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Tour Treatment: Did you know you can order a custom Vokey?

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By Richard A
GolfWRX Staff 7/2012

First off… for those that didn’t know- YOU CAN CUSTOM ORDER A VOKEY WEDGE!!! Here is a link to the Vokey Wedgeworks micro site where you can customize you own. Now this isn’t an advertisement. However this is an article to make golfers aware that we can get the same treatment that only tour pros could historically receive.

In the summer of 2010, Vokey.com launched WedgeWorks, which allowed the masses to purchase Vokey Tour Van Design (TVD) wedges directly from the source in Mr. Vokey’s facility in Carlsbad, Ca. Special grinds, exclusive finishes, limited releases Tour-issue heads and unique engraving became available to all golfers. WedgeWorks is unlike the Scotty Cameron custom shop, in that it is not just a place to send a club for reconditioning or customization, although those services are available too. Through WedgeWorks, Vokey.com is able to release many prototype and special edition wedges to the public, as well as exclusive models that cannot be purchased at most stores.

Click here to see more photo and read the discussion in the forums

Now here is the wedge I just received. This wedge is sick. TVD52 w/ Black Oxide, easyyy (my GolfWRX screen name) stamping, snow no fill. Also Vokey did a special touch for me and added “GolfWRX” on the shaft.

Better than that the finish started to wear like I wanted it to on the face and looks better used. I will add some pics next week. We did an article about the Vokey Wedgeworks were you can get this done for yourself. Click here to see the article. But we don’t hear that much about it on WRX.

I am surprised how many of my friends that are gear heads don’t know that Wedgeworks is available for them. I am thinking of getting a 56* now.

Click here to see more photo and read the discussion in the forums

I wish we could all design our favorite wedge and post pics here in this thread but it is to hard to do for many. I think you have to do a green dump to show the final pic of your design. Then attach the screen dump here.

Anyway I think Vokey did it right. Awesome service and this is not some info commercial. This is me being a equipment ho as I know how to do.

Click here to see an interview with Bob Vokey at the Vokey Factory

Click here to see the Vokey factory photo gallery

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  1. Lewistitleist88

    Jan 7, 2013 at 7:21 pm

    Hi all,
    I am pretty new to GolfWRX but I am loving what I am seeing. I am after a little advice, I was looking to purchase new wedges but I am undecided between sm4 and TVD. As I live in the UK I am unable to try the TVD wedges before I order them from BV USA. Any advice would be much appreciated. Which wedges spin the most? And does anybody know if you can order a different bounce than stated on the form? Many thanks Lewis

    • Rob Price

      Jan 9, 2013 at 7:44 am

      i have some in the uk which will be available soon on a well known auction site, rpgolf

  2. Sapnah

    Oct 6, 2012 at 11:23 pm

    Marty-Current Vokey Design wedges do not fetuare grooves that will conform with the new regulation, however, we will offer new wedges that do. Keep in mind, also, that unless you plan to qualify and/or compete in elite-level professional events (i.e., PGA Tour, U.S. Open) in 2010, your current wedges will be legal for play until 2014, and possibly until 2024 depending on the types of tournaments in which you compete.

  3. Kalob

    Sep 18, 2012 at 12:52 am

    I’ve been using the TVD’s all summer and I love them they are every thing I could want in a wedge.

  4. Christian

    Jul 18, 2012 at 10:30 am

    I just ordered my 60° TVD last week..Cant wait!
    Great pix!

  5. Evan

    Jul 17, 2012 at 1:50 pm

    Yes. I did know that.

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The coolest wedge stampings on the PGA Tour (RSM Classic Edition)

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Wedge stampings are the eye-popping garnish on the glorious plates of golf equipment. Maybe this isn’t exactly the right metaphor, because, well, the parsley (wedge stamp) isn’t as mouth-water as the Wagyu (wedge), but you get the point…right?

Anyway, let’s look at some wedges from the RSM Classic a couple of weeks ago and see what stampings and paintfills the pros were showcasing at Sea Island.

You may not know Anthony Cordes, but surely you’ll want to add him to your shortlist of players to passionately root for after seeing this Wedding Crashers-inspired wedge.

Bo Van Pelt is a fairly cool dude. That usually happens if your name is “Bo”—the nomenclature brings with it a certain je ne sais quoi. When you’ve got initials that sound great together—BVP—you don’t need to add any unnecessary elements to the recipe.

We’ll assume Anastissia and Victoria are Brendan Steele’s daughters, and not that he has an appreciation for royalty of antiquity. Cool stamping with the pink-filled dots.

Look past David Hearn gaming 2011 TaylorMade TP MC irons to the lead tape and stamping on his SM4 (!) wedges. The Canadian knows what he likes!

Similar to the proposition raised in the Bo Van Pelt section: “Hank” is a fairly cool name. If you’re referred to as such, get it stamped on your wedge and call it a day.

Jhonattan Vegas’ Mizuno irons always feature tidy “JV” stamping, and he’s extended the treatment to his prototype Artisan wedges, which are peeking out below.

Also on the Mizuno front, Lucas Glover has his JPX 919 irons stamped with his initials (no paintfill—nastiness), but his 52-degree wedge feature the loft it is bent to (54 degrees)—a classic stamping.

Michael Gligic was the only “MG” in the RSM Classic field, so we’re assuming these are his wedges. They could, however, be stamped with someone with a real affinity for the model.

See more photos from the RSM Classic here. 

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Golf Avenue “Find of the Day” – Tour Edge Exotics CB Pro Limited 4-wood

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At GolfWRX, we have partnered with Golf Avenue to offer our readers additional value on trade-ins, as well as discounts on used clubs, because if there is anything golf gear heads love, it’s tinkering and testing—both new and old equipment.

Golf Avenue is one of the largest online retailers for used clubs, and with that, there are lots of great deals, and fun clubs to be found, and since we like gear just as much as you—we’re doing some digging for you.

Golf Avenue Find of the Day: Exotics CB Pro Limited 4-wood

A key feature of the Tour Edge Exotics CB Pro is the combo-brazed beta titanium cup face, which creates a CT (a measure of a club’s spring-like effect) that reaches the USGA-allowed maximum of 250.

It also has a “Tour Slip” sole to reduce turf interaction and help it get through the toughest of lies.

The CB Pro also has a deep clubface and a smaller profile to make it lower spinning and more workable—a design element common in “tour” style fairway woods.

This limited-edition model was originally priced at a whopping $499 MSRP, and considering you can now get this titanium-faced fairway for just over $100, this a great candidate for the “Find of the Day”.

You can find this club for purchase now at Golf Avenue: TE Exotics CB Pro Fairway Wood.

Be sure to use the link: GolfWRX X Golf Avenue to find out more details of our partnership!

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GolfWRX Classifieds (11/30/20): TaylorMade P770, Mizuno MP-32, Ping G410

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At GolfWRX, we love golf equipment plain and simple.

We are a community of like-minded individuals that all experience and express our enjoyment for the game in many ways. It’s that sense of community that drives day-to-day interactions in the forums on topics that range from best driver to what marker you use to mark your ball, it even allows us to share another thing – the equipment itself.

One of the best ways to enjoy equipment is to experiment and whether you are looking to buy-sell-or trade (as the name suggests) you can find almost anything in the GolfWRX BST Forum. From one-off custom Scotty Cameron Circle T putters, to iron sets, wedges, and barely hit drivers, you can find it all in our constantly updated marketplace.

These are some of the latest cool finds from the GolfWRX BST, and if you are curious about the rules to participate in the BST Forum you can check them out here: GolfWRX BST Rules

Member gandrukat – Ping G410 driver

As far as stable drivers go, there is Ping stability, and then there is everything else. If you are looking to add some stability to your driving game, this is a really good deal for a great driver.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: Ping G410

Member Keith723 – TaylorMade P770 irons

P770’s are some of the hottest irons on the planet, and based on their huge early success, you are going to see a lot of these in golfers’ bags moving into 2021. Will this set be in your bag?

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: P770 irons 

Member Tzoid – Mizuno MP-32 iron set

How’s this for an amazing deal! Mizuno MP-32 set in great shape full 3-PW. Better act fast because these won’t last.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: Mizuno MP32 Set

Remember that you can always browse the GolfWRX Classifieds any time here in our forums: GolfWRX Classifieds

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