Gapping Between 4 Iron and 3 Wood

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I am currently looking for a 250 yard club to fill the gap between my 4 iron (225 yards) and 4 wood (275 yards). I have tried a hybrid, 7 wood and 3 iron and each have their pros and cons.



Hybrid:

Pros: Great out of rough, nice to use around the greens.

Cons: Hard to commit to off the tee (get too sweepy and hit big hooks). I also get occasional nukes coming into par 5's where the ball comes out like a driver flight and I airmail the green by 30 yards.



7 Wood:

Pros: Best out of rough, most stopping power.

Cons: Crappy on windy days, always seems to sit closed regardless of model which gets in my head at times.



3 Iron:

Pros: Easy to hit low bullets in the wind, most accurate left-right dispersion.

Cons: Crappy out the rough into a par 5, hard to swing on really cold days. Difficult to hold firm greens.



Other Info:

Driver SS: 120mph

Ball Flight: High draw, miss is an overcook.

Miscellanous: Hit 35% of fairways, play from the rough a lot.



What club would you choose???
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2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
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  • ian-500ian-500  1053WRX Points: 285Handicap: 12Members Posts: 1,053 Platinum Tees
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    7 wood for me. I'm comfortable hitting high lofted woods. Is it windy quite a lot where you live?
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  • stimpmeterpstimpmeterp Washington DC 817WRX Points: 114Members Posts: 817 Golden Tee
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    Look for something in the 19* range and consider the Cobra F6 Baffler. Throw a heavy shaft in there. See this thread.
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  • Downtown_Brown_41Downtown_Brown_41 Alabama 665WRX Points: 169Handicap: 4Members Posts: 665 Golden Tee
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    Sounds like similar issues I’m having. With the 3h off the tee I found a nice low-mid flighted draw that works wonders into the wind
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    915F 21* Fuji Fit On 95
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    P730 Raw 6-9 X7
    Vokey 47° X100
    TP EF 52° S400
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  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16  8972WRX Points: 1,223Members Posts: 8,972 Titanium Tees
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    I'd pick a high launching 5w and play it -.5 or .75''. F9 with the rails at 18* might fit the bill as a good all rounded. Maybe not great off the tee for distance, but gets out of the rough with the rails, and should hold most greens.
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  • tannyhobantannyhoban  2098WRX Points: 383Members Posts: 2,098 Platinum Tees
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    You're trolling us dude. Get a 64 wedge for all those approach shots from the rough.
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    I moved to a 19 H to answer the same question. Seems to gap me the best and offers the most flexibility in terms of helping with trouble.



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  • lil'mikelil'mike  1298WRX Points: 86Members Posts: 1,298 Platinum Tees
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    I am not sure what loft your 4i or 4wd is but what about one of those Crossover/Utility clubs in like a 3 iron loft (19-20)?
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  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Tasmania to Canada 13305WRX Points: 2,186Handicap: 1.6Members Posts: 13,305 Titanium Tees
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    Two clubs ... Cally apex 18* hybrid ... v1

    Cally v series heaven wood



    Use according to courses and conditions
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    Ping G400 LST 11* GD Pershing 55x
    Ping G400 3w 15.1* Oban Revenge 65x
    Callaway GBB 5w 18* Aldila NVS Pink 85x 
    Callaway Apex 4h 23* GD Tour AD DI 95x
    Callaway Apex 5h 26* GD Tour AD DI 105x
    Mizuno 919T 6 - GW UST 95 Recoil f4 
    Ping Glide SS 54* wrx UST 110 Recoil f4
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  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Tasmania to Canada 13305WRX Points: 2,186Handicap: 1.6Members Posts: 13,305 Titanium Tees
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    b.mattay wrote:


    I am currently looking for a 250 yard club to fill the gap between my 4 iron (225 yards) and 4 wood (275 yards). I have tried a hybrid, 7 wood and 3 iron and each have their pros and cons.



    Hybrid:

    Pros: Great out of rough, nice to use around the greens.

    Cons: Hard to commit to off the tee (get too sweepy and hit big hooks). I also get occasional nukes coming into par 5's where the ball comes out like a driver flight and I airmail the green by 30 yards.



    7 Wood:

    Pros: Best out of rough, most stopping power.

    Cons: Crappy on windy days, always seems to sit closed regardless of model which gets in my head at times.



    3 Iron:

    Pros: Easy to hit low bullets in the wind, most accurate left-right dispersion.

    Cons: Crappy out the rough into a par 5, hard to swing on really cold days. Difficult to hold firm greens.



    Other Info:

    Driver SS: 120mph

    Ball Flight: High draw, miss is an overcook.

    Miscellanous: Hit 35% of fairways, play from the rough a lot.



    What club would you choose???




    Pls add a signature with your current set up
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    Ping G400 LST 11* GD Pershing 55x
    Ping G400 3w 15.1* Oban Revenge 65x
    Callaway GBB 5w 18* Aldila NVS Pink 85x 
    Callaway Apex 4h 23* GD Tour AD DI 95x
    Callaway Apex 5h 26* GD Tour AD DI 105x
    Mizuno 919T 6 - GW UST 95 Recoil f4 
    Ping Glide SS 54* wrx UST 110 Recoil f4
    Ping Glide ES 59* wrx UST 110 Recoil f4
    Callaway PM grind 64* UST 110 Recoil f4
    Piretti Matera Elite 

    '19 Index 0.9 ~ 3.7
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  • b.mattayb.mattay New WRX'er  596WRX Points: 117Handicap: +2Members Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    cardoustie wrote:




    Pls add a signature with your current set up




    Done sir!
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    2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

    M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

    816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

    S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

    SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

    Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
  • Downtown_Brown_41Downtown_Brown_41 Alabama 665WRX Points: 169Handicap: 4Members Posts: 665 Golden Tee
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    b.mattay wrote:

    cardoustie wrote:


    Pls add a signature with your current set up




    Done sir!


    Get your hands on a hybrid that you can adjust flat and slightly open. Pair it with a stout shaft of your choosing
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    P750 Raw 4-5 X7
    P730 Raw 6-9 X7
    Vokey 47° X100
    TP EF 52° S400
    Hi Toe 56° X100
    SM6 60/06 S400
    Piretti Cortino 36” 
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  • Heyitsben5Heyitsben5  1WRX Points: 6Handicap: 11Members Posts: 1 Starters
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    Have you hit the gapr low yet? It is butter.
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  • Hester65Hester65  607WRX Points: 63Members Posts: 607 Golden Tee
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    What’s the loft of your 4 iron?
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  • RebbuttRebbutt Oregon 26WRX Points: 19Handicap: 7.9Members Posts: 26 Bunkers
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    Similar problem ... I have a 2H (Cleveland Classic 19.5* with Gliderails) and a 20* 4-iron. 2H carries 225-235, 4-iron carries 200-210. I regularly play a course that has 2 par 3s that are 215-220yds, so I usually just choke down 1” on the 2H to avoid over swinging a 4-iron.



    note: I carry 3 wedges and a 3 wood so no open slot for a 3-iron; just as well because I’d probably catch it 10% of the time on 20% of the days I play
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  • b.mattayb.mattay New WRX'er  596WRX Points: 117Handicap: +2Members Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    Hester65 wrote:


    What's the loft of your 4 iron?




    24 degrees

    Heyitsben5 wrote:


    Have you hit the gapr low yet? It is butter.




    Want to try it but will have to wait until the snow melts!
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    2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

    M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

    816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

    S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

    SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

    Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
  • b.mattayb.mattay New WRX'er  596WRX Points: 117Handicap: +2Members Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    Get a hybrid, 7w, and a 3i. Play the 7w when it's not windy, and the 3i when it is. Sell the hybrid on BST.



    Buying more clubs than necessary is the most GolWRXer thing to do.




    hahahahaha
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    2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

    M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

    816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

    S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

    SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

    Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
  • cardoustiecardoustie haha, we don't play for 5's Tasmania to Canada 13305WRX Points: 2,186Handicap: 1.6Members Posts: 13,305 Titanium Tees
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    Get the Cally apex 20 ... very anti left and iron like
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    Ping G400 LST 11* GD Pershing 55x
    Ping G400 3w 15.1* Oban Revenge 65x
    Callaway GBB 5w 18* Aldila NVS Pink 85x 
    Callaway Apex 4h 23* GD Tour AD DI 95x
    Callaway Apex 5h 26* GD Tour AD DI 105x
    Mizuno 919T 6 - GW UST 95 Recoil f4 
    Ping Glide SS 54* wrx UST 110 Recoil f4
    Ping Glide ES 59* wrx UST 110 Recoil f4
    Callaway PM grind 64* UST 110 Recoil f4
    Piretti Matera Elite 

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  • b.mattayb.mattay New WRX'er  596WRX Points: 117Handicap: +2Members Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    lil wrote:


    I am not sure what loft your 4i or 4wd is but what about one of those Crossover/Utility clubs in like a 3 iron loft (19-20)?




    Ping Crossover looks appealing for sure!
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    2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

    M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

    816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

    S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

    SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

    Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
  • b.mattayb.mattay New WRX'er  596WRX Points: 117Handicap: +2Members Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    tannyhoban wrote:


    You're trolling us dude. Get a 64 wedge for all those approach shots from the rough.




    The day I'm good to enough to hit a 64 degree wedge is the day I'll marry Gisele and win the lottery image/taunt.gif' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':taunt:' />. I wish I was trolling about hitting that few fairways :/
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    2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

    M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

    816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

    S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

    SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

    Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
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  • lil'mikelil'mike  1298WRX Points: 86Members Posts: 1,298 Platinum Tees
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    b.mattay wrote:

    lil wrote:


    I am not sure what loft your 4i or 4wd is but what about one of those Crossover/Utility clubs in like a 3 iron loft (19-20)?




    Ping Crossover looks appealing for sure!




    I hit one of those and yeah they are pretty sweet! Go hit one and see! I think it might fit well for what you are looking for and easy to flight down if windy out compared to the hybrid! image/smile.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':)' />
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  • ALIFALIF Arizona 2753WRX Points: 317Members Posts: 2,753 Titanium Tees
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    Ping G410 hybrid adjusted open and flat?
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  • knackersknackers  33WRX Points: 16Members Posts: 33 Bunkers
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    3iron ap2 or driving iron check distance and would consider with the 3iron purchasing a 5wood for switching in and out considering course conditions. 5wood should be around 250s with your ss.
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  • uglandeuglande  350WRX Points: 246Members Posts: 350 Greens
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    I love playing a 7 wood. Money out of the rough and hitting into greens. I just ordered the Titleist TS2 version but last year played with the 917 F2, which sits square and has the adjustability to dial it in so that it gives you a good trajectory without ballooning. I also use a low-launch shaft for this reason. Lots of guys on tour play 7-woods (Charles Howell, Keith Mitchell, Miguel Angel Jimenez) in part because some of the manufacturers make more players versions of these clubs, unlike the sky-ball launchers of the past. You obviously hit driver a long way. I would think you could hit into a lot of par 5s with 7 wood.



    Here's my feeling about playing 3-iron because of windy conditions, FWIW ... Sure, if you are hitting dead into a heavy wind, 7-wood isn't great and you'll have to take more club, punch a 3-wood, or whatever. It's a solvable problem. But now reverse it. You have that same strong wind behind you and you're hitting into a green with a 3 iron. Unless you can consistently hit a soft, high cut from the fairway with a 3 iron (I can't) that long iron isn't going to be much help. Meanwhile, the 3i is going to be pretty worthless out of the rough or from wonky lies.



    Another option that intrigues me is the TaylorMade GAPR (especially the Mid). Ugly as **** but they really work and do what they advertise by serving as the gap club between your longest iron and shortest fairway. They also feel really good and are adjustable.



    Good luck.
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  • Phillipsac18Phillipsac18 WI 88WRX Points: 54Handicap: 2Members Posts: 88 Fairways
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    b.mattay wrote:


    I am currently looking for a 250 yard club to fill the gap between my 4 iron (225 yards) and 4 wood (275 yards). I have tried a hybrid, 7 wood and 3 iron and each have their pros and cons.



    Hybrid:

    Pros: Great out of rough, nice to use around the greens.

    Cons: Hard to commit to off the tee (get too sweepy and hit big hooks). I also get occasional nukes coming into par 5's where the ball comes out like a driver flight and I airmail the green by 30 yards.



    7 Wood:

    Pros: Best out of rough, most stopping power.

    Cons: Crappy on windy days, always seems to sit closed regardless of model which gets in my head at times.



    3 Iron:

    Pros: Easy to hit low bullets in the wind, most accurate left-right dispersion.

    Cons: Crappy out the rough into a par 5, hard to swing on really cold days. Difficult to hold firm greens.



    Other Info:

    Driver SS: 120mph

    Ball Flight: High draw, miss is an overcook.

    Miscellanous: Hit 35% of fairways, play from the rough a lot.



    What club would you choose???




    We have similar speed and distances. Only difference is i have a 15* 3 wood, but between that and 4 iron has always been a spot im trying to figure out. As has been mentioned previously, i think it really depends on what you want to do with the club. If you want something safe off the tee then choose a 3 iron. If you hit as few fairways as you say then i would personally choose a hybrid to attack par 5s more. I have a hybrid and 5 wood that i rotate in that spot in the bag. Never personally liked a 3 iron due to being difficult to hit consistently and not being as versatile (for me) as the other options. Never liked a 7 wood either because they spin way too much for me and go way too high.



    There really is no correct answer though.
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    Titleist Vokey SM7 50.12F X100
    Titleist Vokey SM7 54.14F X100
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    b.mattay wrote:


    I am currently looking for a 250 yard club to fill the gap between my 4 iron (225 yards) and 4 wood (275 yards). I have tried a hybrid, 7 wood and 3 iron and each have their pros and cons.



    Hybrid:

    Pros: Great out of rough, nice to use around the greens.

    Cons: Hard to commit to off the tee (get too sweepy and hit big hooks). I also get occasional nukes coming into par 5's where the ball comes out like a driver flight and I airmail the green by 30 yards.



    7 Wood:

    Pros: Best out of rough, most stopping power.

    Cons: Crappy on windy days, always seems to sit closed regardless of model which gets in my head at times.



    3 Iron:

    Pros: Easy to hit low bullets in the wind, most accurate left-right dispersion.

    Cons: Crappy out the rough into a par 5, hard to swing on really cold days. Difficult to hold firm greens.



    Other Info:

    Driver SS: 120mph

    Ball Flight: High draw, miss is an overcook.

    Miscellanous: Hit 35% of fairways, play from the rough a lot.



    What club would you choose???




    So if the 4 wood is 275, how far do you hit the driver Hercules?

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    Ping G400 LST 10* (set at 9*)
    Ping G400 3W
    Callaway GBB Heavenwood
    Callaway XR OS 6H
    Ping G410 5-L
    Scotty Cameron NP2 Special Select 35”
  • Krt22Krt22 East Bay 8824WRX Points: 2,499Members Posts: 8,824 Titanium Tees
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    Slightly less speed but have this spot rotating as well. I have a srixon u65 playing like a 2.5iron(19*, 39.25"). I typically play this in the summer, tons of run out on baked out fairways and great in the wind. Sometimes goes too far off the tee though



    A Cobra baffler f6 at 17.5, at 41" with Kai'Li 80x tipped 2". Goes similar distance but much higher flight. Basically an all carry club.



    Also typically fight a hook so typically stay away from hybrids. I was trying out the gapr mid and low and didn't play much different than my srixon u65. On a whim I tried a m3 hybrid. Nice little fall off fades, 145mph ball speeds , very easy to hit. Picked up a used on with a speeder 869x for $110. Im hoping it's the best of both
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  • b.mattayb.mattay New WRX'er  596WRX Points: 117Handicap: +2Members Posts: 596 Golden Tee
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    bamagolf wrote:

    b.mattay wrote:


    I am currently looking for a 250 yard club to fill the gap between my 4 iron (225 yards) and 4 wood (275 yards). I have tried a hybrid, 7 wood and 3 iron and each have their pros and cons.



    Hybrid:

    Pros: Great out of rough, nice to use around the greens.

    Cons: Hard to commit to off the tee (get too sweepy and hit big hooks). I also get occasional nukes coming into par 5's where the ball comes out like a driver flight and I airmail the green by 30 yards.



    7 Wood:

    Pros: Best out of rough, most stopping power.

    Cons: Crappy on windy days, always seems to sit closed regardless of model which gets in my head at times.



    3 Iron:

    Pros: Easy to hit low bullets in the wind, most accurate left-right dispersion.

    Cons: Crappy out the rough into a par 5, hard to swing on really cold days. Difficult to hold firm greens.



    Other Info:

    Driver SS: 120mph

    Ball Flight: High draw, miss is an overcook.

    Miscellanous: Hit 35% of fairways, play from the rough a lot.



    What club would you choose???




    So if the 4 wood is 275, how far do you hit the driver Hercules?




    Hahaha about 300 carry avg if teed high. However, on tight holes I tee it really low, choke down and hit a squeeze fade which carries about 280
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    2017 M1 (9.5 set to 8.0, Grafalloy Blue 65X, Z-Cord)

    M5 (15.0 set to 13.5, Grafalloy Blue 75X, Z-Cord)

    816 H2 (21 set to 20.25 [C1], Whiteboard 90X, Z-Cord)

    S56 (4-P, PX 7.0, Z-Cord, Black Dot)

    SM6 (51.13F, 55.15F, 60.12V, Shafts Undecided, Z-Cord, 1 Degree Flat)

    Spider Tour Black (34.5 inches, Garsen Ultimate Grip)
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    b.mattay wrote:

    bamagolf wrote:

    b.mattay wrote:


    I am currently looking for a 250 yard club to fill the gap between my 4 iron (225 yards) and 4 wood (275 yards). I have tried a hybrid, 7 wood and 3 iron and each have their pros and cons.



    Hybrid:

    Pros: Great out of rough, nice to use around the greens.

    Cons: Hard to commit to off the tee (get too sweepy and hit big hooks). I also get occasional nukes coming into par 5's where the ball comes out like a driver flight and I airmail the green by 30 yards.



    7 Wood:

    Pros: Best out of rough, most stopping power.

    Cons: Crappy on windy days, always seems to sit closed regardless of model which gets in my head at times.



    3 Iron:

    Pros: Easy to hit low bullets in the wind, most accurate left-right dispersion.

    Cons: Crappy out the rough into a par 5, hard to swing on really cold days. Difficult to hold firm greens.



    Other Info:

    Driver SS: 120mph

    Ball Flight: High draw, miss is an overcook.

    Miscellanous: Hit 35% of fairways, play from the rough a lot.



    What club would you choose???




    So if the 4 wood is 275, how far do you hit the driver Hercules?




    Hahaha about 300 carry avg if teed high. However, on tight holes I tee it really low, choke down and hit a squeeze fade which carries about 280




    Wow! If you get any roll at all that puts you in the top 20 of the PGA Tour in driving distance. I’m just curious, for someone who hits it as far or farther than the best in the world who is also a +2, what would lead you to seek advice from a message board for what club should be between your 225 4 iron and your 275 4 wood? I just got to know.
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    Ping G400 LST 10* (set at 9*)
    Ping G400 3W
    Callaway GBB Heavenwood
    Callaway XR OS 6H
    Ping G410 5-L
    Scotty Cameron NP2 Special Select 35”
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