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How Far Does a 3 Wood Go? – Average Distance

A 3 wood, if struck properly, will travel the 2nd furthest in your golf bag.

The average distance of a 3 wood is around 220 yards for men and 180 yards for women

Of course, you may be well above or below these distances. Distance depends on:

  • Club Head Speed
  • Style of Golf Club
  • Launch Angle
  • Striking Ability
  • Course Conditions

Quick Video

Here is a quick video from the Me and My Golf Guys on how to hit a better fairway shot. These guys have a very popular Youtube channel and offer great advice for beginning golfers.

Tips For Striking Fairway Woods

  1. Play the golf ball just inside your front foot
  2. Take practice swings sweeping the grass
  3. Use a higher lofted fairway wood (16-19 degree) to gain more height when first starting

Thanks for reading! Feel free to leave a comment down below on what tips you use to hit better fairway woods!

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