Originally Posted by WaffleShark
But for any new player the most important thing is short game. Getting really accurate and consistent from inside 50 yards is key. Any clown can get close to/on the green in two shots but not everyone can get to a few feet with their next shot or two. Get some practice balls and get crazy with wedges.
Amen to that. This is why I'll occasionally carry 5 in my bag, not including my PW. My PW is 44* and I need another wedge (48*) to close the gap between my PW and my GW (52*).