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#1 fishstix94

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 02:26 PM

Well guys I am in the wedge market yet again. I think I am moving to the 47, 55, 60 setup. Il be using my ping s57 wedge for the 47 and my sm4 55/10 for the 55.

So that leaves the 60. I am leaning towards the ping gorge wedge but I am open to other wedges. I want a wedge that is good in the bunkers, greenside, and other full to half shots inside 100yds.

So my question is what do you guys recommend? I don't want to spend much more than $150. Let me know which wedges you guys think are the best on the market.

Thanks in advance,

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:30 PM

No input huh?

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:41 PM

vokeys are always a good bet, the newer callaway stuff is nice too. Ping gorge wedges are not bad either if you like the look of them, they seem to perform pretty good
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Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:43 PM

I haven't tried much of the 2013 line but Cleveland, only to reaffirm my non-love affair with them.  I had some CG14s that I couldn't seem to play well.  Tried the RTX to find they felt the same in my hands.  I just placed an order for new irons and added SM4s in 52/12 and 58/12 with KBS shafts to match my set.  I liked the way they look, and despite having the same amount of bounce as other wedges, they looked better at address.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:50 PM

View Postfishstix94, on 28 April 2013 - 02:26 PM, said:

I want a wedge that is good in the bunkers, greenside, and other full to half shots inside 100yds.

its a little above your price range, but the Vokey TVD K-grind has gotten a lot of praise so far. it's very versatile and great from the bunker.

Ping G25
Ping I20 3h
Mizuno MP32 3-9
Vokey 46, 50, 54, 60
Scotty Detour 2.5

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 04:53 PM

Scratch 8620. Great out of bunkers.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 07:06 PM

View PostTxstcatman, on 29 April 2013 - 04:43 PM, said:

I haven't tried much of the 2013 line but Cleveland, only to reaffirm my non-love affair with them.  I had some CG14s that I couldn't seem to play well.  Tried the RTX to find they felt the same in my hands.  I just placed an order for new irons and added SM4s in 52/12 and 58/12 with KBS shafts to match my set.  I liked the way they look, and despite having the same amount of bounce as other wedges, they looked better at address.
Do you have a hard time chipping w high bounce wedges

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 07:13 PM

View Postfishstix94, on 29 April 2013 - 07:06 PM, said:

View PostTxstcatman, on 29 April 2013 - 04:43 PM, said:

I haven't tried much of the 2013 line but Cleveland, only to reaffirm my non-love affair with them.  I had some CG14s that I couldn't seem to play well.  Tried the RTX to find they felt the same in my hands.  I just placed an order for new irons and added SM4s in 52/12 and 58/12 with KBS shafts to match my set.  I liked the way they look, and despite having the same amount of bounce as other wedges, they looked better at address.
Do you have a hard time chipping w high bounce wedges

Yes and no. I think my problem is more ball position, but at the same time I tend to get chunky with chips. Reason why I went 12* on the new SM4s coming to me was the way they sat on the ground. They seemed more low-bounce looking compared to the rounder Cleveland's.

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 07:41 PM

If you get chunky you want more bounce from normal lies.  Tight lies you want lower bounce.  The new Nikes are stunning and will be my top choice to test.  But I can't say much about them.
Let me tell you what Wooderson is packin
Ping G30 SF Tec Fubuki ZT 60s
Ping G30 3 Wood Tour 80s
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Ping G30 6-GW DG R300   
Ping Eye2 SW/LW
Odyssey Works Versa 1w

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 07:57 PM

View PostTxstcatman, on 29 April 2013 - 07:13 PM, said:

View Postfishstix94, on 29 April 2013 - 07:06 PM, said:

View PostTxstcatman, on 29 April 2013 - 04:43 PM, said:

I haven't tried much of the 2013 line but Cleveland, only to reaffirm my non-love affair with them.  I had some CG14s that I couldn't seem to play well.  Tried the RTX to find they felt the same in my hands.  I just placed an order for new irons and added SM4s in 52/12 and 58/12 with KBS shafts to match my set.  I liked the way they look, and despite having the same amount of bounce as other wedges, they looked better at address.
Do you have a hard time chipping w high bounce wedges

Yes and no. I think my problem is more ball position, but at the same time I tend to get chunky with chips. Reason why I went 12* on the new SM4s coming to me was the way they sat on the ground. They seemed more low-bounce looking compared to the rounder Cleveland's.
I either hit perfect chips or blade it with high bounce... Who knows why


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#11 fishstix94

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 08:06 PM

I have thought ab getting the gorge w 10 degrees of bounce and the wide sole

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 08:13 PM

new nikes look amazing

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 08:15 PM

View Postfishstix94, on 29 April 2013 - 07:57 PM, said:

View PostTxstcatman, on 29 April 2013 - 07:13 PM, said:

View Postfishstix94, on 29 April 2013 - 07:06 PM, said:

View PostTxstcatman, on 29 April 2013 - 04:43 PM, said:

I haven't tried much of the 2013 line but Cleveland, only to reaffirm my non-love affair with them.  I had some CG14s that I couldn't seem to play well.  Tried the RTX to find they felt the same in my hands.  I just placed an order for new irons and added SM4s in 52/12 and 58/12 with KBS shafts to match my set.  I liked the way they look, and despite having the same amount of bounce as other wedges, they looked better at address.
Do you have a hard time chipping w high bounce wedges

Yes and no. I think my problem is more ball position, but at the same time I tend to get chunky with chips. Reason why I went 12* on the new SM4s coming to me was the way they sat on the ground. They seemed more low-bounce looking compared to the rounder Cleveland's.
I either hit perfect chips or blade it with high bounce... Who knows why

This is me as well. My mind says "go more bounce!" But my eye just can't make each with the setup.

Edited by Txstcatman, 29 April 2013 - 08:15 PM.


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Posted 29 April 2013 - 08:19 PM

View PostWooderson, on 29 April 2013 - 07:41 PM, said:

If you get chunky you want more bounce from normal lies.  Tight lies you want lower bounce.  The new Nikes are stunning and will be my top choice to test.  But I can't say much about them.

I love the way Nike wedges setup, and love the use of S400 shafts as a stock offering. They have the new line in the GS site, but no customization yet for bounce, shaft, grip options.

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