Thats because they dont generate enough clubhead speed. Bottom line, in every driver, there is an optimal orientation placement of the shaft assembled in the driver head that will improve performance. See ernie els bio, stats, news, rankings, notes, pictures, videos and more. Golf geeks how the shaft affects performance mygolfspy. Nov 05, 20 dustin johnsons driver is a reminder that optimal launch conditions boost yards. The lack of loft on the driver made it difficult to get the ball into the air. It provides educational assistance amongst other moral and financial help in order for these youths to reach their full potential. The z 785 irons provide ultimate workability, feel, and tourvalidated performance. Ernie els move to adams golf in 2014 means a new set of clubs and the big. Professional golfers often help design the clubs they use. I wanted to enhance that design into a threeloft concept with a new club design that was shallower, had a deeper cg, and that created a higher launch. Of course, it wasnt long ago that els agonizingly took six putts from within three feet on the first green at augusta national, and several videos of other.
Pings are used by 46 players and callaway clubs by 40 pros on the three tours. Ernie els golf swing hitting a driver using a high speed camera. Dustin johnsons driver is a reminder that optimal launch. His fastest recorded swing on the season has been 116. A native of johannesburg, south africa, els has amassed 70 career professional victories around the world, highlighted by capturing the u. Els putter is 35 inches long, has a lie angle of 70 degrees and 2. Understandably so, as the clubs they choose as the tools of their trade play a large part in earning their living, or in the case of ernie els, four major championships and a. Driver shaft length too long for most players clubs. Open in 1994 and 1997 and the open championship in 2002 and 2012. Oct 1114, cimb classic, tpc kuala lumpur, malaysia 68, 72, 66, 73. He uses a fujikura speeder 757 xstiff shaft at 45a and 9. As seen in the june issue of golf magazine, ernie els reveals his swing keys for long, consistent tee shots. Ernie els golf swing hitting driver in high speed youtube. Xxio archivos mygolfway plataforma online del sector.
Ernie els used to own it but he is now trying the pro titanium 905r 460cc prototype driver but with the same loft 9. What are the average yards per club for a pro golfer. When it comes to hitting the ball farther, a lot of golfers realize that technique is important. Els said he likes the combination of the clubs with callaways softer ball, the tour is. The legendary golf teacher harvey penick believed that the grip is the only thing more important than ball position, yet many players have no idea of how to position a ball consistently in their setup. I have always liked the fujikura shaft that i have in. Thats not that uncommon, i remember reading in the golf digest witb article he plays his driver at 44 12. Pga tour players are using drivers that are assembled shorter that what the public is purchasing. Ernie els once worried that he had contributed to his son bens autism. Ernie els said he does 2 things to get some more distance.
Understandably so, as the clubs they choose as the tools of their trade play a large part in earning their living, or in the case of ernie els, four major championships and a place in the world golf hall of fame. One is how far you stand from the ball at address, and the other. He was thrilled about louis oosthuizens sevenshot victory at the 2010 open championship at st. On how manufacturers have too long shafts in most current drivers. The average amatuer golfer swings the driver at 90 mph for an average distance of 225 yards.
En route to this weekends fifthplace finish at the quicken loans national, ernie els gained 1. Ernie els pga tour profile news, stats, and videos. This was long before portable launch monitors, laserdistancemeasuring devices or. The rest of the xxio prime metal wood lineup follows the same recipe as the driver. In his 30year professional career, the big easy has notched 71 wins, including 19 on the pga tour.
Tiger woods and ernie els each used a driver with 9. For people looking for more distance from their irons, these irons go. See which hybrid golf club replaces your old iron or wood loft, length, lie since the rules of golf allow you to use only 14 clubs, its important not to carry two or more clubs with similar performance qualities. Mar 01, 20 the average driver length as i read on golfdigest is 44. Professional golfers are notoriously fastidious about the golf equipment they have in the bag. Xxiopronounced zeksiohare no newcomer to golf equipment manufacturing. The z 585 irons deliver enhanced distance with the look of a compact players iron, while providing a soft, buttery feel at impact. Its a frequently asked question and one that will vary from person to person and depend on a number of factors that could get very technical and indepth. Driver distance secrets what manufacturers wont tell you duration. New golf digest testing shows you may need more loft on your driver than you think. As of august 2010, more professional golfers played taylormade golf clubs than those of any other maker50 golfers on the pga, european and lpga tours carry taylormade clubs. Perhaps youve heard the rumor that ernie els and steve marino a colorful member of the tour in his own right put back a few and let the fists fly in els private jet a few years back.
Thats because they dont generate enough clubhead speed to make the lower loft work for them, says thiry. The 7 iron is a pretty standard benchmark number which golfers tend to compare themselves against the other obviously being the driver distance. Theyve been doing this for decades and are the number one producer of golf clubs in japan. On average, male professional golfers use drivers with a loft between 9. What is the average driver shaft length of tour pros. There are two aspects of ball placement to consider. Here, in his own words, are ernie els in the bag details. Ernie feels that this new driver gives him more carry distance than the 983. For many players, particularly the aging babyboomer, theres no club in the bag harder to hit consistently than the 3wood. If i remember correctly, his irons were 14 over titleists standard. So, with that in my, i did a little test today using trackman to measure. Jun 26, 2018 perhaps youve heard the rumor that ernie els and steve marino a colorful member of the tour in his own right put back a few and let the fists fly in els private jet a few years back. Jun 22, 2016 bottom line, in every driver, there is an optimal orientation placement of the shaft assembled in the driver head that will improve performance.
Even at age 44, ernie els currently ranks 100 th in the pga tour stats for average swing speed, coming in at 112. Ernie els, the big easy, plays with two hybrid irons in his golf bag. Driver basics for long straight drives the step by step guide for driver if you enjoyed this weeks tip on alexelliottgolf, then please. These clubs, and similar models, are available for purchase by the general public. It provides educational assistance amongst other moral and financial. Tiger woods swings an average of 119 mph for 298 yards.
It has the objective of identifying youths from underprivileged backgrounds who show talent and potential in the game of golf. On the other hand, and pardon me for playing devils advocate, why did his driving distance decline 5. Ernie elss fourstep plan to stick wedges from any distance. The 17,012squarefoot house at bears club drive traded fo. Ernie likes them razor sharp, wrote tim sweeney, a callaway spokesperson, wrote in an email. While els is an open champion, on that day he was not talking about himself. Proceeds from the ernie els invitational go to four charities and the foundation. Els went from a golfer so heartwrenchingly yippy from close range that some speculated his career could be over, to tops on the pga tour in putting. In recent years, people are also beginning to recognize the importance of getting custom fit for your equipment in order to maximize driving distance and their overall average golf swing speed. May 21, 2014 ernie els sat down with golfmagic assistant editor andy roberts on the eve of this weeks bmw pga championship, just moments after unveiling the new stateoftheart adams golf second shot centre. In light of the current environment with the coronavirus, weve decided to take all precautionary measures of this situation and cancel the event on monday march 16th, 2020. Ernie els joined xxio in 2018 to serve as global ambassador. Reviewing the ernie els swing speed swing man golf. The average driver length as i read on golfdigest is 44.
Ernie elss inner voice was quieted when his son was slow to speak. The rumor was further substantiated earlier this month when a friend of a friend to marino, retired. Swingman golf website listed the average carry the distance a ball travels in. Other situations when considering hybrid golf clubs vs irons distance are how much distance you really need and what. Oct 11, 2018 driver basics for long straight drives the step by step guide for driver if you enjoyed this weeks tip on alexelliottgolf, then please. Ernie els wines stellenbosch 2020 all you need to know. Ernie els and his callaway golf clubs callaway golf. The median driving distance average on the pga tour in 2011 was 282 yards. Early in the same year the average driver loft on tour was around 8 degrees. Ernie els sat down with golfmagic assistant editor andy roberts on the eve of this weeks bmw pga championship, just moments after unveiling the new stateoftheart adams golf second shot centre. May 30, 2014 ernie els move to adams golf in 2014 means a new set of. Dustin johnsons driver is a reminder that optimal launch conditions boost yards.
Ernies fourstep plan to stick it from any distance. Nov 26, 2014 here, in his own words, are ernie els in the bag details. January 26, 2018 srixon cleveland golf xxio, sports brands of sumitomo rubber industries sri, have announced the addition of ernie els as global ambassador for xxio. Oct 1114, cimb classic, tpc kuala lumpur, malaysia. Appleby and ernie els are among the pga pros who carry the ft tour driver. I hit several golf balls aiming to swing at the following common 7 iron swing. Since switch, ernie els is the tours best putter golfwrx. The ernie els and fancourt foundation was established in 1999. Nicknamed the big easy, els smooth, easy swing perfectly represents the easier distance, accuracy and golf that xxio delivers to.
The core concepts of the xxio series havent changed since the first generationdistance, forgiveness, and an exhilarating impact sound. They are also the number one golfing brand in korea with ernie els among the brand ambassadors for the company. Els has only recently changed from the diablo octane black driver, which he used from 2010 to late summer 2011 and on his outstanding website. Ernie els crushes his callaway razr fit driver of the par 5 12th at wenworth west course during the bmw pga championship. Ernie els net worth biography, quotes, wiki, assets. By moving your head back a little, you will create more space on the downswing. He uses a golf pride tour velvet grip built up with. We are working on the adams driver but at the moment i am carrying a taylormade jet speed. He uses a golf pride tour velvet grip built up with some extra wraps of tape and has his driver swingweighted at a d6. Ernie els foundation formed in early 1999, with the purpose of providing full support to disadvantaged children. One is how far you stand from the ball at address, and the other is how far forward or back in your stance you place the ball for various shots. We update ernies schedule on a regular basis, as and when entries are officially confirmed for upcoming tournaments around the world. Pro v1x and taylormades lethal ball in recent weeks, ernie els was. The xxio x mens driver, xxio x mens fairway woods, xxio x mens hybrids, and xxio x mens irons are a cohesive swing system that use lightweight design, unique shaft flex profiles, and high cor club heads to promote an easy, more consistent swing that helps moderate swings speed golfers experience dramatic distance gains.
See ernie els bio, stats, news, rankings, notes, pictures, videos and more information on the pga golfer at fox sports. They say ernie stamped around the loft number and also have masters in green. Check out this index for easy access to all of our coverage of golf news, instruction, equipment and courses. Ernie elss inner voice was quieted when his son was slow. Ernie els eagled the par5 15th and birdied the final two holes saturday to take the secondround lead after a 7under 64 at the pga tour champions hoag classic at newport beach, california. The srixon z 585 irons are the quintessential players distance irons. That means that even though driver loft has gone up about. May 27, 2012 ernie els crushes his callaway razr fit driver of the par 5 12th at wenworth west course during the bmw pga championship. When you need extra distance off the tee, what do you do. With swing man golfs swing speed training, based on your gender, age, handicap and average. Dustin johnsons driver is a reminder that optimal launch conditions. Response from ernieelswines, manager at ernie els wines.1273 112 1613 956 78 606 733 972 542 664 726 612 802 1624 274 974 1276 1132 1106 1594 1099 1431 1058 483 1286 928 1174 827 6 1119 1375 1467