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Club used to hit the ball on the fairway or green. Irons are numbered from 1 to 9, according to the length of their shafts and their range; the angle of the sole increases in inclination to create curved trajectories of varying heights.
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putter lob wedge 8-iron 9-iron pitching wedge sand wedge 7-iron 6-iron 5-iron 4-iron 3-iron

putter click to hear : putter

Club whose head has a vertical face for putting on the green.

lob wedge click to hear : lob wedge

Short iron used for playing high and precise strokes near the green (less than 50 m); the inclination angle of its face varies from 60° to 64°.

8-iron click to hear : 8-iron

Short iron whose range is between 123 and 142 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 38° to 40°.

9-iron click to hear : 9-iron

Short iron whose range is between 119 and 133 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 42° to 44°.

pitching wedge click to hear : pitching wedge

Short iron used mainly for approach strokes on the fairway, at about 100 m from the hole; the inclination angle of its face varies from 47° to 52°.

sand wedge click to hear : sand wedge

Short iron used mainly for hitting the ball out of sand bunkers; the inclination angle of its face varies from 54° to 58°.

7-iron click to hear : 7-iron

Medium iron whose range is between 128 and 155 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 34° to 36°.

6-iron click to hear : 6-iron

Medium iron whose range is between 142 and 165 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 30° to 32°.

5-iron click to hear : 5-iron

Medium iron whose range is between 151 and 178 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 26° to 28°.

4-iron click to hear : 4-iron

Long iron whose range is between 160 and 183 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 22° to 24°.

3-iron click to hear : 3-iron

Long iron whose range is between 165 and 187 m; the inclination angle of its face varies from 20° to 22°.