Best GPS Watch for Short Game?

Orikoru

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What different clubs do you use from 50 and 30 yards?

It amazes me how at our standard how anybody would need a device for 30 yards

But we’re all different I suppose ?
Repeating myself, but I wouldn't necessarily know it was 30 yards until I checked. :LOL: If it's 50 yards I'm using a half-swing 50° as that's my 50 yard shot. If it's 30 yards I might go half swing 56° or a kind of quarter-swing pitch and run. If I didn't check the yardage though, I might think it was 50 yards, hit my half swing 50° and hoist it right off the back of the green.
 

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The best short game player at our club uses a p/w for all his shots from around 60 yards and in. We’re all different ?

Our resident pro Bob has often mentioned for years why some feel the need to use so many wedges, I’m sure he’s said in the past just learn to use a p/w.
Yes we have really good players that use only one club.
But PW lofts have changed over the last couple of years and most use the GW now 50* seems most popular as it’s nearest to old 48* pw.
This does me the best as you do get used to one club imo.
But I do change loft if the shot needs it.
Would be interesting to know who uses what and if it’s handicap based etc.
 

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Yes we have really good players that use only one club.
But PW lofts have changed over the last couple of years and most use the GW now 50* seems most popular as it’s nearest to old 48* pw.
This does me the best as you do get used to one club imo.
But I do change loft if the shot needs it.
Would be interesting to know who uses what and if it’s handicap based etc.
Probably more a divide between feel players and numbers players. My judgement is not great so I had to kind of do trial and error over the years until I had my half swing yardages with each club for pitching, and that's why I need a number. Whereas feel players will be the ones using just one club and just looking at a target and hitting it. I just can't do that, I'd get it massively overhit or underhit half the time. I suppose lower handicap players will have better feel generally, but you'll still have low cappers who are more number-orientated (like Bryson I guess).
 

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Probably more a divide between feel players and numbers players. My judgement is not great so I had to kind of do trial and error over the years until I had my half swing yardages with each club for pitching, and that's why I need a number. Whereas feel players will be the ones using just one club and just looking at a target and hitting it. I just can't do that, I'd get it massively overhit or underhit half the time. I suppose lower handicap players will have better feel generally, but you'll still have low cappers who are more number-orientated (like Bryson I guess).
I think a lot of high cappers just over think these shots .
They don’t really have a stock shot.
I very rarely see a high capper practicing their short game but see them smashing driver.
But see loads of low cappers just practicing their chipping for hours on end.
 

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I use a laser upto about 20 yds form the green, I am very poor at judging how har the flag is so its reassuring to know the actual distance. I am not saying I chip better but I feel better for doing it.
 
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