Jump to content
IGNORED

Longest Iron in Bag... And More


0  

18 members have voted

  1. 1. What irons (not companies) do you carry (not hybrid in your bag)

    • 1-iron
      6
    • 2-iron
      17
    • 3-iron
      57
    • 4-iron
      82
    • 5-iron
      83
    • 6-iron
      76
    • 7-iron
      78
    • 8-iron
      77
    • 9-iron
      78
    • Pitching wedge
      78


Recommended Posts

I was just wondering, what we were all carrying as our longest iron and why? I'll start, right now its 4i, but I have both 4i and 4h in the bag, at least until I get my wedges (50°, 54°, and 58°) then it will be 5i...

What's in Shane's Bag?     

Ball: 2022 :callaway: Chrome Soft Triple Track Driver: :callaway:Paradym Triple Diamond 8° MCA Kai’li 70s FW: :callaway:Paradym Triple Diamond  H: :callaway: Apex Pro 21 20°I (3-PW) :callaway: Apex 21 UST Recoil 95 (3), Recoil 110 (4-PW). Wedges: :callaway: Jaws Raw 50°, 54°, 60° UST Recoil 110 Putter: :odyssey: Tri-Hot 5K Triple Wide 35”

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Replies 215
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Posted Images

I carry, as my longest iron, either a 4i or a 3i depending on how windy it is that day. On really windy days I swap out my 3-hybrid for a 3-iron simply because I find it easier to hit lower into the wind. My hybrid has a tendency of going way up into the air for me on windy days.

Prior to purchasing my current set of irons, which are s55's, the longest iron I would carry was a 5-iron because I found the Eye 2 long irons difficult to hit.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

5i, but if my ego allowed for it, I'd replace it with a hybrid. Iron play is not good enough right now to make it useful.

Dom's Sticks:

Callaway X-24 10.5° Driver, Callaway Big Bertha 15° wood, Callaway XR 19° hybrid, Callaway X-24 24° hybrid, Callaway X-24 5i-9i, PING Glide PW 47°/12°, Cleveland REG 588 52°/08°, Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind 56°/13°, 60°/10°, Odyssey Versa Jailbird putter w/SuperStroke Slim 3.0 grip, Callaway Chev Stand Bag, Titleist Pro-V1x ball

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Moderator

Poll added.

3-iron for me. It's pretty forgiving and I hit it high enough. I did use a 20 degree hybrid for a couple years as a high launching "strong" 3-iron, right now I'm liking the versatility of the i 3-iron.

Mike McLoughlin

Check out my friends on Evolvr!
Follow The Sand Trap on Twitter!  and on Facebook
Golf Terminology -  Analyzr  -  My FacebookTwitter and Instagram 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I can't vote, I don't carry anything over a 7-iron. B-)

-Jerry

Driver: Titleist 913 D3 (9.5 degree) – Aldila RIP 60-2.9-Stiff; Callaway Mini-Driver Kura Kage 60g shaft - 12 degree Hybrids: Callway X2 Hot Pro - 16 degree & 23 degree – Pro-Shaft; Callway X2 Hot – 5H & 6H Irons: Titleist 714 AP2 7 thru AW with S300 Dynamic Gold Wedges: Titleist Vokey GW (54 degree), Callaway MackDaddy PM Grind SW (58 degree) Putter: Ping Cadence TR Ketsch Heavy Balls: Titleist Pro V1x & Snell MyTourBall

"Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots but you have to play the ball where it lies."- Bobby Jones

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Moderator

5 iron although I just picked up a used Titleist 915H 5 hybrid to try out. I can hit the 5 iron off the tee and from good lies, but any difficult lie makes it hard.

Scott

Titleist, Edel, Scotty Cameron Putter, Snell - AimPoint - Evolvr - MirrorVision

My Swing Thread

boogielicious - Adjective describing the perfect surf wave

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Depends - I can swing a 5i decently and I bring it out in strong wind.

With little wind, I luv my hybrids for height and distance. I will use a 4, 5, 6 hybrid, or 4 and 6 hy.

Ping G400 Max 9/TPT Shaft, TEE EX10 Beta 4, 5 wd, PXG 22 HY, Mizuno JPX919F 5-GW, TItleist SM7 Raw 55-09, 59-11, Bettinardi BB39

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

5i which I hit pretty well from the fairway. I carry a 3h and 4h which I find easier to get up in the air and the 4h is useful from the rough - choke up and hit down.

Yours in earnest, Jason.
Call me Ernest, or EJ or Ernie.

PSA - "If you find yourself in a hole, STOP DIGGING!"

My Whackin' Sticks: :cleveland: 330cc 2003 Launcher 10.5*  :tmade: RBZ HL 3w  :nickent: 3DX DC 3H, 3DX RC 4H  :callaway: X-22 5-AW  :nike:SV tour 56* SW :mizuno: MP-T11 60* LW :bridgestone: customized TD-03 putter :tmade:Penta TP3   :aimpoint:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I hit a 4 iron, but it has 23 deg of loft

It just fits at the top end of my set. I have a 2 hybrid that's set at 17.5 degrees to fit between that and my 3-wood.

Matt Dougherty, P.E.
 fasdfa dfdsaf 

What's in My Bag
Driver; :pxg: 0311 Gen 5,  3-Wood: 
:titleist: 917h3 ,  Hybrid:  :titleist: 915 2-Hybrid,  Irons: Sub 70 TAIII Fordged
Wedges: :edel: (52, 56, 60),  Putter: :edel:,  Ball: :snell: MTB,  Shoe: :true_linkswear:,  Rangfinder: :leupold:
Bag: :ping:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

  • Administrator

I still have a 3-iron.

I hit it just fine, but most hybrids go too high and the 3I is useful occasionally.

That said, the only time I ever seem to use it is on par threes of a certain length, and even less often, when I have a decent lie and need to hit a low shot.

That said, I don't feel a major need to replace it because I don't need a club in that slot very often.

Erik J. Barzeski —  I knock a ball. It goes in a gopher hole. 🏌🏼‍♂️
Director of Instruction Golf Evolution • Owner, The Sand Trap .com • AuthorLowest Score Wins
Golf Digest "Best Young Teachers in America" 2016-17 & "Best in State" 2017-20 • WNY Section PGA Teacher of the Year 2019 :edel: :true_linkswear:

Check Out: New Topics | TST Blog | Golf Terms | Instructional Content | Analyzr | LSW | Instructional Droplets

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Mine is a 6 iron.  When I bought my set (Adams Speedline) it came with a 5 hybrid.  I have added an Adams Idea Super S 19 degree 3 Hybrid as well.  It was on sale at hurricanegolf.com for $49.99.  Figured I couldn't go wrong at that price.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

I still carry my 3i.  I can launch it nice and high off the deck (peak avg is ~34yds) so I don't see any reason to take it out.  I also have a 2i driving iron but it's one of those Adams Proto's so I don't think that counts, I voted 3i.

Brad

Link to comment
Share on other sites


Poll added.

3-iron for me. It's pretty forgiving

Thanks Mike, just rub it in for us mere mortals ;-)

5i for me, a) its the lowest iron than came with my current set, and b) im still useless with that nevermind anything lower.

Russ, from "sunny" Yorkshire = :-( 

In the bag: Driver: Ping G5 , Woods:Dunlop NZ9, 4 Hybrid: Tayormade Burner, 4-SW: Hippo Beast Bi-Metal , Wedges: Wilson 1200, Putter: Cleveland Smartsquare Blade, Ball: AD333

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now


  • Want to join this community?

    We'd love to have you!

    Sign Up
  • TST Partners

    TourStriker PlaneMate
    Golfer's Journal
    ShotScope
    The Stack System
    FlightScope Mevo
    Direct: Mevo, Mevo+, and Pro Package.

    Coupon Codes (save 10-15%): "IACAS" for Mevo/Stack, "IACASPLUS" for Mevo+/Pro Package, and "THESANDTRAP" for ShotScope.
  • Popular Now

  • Posts

    • Haha this is true, but I’ll be 53 this year and was thinking man it would be nice not to have to carry or push this cart uphill during the humid summer in Kentucky.  Hey at least I’m still walking the course!
    • I'm kind of surprised that this hasn't gotten more coverage. I get that the Masters was just taking over all of golf's media coverage for a week or two, but even still I thought this might get more run. 
    • Just ordered a box of the Snell 3.0's.
    • Take a divot? With a practice swing? Never. So then bunt it, what’s wrong with that?
    • My first suggestion is "play" that hole every time you go to the practice range. Every time you go to the driving range, make that hole your first swing. Pick out a target at your driving range that is 180-190 out and hit that shot as your very first swing of your practice session. Get used to hitting that shot first.  Then set aside approximately a half dozen balls and a few times per practice session, hit that shot again. Perhaps whenever you switch practice mods. Going from block training with a 6 iron to block training with a PW? ... before you do, hit that shot again.  Keep hitting that shot in practice, both when loosened up and when fresh out of the car. It will get easier.  My second suggestion is to make sure you carry a club for that shot.  Get yourself on a launch monitor with your 4 iron and measure front/back dispersion as well as left/right dispersion.  Try out a 4 hybrid, a 5-wood, maybe a 7-wood, maybe even driving iron. You could consider a hy-wood too. Basically find something that you are super confident in. Heck, it could be a mini-driver... No matter what the club is pick the one that gives you the highest percentage chance of hitting that shot right out of the box.  My last suggestion is to give yourself a break on that hole. Re-evaluate what a "good" score on that hole is. If it's a bogey, maybe that's fine.   
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

Welcome to TST! Signing up is free, and you'll see fewer ads and can talk with fellow golf enthusiasts! By using TST, you agree to our Terms of Use, our Privacy Policy, and our Guidelines.

The popup will be closed in 10 seconds...