driving iron

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(golf) the long iron with the most nearly vertical face


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The top of the leaderboard has a familiar look with local hero Retief Goosen making the best use of a new driving iron to take a share of the lead.
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DRIVING IRON: "My driving iron is a PRGR Zoom Steel shafted club.
A club representative team lost 9-3 toRuthin & Pwllglas in the Clwyn Vale Shield and member David Richards had his first ever hole in one with his new driving iron at the 236 yard 15th.
Clubs were not numbered then and you had to know all the clubs by name - Driver, Brassie, Spoon, Baffy, Cleek, Driving iron, Mid iron, Light iron, Mashie, Jigger, Niblick and a few more besides.
I PREFER to use a driving iron from the tee as it usually keeps me on the fairway.
USING a driving iron from the tee can certainly have its benefits and on many occasions is a much safer option.
Then he powered his driving iron up the middle at the next, found the green with little trouble and he had got the start that he wanted.
He does not mind playing golf in the wind and uses a driving iron which takes him 180 yards into the conditions and 300 yards the other way.
Lyle is carrying a new-fangled driving iron which, down wind, he has been known to hit 300 yards, but he still says: "we could do with a bit more fairway.
Clubs in this range include seven and nine woods, driving irons, chippers and lob wedges.