Is your heavy bag hurting your golf swing?
If it’s any heavier than 20 percent of your body weight, not only can your bag hurt you, it could be a detriment to your golf swing.
How much does a golf iron weigh?
The weight of a golf iron can also impact the weight of the golf bag. The weight of a golf iron varies depending on the type of iron, but they typically weigh between 0.8 and 1 pound. Driver: A driver is the lightest club in a golfer’s bag and typically weighs about 330 grams.
How much does a golf bag weigh?
This is because each club adds weight to the bag. On average a club weighs about 0.73 pounds (about 0.33 kgs) and you can calculate the weight of your particular golf bag depending on the number of clubs you have in there. The type of clubs: as we’ve seen, the type of clubs you have will also affect the weight of your bag.
How much should your backpack weigh when hiking?
Those who hike with huge backpacks, often for several miles and days at a time, tend to stick with the 20 percent rule. Meaning, to prevent injury, your backpack (or golf bag, in our case) should weigh no more than 20 percent of your total bodyweight.