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How do you know which irons to use? I understand that each has their distance, but is this the only criteria that determines which one to use?
--Amor A. from Kissimmee, FL

Hi Amor. Thanks for writing MyGolfInstructor.com. I'm excited to get to help you with your game.

Basically once you have played for at least a few years you will develop usually about a 10 yard gap between your clubs. This can vary person to person and depending on how accurate the lofts on your clubs are. With practice and experimentation you will know how far each of your clubs goes. So for instance, you may find your 7 iron goes 150 yards. Then when on the course, if you land around 150 you will choose that club. You can then guesstimate that your 6 iron will go 160 and your 8 iron will go 140.

Hope that helps.

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