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I've been playing 1/2" over standard for the past 2 years (I'm 6'2). Ball striking has been fine until I got to around 6i length and then it starts to deteriorate. It's a little bit of me just feeling more comfortable with a shorter club and some swing faults. 

 

I'm thinking about going back to standard length in my new iron set. 

 

Has anyone made the switch back to standard length and been happy with it? 

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I am 5'10, 210lbs, my MMT shafted new T100 3-PW irons have been same as steel (5i=38") length, at D2, for years.  The only clubs that are longer are 52 & 58 at 35.75" PW length.  

 

I am not convinced 1/2" matters much, given 99% of golfers, including me, choke down 1/2-3/4".

 

My buddy is 6'2" and playing the same standard length as I am. 

 

PS for 6'2" wrist to floor says .25 to .50 over is standard.

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I have been playing +1/2" for a while, even though I am normal height and normal arm length (although I am exceptionally handsome). Back when I started playing graphite, the "normal" spec was 1/2" longer than steel. That spec has pretty much gone away, but my clubs have still been +1/2". I recently decided to go back to the standard spec and cut down my Steelfibers by 1/2". I lost a little distance, and honestly didn't gain anything in terms of accuracy or consistency. Honestly, I'm not sure what to think about this. If I ordered new clubs today, I would probably go back to +1/2 to gain a little distance back. I think the delta on distance was 5 or 6 yards.

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yes. I played +1" (6'8) for the past 3 season and changed to standard length for this year.

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