Control Low Point for Success with Fairway Metals

From Cameron McCormick, Corey Lundberg On January 27, 2021
Unless you're one of those rare golfers who has dedicated a lot of practice time to hitting your driver off the deck, your 3-metal is likely the longest club in your bag that you'll use when your golf ball... is lying directly on the turf. The 3-metal's long shaft (43 inches is standard) places you considerably farther away from the ball than you are with an iron in your hand, resulting in a flatter lie that can make clean contact a challenge.

Fortunately, Titleist staff members Cameron McCormick and Corey Lundberg have distilled a few simple keys that will improve your consistency and quality of strike when you need to go for it on par-5s and long par-4s.
Unless you're one of those rare golfers who has dedicated a lot of practice time to ... hitting your driver off the deck, your 3-metal is likely the longest club in your bag that you'll use when your golf ball is lying directly on the turf. The 3-metal's long shaft (43 inches is standard) places you considerably farther away from the ball than you are with an iron in your hand, resulting in a flatter lie that can make clean contact a challenge.

Fortunately, Titleist staff members Cameron McCormick and Corey Lundberg have distilled a few simple keys that will improve your consistency and quality of strike when you need to go for it on par-5s and long par-4s.
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