Re: Sole Grinds on wedges
Originally Posted by Black_Black
The Titleist grinds that I know well are the following:
M - Heel, toe, and trailing edge relief. Allows the club to play with less bounce when opened, and standard bounce when square. Good for aggressive swingers from the fairway who like to play with the blade open around the greens. By far the most difficult grind to perform.
T - Trailing edge relief. Again allows the club to play with less bounce when open, but not to the extent of the M grind. Due to the trailing edge relief, overall bounce is reduced when square which is good for firm and tight conditions.
L - Leading edge grind where the leading edge of the clubface is blunted and part of the sole closest to the clubface is removed increasing bounce angle. Good for very steep swingers who experience quite a bit of turf interaction.
V - Combines the L and M grinds to provide a very versatile wedge that can be opened wide around the greens but plays with very high bounce when square.
P - "Pre-worn" sole. A channel is cut from the middle of the sole which allows the club to play with very little bounce when square, but since the full width of the sole is in tact, full bounce is retained when the club face is open. Excellent grind for tight firm fairways and lush, soft greenside conditions.