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What’s the difference in apex height between driver and pitching wedge? (blog.trackmangolf.com)

Based on our PGA tour averages, you can see the difference in apex height between Driver and Pitch Wedge is only 3 yds.

How is that possible?

Spin and ball speed plays a big role in what a ball does when it gets to its apex. For example, a driver reaches its apex but still has enough speed to continue that path penetrating through the apex (see diagram below). It’s a gradual climb to reach its apex.

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