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Anyone Use a 1 Iron?

Discussion in 'Golf Equipment Talk' started by thegolfclubdoc, Nov 9, 2018.

  1. thegolfclubdoc

    thegolfclubdoc Active Member

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    I have one in the bag. I use it every possible chance I get. I don't always hit it particularly well. But, it's fun to use. Anyone else use a 1 iron?

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  2. PaPaD

    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    Only if I need to hit a 175 yard shot along the ground! I don't make enough club speed to get any iron up high unless it's a 7 iron or shorter.
     
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    thegolfclubdoc Active Member

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    7 iron? Really?

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    PaPaD Club ho, geezer........ Supporting Member

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    Yes, really. I use a 6 hybrid. I'm old. ;)
     
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    limpalong Mental Ward Escapee Supporting Member

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    No longer own a 1-iron. If I did, I'd be tempted to try using it. The lowest lofted iron I will carry is a 4-iron... and even that all the time.
     
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    thegolfclubdoc Active Member

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    Many people don't carry a driving because it is believed that they are difficult to get into the air. But, that hasn't been my experience. And I'm not a particularly long hitter.

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  7. TheTrueReview

    TheTrueReview "Playing it straight" Supporting Member

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    I have a Srixon U45, 18 degree driving iron (2 iron). I had its loft and lie checked recently and found out it's in reality 16 degrees. So I suppose, yes, I have a 1 iron. One thing though, the driving iron has a bit of weight low at the back so it helps get the ball into the air.
     
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    My 1 iron is 16 degrees. I have a Ping Eye 2 1 iron.

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    azgreg "Don't count that." Supporting Member

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    I use a 1 iron. They're excellent for snakes.
     
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    TheTrueReview "Playing it straight" Supporting Member

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    You'll have to share the recipe.
     
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    No 1, but I do carry a 2i hybrid that I play as my 5w. Lofts are the same, but the hybrid club head is smaller and easier to play from any lies in the rough I may encounter.
     
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    Fairwaysplitter3320 Recovering Equipment Ho...off the wagon again. Staff Member Admin

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    My hybrid is also a 2 iron can elevate if necessary but is great for a windy day. Low and penetrating!
     
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    I shave with my 1 Iron!
     
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    sounds like my lobwedge.........:mad:
     
  15. Uncle Azzhole

    Uncle Azzhole Jack of all trades, azzhole in all of them...

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    I have a 1 hybrid if that counts
     
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    It does.

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