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Cleveland Golf unveils latest wedge: The RTX ZipCore



Cleveland RTX ZipCore

Cleveland Golf has launched its newest addition to its wedge family: the Cleveland RTX ZipCore, which features a unique, low-density core that sits at the heart of the wedge.

The ZipCore shifts the center of gravity, while also boosting High-Low MOI in a bid for added stability high and low on the wedge face. The new structure also puts more impact on the sweet spot in design to provide more consistent spin, distance and feel.

Cleveland RTX ZipCore

The RTX ZipCore wedges also feature the brand’s all-new UltiZip Grooves. Per the company, the UltiZip Grooves are 11% sharper and 7.3% deeper than previous generations, while also being 7.4% closer together for more groove contact area.

The combination of these factors aims to generate increased spin and consistent spin performance from all course conditions.

Speaking on the new wedges, Jeff Brunski, Vice President of Research and Development at Cleveland Golf stated

“The new RTX ZipCore is a technological leap forward for Cleveland wedges. We’ve inserted a low-density core inside the clubhead, allowing us to create a wedge with unprecedented consistency and exceptional feel. They also feature our tour-proven grinds and most aggressive groove technology to date–all packaged in a sleek yet traditional design.”

The RTX ZipCore features a new heat treatment designed to boost durability and maintain spin performance over a long period and arrive in a Tour Satin finish.

Cleveland RTX ZipCore: Specs, Price & Availability

  • The MID Sole grind offered in 46 through 60 degrees
  • The LOW Sole grind offered in 56 through 62 degrees
  • The FULL Sole grind offered in 54 through 60 degrees


  • True Temper Dynamic Gold Spinner Tour Issue


  • Golf Pride’s Tour Velvet 360


  • $149.99


  • August 14, 2020

A final note: Black Satin and Raw finishes are coming later this year, according to the company.



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Gianni is the Assistant Editor at GolfWRX. He can be contacted at [email protected] Follow him on Twitter @giannimosquito



  1. Brian

    Jul 2, 2020 at 9:54 am

    Love the look but I’m not sure why. Also, no xlow grinds?

  2. Simms

    Jun 30, 2020 at 7:37 pm

    Glad to see them getting away from the huge cavity back wedges they pushed the last 3 years…

    • Brandon

      Jun 30, 2020 at 10:45 pm

      Those aren’t going anywhere. This is just the replacement for the RTX4

    • Jack

      Jul 1, 2020 at 7:14 am

      That’s the CBX line. This is the RTX wedges

  3. Cdub

    Jun 30, 2020 at 5:05 pm

    Loved the RX4 with TIS400 as standard. Interesting choice with the spinner.

  4. bob

    Jun 30, 2020 at 8:36 am

    dynamic gold tour issue spinner? haha

    • Marc

      Jun 30, 2020 at 9:56 am

      Love spinner shafts in my Bridgestone J15 wedges. Did a search and couldn’t find this new shaft. Guessing it’s a new release tbd.

      Will be trying out these new wedges later in the year. Intrigued by the tech and return of 588 shape

    • Jack

      Jun 30, 2020 at 4:08 pm

      It’s a brand new shaft. Apparently nothing like the old DG Spinner.

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GolfWRX Classifieds (10/26/20): Mizuno 921 Tour, Linksoul bag, Rare Toulon longneck



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 Armyflyer23 – Mizuno JPX921 Tour irons

Built for precision and stability, the Mizuno JPX921 Tours are a beautiful single piece forged iron, that offers the looks you love, with the stability you need. This set is almost new and is a great deal if you are looking for a new set of flag hunting irons.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: JPX 921 Tours

Member ajones35 – Linksoul carry bag

Are you a Linksoul-dier? This lightweight carry bag is a great way to get around the course with a minimalist design to hold your essentials and nothing more.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: Linksoul bag

Member Tannerdc – Rare long neck Toulon putter

If you love blade style putters but need something with less toe-hang, then a longneck is the way to go. The only thing is longneck putters aren’t as common as they used to be, which makes this custom Toulon Garage a very interesting piece indeed.

To see the full listing and additional pictures check out the link here: Longneck Toulon

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

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What GolfWRXers are saying about using a 54-degree wedge for all short game duty



In our forums, our members have been discussing the strategy of using a 54-degree wedge for all short game duty. WRXer ‘RoyalMustang’ says on the plan:

“My thinking is that time would be better spent learning to do all of the shots with a single wedge, rather than learning 2 wedge distances and feels with the limited practice time I have.”

And our members have been having their say on the subject in our forums.

Here are a few posts from the thread, but make sure to check out the entire discussion and have your say at the link below.

  • OsnolaKinnard: “I have a 50* GW that is really like an 11 iron. My 54* wedge does pretty much everything around greens and inside of 50 yards except bunkers. The 58* lobber is my ‘sand wedge’.”
  • mizunotpz: “The 54 degree is really versatile. As long as you have a grind that is easy to open up. I use 50/54/58. I can hit full shots with my 50, but I never do that with the 54 or 58. That’s 80% shots tops. Most bunkers I use the 54, think its easier to control distance with a 54 vs a 58.”
  • Munich77: “I have a PW, 54, and 60. The 54 could be all I need as I use it the most.”
  • Minarets: “My 54 degree is my go-to unless the 60° is needed for some kind of flop. I use a 50, 54, 60-degree setup but feel most comfy with the 54.”

Entire Thread: “Using a 54-degree wedge for all short game duty.”

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Whats in the Bag

Patrick Cantlay’s winning WITB: 2020 Zozo Championship)



Driver: Titleist TS3 (9.5 @ 8.75 degrees, C1 Setting)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 70 TX

3-wood: Titleist 915F (15 degrees, B1 Setting)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 70 TX

Hybrid: Titleist 816 H2 (21 degrees, B1 Setting)
Shaft: Fujikura Atmos Black 9 X

Irons: Titleist 718 AP2 (4-9)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold 120 Tour Issue X100

Wedges: Titleist Vokey SM7 (46-10F, 52-08F, 56-08M) Titleist Vokey SM8 (61 Proto)
Shafts: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S300

Putter: Scotty Cameron GSS prototype

Golf ball: Titleist Pro V1x (2019)

Grips: Golf Pride Tour Velvet

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