Known as the most versatile club in the bag, the golf wedge is a bona fide score saver. But how do you choose a wedge golf club that's right for you? Check out the articles below.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Showcase: Hopkins Golf
New wedges that focus on the perfect grindWhen was the last time you thought about the sole grind of your wedges?
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
2013 Buyer's Guide WedgesThe latest in wedges is a mixed bag.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The wedge is more complex than we thinkIs there any piece of equipment to which we pay less attention?
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
2012 Buyer's Guide Wedges
This year, get up and down...every timeVirtually every new wedge for 2012 promises to help you improve your short game and get up and down more often.
Friday, March 18, 2011
2011 Buyer's Guide Wedges
The most versatile clubs in your bagNo matter how good you get at this finicky game, on occasion, the golf course will win, and you’ll find yourself in the deep rough, off the green, in the sand or worse.
Friday, March 19, 2010
2010 Buyer's Guide Wedges
New groove rules mean new innovations in wedge technologyWedge technology hasn’t exactly been at the forefront of our minds in recent years.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
We Tried It 2010
Fresh New Callaway SticksFeaturing a radical triangular design (buh-bye square), this driver is dubbed by Callaway as the company’s longest and straightest driver ever.
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Characteristics Of Great Chipping
Get Up And Down In A Hurry!Hitting better chip shots requires a few fundamentals, most of which get overlooked by beginner and better players alike.
Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Showcase: TaylorMade xFT Wedge
An interchangeable wedge face? Hey, why not?TaylorMade’s most innovative offering for 2010 is the xFT (Exchangeable Face Technology) wedge ($129).
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
2009 Wedges Buyer's GuideThere are four different kinds of wedges, and each is designed with different distances and shot shapes in mind. But one thing is certain, if you know how to hit them, you’ll have a day’s worth of close shots and tap-ins.
Thursday, May 1, 2008
2008 Wedge Buyer's Guide
If the golf bag were to have a go to problem solver, hands down, the wedge would be the top pick. Designed to be playable from literally anywhere on the course, the right wedge can be a real lifesaver.Often dubbed as a “scoring tool,” the right wedge can be a real lifesaver on the golf course. Whether it’s a pitching, sand, gap or lob wedge, each can be used from a perfect lie in the fairway or a buried lie in the bunker. In fact, there’s a reason why the distance from within 100 yards is called the scoring zone. It’s the “make or break” area, where a great wedge shot can redeem a bad drive or poor approach to the green. Any miscue from this zone is considered an unforced error that should have been avoided (especially from the fairway).
Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Wedges Buyer's Guide 2007
Known as the most versatile club in the bag, the wedge is a bona fide score saverThere’s a reason why the distance from within 100 yards is called the scoring zone. It’s the “make it or break it” area, where a great wedge shot can redeem a bad drive or poor approach to the green. Any miscue from this zone is considered an unforced error that should have been avoided (especially from the fairway). So, what’s that mean? Choosing the right wedges can be the difference between one or more strokes on any given hole! To start, it’s important to find a wedge that matches your needs, and luckily, if you’re in the market for game-improvement models, ’07 is chockfull of new choices.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
Wear Marks RevealedRecently, one of my students came to me with a curious question. “Doc,” he said, “why do I hit it off the toe with my wedges, but not with other clubs?” We were on the practice tee, so I had him take out his wedge (pictured) and show it to me. He was right. He’d been hitting it off the toe so much that the clubface had started to wear down.
Friday, December 1, 2006
Wedges Buyer's Guide 2006
If your equipment had superheros, the wedges would be Clark Kent. At first glance, they’re nothing special. But when you’re in trouble, your wedges become Superman, helping you out of tough situations. Today’s models are true life-savers, and they don’t need a telephone booth.