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What is your 200 yard club?


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#211 driverwedge3putt

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:10 PM

tiger said his 8 iron is 158 yards - he sucks!

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:19 PM

Depends where I'm playing; here in Portland Or my 200 yd club is a 3i. If I go to Bend Or, its a 4i.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:31 PM

Normal conditions... 4 iron all day.
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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

View PostSean2, on 21 November 2012 - 04:56 PM, said:

Y'all are impressively long.

That's what she said

How is that not the first response to a post like this?

Edited by hebron1427, 21 November 2012 - 08:40 PM.


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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:38 PM

View Postdriverwedge3putt, on 21 November 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

tiger said his 8 iron is 158 yards - he sucks!

Yet he hit a 505 yard par 4 in the British open with 2-iron 7-iron andmade the 15 foot putt for birdie. Explain that please.

Edited by hebron1427, 21 November 2012 - 08:39 PM.


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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:44 PM

Here in the Pacific Northwest, yardages clubs produce can vary wildly.  In mid-November, I'll either hit a solid 2-hybrid, a 3-hybrid draw, or even a high-sweeping 3-wood fade (slice).  In the summer, I can get a 5-iron draw or a smooth 4-iron 200 yards.  But it totally depends on temperatures and what shot works best.  I like hitting high fades from that distance.

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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

View PostMan In The Miura, on 21 November 2012 - 08:44 PM, said:

Here in the Pacific Northwest, yardages clubs produce can vary wildly.  In mid-November, I'll either hit a solid 2-hybrid, a 3-hybrid draw, or even a high-sweeping 3-wood fade (slice).  In the summer, I can get a 5-iron draw or a smooth 4-iron 200 yards.  But it totally depends on temperatures and what shot works best.  I like hitting high fades from that distance.

In mid summer i can hit a 5 iron, in November it might be a 3 wood LOL. East coast we have waaaayyy too short a season!
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Posted 21 November 2012 - 08:54 PM

5i TaylorMade MC depending on conditions of course.

...or apparently 9i if you play RocketBladez with Speed Pocket! :p

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 06:22 AM

View Postdriverwedge3putt, on 21 November 2012 - 08:10 PM, said:

tiger said his 8 iron is 158 yards - he sucks!
Just b/c you can nut it once in awhile and get mad yardage doesn't mean you have to nut it every time.  Yes, I can hit my 7 200, but that doesn't mean I'm going to take the chance and over swing.  I'd rather hit my 5 or 4 well within my limits.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:45 PM

Currently would be a 3 or 4 hybrid depending on conditions or where the trouble is.

2 years ago it would be 7 iron anywhere from 200-220 (with a WRXer in my group that saw it enough times to not be shocked by it). I miss those days, albeit I am much better through the entire bag now.


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:49 PM

Depends on conditions, time of year, elevated green of lower.  Typical stock mid season 200 will be a 5 iron.  6 to 7 iron if down hill, up to 3 hybrid depending on how into the wind.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:57 PM

in between a 5 and 6.

This year im going to make it a 5 iron.  I've decided to swing 80% this season instead of 98%.  Take the lesser club.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:02 PM

Depending on conditions, either a 4 iron or a real soft 3H.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:05 PM

During the summer, calm to no wind, flat ground, I would choose a smooth 5 iron.


5 iron - 205 stock
6 iron - 190 stock

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:21 PM

rbz four hybrid


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:22 PM

7 wood

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:27 PM

a nice 5 iron, or a hard 6. depends on conditions of course. could be as much as a 3 iron or as little as a 7
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:28 PM

View Postnando, on 15 January 2013 - 04:22 PM, said:

7 wood
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:29 PM

I'm in between clubs at 200. I would hit either a smooth, easy 3h or get on a 4 iron

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:34 PM

5/6 iron


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:43 PM

I said 19* hybrid in November but it's closer to my 4 iron now. I still don't understand how it's possible to hit a 6 iron that far.
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:51 PM

View Postjeffrey08250, on 15 January 2013 - 04:05 PM, said:

During the summer, calm to no wind, flat ground, I would choose a smooth 5 iron.


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6 iron - 190 stock

No brainer...

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:07 PM

At the moment over here in the UK with the cold (around 1 deg during play) I am hitting my 4 wood 200 yards, normally it would be a 3 Hybrid 20deg, as even in the summer it don't get much above 29-30 in Wales :)

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:14 PM

View Postmikes919, on 15 January 2013 - 04:43 PM, said:

I said 19* hybrid in November but it's closer to my 4 iron now. I still don't understand how it's possible to hit a 6 iron that far.

Delofting the club and swinging 100% would probably be the answer for most who actually say a 6 iron is their 200 club.  I also deloft the club slightly in my swing and at 200 I am probably swinging a 5 unless I have trouble short, then I have a 4 in my hands.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:29 PM

A better question would be...How does this topic get to 8+ pages of comments?

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:37 PM

View Poststation2station, on 15 January 2013 - 03:57 PM, said:

in between a 5 and 6.

This year im going to make it a 5 iron.  I've decided to swing 80% this season instead of 98%.  Take the lesser club.

In real life that math does not make sense BUT on the golf course, that is one of the smartest things you can do. God I love this game
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:38 PM

Are we talking with roll out? In the air only?
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 05:43 PM

View PostJ13, on 18 November 2012 - 02:46 PM, said:

52* gap wedge if the wind is in my face otherwise 58*

I'm going to speak for everyone and say bs

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 06:33 PM

View PostTripleEagle, on 15 January 2013 - 05:43 PM, said:

View PostJ13, on 18 November 2012 - 02:46 PM, said:

52* gap wedge if the wind is in my face otherwise 58*

I'm going to speak for everyone and say bs

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

6 iron

hit is with so much authority
that when you find it
and it sees you, it is trembling.

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