THE WEDGE SHOPPING GUIDE FOR WOMEN GOLFERS A better length for the average 5-foot-5-inch woman: 1/2 inch shorter than a men’s wedge, or 35 inches. Gilbert said a shorter woman shouldn’t hesitate to go to her local golf shop and have them remove the grip and shave off another half inch.
What wedges should a woman carry?
Best Golf Wedges for Women
- Cleveland Golf Smart Sole Women’s Golf Wedge.
- Cleveland CBX2 Women’s Golf Wedge.
- Square Strike Wedge Club.
- Callaway Mack Daddy Jaws Women’s Golf Wedge.
- Titleist Vokey SM8 Golf Wedge.
How do I choose the right golf wedges?
The key in choosing a set of wedges is to make sure that there are no big gaps in loft between the lowest lofted iron in your set and the first wedge and then also between edge wedge. Try to keep the lofts gaps to around 4 degrees between each club.
Are there women’s golf wedges?
Women’s Golf Wedges Many models come in a variety of finishes, including oil can, black, satin, and chrome. We also offer many loft options in addition to the standard 52°, 56° and 60° gap, sand and lob configurations.
What loft is a ladies pitching wedge?
Other than the slight difference in shafts, the top rated women’s pitching wedges will pretty much have the same characteristics as top rated men’s wedges – the standard 44–50-degree loft (with some overlap with the 9-iron and gap wedge in the lower and upper extreme, respectively), nice grind selection, low
What 3 wedges should I carry?
Know your pitching wedge loft. If it’s 45 degrees or less, add three more wedges that are spaced apart by no more than 4-5 degrees each. So generally think about putting in a gap wedge that’s 48 or 50 degrees, a sand wedge that’s between 54 and 56 degrees, and a lob wedge that’s between 58 and 60 degrees.
Do I need a 54-degree wedge?
A 54-degree wedge is ideal for golfers who have a 58-degree lob wedge and another wedge close to 50 degrees. Pretty much all golfers have a pitching wedge and a wedge between 56 and 58 degrees. That leaves a pretty big gap in clubs and that’s why you’ll want to fill it as soon as possible.
How do you choose a bounce and grind on a wedge?
Try a grind that has a bit of relief out of the trailing edge – not an aggressive grind – but just enough for a bit of forgiveness, and a medium bounce (7-10 degrees). These types of wedges are the most versatile; good for full approach shots, bunker shots and for chipping and pitching around the green.
Do I need a 60 degree wedge?
For the average golfer, having both a 56-degree sand wedge and a 60-degree lob wedge is completely unnecessary. A 56 or 58-degree wedge should be a lot more versatile for most and is the highest wedge loft that should be in most bags. My sand wedge was used for longer shots and in the sand.
What 60 degree wedge should I buy?
The lob wedge (58-60 degrees) should have the least bounce, and the narrowest bounce. Use this club for chipping/pitching off hard and tight fairways, compacted bunkers, and even cart paths like Phil demonstrates in this video! The “gap” wedge (50-52 degrees) should have a low bounce, and medium depth.
Is there a difference between womens and mens wedges?
Because most women play standard, men’s length wedges, they choke down on their grip. A better length for the average 5-foot-5-inch woman: 1/2 inch shorter than a men’s wedge, or 35 inches. A woman as tall and strong as a man who is a decent player should just select standard men’s wedges.
What degree is a Callaway a wedge?
The Callaway FT approach wedge is comfortable at impact and gets the ball up quickly. With 50 degrees of loft, it plays somewhat like a pitching wedge (although shorter) from a set with weaker or standard lofts. It is a nice pitching club from short distances and places nice spin in the ball.
Who makes a 48 degree wedge?
48 degree – Vokey Design Wedges – Team Titleist.
What is a 43 degree wedge used for?
Pitching Wedge Loft The minimum loft you’re likely to find on a pitching wedge is 43 degrees. Unless you discover an antique from the pre-gap wedge days, you probably won’t find a true pitching wedge with a loft of more than 50 degrees. A typical pitching wedge today features 45 to 48 degrees of loft.
Which wedge to use around the green?
If your golf on a flat surface, then a pitching wedge is an optimal choice for round the green. Since the ball flies closer to the ground due to the low loft, it will eventually roll further while landing on the green.
What wedges should a mid handicapper carry?
A mid-handicap only needs to carry two or three wedges in their bag. The first is a 45-degree pitching wedge, the second is a 50-degree gap wedge, and the third is a 54-degree sand wedge. These three wedges are the most important and should be the first wedges you get.