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Question on Irons:

I don't take divots with my irons, but I've heard you are supposed to. Am I at a disadvantage?

Most would say yes, others would point out that there have been some very successful tour players that have been more pickers or sweepers. When you take a divot you are hitting down or descending on the ball. There are 3 advantages to this. 1) you can get more backspin 2) as long as the club is still descending it is still accelerating 3) you should compress the ball which means more distance

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