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What is the impact of choking down on a club? When should you choke down on a driver or iron?

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Choking down has two benefits. It can give you more control and take distance off of the shot if you need to do so. The downside is that choking down makes the shaft stiffer and you will lose trajectory. If you can simply club down ( go down a club) and go after it to get the desired distance then I recommend that you do that. If however you feel that you really are in between clubs and need to choke down then go ahead, but know that the ball will come out lower. Also, a common mistake is to thin the shot as you are not used to the shorter length so make an extra effort to stay down throughout the shot.

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