Quick Answer: Should My Irons Be Upright Or Flat?

How important is lie angle with irons?

One of the most important club head specifications affecting accuracy is the lie angle of irons at impact.

You can make a perfect swing with the clubface square to the target line, and the ball will not end up on that line if the lie angle does not sole correctly at impact..

Does upright lie promote a draw?

The upright lie also promotes a left tilting spin axis, which leads to what’s generally described as draw spin. An upright lie angle basically gives you a head start, but depending on the severity of the slice conditions the golfer generates, it certainly won’t guarantee a draw.

What happens if my lie angle is too upright?

If your lie angle is too upright, then you will tend to hook the ball. It can even cause you to develop swing compensations to correct for it, preventing you from ever developing a consistent, repeatable, and powerful swing.

Do draw drivers fix a slice?

The latest draw-bias drivers cannot correct your out-to-in swing path, but they can help negate the slice spin imparted at impact.

Does 1 degree flat mean?

Lie Angle Defined If the lie angles of your clubs are 1 degree greater than the manufacturer’s standard, your clubs are 1 degree flat. If your lie angles are lower by 1 degree, the clubs are 1 degree upright.

Do golf clubs need upright?

If you’re tall with short arms, for example, you might need a club that’s more upright. But if your clubs are too upright, the toe would be off the ground, and you’d have a tendency to pull the ball (inset, top). Too flat, and the heel would be up, and you’d tend to hit pushes (inset, bottom).

Does 1 degree upright make a difference?

Yes it will make a difference, I play 2 degree upright and +1/2. If your hitting the ball left all the while (I am guessing your right handed) won’t be to do with having the lye angle to flat.

What lie should my irons be?

After you make impact the line will appear on the face. If it’s pointing towards the toe, then your club is too upright. If it’s pointing towards the heel, then it’s too flat. If the line is perpendicular to the grooves on the face, then your lie angle is correct.

Can you stand too close to the golf ball?

When you are standing too close to the ball, you will swing with a plane that is too upright. This can tend to cause more of a slice or even shanks. Getting the club on a good plane will help you start striking the ball much more nicely. You will hit the ball straighter and further with less effort.

How far should you stand away from the golf ball?

about six inchesAs for distance from the ball, the butt of the grip at address should be about six inches from your body. Check this by setting up and then taking your right hand off the grip, moving it about a foot to your right. You shouldn’t feel like you have to reach to put it back on the club.

Why do I hit my irons fat?

Hitting the ball fat is often a consequence of having an angle of attack that is too steep. To prevent this, feel like you take the club back with your arms whilst rotating your shoulders around your spine.