Too many times when I speak to amateur golfers about what kind of clubs they have in their bag, I find out that they do not have any hybrids. Why not?! Hybrids/”rescue clubs” are the biggest technological advancement that has been made in golf club technology in the past 15 years.
Let us first define the purpose of a hybrid. A hybrid is designed to replace a long (or even mid) iron that you have trouble hitting consistently. The key word is “consistently”. If I can hit a 3 iron 200 yards when I get it good, but I only hit it good 3 out of 10 tries, then I don’t need a 3 iron. I need a hybrid. (more…)