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Date Posted: 22:28:27 10/04/16 Tue
Author: Roy Reed (R2)
Subject: Re: Club length
In reply to: Bernard 's message, "Club length" on 23:09:18 10/02/16 Sun

Bernard: I highly recommend staying with 1-Irons that actually fit your WTF of 36.9", which in this case will be approximately the length of a standard 6 or 7 iron. The reason is simple: the 1-Irons will have a more "upright" lie angle of about 63.5*, which is the same as your old 8 or 9 iron. Hence, you will be able to play them closer to your body, similar to your old 8 or 9 iron. Your old 6-iorn has a lie angle of about 61*, and must be played farther away from your body. Several of my students play the 1-Irons, and have not had success doing what you are wanting to do. Stay with what David recommends and you won't go wrong! Take care, r2

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[> Re: Club length -- Dr William Crooks, 17:04:38 10/08/16 Sat

I had the same concerns as you did. My WTF measurement is 38.25". My favorite club was a full inch shorter than the recommended length. I took a deep breath and ordered the recommended length set. Although I have had them for less than two weeks, I am glad I put my faith in David Lake's principles.

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