## Why do golf clubs have 1 on the bottom?

Those numbers make it easy for a golfer looking into her bag for a club to identify which one she wants. And when numbered sets became the norm in golf, the number "1" began appearing on the soles of drivers. Hence, the driver also became known as the 1-wood. Today, most drivers still have the "1" printed on the bottom.

## How do you know if golf clubs are upright or flat?

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. Who should use upright golf clubs?

## What is a 1 iron in golf?

There is an actual club called the 1 iron which is the longest and lowest lofted iron, typically with 14 or 16 degrees of loft. This makes it tough to hit for most golfers. Because golfers are only permitted to carry fourteen clubs in their bags at any time, most players don’t carry a 1 iron.

## What does 1 degree lie angle mean on a golf club?

A golf club’s lie angle measures the angle formed by the shaft and the clubhead’s sole. 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. How much does 1 degree of lie angle make difference?