Course Management: When to Use Woods vs Hybrids

Course Management: When to Use Woods vs Hybrids

Fairway Woods and Hybrids

If you have hybrid clubs and are more of a recreational golfer, you may not know when you should use them, or just stick with standard woods.  Therefore, Teaching professional Jason Sudenga shows in what situations to use a hybrid.  On top of that, he shows when you should just pull out the woods.

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Using a 3-Wood

–        First off, the ball lies in a more favorable position (not down in a divot or dip)

–        Ball position should be shaded forward, toward the front foot

–        Focus on sweeping the ball off the fairway with good extension and follow-through

Using a Hybrid

–        The ball will be sitting down a little more, less favorable in a divot or hole

–        Ball position should be more centered, compensating for the ball resting lower

–        Focus on hitting down a little more on the ball to get it out of the dip

These tips should help you not only decide which club to use, but also how to use them.