• Announcements

    • iacas

      Introducing TST "Clubs!"   08/28/2017

      No, we're not getting into the equipment business, but we do have "clubs" here on TST now. Groups. Check them out here:
Sign in to follow this  
Chris08527

wedges distance question?

Recommended Posts

hello everyone,

late last season i bought a new set of ping g20's.  I went with the g20 wedges Gap (or U wedge) 50*, SW 54* and LW 58*, I feel like the SW and the LW are the basically the same distance off the turf and leaves a little bit of a gap in my clubs, or is this normal in a bag for the wedges??? any suggestions?

chris

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sign up (or log in) today! It's free (and you won't see this ad anymore)!

Sign up (or log in) today! It's free (and you won't see this ad anymore)!

hello everyone,

late last season i bought a new set of ping g20's.  I went with the g20 wedges Gap (or U wedge) 50*, SW 54* and LW 58*, I feel like the SW and the LW are the basically the same distance off the turf and leaves a little bit of a gap in my clubs, or is this normal in a bag for the wedges??? any suggestions?

chris

SW and LW are the same..? What and how do you base your numbers for these 2 clubs..?  Also, are you swinging the same with both clubs all the time..?  I have a 54, but then I jump to a 60, and there's a good 20, just a guess gap between the 2 clubs.Not everyone is the same, so YMMV.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Between the SW and LW, you have 4* loft and 1/4" shaft length difference (35.25" to 35").

If there's a loft gap, most golfers experience a greater gap than expected between SW and LW. For many the difference between a half swing and a 3/4 swing with an LW is mainly more height and not much more distance.

If you can find an open area, hit a half dozen shots with each wedge and measure how far they go. Try this with quarter, half, and 3/4 swings. Make sure the distances are actually the same.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Between the SW and LW, you have 4* loft and 1/4" shaft length difference (35.25" to 35").

If there's a loft gap, most golfers experience a greater gap than expected between SW and LW. For many the difference between a half swing and a 3/4 swing with an LW is mainly more height and not much more distance.

If you can find an open area, hit a half dozen shots with each wedge and measure how far they go. Try this with quarter, half, and 3/4 swings. Make sure the distances are actually the same.

I agree with this.  If you are getting decent gaps with all of your other clubs, it seems strange that you would not with a 4 degree difference with the wedges.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Awards, Achievements, and Accolades

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this