Fairway Wood or Fairway Metal?

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What do you call it? Why?

Just a random thought in my head this morning that I have never referred to them as metal’s, not sure why.
 

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I have always said fairway wood. Just always have


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What do you call it? Why?

Just a random thought in my head this morning that I have never referred to them as metal’s, not sure why.
Always a wood. :good:

Some of them say "3w" or "5w" on the club itself. Never seen any that say "3m" or "5m"
 

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Always say fairway wood
 

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I am old school .Fairway wood..ex.3 wood ,even though I started on actual persimmon woods.I hear an announcer say fairway metal from time to time and I cringe.


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I do not say either.. I say Driver, 3 wood, or 5 hybrid...so i guess i believe i would have to say; I refer to them as woods...:taylormade:
 

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I don't think I've ever said the term fairway metal. I may start just to see what people's response is.
 

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fairway metalwood
 

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wood. doesn’t make sense anymore, but that’s what i call it.


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Fairway wood. The first time I heard someone call it a fairway metal I didn’t know what they were talking about.
 

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wood. doesn’t make sense anymore, but that’s what i call it.


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With some of them we should almost start calling them Carbon’s more than metals if one went that round hahaha
 

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Fairway wood because they were actually wood for about the 1st third of my golfing life. Old habits are hard to break.
 

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I say fairway wood as well. I've heard some older gentlemen I play with can them metal woods.

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Always fairway wood. Fairway metal doesn't sound right to me.

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With some of them we should almost start calling them Carbon’s more than metals if one went that round hahaha
i like to hit my 3-composite into tight driving holes






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They are a fairway wood. It doesn't matter what they are made of. Fairway metal sounds like someone is trying too hard.
 

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I say wood. They've been made of metal ever since I started playing, but fairway metal just doesn't sound right to me.
 

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Fairway wood

Maybe once or twice metal - but always known them as woods

 

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Fairway "wood" here.
 

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To me it's a wood, but I'm not offended or put off by the word metal.
 

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Fairway wood. The only person I've ever heard say metal was Faldo and he's trying to hard to get it to become the norm.
 

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Fairway wood. The only person I've ever heard say metal was Faldo and he's trying to hard to get it to become the norm.
I guess you don't watch the commercials for the new GX-7 hot metal.
 

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I feel like "fairway metal" is a Johnny Miller-ism meant to convey they were playing back when "woods" really were made of wood.
 

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