Hybrids, also called rescue clubs, are the smallest golf clubs from the wood range. These clubs are positioned to fill the gap between your chosen ‘fairway woods’ and the start of the iron set.
They are designed in principle to be played from fairway, light rough or more troublesome areas, hence the name ‘rescue’. Many golfers would choose to use hybrid clubs in place of long irons (3i or 4i) as they are easier to hit, more forgiving and in general will produce a higher and longer flight for the player.
As with the fairway wood range, hybrids are available in a wide range of lofts, allowing specific distances to be achieved.