Long Irons

Some articles on irons, iron, long irons, long:

Golf Club - Club Sets
... about 15° (though 2- and 4-woods are sometimes seen) A matched set of 7 numbered irons from 3 through 9, plus a pitching wedge or "10-iron" A sand wedge A putter The above ... around 18°, to allow other options besides long irons in the 180-250yd range A hybrid, typically lofted for similar distance as a 3- or 4-iron and replacing those ... and making up the difference on the approach using a lower-lofted iron ...
Iron (golf) - Types of Irons - Numbered Irons - Mid Irons
... The irons from 5 to 7 are typically called the "mid irons", and are generally used from the fairway and rough for longer approach shots between 150-210 ... on hillier fairways to avoid hitting a low rise, which is a risk with long irons ... These irons are commonly needed for the second shot of a long par-4 or the second or third shot of a par-5, and whenever the player must "lay up" their tee or second shot to avoid a ...
Iron (golf) - Types of Irons - Numbered Irons - Long Irons
... The irons from 2 to 4 are typically called the "long irons" they have the lowest lofts and the longest shafts, and are designed to hit the ball long distances (180-260 ... Long irons are traditionally regarded as the most difficult to hit, because their low loft gives them a very small striking face and "sweet spot" compared to higher-lofted irons ... The 2-iron, like the driving iron, is virtually never seen in modern sets, due to both its difficulty and to a "de-lofting" of modern cavity-backed irons which ...

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