## What does 2 degrees upright on golf irons mean?

Most likely, it means that a club is 2 degrees more upright than the standard lie angle for that brand and model. For example, if a 5 iron has a standard lie angle of 62 degrees, but you either custom order it or have it adjusted to be a lie angle of 64 degrees, then it would be considered to be 2 degrees upright.

## Does 1 degree upright make a difference?

Yes it will make a difference, I play 2 degree upright and +1/2. If your hitting the ball left all the while (I am guessing your right handed) won’t be to do with having the lye angle to flat.

**What happens if my lie angle is too upright?**

If your lie angle is too upright, typically meaning that it’s closer to 90 degrees than 0 degrees, then that means you will typically hit the ground with your club with the heel side of the sole.

**What if my irons are too upright?**

If your club is too upright at impact, then your shots will travel to the left of your target. Conversely, if your club is too flat, then your shots will be heading right. For every degree that your lie angle is either too upright or flat, the ball will initially travel 4 yards off your intended target line.

### Does upright lie promote a draw?

The upright lie also promotes a left tilting spin axis, which leads to what’s generally described as draw spin. An upright lie angle basically gives you a head start, but depending on the severity of the slice conditions the golfer generates, it certainly won’t guarantee a draw.

### What is a 2 up lie angle?

Two degrees upright means that a golf club has a lie angle that is two degrees upright of standard.

**How much does 1 degree of loft affect distance?**

Given that you’re at your maximum clubhead speed, just 1-degree change in the loft angle of a golf driver can affect your driving distance by 2-4 yards. As for irons, the difference in distance between 8-iron (37-39 degrees) and 9-iron (41-43 degrees) is usually 10-15 yards.

**Do taller golfers need more upright lie angle?**

Generally, shorter golfers will need a flatter lie angle, whereas taller players will need a more upright lie angle. If you hit a lot of shots toward the toe of your club and your ball tends to fade to the right, you probably have a lie angle that is too flat for you.

## Should irons sit flat at address?

How should a golf club lie on the ground? The golf club should address the ball with the toe set a few millimetres in the air – the clubhead should never sit flat on the turf. You should be able to fit a small coin under the toe of the club at address, with the heel remaining in contact with the ground.

## What does 2 up on a golf club mean?

It means the club is 1/2 inch longer than standard length and that the lie angle is 2 degrees upright, meaning the toe points up higher at address. A flatter lie angle means the toe points down.

**Does higher loft reduce slice?**

Although many slicers want to hit the ball lower, remember the additional loft provides backspin that will reduce the amount a golf ball slices through the air.

**What loft should a 7 iron be?**

34 to 35 degrees

7-Iron Loft | 28 to 35 Degrees A more standard loft for a 7-iron is 34 to 35 degrees, but you can find game improvement 7-iron lofts pushed as low as 28 degrees or less.