Last Updated: Oct 31, 2023

Golf Terms: What is a Hybrid?

A "hybrid" is a mix between a fairway wood and an iron.

Written By: Zach Gollwitzer

Posted in: Golf Terms

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A "hybrid" is a mix between a fairway wood and an iron. In recent years, hybrids have become very popular because they are easier to hit than an iron, but offer the feel and distance of a fairway wood.

how it's used in a sentence

I like my hybrids because they are much more forgiving than irons.

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