# Your question: What does 1 degree upright mean in golf?

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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.

## What does upright mean on a golf club?

An upright lie angle means that the angle between the shaft and the ground is larger than it should be, making the club shaft more upright compared to the ground. If a club is too upright for your swing this means that during the swing, the heel of the clubhead will be lower than the toe.

## 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 does 1 degree up mean on a golf club?

1 degree up means that when compared to standard lie angle, the toe of your club is 1 degree higher. Higher lie andgle will help you correct left to right ball flight.

## Should my irons be upright or flat?

After you make impact the line will appear on the face. If it’s pointing towards the toe, then your club is too upright. If it’s pointing towards the heel, then it’s too flat. If the line is perpendicular to the grooves on the face, then your lie angle is correct.

## Does 2 degrees upright make a difference?

The standard lie angle is going to differ depending on the club you are talking about and the manufacturer. When a Titleist seven iron is two degrees upright, it may still have a different lie angle than a TaylorMade seven iron that is two degrees upright.

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

A closer look at the data does give some credence to the myth: of the five sets where less loft was more accurate, the difference between high and low loft was small – approximately 4 yards more accurate. The gap was larger in the sets where the high loft was more accurate (approximately 8 yards).

## What does upright setting on driver do?

The more upright setting tilts the face left of the target slightly. Also, when you increase loft on an adjustable driver, it often will close the face somewhat.

## What lie angle do most pros use?

What is this? Most golf club manufacturers 7 iron lie angles are 62.5 degrees.

## What does 2 up mean in golf?

A score of “2-up” means that the player in the lead took the match “dormie” on the 17th hole. “Dormie” means that the leader leads by the same number of holes that remain; for example, 2-up with two holes to play.

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## What does 2 degrees up mean in golf?

Re: What does 2UP mean on an iron? Yeah. 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.

## What if my irons are too upright?

If a club is too short or long, you’ll have to change your posture to get it to sit flush. … But if your clubs are too upright, the toe would be off the ground, and you’d have a tendency to pull the ball (inset, top). Too flat, and the heel would be up, and you’d tend to hit pushes (inset, bottom).

## Do tall golfers need upright lie angle?

Taller golfers fitted for longer clubs tend to need more upright lie angles, while shorter golfers tend to benefit from flatter lie angles.

## Should you ground the club at address?

“When I felt the club resting on the ground, my grip and arms were too relaxed. By un-weighting the club–hovering it off the ground–I had to firm up my grip pressure just enough. … If these great players and teachers all advocate hovering the club at address, you should at least give it a try.