If you are into golf, you probably want to try anything to get in a good score. Sometimes, long irons can be hard to control. Chances are, long irons may not be suited for your level of strength. What you can do is buy a hybrid golf club. A hybrid is a cross between a long iron and a wood. This gives you the flexibility to hit long shots as well as precision shots. A hybrid’s head design allows the center of gravity to move low thus making the ball get up easier with a higher angle. When you actually look down to your hybrid club, it gives you the impression that the ball is easier to hit because of its head design. Now if you are determined to hit those high projectiles, get a hybrid.
- Before you buy your own hybrid golf club, try to research which hybrid club is best for you. It is a good replacement for your irons 2, 3, 4 or even your 5. If you think your swing speed is less than 60-70mph, you should replace your iron no. 6 too.
- Since you know your capabilities, research online of the types of hybrids. If you are a beginner in golf, you may want to get the 3 hybrid. Try to assess if you are ready to go to the next level. Read well on which hybrid is best for your capabilities and rank or standing. It is advisable to read on about the complete hybrid set. It is better to go gradually from a 3 to a 5 as you progress.
- If you are slower, if you are planning to give this hybrid to a senior citizen or a beginner or you are looking for maximum forgivable speed for yourself, get a Pinemeadow ZR1 hybrid set.
- Research on the prices. You can go online to compare prices. You can go to sporting stores to inquire about their pricing, but it is better to go to a specialized golf store to find the most complete sets of hybrids.
- Aim for the hybrid that falls into your budget. There are clone hybrids in the market. These clones are 95% the same quality of the original one but 30% lower in cost. Though it is not advisable to buy a clone but if your budget is constricting you, you can consider buying it. But it is not 100% effective.
- Go for a test drive. Visit the golf equipment store and try the hybrid set that you choose. Check the length and lie of the hybrid. You can test it by doing a lie test and a face impact test. The head of your hybrid should be parallel to the ground. Examine the shaft flex and the head design. Ask the manufacturer for more information on their products.
- Do not forget to inquire about their warranty and return policy. You are most assured that you can exchange the hybrids in case there are some defects that you were not able to see. But most definitely, a warranty protects consumer's rights.
A hybrid is not only for beginner golfers or for average golfers. In fact, a lot of professional golf players have a hybrid in their club bags. Whatever makes you better in playing the sport is what matters.