How Far Does a ​47° Thru 64° Degree Wedge Go? [DISTANCE CHART]

​Selecting the best loft for your golf wedges is a critical component to your short game. This chart depicts "rule of thumb averages" ​for how many yards an ordinary golfer can hit their wedges.

​Wedge

​Degree Loft

​Distance men

Distance women

​9iron/Pitching

​47°

​120

​80

​Pitching

​48°

​115

​77

​Pitching

​49°

​110

​74

​Pitching/Gap

​50°

​105

​71

​Gap Wedge

​51°

​100

​68

​GW

​52°

​95

​65

​GW

​53°

​90

​62

​Gap/Sand

​54°

​85

​59

​Sand Wedge

​55°

​80

​56

​SW

​56°

​75

​53

​SW

​57°

​70

​50

​Sand/Lob

​58°

​65

​47

​Lob Wedge

​59°

​60

​44

​​LW

​60°

​55

​41

​LW

​61°

​50

​38

​LW

​62°

​45

​35

​LW

​63°

​40

​32

​LW

​64°

​35

​29

How far do pros hit?​

According to Golf Week this is how far the Pros can hit their wedges on average:

So how do you compare to the Pros? Leave your comment below with your wedge yardages. I'm curious to see where I match up with all of you!

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