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Shortening Driver Length for Daughter

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HI,

I was wondering if I should shorten the length of my daughter's Ladies Rogue Driver.

And if it needs to be re weigh after shortening?

I did ask the store. One person said I should shorten, another person said no. 

My daughter picked up golf 1 year ago and she is 5'3 (with shoes) wrist to floor 30.75 in. Her driver is 44.5 in (standard length). She is small and her swing power within the range of a ladies flex. Her driver distance is 150 to 180 yards. And she does slice the ball. 

The Ping chart says to -1 inch. Not sure if it only refers to irons or includes drivers as well.

any inputs would be great!

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1 hour ago, iacas said:

For something like a driver, grip down for awhile before you make a decision.

This is what every pro has told me about Alina’s clubs. Have her grip down until the clubs fit her. Because she’s going to outgrow several golf clubs.

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I am 5’3” and 30.5” wrist to floor (measured at fitting). My irons and driver are all 1/2”short (callaway) but woods are standard. My new driver (TM) is senior shaft but men std length. I have not shortened it yet but choked down and it plays fine.

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My 15 year old Granddaughter is 5'6" and is using a 44.5", 10.5*  driver. Her swing coach said a shorter club was not the way to go at her age. He just has her gripping down on the club for right now. 

She's getting her gamer ball out there near 190 yards. Ball tails off to the right towards the end of the carry. 

Her instructor is going for distance first, then more on control. 

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1 hour ago, Patch said:

My 15 year old Granddaughter is 5'6" and is using a 44.5", 10.5*  driver. Her swing coach said a shorter club was not the way to go at her age. He just has her gripping down on the club for right now. 

She's getting her gamer ball out there near 190 yards. Ball tails off to the right towards the end of the carry. 

Her instructor is going for distance first, then more on control. 

That’s usually the way most instructors go with juniors. Distance then control. Alina (my 6-year-old) actually plays with clubs that are made for a 54” tall junior and she’s around 50” tall. She drives it around 125 yards and regularly shoots in the low 50s for 9 holes. (You should see her hit her hybrid, she’s more consistent with that, than I am with my 58° wedge!)

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2 hours ago, Patch said:

My 15 year old Granddaughter is 5'6" and is using a 44.5", 10.5*  driver. Her swing coach said a shorter club was not the way to go at her age. He just has her gripping down on the club for right now. 

She's getting her gamer ball out there near 190 yards. Ball tails off to the right towards the end of the carry. 

Her instructor is going for distance first, then more on control. 

Appreciate that input. Makes a lot of sense. sounds like your grand daughter is going to be a very good golfer :))

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