measurements intersect:

Your Height, with shoes on
4' 10" - 5' 0" 5' 0" - 5' 2" 5' 2" - 5' 4" 5' 4" - 5' 7" 5' 7" - 6' 0" 6' 0" - 6' 2" 6' 2" - 6' 4" 6' 4" - 6' 7" 6' 7" - 6' 9"
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40"+2.25"+2.25"+2.25"+2"+2"+2"+1.75"+1.75"+1.5"
39.5"+2"+2"+2"+1.75"+1.75"+1.75"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"
39"+2"+2"+2"+1.75"+1.75"+1.75"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"
38.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1"+1"+1"
38"+1.5"+1.5"+1.5"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"
37.5"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"+1"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"
37"+1"+1"+1"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"
36.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"
36"+0.5"+0.5"+0.5"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"
35.5"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"SSS
35"+0.25"+0.25"+0.25"SSSSSS
34.5"SSSSSS-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"
34"SSS-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"
33.5"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"
33"-0.25"-0.25"-0.25"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"
32.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"
32"-0.5"-0.5"-0.5"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"
31.5"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-1"-1"-1"
31"-0.75"-0.75"-0.75"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"
30.5"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"
30"-1"-1"-1"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"
29.5"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"
29"-1.25"-1.25"-1.25"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"-1.5"

Standard Length

Below is a chart of how long each standard length club shaft is for men (most women's clubs are built to a standard women's length, which is 1 inch shorter than men's clubs) These measurements may vary sightly from clubmaker to clubmaker. It is common practice to increase shaft length to increase clubhead speed and distance:

Men's Standard Shaft Lengths
Club Steel Shaft Graphite Shaft
Driver43"43.5"
3 wood42"42.5"
5 wood41"41.5"
7 wood40"40.5"
9 wood40"40.5"
1 iron39.5"40"
2 iron39"39.5"
3 iron38.5"39"
4 iron38"38.5"
5 iron37.5"38"
6 iron37"37.5"
7 iron36.5"37"
8 iron36"36.5"
9 iron35.5"36"
PW35.5"36"
GW35.25"35.75"
SW35.25"35.75"
LW35.25"35.75"

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