How about going with the following setup:
Hybrids: 21*, 24*, 27*
Wedges: 52*, 56*, 60*
I purchased my Sonartec NP-99 4-wood off eBay for $100 and it rocks. Much easier to hit than...
I worked as a greenskeeper on a rather upscale private course for 3 summers while in college. It didn't pay all that well, but I was allowed to play after work as long as I didn't hold up play. Well, there weren't that many members...
If I were you, I would try to tough it out as long as I can without paying rent. Yeah, it puts a huge damper on the social life, but if you can save all of that rent money instead of spending it, you'll be FAR better off later on in...