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I am not a dad myself but for anyone out there that has little ones interested in getting into golf one thing that really helped accelerate my game at a young age was at the age of about 9 or 10 or so.  I was ready for my set of full clubs, my grandfather had cut down and fitted me with a set of Ben Hogan Apex blades.  Blades for a 9 year old??!! His thought process was that while it would be frustrating for a little while once I learned to hit those I could play literally any other iron you handed me.  It may not work for everyone but it definitely helped me later on when I would go on to my next set of irons(ping i3)  and then onto my current set(ping s55) it has made my ball striking 100x more accurate.

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I've heard a lot of people say this worked for them. I got my boys clubs that fit them while they were growing. Now, my oldest at 14 is hitting Mizuno MP59 blades. Either way works.

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Driver:    :ping-small: i20 8.5*, Project X Blue, stiff

Fairway Woods:   :taylormade-small: r9 3W 15*, r9 5W 19* Fujikura Motore 70 stiff

Irons:    :ping-small: i210's 4-UW

Wedges:  :ping-small: Glide 2.0 55* :callaway-small: MD3 Milled S Grind 60* 

Putter:    :ping-small: B60i Isopur

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I got my son the Cobra King Jr set because I don’t care about later on in life, I want him to have fun and enjoy the game now, not make things more difficult for him.


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In my  :wilson_staff_small:  carry bag:
:wilson_staff_small:  D7 
:callaway-small:  GBB 3W (lofted to 4W)
:callaway-small: V-Series Heavenwood
:cobra-small: Baffler XL 5i-PW
:cleveland-small: CBX 54*
:ping-small: iWedge 58*
:cleveland-small: #10
Whatever ball I have 3 dozen of that my kids got me as a gift

Twitter: @russtopherb

 

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