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My 3 iron is 21*

My 4 iron is 23.5*

 

I'm looking for a hybrid to repalce these. Which hybrid loft would you pick to replace the 3 & the 4 irons?

 

I'm thinking that a 21* hybrid probably goes farther than a 21* iron it's replacing becuase of the head and longer shaft - therefore should I consider either a 22* to replace it or a 21* for the 3 iron and a 25* or 24* for the 4 iron . I'm leaning towards the 22 and 25 combo becuase it will most likely reproduce distances of the 3&4 irons. THoughts???

 

PS

My fairway is a 4 wood @ 17*

My 5 iron is 26*

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Look into the Cleveland HALO 4i/22 degree or the Callaway FT-3 Fusion Hybrid, 4H/23 degree. The HALO is a better price point. IMO, buy it in steel if you can and reshaft it for more kick than the shaft gives you. The stock shaft in graphite is garbage, again in IMO. I played both.

DRIVER:  Callaway Rogue ST 10.5

FAIRWAYS:  Callaway Rogue ST 3, 9, 11 Fairway Woods

HYBRIDS:  Callaway Big Bertha 3 Hybrid, Rogue ST 4 Hybrid

IRONS:  Callaway Rogue ST 4-AW

WEDGES:  Callaway Jaws Raw 50 S Grind, 54 S Grind, 58 Z Grind 

PUTTER:  Odyssey Toulon Las Vegas

BACKUPS:  Odyssey Toulon Garage Le Mans Tri-Hot 5K Double Wide, MannKrafted Custom, Slighter Custom

BALL:  Testing

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My bag is similar to yours. I have a 17 degree iWood that I use as a fairway wood replacement, and then my iron set is 5-PW (although my 5 iron is 27 degrees). I have been looking for something to replace my 3 & 4 irons. I decided to replace those irons with just one hybrid. I just purchased a 22 degree Cleveland Halo to replace both.

 

I figure my 17 degree iWood goes about 195-200 yds. My 5-iron goes somewhere around 170 yds. That leaves a gap of about 175-195. The 22 degree halo should be able to go about 190 yds and if I choke up I can use it on shots of 180 yds. Plus, now I only need to carry 12 clubs, wich is lighter when I walk (and lighter on the wallet)

 

Hope that helps.

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