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Hybrid and Wood Lessons

  • Fairway Woods

    Like I said in the parent article on fairway woods, you either love them or you hate them. Because of their big, light heads with trampoline effect and larger sweet spots, some beginners and high handicappers love their… continue reading

  • Hybrids are Useful

    If you had to pick one club to play an entire round with what would it be? The 7 iron to follow in the footsteps of Tin Cup as he qualified for the U.S. Open? Many players when asked this question have said a 7 iron or a 5 iron. You… continue reading

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