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Jimmy/NJ
52 Cobra Tour Trusty/ 56 Ping Glide SS / 63 Cobra Tour Trusty

Short game strength: low, run-out shots with 52, 

Short game weaknesses: flop shots, especially off hardpan
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Kyle/California

 

Wedges: Callaway Mackdaddy 2 52 degree

Callaway X Tour 56 and 60 degree

 

Short game strengths: Bunker play and Creativity/imagination/great low skip and stop shot

 

Weaknesses: Conisistent Flop Shot, coming down to steep and using the bounce

 

Current Handicap: 11

 

 

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Mark / TX
 

Mizuno JPX EX PW & Gap Wedge, Titleist SM5 Vokey 54 w/ 8 bounce
 

Strength is distance accuracy.  Weaknesses are consistency and hitting off of hardpan surfaces
 

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Rick Bailey / PA

Ping Glide ( 52 SS, 56 WS, 56 ES, 60 TS)
Strengths: Accuracy (trajectory line)

Weaknesses: Distance Control around the green, roll out and hard checks

Current handicap: 6.7

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Wade, BC

Cleveland RTX 3 56, 60

 

Strength is stop and drop flop shots at the pin.

Weakness is run out shots and hitting from tight lies /distance control

Current HCP is 15

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Matt/NY
Mack Daddy MD3 50, Mack Daddy Forged 56, 60
Good with the low spinning shot, weak from scruffy lies in the rough
Current handicap: 4.8

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Kevin/ Ontario, Canada
Currently playing Callaway MD3 Wedges in 50,54,58 degree lofts
Short game strengths are pitching and bunker play. I need more consistency in hitting lofted chips, and knowing multiple distances with each club
Current handicap 17...

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Very curious to see the results that people get with these. I have thought about going to forged wedges to match my irons at some point, so I will be watching these reviews with interest. I love the V-sole on my Srixon irons but struggled with it on Cleveland wedges.

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Kevin/Florence, SC
Cleveland RTX 3
Chipping and pitching close to green is a strength - Weakness would be 3/4 to full wedge shots from distance
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First name/Home State: Juro/California

Current Wedges: Cleveland CBX 52*/26*/60*

Short Game Strengths: Distance Control/Weaknesses: Run Shot when greens are hard & proper bounce use

Current Handicap: 8.4

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Bob, Aurora, Illinois

Current wedges are SM6's 54 and 58 degrees

 

Strengths are getting out of the sand and hitting high shots at pins especially out of rough.

 

Where they are weaker is touch shots from close to pins and when the fairways conditions are wet and the ground is soft.

 

Current handicap is 16.

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Roy / Tennessee

Vokey SM5 54, 60

Strengths:  ball striking, full wedges, bunker shots

Weaknesses:  chips and flop shots

HDCP:  10

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Adam // South Dakota

Titleist vokey wedges 52/56/60

Strengths are in the bunkers and 25-115 yards out // Weaknesses are chipping on the fringe and staying under the ball and not blading it thru the green

Handicap: 5.8

 

 

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Matthew - Tennessee

Titleist Vokey SM4 52/56/60 (.5 degree flat/D2 weight)

Strengths: greenside versatility and spin control

Weaknesses: distance and accuracy control with shots 40-100 yards

Handicap: 4

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Joe: Florida

50 Hogan TK

54 and 58 Vokey SM6

 

Primary weakness: consistent contact, but improving.

Strength: Continue to look to improve wedge game through practice, play, and analysis (Blast sensor and video)

 

Also, played Hogan Irons since 2004 (Apex Edge Pros and now Ptx.

 

Handicap 19

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Brian in Vancouver, B.C.

TaylorMade PSi P-wedge (45 degree) & A-wedge (50 degree), Vokey SM5 (56 degree)

Some sand shots and 30-50 yard pitch shots are a challenge.

6.2 factor

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Hogan Wedge testing:

 

Joshua Bartz

Austin Texas

12 Hcp

Mizuno 50-54-58 Mp-4.

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Brin Paulson

Chicago, IL

Wilson FG Tour 52, 56, 60

Handicap: 13 went up 3 last year.

I absolutely love my wedge game and my 56 is my favorite weapon in the bag. I think my weakness is the sand but part of that problem is not practicing enough from the sand due to not being in it often enough to care until I'm in it Ohhh golf. I would absolutely love to try some new Wedges and being that I am currently in love with my Wilson's I will give these a fair shake and a good comparison to my favorite gamers. Thank you for the possible opportunity.

 

 

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Domenick from New Jersey

Callaway Apex Approach wedge and MD3 56
Strengths - Full swing distance control and bunker shots

Weaknesses - chipping and half swing distance control and trajectory control
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