I'm going to start playing golf soon, and at first I will just be hitting the driving range and playing pitch and putt to get used to it. I played once before with someone else's clubs and enjoyed it. now I am going to go quite regularly with another friend, and on my own as well, but neither of us have clubs.
I was thinking about getting a 5-wood (also, is a 5-wood the same as a 5-iron?), an 8 or 9-iron (or both), a sand wedge and a putter. I could pick them up quite cheap brand new. I'm not too bothered about the brands right now.
will this be enough for a pitch and putt, and the 5-wood for the driving range? I tried a driver before and could hardly hit the ball straight
could I get by without a sandwedge and just use a 9-iron?
so it would be
5-wood (or 3-wood if you guys recommend it)
8-iron or 9-iron
sandwedge (if needed, could get an 8-iron and 9-iron instead)
would you guys recommend getting anything else for a start?