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Hunt for a new wedge set

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I'm currently looking to purchase a new wedge set. I'm currently using an assortment of wedges consisting of 52 RAC TP z smoke, 56 forged founders club and 60 cg14 zip groove. Although the Cleveland is new I kind of regret getting it as it feels kind of chunky and not real comfortable with it just yet. I use my 52 for pretty much most my shots under 70 yards but its time to upgrade I think. I've narrowed my searches to the following: - Titleist Vokey (preferably black finish), love the esthetics and reputation, just don't love the price. - scratch wedges - Nike VR Open to other suggestions, let me know what you think! Thanks
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I also would like to see people's opinions cause I'm doing the same. Everyone says vokeys are the way to go but are they really that good?
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I'm pretty much the type that when I get a new club, whether it be a driver, wood, irons....I hit a lot of different brands. I'm not a loyalist so to speak. Except for wedges. I'd never even consider anything other than Vokey; love them that much (and just got two new ones last week). One thing I would highly recommend is getting fit by a professional to make sure you get the proper bounce. To me, that's more important than the brand.
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I tried the vokeys and really liked them... Just couldn't justify the 150 per wedge price. Got some taylormade z spin wedges instead.
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Personally I love the callaway forged,

I picked it up monday and have played 2 rounds. Im getting alot more backspin and bite then my previous wedge.

Give it a try, you would be surprised, great club!

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give the mizuno's a go. lovely soft feel wedge.

I personally use the ATV wedge's i like them, but

well it must suit you. You could give them a try.

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Personally I love the callaway forged, I picked it up monday and have played 2 rounds. Im getting alot more backspin and bite then my previous wedge.  Give it a try, you would be surprised, great club!

I just tried them out yesterday, found them to be quite heavy. The forged wedges did feel soft coming off the blade which is nice but just a tad bit too heavy. Went with the TM Z Spin wedges, they were also on sale for 2 for 125 and have pretty good reviews. Thanks for the input all.

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Originally Posted by MULVn8tor

I also would like to see people's opinions cause I'm doing the same. Everyone says vokeys are the way to go but are they really that good?

Vokeys are a well engineered wedge system. Most year groups have about 18 loft/bounce combinations, plus six different sole grinds.

That said, I have tried Vokeys before, and I just don't like the feel. There are no magic golf clubs - but there are clubs that work well for you.

You might try the Adams Tom Watson wedges. These have an established design - not much change year to year - so you can get a GW, SW and LW for about $100 as a boxed set.

In Cleveland, there's the 588 Forged model from 2012, which preceded this year's 588 RTX and RTX CB (cavity back) models. The  Cle 588 Forged features 18 loft/bounce combinations, and the prices have been cut with the arrival of the RTX cousins.

Also, over a year ago Callaway reissued its Jaws model with conforming grooves. Some stores have a good mix in the racks.

Lots of wedges out there from a couple of years back - just look around.

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