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Your wedge shafts matter (from Plugged In Golf)


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Matt Saternus (used to be with MGS) of PluggedInGolf.com posted an interesting article...

"Do wedge shafts matter?"

https://pluggedingolf.com/do-wedge-shafts-matter-golf-myths-unplugged/

He tested in a similar style to MGS using a variety of recreational players and identical wedge heads with different shafts, then swapping them among the players and having them hit different short game shots. Results are measured by Trackman at a Club Champion.

The questions he was looking to "Confirm" or "Bust" include...

Myth #1 – A wedge shaft can create more spin

Myth #2 – A wedge shaft can change launch angle

Myth #3 – A wedge shaft can improve accuracy

Myth #4 – A wedge shaft can improve consistency

Myth #5 – The same shaft will fit all your wedges

Interesting and informative article .. worth a look!

https://pluggedingolf.com/do-wedge-shafts-matter-golf-myths-unplugged/

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WITB of an "aspiring"  😉 play-ah ...
..Tour Edge Exotics EXS 3W/HL (17*) and EXS 7W (both Tensei CK Blue)
..Callaway Super Hybrid 23 (PX Catalyst) and Big Bertha 19 5H (Recoil ZTR)
..PXG 0211 6i-GW (Mitsubishi MMT) 
..Cleveland CBX2 54 and CBX 60 (both Rotex graphite)
..Evnroll ER5 (33", 385g, P2 Reflex Tour)
..all in a Datrek bag on a Bag Boy Quad XL push an MGI Zip Navigator electric cart.

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Thought this was interesting as when i go to fittings, the fitters really don’t pay much attention to this aspect even with a club champion full bag fitting.
I certainly could see how trajectory and spin are different but I’ve never felt a large difference in terms of feel with wedge shafts.


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Driver:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngMavrik Sub Zero 9* (Set to 10) Ventus Blue 6X

2 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818 H2 Hybrid Tensei Blue 80 X

3 Hybrid: :titelist-small: 818H2 Fujikura Atmos TS Blue 8X

4 Iron - Srixon ZX 23* Recoil F5

Irons 5-PW: :mizuno-small: MP 18 SC Dynamic Gold AMT X

Gap/Sand Wedge:  :titelist-small: Vokey SM6 49*  SM8 54* 

Lob Wedge:  image.png.3c6db1120d888f669e07d4a8f890b3f1.pngJaws 5 Wedge 58* DG Tour Issue Stiff

Putter:  image.png.cca2328f4144a299c795aa9b8f3bf677.png Inovai 6.0              :scotty-small: Pro Platinum Newport 2 35"  

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