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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

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    18 holes, 5 par 3, 8 par 4, 5 par 3, I use it on everything but the par 3, so 13 times. My driving is the best part of my game.

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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

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    Interesting read this thread, after reading the fist few page's and seeing that most of all the really high handicap players dont use driver to much you got to question the rest of their game. Maybe you should hit the range with the driver coz the rest of your game must stink, learn how to hit and control the driver and it should help lower your scores.
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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    Use driver on either 3 or 4 holes at my course depending on wind. 3 wood on 2 or 3 others, and irons off th rest. Only because my course is very short and tight.

    On other courses I definitely take irons off the tee much more than most, but it completely depends on the hole, length, amount of trouble/size of landing areas and distance to hazards/bunkers. Weigh up the risk/reward of hitting each club and make a decision!
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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    Mine is pretty reliable and goes straight usually. I'm not blessed with forum distances so have to hit it on 12 holes at our place.
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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

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    Is it your putting or your iron play that is rank ?
    When are you going to ban this clown????
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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    5 or 6 depending on the wind speed and direction. My trusty 2 iron is my go too club for the rest of the Par 4/5s
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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    Could be 13 times, could be 9, or anywhere between. Depends on conditions and whether the other parts of my game as more or less rank on any given day.
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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    Quote Originally Posted by HankMarvin View Post
    Interesting read this thread, after reading the fist few page's and seeing that most of all the really high handicap players dont use driver to much you got to question the rest of their game. Maybe you should hit the range with the driver coz the rest of your game must stink, learn how to hit and control the driver and it should help lower your scores.
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    Is it your putting or your iron play that is rank ?

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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    There's 15 or so par3/4s on my course and i tend to lose at least one ball off the tee with a wicked slice so it's 16/17 driver hits for me.

    i don't hit my driver very far (200yards max). I don't have a three wood but probably wouldn't use it if i had it.

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    Re: How often per round do you pull the chief

    Every par 4 and 5. My driving is OK and I'm no better with my fairway wood of the tee anyway.
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