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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:36 pm

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All my irons give me the same distance around 100m.
Don know why...



wah !!! its called ' you have arrive'...as you have full control of your irons.

???? How to control irons!!!! Mr SB pls help me.

Every iron can hit 100m on the dot ( no ....+ / - )....if that is not control, I don know wat is control liao.
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:42 pm

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If bro gary lin really want to get 150 from 7i, then try the hands forward at setup, ball back and keep flat wrist on impact. Ball will draw, misses are overcooked draw (assuming swing on plane, no casting/over the top)

Best example ive seen of this technique is DGman, his 8i can reach 150, smooth tempo. Sign of really good smash factor. At least from my untrained eye

what does flat wrist on impact mean?
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:51 pm

it means you maintain (or even reduce) the loft/position of the club face at impact the same as at address.

try it at slow mo, just to see how the club face reacts:

cupped your wrist at impact position (means back of left hand faces the sky), the head will open (loft increase or face to the right).

bow the wrist (back of left hand face the ground) then the head will close (loft decrease or face left)

easier said (or observed) than done...
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:59 pm

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it means you maintain (or even reduce) the loft/position of the club face at impact the same as at address.

try it at slow mo, just to see how the club face reacts:

cupped your wrist at impact position (means back of left hand faces the sky), the head will open (loft increase or face to the right).

bow the wrist (back of left hand face the ground) then the head will close (loft decrease or face left)

easier said (or observed) than done...

yes...easier said man...i try and give up...no talent ...can hit 100 happy liao...keke
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:02 pm

I saw you hit 100m with the PITCHING wedge (FST wedge shaft) to pin high...stop your BS Razz
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:09 pm

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I saw you hit 100m with the PITCHING wedge (FST wedge shaft) to pin high...stop your BS Razz

wow, u saw that ??....that must be one of my lucky shot..haha !!

but btw, i dun think my wrist are flat at impact for that shot ...still cannot do it leh...sigh !!

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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 2:16 pm

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Duval_S wrote:
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All my irons give me the same distance around 100m.
Don know why...



wah !!! its called ' you have arrive'...as you have full control of your irons.

???? How to control irons!!!! Mr SB pls help me.

Yes! Yes! I wanna know too!
As I have the same problem ... 'cept mine is 70m area Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:20 pm

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150m carry or 150m total? Very important to understand this fact cos alot of us always take out total distance instead of our carry distance as a gauge. And when you hit that 150m at the range, were you on the upper deck or did your ball take a good bounce?

Better to base your distance on average, if that is 130m-135m, so be it, dun have to keep forcing yourself to get that one time hit of 150m. Normally, my course distance is around 95% of my range distance. So just play the game with that thinking, forcing the shots will do you more bad than good. Since you have 13 other clubs less then putter, getting another club to 150m should not be an issue.

was 150m carry.. now abt 120-130m carry.. i chose the same place to shoot from and aim at the same place.. will try out tips by some bros here.. thanks!

Problem is my 6i also seem to be 120-130m now and i tend to hit a fade.. the only way i can hit a 150m shot now is with my hybrid/fairway wood. Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:24 pm

maybe u wana try to hit more consistent on the sweet spot first?
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:29 pm

jaketang wrote:
136.88m.......

Sounds about right.

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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:35 pm

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136.88m.......

Sounds about right.

lawyer....

its hard understanding them.....

sounds abt right = sounds rite, so its rite

sounds abt right = dun think its rite but it does sounds rite






rite means rite lah.... y must sounds about rite


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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:36 pm

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Technospaz wrote:
jaketang wrote:
136.88m.......

Sounds about right.

lawyer....

its hard understanding them.....

sounds abt right = sounds rite, so its rite

sounds abt right = dun think its rite but it does sounds rite






rite means rite lah.... y must sounds about rite


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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:37 pm

if lawyers out of job, folks like us can be a little bit richer...... Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:38 pm

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if lawyers out of job, folks like us can be a little bit richer...... Very Happy

Or poorer... depending on how the coin drops.

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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:40 pm

this is a good example of threadjacking......
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:41 pm

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150m carry or 150m total? Very important to understand this fact cos alot of us always take out total distance instead of our carry distance as a gauge. And when you hit that 150m at the range, were you on the upper deck or did your ball take a good bounce?

Better to base your distance on average, if that is 130m-135m, so be it, dun have to keep forcing yourself to get that one time hit of 150m. Normally, my course distance is around 95% of my range distance. So just play the game with that thinking, forcing the shots will do you more bad than good. Since you have 13 other clubs less then putter, getting another club to 150m should not be an issue.

was 150m carry.. now abt 120-130m carry.. i chose the same place to shoot from and aim at the same place.. will try out tips by some bros here.. thanks!

Problem is my 6i also seem to be 120-130m now and i tend to hit a fade.. the only way i can hit a 150m shot now is with my hybrid/fairway wood. Shocked

Ya can only hit around 150m with 2i hybrid. Learn from my idol that need to coach, range practice to improve distance. So far no $$$ to go for lesson yet.
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:45 pm

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this is a good example of threadjacking......

I aim to please... and to get it all in the bowl.

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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:47 pm

yo we talkng abt hitting 7 iron.....

slinger u hit yrs like wat? 155m?

TS, i juz feel tht 136.88 sounds auspicious..... Smile
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:49 pm

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150m carry or 150m total? Very important to understand this fact cos alot of us always take out total distance instead of our carry distance as a gauge. And when you hit that 150m at the range, were you on the upper deck or did your ball take a good bounce?

Better to base your distance on average, if that is 130m-135m, so be it, dun have to keep forcing yourself to get that one time hit of 150m. Normally, my course distance is around 95% of my range distance. So just play the game with that thinking, forcing the shots will do you more bad than good. Since you have 13 other clubs less then putter, getting another club to 150m should not be an issue.

was 150m carry.. now abt 120-130m carry.. i chose the same place to shoot from and aim at the same place.. will try out tips by some bros here.. thanks!

Problem is my 6i also seem to be 120-130m now and i tend to hit a fade.. the only way i can hit a 150m shot now is with my hybrid/fairway wood. Shocked

bro, actually i have the same problem...my 7i and 6i almost same distance, equally short
then i notice something which a friend share with me :

1. as iron get longer, harder to hit on sweet spot
2. i spend more time on 7i than 6i, which my friend think i should spend more time 6i than 7i
3. swing easy, as the iron get longer, the more we need to swing easy
4. keep back swing compact and focus on hitting sweet spot
5. maintain tempo and swing thru

to be honest, i still struggling with my 6i...sigh !!
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:57 pm

I really think that if you can get the 7i to between 130-140m, that should be fine. I'd sacrifice some distance for better accuracy.

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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 3:57 pm

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garylin wrote:
duffader wrote:
150m carry or 150m total? Very important to understand this fact cos alot of us always take out total distance instead of our carry distance as a gauge. And when you hit that 150m at the range, were you on the upper deck or did your ball take a good bounce?

Better to base your distance on average, if that is 130m-135m, so be it, dun have to keep forcing yourself to get that one time hit of 150m. Normally, my course distance is around 95% of my range distance. So just play the game with that thinking, forcing the shots will do you more bad than good. Since you have 13 other clubs less then putter, getting another club to 150m should not be an issue.

was 150m carry.. now abt 120-130m carry.. i chose the same place to shoot from and aim at the same place.. will try out tips by some bros here.. thanks!

Problem is my 6i also seem to be 120-130m now and i tend to hit a fade.. the only way i can hit a 150m shot now is with my hybrid/fairway wood. Shocked

bro, actually i have the same problem...my 7i and 6i almost same distance, equally short
then i notice something which a friend share with me :

1. as iron get longer, harder to hit on sweet spot
2. i spend more time on 7i than 6i, which my friend think i should spend more time 6i than 7i
3. swing easy, as the iron get longer, the more we need to swing easy
4. keep back swing compact and focus on hitting sweet spot
5. maintain tempo and swing thru

to be honest, i still struggling with my 6i...sigh !!

I think "swing easy" always give a wrong perception, at least for me. Swing easy has always been a question for me. Cos if it means slowing down the swing speed, then I will not get the distance that is suppose to be achieve on the long iron. Long irons can be practise my shortening your back swing and like what you say on pt 4 and 5, maintain tempo and hitting the sweet spot. Without the proper impact on the ball, there is no way the ball will take off on a long iron. next time, try this... tell yourself its a 9 iron while you are hitting a 6 iron. Sometimes the problem likes in the mind rather than the swing.
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:01 pm

for me the key factor is the grip, I can hit it further if I hold it lighter
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:06 pm

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for me the key factor is the grip, I can hit it further if I hold it lighter

on impact or on takeaway? not everyone has the smooth swaying legs like you....
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:12 pm

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for me the key factor is the grip, I can hit it further if I hold it lighter

on impact or on takeaway? not everyone has the smooth swaying legs like you....

during takeaway lah ... I have weak knees, that's why my left knee collapse during backswing ...
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PostSubject: Re: how far do you hit with your 7-iron?   Tue Feb 22, 2011 4:12 pm

duffader wrote:
golf_snowman wrote:
garylin wrote:
duffader wrote:
150m carry or 150m total? Very important to understand this fact cos alot of us always take out total distance instead of our carry distance as a gauge. And when you hit that 150m at the range, were you on the upper deck or did your ball take a good bounce?

Better to base your distance on average, if that is 130m-135m, so be it, dun have to keep forcing yourself to get that one time hit of 150m. Normally, my course distance is around 95% of my range distance. So just play the game with that thinking, forcing the shots will do you more bad than good. Since you have 13 other clubs less then putter, getting another club to 150m should not be an issue.

was 150m carry.. now abt 120-130m carry.. i chose the same place to shoot from and aim at the same place.. will try out tips by some bros here.. thanks!

Problem is my 6i also seem to be 120-130m now and i tend to hit a fade.. the only way i can hit a 150m shot now is with my hybrid/fairway wood. Shocked

bro, actually i have the same problem...my 7i and 6i almost same distance, equally short
then i notice something which a friend share with me :

1. as iron get longer, harder to hit on sweet spot
2. i spend more time on 7i than 6i, which my friend think i should spend more time 6i than 7i
3. swing easy, as the iron get longer, the more we need to swing easy
4. keep back swing compact and focus on hitting sweet spot
5. maintain tempo and swing thru

to be honest, i still struggling with my 6i...sigh !!

I think "swing easy" always give a wrong perception, at least for me. Swing easy has always been a question for me. Cos if it means slowing down the swing speed, then I will not get the distance that is suppose to be achieve on the long iron. Long irons can be practise my shortening your back swing and like what you say on pt 4 and 5, maintain tempo and hitting the sweet spot. Without the proper impact on the ball, there is no way the ball will take off on a long iron. next time, try this... tell yourself its a 9 iron while you are hitting a 6 iron. Sometimes the problem likes in the mind rather than the swing.

i think so, "swing easy" can be highly misunderstood...keke
still working on my tempo with compact backswing....struggling lah !!..haha !!

Can i tell myself it's a 60*wedge instead of 9i ?...my 9i also lousy leh...keke
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