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355 yard par 4, tree lined OB, what you hitting off the tee?


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My 2 hybrid or UDI, unless I'm absolutely striping the ball with driver. 

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Watching touring pros, Driver is NOT a dart gun for most of them, more like a crap-shoot.  Lots of pros can't even find  a damn tight fairway using a long iron.  I am reminded of all the stroke entertainment on #10 at Riviera CG.  Even when a player hits an iron, he's usually out of position in relationship to the pin.

 

So, I am thinking the odds are in favor of average Joe finding the middle of 25-35yd wide fairway is slim to chunky nibbles. 😛  Therefore, if I am on a really tight hole 340yd-398yds, and my opponent pulls driver, I raise the bet and play the odds his ball will be, to some degree, in junk and trees, facing bogie+.  That's when I use 2 iron for 225-235 down the middle, worst-case my leave is 6i-PW...easy-peasy.

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3iron all day push draw…

 

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4 wood, all day every day. I have a hole at my club that is super tight with water left and OB right. If you hit a bad tee shot it can be a round killer.

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