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Question on Irons:

Without GPS or yardage markers around your ball, what keys do you use to accurately gauge the yardage of a wayward shot?

I'm assuming you meant the distance of the shot you face after hitting the wayward shot as opposed to how far the wayward shot went. Typically you would go to the center of the fairway and find a yardage marker or sprinkler head and then walk forward until you are equidistant with your ball and subtract the number of steps you took. Depending on how far off-line your ball traveled, you may need to estimate the distance and add a few more yards. This is purely a guess. Remember, not too long ago, they didn't have yardage markers so even professionals used to eyeball the shot at hand and take a guess. The more you play and practice the easier that is to do. Practice hitting all your clubs on the range and make sure you know how far each one carries in the air.

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