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How Many Wedges Do You Carry?

How many wedges do you carry?  

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  1. 1. How many wedges do you carry?

    • 0 - What's a wedge?
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    • 1 - I have my trusty Niblick and that's all I need.
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    • 2 - Doesn't matter which two, but you'd think it would be PW and SW
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    • 3 - Very common set up through the 80's and 90's.
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    • 4 - Its good to have options
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    • 5 - More options or is it because your PW is so delofted you had to stick in another gap wedge?
      3
    • 6 or more - If you answer this, you'd better explain why.
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Three wedges:

PW 48*
SW 53*
LW 58*

(For what it's worth, my 9-iron is bent a couple of degrees more than typical - 43*, instead of the typical 41*. And a typical PW is 45*. So my 9-iron is almost a wedge. Maybe I carry 3-and-a-half wedges . )

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I carry three. PW, SW, 60 LW. I really like the LW but I dont use it often. I'm just not that confident with it yet. The SW will usually suffice. I wish I had more of a pitch and run game but I seem to do better with high and soft.

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For someone who's just trying to get the ball moving in the right direction, how many wedges do you recommend?

I have been working with my Cleveland CG4 PW (45*) and for sand and close shots a 60*. Is that all I really need right now? Or is the 60* more of a 'pro's' kind of choice near the green? (I will use my 60* when I don't want much carry onto the green.)

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I like the 54 and 58 degree Vokey wedges. I never got into the 60 degree wedge. I feel like the 58 degree is more versatile from the fairway and for non-flop chip shots. Also, the 60 degree is too much loft for my flop shot. My PW is 47 degrees, so I have to practice it a lot to get the feel for shots between 110 and 130. I hit the 54 Vokey from about 80-110 yards and the 58 degree from about 80 yards on in.

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3 Wedges total... pw, 52, 58. Have a 60* but found myself getting too cute with it and getting into more trouble than before. 52* has been my favorite as of late...

Me too. So now it's just the pitcher, 52 gap and 56 SW. If I wanna be cute, it open up the SW, cock the wrists very early and play the shot that Tiger seems to favor - not with the same result usually of course

. I love that shot actually, I think it's easier than it looks, and I don't seem to completely undercut the ball as I used to sometimes do with the LW, with a humiliating result . But maybe I'll go back to the 60deg LW in time. I'm still somewhat in flux when it comes to clubs-in-the-bag, especially with the 5-wood v. hybrid issue that I'm still unclear about (another thread...).

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I currently have 4....

PW (48 deg)
GW (52 deg)
SW (55 deg)
LW (60 deg)

As I have just bought a new set of irons, they end at PW, so no SW. Bought a 56 deg as the SW so I am sililar to what I had before.

However, I may sell the 52 and take the 56 back and exchange it for a 54, so I drop back to 3 wedges - PW (47), 54, 60...

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Three. Pitching wedge at 48, sand wedge 56, lob wedge 60. I'd have a 52 and a 64 in there as well, if I had space in my bag. It never hurts to have too many wedges.

(On the flip side, Seve carried only one, and he was one of the best ever.)

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I have lots of wedges..and like to try as many different ones as I can, my short game is the one thing I'm actually good at..well comparred to everything else; (Of course I don't carry all of these)

Tommy Armour Forged Silverscott PW
Callaway 2006 Big Bertha PW
Cleveland Hibore 50 degree
Taylormade Rac 52 degree gap wedge
Golder Bear 56 degree Bear Trapper
Giga Golf 58 degree KC2
Cleveland CG10 60 degree
Giga Golf 62 degree KC2 high lob wedge

I'd like to try out the cleveland 588, 54 degree too

As for ones I usually carry;

Tommy Armour Silver Scott PW
Taylor Made Rac 52 degree
Cleveland CG10 60 degree

-Adam J.

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....just sold my old irons, along with the GW, so now I carry PW (47 degree) along with a 56 and 60 Vokey. Made that decision easy!

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PW - Mizuno MP 37 (48*)
GW - Mizuno MP-R (52*)
SW - Mizuno MP-R (56*)
sometimes LW - Tommy Armour R-91 (60*)

Thinking about adding another 60* wedge to my bag and taking out the 3 iron, as I never use it and my current is from my days as a junior golfer

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Four wedges here as well.

Ping ISI-K PW 47°
Titleist Vokey Oil-Can 52°
Titleist Vokey Oil-Can Spin Milled 56°
Titleist Vokey Oil-Can Spin Milled 60°

I recently dumped my 3I (which I hit like crap, hurts my hands) and also dropped the 5W and replaced them with the 52° and an 18° hybrid.

Like someone already mentioned, I like to have options around the green, I feel like you can't have too many. My ISI-K PW is for full swings, 90-100 yards, and the others are for everything else inside 100 yards.

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3 wedges:

PW-- 46*
GW/AW-- 50*
LW-- Vokey 60*


I have been contemplating taking the 60 degree out of the bag, as it usually only causes me headaches and getting a 56* sand wedge (want to hit the cleveland and vokey).

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