I always play as a single, and have never had a bad experience.
For example, today I caught up with a twosome and asked to join. I warned them that I have a game that comes and goes. They immediately responded "We don't have a game!"
After a good laugh, we had a fun round together.
He probably should have gone into more detail as to why. Essentially, when playing your short irons, you want less or even no weight transfer, because the ball is further back in your stance; if you move your torso and shoulders forward you bring the swing path forward and risk topping the ball. This is especially true if you're pitching; lower swing speeds than your full swing allow more "yips", so the pitch swing is already prone to "swing depth" issues (topping/turfing).
A common drill to teach this is to have the player put all their weight over the lead foot, with the second foot just for balance, and pitch from that position. If all your weight is already forward, you can't move your swing path, and you get more consistent pitching behavior and fewer mishits. The correct position of the ball, then, will no longer be slightly back of center, it'll be just behind your leading arch.
This stance is not recommended on the course, however, and a better overall technique that accomplishes the same result on both the range and the links is simply to put your feet together for a pitch, or even for a gentle full windup. Then you simply place the ball in the same position relative to your torso that will get the club up "over" the ball at impact to avoid turfing, but not so far back that you're now topping. For me that's about in line with the big toe on my back foot.
It's a hard life to be a Bengal/Reds fan. In a smaller market, they can only afford to get just good enough to keep you hooked. Every few decades, they spend extra money to boost the franchise success, but then go back to pocketing millions. I've been a Bengal fan because they were the local team. When I lived in the DC area, I rooted for the Skins. For whatever reason, I moved back to Ohio and fell back into the Bengals fandom trap. I guess I now have the TB Bucs, Miami Fish, and Jacksonville Jags to choose from now. Maybe I'll start watching gymnastics or synchronized swimming.
Me too. But at this point I don't even care about distance gaps anymore in my wedges because I never rarely take "full swings" with any of them. My full swing distances are (probably) about 125-130 for the 50*, 110 for the 54, and, I dunno, 90 maybe, for the 58?
Now, barring weather factors, the 50 will be the 105-120 club, the 54 is a 1-105 club, and the 58 is a 1-75 or so club.