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Question on Irons:

Without wind, sometimes I hit my 9-iron 130 yards and other times, it goes 140. What must I work on to become more consistent with the distance of my irons?

The first thing I would like to know is if you play graphite shafts. The reason for this is that graphite that was cheaply made or made with older technology can sometimes be inconsistent. For this reason you find very few professionals using graphite in their irons. The new shafts are much better and generally consistent enough for the average player.

The other thing I would recommend is to learn to control your rate of rotation through the ball. It's like changing gears. You can take a 7 iron for instance and try to swing at 30 mph, then 60 mph, then 100 mph, and then dial it back down in the reverse order. This way you learn to control how much force you are putting into your shots.

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