Take The Golf Club Dimensions Quiz! Are You “Normal”?

Anthropometry is a field of study in the measurement of humans. Statistical data is collected of the different body dimensions and is used to help play a role in industrial design, ergonomics, and architecture and even on how clothes are made. Golf clubs are also built based on average proportions for such things a length, lie and grip size. See how you measure up.

Add one point for each true statement and add up you score at the end.

1. True or False
Your height is between 5’ 6” and 5’ 11” if you are male and 5’ 2” and 5’ 7” if female.

2. True or False
Standing with your feet together in tennis shoes with your arms hanging down in a relaxed manner and have someone measure your wrist-to-floor measurement. Is it 48.9% of you height +/- 1/4”? (Multiply your height in inches by 0.489 and add and subtract ¼” for the range)

3. True or False
Your fingertip-to-wrist measurement is 7.5” (+/- 0.25”) if you are man and 6.75” (+/- 0.25”) if you are a woman.

4. True or False
Your fingertip-to-wrist measurement is 10.78% of you height +/- 1/4” if you are a man and 10.38% of your height if you are a woman. (Multiply your height by 0.1078 and 0.1038 respectively and add and subtract ¼” for the range)

Scoring:

0      You are best off having someone experienced to fit you for golf clubs

1-2      Off-the-shelf clubs or those with standard specifications may need major alterations to fit you

3      Off-the-shelf clubs or those with standard specifications may need minor alterations to fit you

4      You could purchase golf clubs off of the shelf or those with standard specifications

TAKE OUR SURVEY!
Please take a few moments to take our survey. This information will be helpful in designing and building your golf clubs in the future. Your participation is extremely appreciated.

Email your answers to Jeff Summitt

Are you male or female?

What is your height in inches?

What is your fingertip-to-floor measurement?

What is the distance of your longest finger to crease of wrist?

What is the distance of your longest finger?

What length driver do you use?

What length 7-iron do you use?

What length putter do you use?

Thank you!

4 comments

  1. […] Anthropometry is a field of study in the measurement of humans. Statistical data is collected of the different body dimensions and is used to help play a role in industrial design, ergonomics, and architecture and even on how clothes are made. Golf clubs are also built based on average proportions for such things a length, lie and grip size. See how you measure up.  TAKE THE TEST HERE! […]

  2. CHARLES CARLTON says:

    1. MALE
    2.HEIGHT – 73″
    3.WTF – 35.25
    4.WRIST/FINGER – 8″
    5.INDEX FINGER – 3.25″
    6.DRIVER – 43.5″
    7. 7 IRON – 37″
    8. PUTTER – 35″

  3. Jeff says:

    Male
    Height: 6′
    WTF-36.5
    Wrist/Finger-6.5″
    What lenght should my irons be?

  4. Jeff Summitt says:

    By the numbers, you are pretty average and standard length clubs should be fine.

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