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Question on Chipping:

I purchased a chipper. What do you think of these?
--Sam G. from Holcomb, KS

Thanks for the question Sam.

A chipper is basically a 7 iron with a wider flange. The wide flange (or sole of the club) helps prevent you from digging or getting stuck. If your technique is fairly decent however, you really don't need that help and the chipper just takes up unnecessary room in your bag.

I would rather you used that room for a variety of wedges so you can have a full arsenal with your short game. A lob wedge, pitching wedge, sand wedge and gap wedge are all more important in my opinion than a chipper club.

Check out the chipping section on the site to get some drills that may help you improve your technique. Then you can toss that chipper!

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

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