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Question on Chipping:

Is it bad for my game to use a chipper club?

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It's not necessarily bad for your game. The chipper always reminded me of the Alien sand wedge. It is a club that you can only use for one type of shot, so it's not very versatile. A chipper is basically a 7 iron with a wider flange to prevent digging if your technique breaks down. I truly believe most golfers are capable of hitting the basic chips shots pretty well and don't need any band aid clubs. You are better off in my opinion using a 7 iron and learning the correct technique.

If you steer clear of these band aid clubs you can have room in your bag for other clubs that may be necessary to round out your game like a gap wedge, a lob wedge or a hybrid.

Thanks for the question and let me know if you have any others.

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