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post #55 of 97

6'4 here, (flat footed, more with shoes). My new Ci11's are 1/2 inch long, standard lie. My Pings were +1 inch, and 2.5 degrees upright, and they just didnt work. Too many swings were catching the heel. The new Ci11's are absolutely perfect. I hit them better than any other Iron I tried. No matter what, I just kept coming back to them, no matter how many sets I tried. My swing coach has noticed a huge difference as well.

post #56 of 97
Do you guys get longer wedges also?
post #57 of 97
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Originally Posted by nogoodatthis View Post

Do you guys get longer wedges also?


i don't, Only my irons are adjusted. Might need to change that.

post #58 of 97
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Originally Posted by nogoodatthis View Post

Do you guys get longer wedges also?

yes and I play them all the same lentgth since the headweights of all of them are the same  in other words I carry a PW, 54 and 58 and they are all equal in length

post #59 of 97

Irons have +1, 3w and 5w are +1, driver is standard.

post #60 of 97

I think i am the worlds tall active golfer. I am 23 years old, 7 foot tall and 290 lbs with a club head speed that has been clocked upwards of 150 + mph, and am a +1 handie cap. Does anyone know of someone that is taller that is actively and playing golf or on a smi-pro or better level. Erik  "Tower Of Power".

post #61 of 97
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I think i am the worlds tallest active golfer. I am 23 years old, 7 foot tall and 290 lbs with a club head speed that has been clocked upwards of 150 + mph, I am a +1 handie cap. Does anyone know of someone that is taller that is actively playing golf, or on a smi-pro or better level. Erik  "Tower Of Power".

Wow! 

My paltry 6'1" frame is tiny in comparison. Even though I am that tall I have 32" inseam and long arms. If measured I'd bet I'd need shorter than stock shafts.

post #62 of 97

6'5 here with 37" wrist to floor. playing standard length & lie. Actually almost 1* flat (gaming Mizuno Mp57's now). Lie angle hasn't compromised ball direction for me. I have also played with clubs fit to my height, didn't make a difference. If anything I'm more consistent with standard. 

post #63 of 97
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Originally Posted by Tower Of Power View Post

I think i am the worlds tall active golfer. I am 23 years old, 7 foot tall and 290 lbs with a club head speed that has been clocked upwards of 150 + mph, and am a +1 handie cap. Does anyone know of someone that is taller that is actively and playing golf or on a smi-pro or better level. Erik  "Tower Of Power".


pics or its not true...lol ;)

 

 

im 6-4 barefoot.

mizunos .75" over and 3 deg up.

post #64 of 97
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Originally Posted by Tower Of Power View Post

I think i am the worlds tall active golfer. I am 23 years old, 7 foot tall and 290 lbs with a club head speed that has been clocked upwards of 150 + mph, and am a +1 handie cap. Does anyone know of someone that is taller that is actively and playing golf or on a smi-pro or better level. Erik  "Tower Of Power".
alonzo mourning
post #65 of 97
6'1"

Irons and wedges 1/2 inch longer than stock and 1 degree upright

Hybrids 1/4 inch shorter than stock

3 wood and driver 1 inch shorter than stock (44.5 driver)
post #66 of 97

I'm 6'6" barefoot... taller with shoes... I have really long arms... 35" wrist to floor... so I can play standard length clubs... my lies are also standard but i've been hitting a slight push.... so I may adjust my irons 1 degree upright

post #67 of 97
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I'm 6'6" barefoot... taller with shoes...

 

 

Isn't barefoot the normal way to measure one's height?

post #68 of 97

The tall golfer should take advantage of his height, allowing for a larger swing arc.  To achieve a larger arc the shorter golfer needs to have a more shallow arc.  The tall golfer should have longer clubs and learn how to swing  more slowly, with less force, since the long diameter of the arc will allow for a fast club face speed even with a slower central rotation.  For example, there is Ernie Els, the BIG EASY.  That is what all of us tall golfers need to strive for, the Ernie Els approach, the BIG EASY.  We get into trouble when we swing too fast, with too much effort, and miss the ball, hit fat, or do not hit with the sweet spot of the club.  Thus, I favor the longer length club to take advantage of the tall golfer's natural height advantage.  On the other hand, when being taught by shorter golfers, the tall golfer may adopt a tempo that is only appropriate for a shorter golfer.  Hey, what could be better than to follow the lead of the BIG EASY.

post #69 of 97

6'7" here. My Irons are +2" and 2° degree upright. Woods are standard length. Ball position is middle for all irons. Wedges maybe a ball back and driver off left heel.

 

For me big clues were to stand far enough from the ball to make space for hands and club on the downswing and also to stand as upright as possible to the full shoulder turn easier.

 

I ebayed a new 60° wedge recently and tried playing it without lengthening it or bending it - impossible! ;-)

post #70 of 97
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I am 6 foot 7. Clubs are +3 and 3 degrees upright. The main reason for the lengthening is due to the relative shortness of my arms. (hence my short basketball career)

I have changed my specs a tad...

I now only extend them 2 inches .(6 iron is 40 inches)

My lies are are as follows:

3 iron  64

4 iron  63.5

5 iron  63.5

6 iron  64

7 iron  64.5

8 iron  65

9 iron  65

pw      65

Shafts are NS 850s

post #71 of 97

I was 6'2" when I was fit for my clubs 6 years ago, they are 1/4" long with no lie change.  I'm 6'4" now and still hit them fine, but if I wear taller shoes my iron play falls apart.  I'll get properly fitted for a new set when I can let go of my current one.

post #72 of 97
By some True Linkswear shoes and yours"tall shoe" issue will disappear..
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