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Hi all new to this forum and new to golf. I was looking to purchase a hybrid as I struggle to hit off the Tee with Driver and 3 wood but have alot more success with a Hybrid. I currently use a Benross Delta X Hybrid but I'm looking to upgrade. I like the looks of the Stealth, LTDX and Callaway Rogue ST. What Would you recommend for a beginner?

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Hello and welcome.

Know nothing about hybrids beyond my G25 and Taylormade Burner. Both pretty good but the Taylormade has a habit of turning in massive draws due to the closed face.

By all means get another hybrid, but my advice would be to learn to hit driver. I had an old 5 Wood (Donnay Evolution!) when I started a few years ago. I could hit it 180 on average, and it got me below 90 a few times, but learning to hit driver makes lower scoring more likely and much more fun ?
 

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As BM opens....Hi and welcome.

There's no need to 'upgrade' the Benross Hybrid.
Better, imo, to have some (a series of) lessons to get the 3W and Driver working properly.
How well do you hit your irons and any wedges?
 
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I agree with above. I made do with a 3 wood for a period due to not liking driver and got down to 9 handicap.

It was only after persevering with driver and learning to hit it that I really got my handicap down. Hard to hit greens when you have such long second shots all the time.

In the flip side I have the stealth hybrid and love it.
 
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Thanks for advice ive been having Lessons for my Irons, just want a club I can use to get me in play off the tees. I like the looks Of The Callaway Rogue and it seems very forgiving
 

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Thanks for advice ive been having Lessons for my Irons, just want a club I can use to get me in play off the tees. I like the looks Of The Callaway Rogue and it seems very forgiving
It's like chipping or bunker shots, it's just another skill you have to learn, you can't just buy a club that will do it for you.
Sorry
 
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It's like chipping or bunker shots, it's just another skill you have to learn, you can't just buy a club that will do it for you.
Sorry
Not saying that am I ? , I was asking for a recommendation on a Hybrid as you hit them like Irons which I'm having Lessons for.
It's short term til I have lessons with Woods
 

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Thanks for advice ive been having Lessons for my Irons, just want a club I can use to get me in play off the tees. I like the looks Of The Callaway Rogue and it seems very forgiving
Doesn't the existing Benross hybrid allow that?
Admittedly,i t's a bit 'fat shaped' one, so maybe 'Wood swing' (sweep) oriented, but those that are obviously 'iron' types are more difficult to hit, so lose much of the 'hybrid' benefit.
As ever, practice provides substantial benefits/rewards!
 
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Ping G425 hybrids are the easiest to hit hybrids I’ve ever hit. Sit lovely behind the ball and nice unobtrusive head and stock shaft. Try them out if you can.
 

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Hit as many as you can and take your pick from there. I hate the mini wood style hybrids so use the more slimmer cross over style, but each to their own.
 

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Bit patronising…
Not really. I gave him my opinion and he disagreed, there's nothing I can do about it.
I'm not going to argue the toss with him as he knows his position better than I do so I'll stay out.
If it came across as patronising then I'm sorry.
It's no excuse, but sitting in my house for 2 years hasn't improved my mood.
 

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Not really. I gave him my opinion and he disagreed, there's nothing I can do about it.
I'm not going to argue the toss with him as he knows his position better than I do so I'll stay out.
If it came across as patronising then I'm sorry.
It's no excuse, but sitting in my house for 2 years hasn't improved my mood.
Grumpy old sod ??
 

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Sorry, but I agree with bobmac. A change of hybrid might lead to a slight improvement … perhaps a shot or two a round, but any significant improvement will need the driver or, at best, a 3W to be working on longer holes. Added to which, Benross make good clubs for mid/high handicappers and new players, so the scope for “hybrid only” improvement would seem to be minimal. Just my three ha’pence worth. Sorry if that is not what the OP wants to hear.
 
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Sorry, but I agree with bobmac. A change of hybrid might lead to a slight improvement … perhaps a shot or two a round, but any significant improvement will need the driver or, at best, a 3W to be working on longer holes. Added to which, Benross make good clubs for mid/high handicappers and new players, so the scope for “hybrid only” improvement would seem to be minimal. Just my three ha’pence worth. Sorry if that is not what the OP wants to hear.
I agree, as per the post I wrote. ?
 
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