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Thanks for taking my question.

I'm 50 years old and can hit my driver 275 yards on average. My PW goes 100 yards and my 9i goes 120 yards. My problem is that my 8,7,6 and 5i all go about 150ish.

Can you help me get more distance? I'm playing Cobra Amps stiff shaft and shoot on average around 80.

Thanks
--Timothy B. from Lynchburg, VA

Hi Timothy.

It sounds like your distances are right on par and maybe even better than most. As for all your mid irons going the same distance that can certainly be your technique and I of course can help with that, but have you had the lofts checked on those clubs? The reason I ask is tour players that would get their equipment custom made by the big manufactures would then bring them in to the Midwest Golf Lab where I used to work to get them tested. Often, many of the lofts and lies would be off.

If you are a player that beats a lot of balls they can lose their loft angle over time as well. So I would get those lofts checked first to know what you are dealing with and to make sure you are not going to make unnecessary changes to your swing. Also, make sure you get a good custom fitting in general just to make sure the shaft flex, weight and kick point are matched to your swing.

I hope that helps!

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