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Game has not been good at all in August, I can't hit an iron at all, and even my mini-driver is missing in both directions. Will get it fixed at some point but injury and physical impairments mean I can't really do range sessions right now. 

Through these last few dreadful games, I've found one unusual club that I've  been able to hit well - my 5 hybrid. I don't normally use this club much as it's less accurate than my 5i, but in the last couple of weeks it's been the club that's helped me get round - even managed to somehow grind out a win in my society on Saturday. Yes, left misses are possible, but, like many hybrids, it's just so easy to hit. 

This is obviously no good for shorter approaches, but it got me thinking and I wondered what something like a 7 hybrid (or a 13 wood?) would play like? I realise that these clubs are rare and mainly played by women, and that there must be a reason for that , but I'm curious if anybody has experience with such clubs? I wonder if they could also help with soggy fairways, a shot I can struggle with even when I'm playing better. 

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I had both a 6h and 7h custom made. They are Acer XDS with Apollo steel shafts. I got them when i was really struggling but now use them during the winter months (less stinging on a cold morning). I was suprised how good they played and just easy to hit even when the swing has gone all Pete Tong!. I may have to but the 6h back in the bag.

You can get them through Nordica Golf and sometimes on Amazon. They cost me about £34 each 

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I know this is an older post, but it hits home for me. I have some Rheumatoid arthritis that limits some of the things I can do. Every year I kept adding a higher-lofted hybrid and putting an iron in my garage. I now have everything from 3-hybrid to loft-wedge hybrid. I know that sounds strange, but they have really helped me be more consistent. They are SO easy to hit. The only shot they have trouble with is sitting up in heavier rough, where they can go right under the ball. I keep one iron wedge in my bag for that and chipping. I have old Nike SUMO Square 3-7 hybrids, and 8-LW hybrids from Thomas Golf (also square-heads). I have dropped from a 22-23 handicap to a 12-13 and have shot in the 30s several times (No 79s yet though). Does anyone else here play these clubs regularly?

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I've just put a 6H in my bag to replace my 6I.  Only played a few rounds, but my stats show I hit it straight and a bit further than my 6I.  I can also use it for bump and run shots.  So far I love it.

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