Think the biggest difference is high handicap and a scratch is a scratch tries to hit down on the ball with a wedge and high cap tries to get under the ball. Try using a 56 more often than your 60.
But not many people can do that.
What bounce do pros use on wedges. Shorter hitters may have bunched yardages with more wedges. The wedge for just about any player. Loss of a longer club can result in a yardage gap at the long end of the bag.
Most of them will use 12 degree opf bounce only on the sand wedges so do I. Its ment for LOB shots not low runners. We always fit based on how the player uses their wedges but my preference is notably a high bounce sand wedge.
60 degrees loft 4 degrees bounce notated as 6004 on the wedge Before reading further check your wedges so you can understand how to use each one to your advantage. If you get one wedge with a high effective bounce angle and one wedge with a low effective bounce angle you are simply going to have one wedge that works for you and one wedge that does not work for you. A wedge with a higher bounce will also benefit you if you tend to play a wet course with a soft spongy base.
Yardage gaps are easier to reproduce with stock swings. Here are the main types of bounce you will find in your wedges. For Justin this translates into a wedge setup with grinds that feature high bounce.
So check out the video for a closer look at these winning setups and hear more exclusive insight from Aaron on how Justin and Jordan select their wedges. But an advanced player who likes to open up the club face can also use it. Because of the middle ranged bounce the inexperienced player who likes to keep the club face square can use this effectively.
Golfers who play courses with softer conditions and who tend to make divots after contact should use a sand wedge bounce closer to 14 degrees. The Four-Wedge Setup. During most of my fittings Im striving to fit the player into two different grinds.
High bounce wedges are those with more than 10 of bounce designed for softer turf fluffy lies and bunkers with soft sand. Cleveland said that unlike their predecessors many of whom favored low-bounce wedges many of todays PGA Tour pros use wedges with about 12 or 13 degrees of bounce. Extra bounce options in your setup can help with awkward lies or varied turfsand.
As the name suggests the primary use of the sand wedge is to help golfers escape the sand but its heavier weight and large bounce are useful for a variety of different shots. That makes sense if you have a killer short game. Those with a shallow angle of attack often do better with low-bounce wedges and those with a steep angle of attack often perform better with high-bounce wedges since the added bounce helps the club refrain from digging too much.
Standard wedge bounce is around 10 degrees and that is probably the most common wedge bounce or about average. And to relate the same to a golfers swing tendencies. Should you use a sand wedge bounce of 10 or 14.
Tour players like Phil Mickelson above often carry wedges with extreme loft like a 64-degree. 60 is a lob wedge. So bounce angle is the fact that the leading edge of the golf club is raised above the trailing edge of the golf club now its particularly noticeable on your sand wedge if you lay your sand wedge on a table and you have a look at it you will notice that the leading edge is above the trailing edge and the angle of that is the bounce angle well lots of sand wedge had about 14 degrees of bounce angle now a 14 degree sand wedge that 14 degree bounce.
Golfers who play golf courses with harder surfaces and tend to pick the golf ball when making contact should use a sand wedge bounce closer to 10 degrees. When making clubs for our Tour Pros we do not see them go with a high bounce sand wedge and a low bounce lob wedge. Again you would probably not want to use ten degrees on all of your clubs as you wont have very much versatility.
Thats because pros typically play courses with very tight fairways and especially around the greens. 56 degrees loft 12 degrees bounce notated as 5612 on the wedge Lob wedge. High bounce sand wedges are ideal for preventing the leading edge of the club from dragging too much in the sand and high bounce lob wedges are beneficial to those who take deep divots with a digger swing style and steep attack angle.
It would depend on which pro which wedge what course they were playing what the turf conditions were what the texture of the sand in the bunkers happened to be whether that pro typically had a steeper swing or a shallower swing – what his act. Higher bounce and wider sole widths will also allow you to get out of bunkers that have. Meanwhile Jordans short game setup gravitates more toward wedge grinds with lower bounce.
Personally I like to use the sand wedge when I take most of my chips especially those around the green. I do believe amateurs need to use more bounce and less loft around the green.