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A sand wedge.
- ‘But then you look at the pros on TV, and they always seem to pull out a pitching wedge or sand iron and chip it from just off the green.’
- ‘He missed the greens on the 12th and 13th, only to save his par each time by setting the ball back in his stance, keeping his hands ahead of the blade of his sand iron and chipping into the up-slope in front of him to kill the pace.’
- ‘A lot of times, we were hitting off the tee with a sand iron over the last couple of years.’
- ‘From 92 yards away, he punches in a sand iron which stops pin high, perhaps 15 feet from the pin.’
- ‘‘Try to hit a traditional shot with a sand iron and you'll skull it every time,’ he said.’
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