Forgive me if I come off sound all golf-instructory (for the real deal go see Al Crawford at the Griffith Park driving range), but while hitting your woods well out of the driving range teebox may be more sexy and satisfying, a good drive on the golf course doesn’t mean diddlus squatumus if you can’t work it onward to the green with your other clubs. Thus it’s important to give yourself plenty of time in the box swinging your unsung irons because they’ll do more to determine your score than your driver.

Quicktime clip of me and my seven iron is here.

Of course actual consistent skill can help too, but other than practicepracticepracticepraypractice I’ve got no fresh pearls of wisdom to help achieve that.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."