Utility Woods

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Utility Woods
Category: Equipment
Sub-Category: Fairway Shots, Bad Lies

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Video Golf Tip | Utility Woods

One of the clubs that every amateur golfer should have in his bag is a utility metal wood. These are also called hybrid clubs; they are a combination between an iron and a metal fairway wood. They are small heads with an extremely low profile; you can see that the golf ball goes well over the top of the club. That means that when you put the golf ball down on the ground it looks easy to hit. Now this club I have in my hand is a 22-degree Kasco K2K fairway metal, and it is unbelievably easy to hit. You can hit this thing out of any lie. Now other companies make similar clubs, but this club right here is an absolute lifesaver because it is so easy to hit. With Kasco we do a set of the future, which goes up to only a 5-iron—no 4-iron, no 3-iron, no 2-iron, we go to these fairway metals instead. So I will hit one shot for you just as a demonstration. What you can even do is just step on the ball, plug it into the ground, and when you hit the golf shot it will come right out of the plugged lie. It is unbelievable the types of shots you can hit with these new types of golf clubs. I suggest you take a look at them.

About the Instructor
Jim  McLean
Jim  McLean
Jim McLean Golf School
Doral Golf Resort and Spa
4400 NW 87th Avenue
Miami, FL 33178
Tel: 800-72-DORAL

Jim McLean runs the Jim McLean Golf Schools, considered by some the world's finest. He is listed as one of Golf Magazine's Top 100 Teachers and Golf Digest's #3 instructor in the world.


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