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cros0x added a topic in Instruction and Playing Tips3 Club Events: Club Choices (is it possible to 'flop' with a pitching wedge?)Hello! Looking for a little advice.
I have a three club society event in August. Looking at the course, I believe a 7 Wood, Pitching Wedge and Putter are my best combination.
But here's the question; If I run in to trouble, and need to 'flop' the ball over a hazard, how might this be attempted with a pitching wedge?
I appreciate that a true flop is not possible, but what's the best I can hope for?
I've attempted opening the face as much as possible, which gives me some extra height, but I'm also 'blading' the ball much more often when I do this.
Any ideas how I can set-up and play the PW so it 'feels' a little more like a SW/LW?
I'm playing PING G25 and my PW is 45 degrees. I have the matching 'Utility Wedge' (i.e. a 50 degree Gap Wedge) but I can only get 100-110 yards out of it, whereas I can get my PW to travel 120-130. The Utility Wedge is easier to chip with, but I'd miss the distance of the PW.
Thanks for any advice!
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