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Scratch Wedge Review
Summary: They have been VERY popular with Tour players. Have you wedge ground by the same hands that built Jack Nicklaus's clubs.
Here are the descriptions of the six different special Tour grinds. They are the ones painted with the different colors and with the different color ferrules. You can tell the grind by the stamping on the hosel.
These are 100 percent Tour issue and Tour only but we will be offering a very limited amount to GolfWRXers. They have been very popular among their Tour players. The other RH ones are also 100 percent Tour issue and Tour only they are raw finish versions of their normal DD, DS and SS grinds.
Here is an awesome guide the different grinds that can be ordered:
DOG — The DOG grind features a moderate-high effective bounce angle (12 degrees). The DOG has a full sole with a rolled heel, giving it only a little bit of relief. The grind has a moderate amount of camber, making it more more versatile for different lies and playing conditions. It also makes it easier to open the face around the greens without the leading edge coming too far off the ground. The fuller sole makes it more stable out of bunkers and out of deeper rough.
SLT – The SLT grind features a moderate-effective bounce angle (12 degrees). The SLT has a medium-width sole that features moderate trailing edge relief along with aggressive relief in the heel and toe. The bounce and camber help prevent fat shots while the relief allows the player to open the face without raising the leading edge.
EBN – The EBN grind features a moderate effective bounce angle (9 degrres). The EBN has a medium-width sole and little camber. It also has a moderate trailing edge relief and aggressive relief in the heel and toe. This relief allows the leading edge to stay close to the ground even when the face is opened for higher, softer shots around the greens. The combination of bounce and sole width allows it to be more effective on fuller shots and shots from the bunker.
FAW – The FAW grind features a lower effective bounce angle (6 degrees). The FAW has a medium-width sole that features relief in the center of the trailing edge and no relief in the heel and toe. It features a moderate amount of camber and a leading edge that sits close to the ground to help prevent thin shots. The FAW plays like a thinner-soled wedge from tight or bad lies and like a full-soled wedge when opened up and from the sand.
SPN – The SPN features a lower-effective bounce angle (5 degrees). The SPN has a full sole that has no relief. It has an extreme amount of camber and is designed to help prevent thin shots. The fuller sole provides increased stability on full shots and for shots from the bunker. The low-bounce angle and camber allow the leading edge to stay close to the ground even with the face open.
LBE – The LBE features a lower-effective bounce angle (4 degrees). The LBE has a thin effective sole with aggressive heel, toe and trailing edge relief. This allows the leading edge to stay closer to the ground even when the face is opened up allowing for higher, softer shots around the greens. The lower bounce and thinner sole limits ground contact and thin shots. The moderate camber allows it to play more like a wider-sole wedge out of the bunker.
Looks and Feel
The head shape of the 8620 is a classic tear-drop head, with a high toe and a slightly rounded leading edge. The head shape design was based on feedback from Scratch Golf’s JLM line as well as Tour pros around the globe.
The 8620 wedges feature a brushed satin finish. This finish provides the durability of chrome with a duller surface to help eliminate glare. The minimal stampings of the 8620 wedges provide a very clean look unique to the Scratch Golf brand.
Just beyond the normal customer service. Get a forged wedge ground custom and you can do anything you want for customization. Just an empty canvas to create that special scoring wedge for your game. Here is a special one..