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5 minutes ago, erikro said:

Does anyone go from 3 hybrid to 5 and skip the 4 because the gapping is too close? I have a 20 degree 3 hybrid and 26 degree 5 hybrid. I was thinking about getting the 22 degree 4 hybrid but find it redundant. What have you experienced?

I did this for exactly the same reason. I was hitting the 4 and 5 very similar distances so it seemed like the smart thing. So far so good. 

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Longer hitters often do a similar thing: 3W, 2H and 4H

What's In The Bag (Summary as of October 2021, post-MAX changeover)

 

Driver:  Tour Edge EXS 10.5°, set 9.5°; weights neutral   ||  FWs:  Calla Rogue 4W + 7W

Hybrid:  Calla Big Bertha OS 4H at 22°  ||  Irons:  Calla Mavrik MAX 5i-PW

Wedges*:  Calla MD3: 48°... MD4: 54°, 58° ||  Putter: Ping Sigma G Tyne (face-balanced) + Evnroll Gravity Grip

Ball: 1. Srixon Q-Star Tour / 2. Calla SuperHot (Orange preferred)  ||  Bag: Sun Mountain Three 5 stand bag

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     * MD4 54°/10 S-Grind replaced MD3 54°/12 W-Grind.

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Everyone else is correct! 4* is a minimum for gaps in hybrids to be worth it IMO. 
 

back in the day Adam’sidea pros 2/18 3/20 4/23. I bought the them and really couldn’t see much of a difference between the 18 and 20 or 20 and 23. Ended up with 18/23 and it was perfect.

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Yep, fine to skip one. My backup/travel bag has a 3h and 5h. My regular bag a 4h with the 2h ordered. 

 

I am not the most consistent swinger and rarely hit a long club with the intend to reach the green. For me they are about getting it close and in chipping range. If it does reach, great! So it is more a question of e.g. 2h might shoot over the green so take the 4h. The 3h will have too much overlap distane wise with the other hybrids to make sense. 

Home bag:3w: Nike Covert 2; 4h: TM M1 ('17); Irons: Srixon Z355 5-pw, AW: Taylormade RSi (50o);  SW: Titleist 56o; LB: Cleveland 60o; Putter: Wilson

Travel bag:3h: Nickent 3dx; 5h: Acer 5h; Irons: MD Golf 7i & 9i, PW: McGregor; Putter: Spalding Pro Flite

 

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I only use one hybrid, but I have a 5W, 3H, and 4i all within 4 deg across all three clubs. But I like it as they all give me different shots. I don't think I'd have anything less than 3 deg across any clubs of the same type - so the original question of the 20* being redundant with the 22* sounds right - and like a good opportunity to add either a wedge or different kind of FW or long/driving iron in the same neighborhood as the 20* hybrid.

Driver: TaylorMade SIM Max

Wood: TaylorMade M6

Hybrid: Taylormade M3

Irons: Titleist 718 AP1

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7

Putter: TaylorMade Ardmore 2 Black Copper

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