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I have a PW and GW from my iron set with are basicly 10 & 11 irons.  My true wedges are 52 & 56. 

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I used to carry 5 wedges

PW -45* , AW -49* , 52* , 56* 60*

When I got my new Irons I now only carry 4 as it allows me to carry a 5 wood, 

PW - 46* , AW -50* , 54* mid bounce and 58* low bounce

PW & AW used pretty much for full shots the other 2 for everything else .


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Historically carried the PW from the stock set, along with 52/56/60 - in high school, that's what our local pro recommended, and I had that setup for almost 20 years. Started tweaking lofts a bit (like 50/54/60), and also long clubs, and just this year changed it up - now that I have both a 3w and driving iron in the bag, the new wedge setup is:

46 (replaces the PW from my irons), 54, 58. Haven't found myself in any positions where I miss the extra wedge, and my handicap is now the lowest it's ever been. Only issue is the bigger gap between 9i and PW, but that's manageable. 

Driver: :taylormade-small: Stealth Plus 8* (adjusted to 8.75*), Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 70 X Flex

Fairway: :taylormade-small: Stealth2 Plus, 15* (adjusted to 14.25*) w/ Graphite Design Tour AD-IZ 7X

Irons:  :titleist-small: U505 1 Iron (16*), T200 "Utility Build" 3 and 4 irons, all with Graphite Design Tour AD-IZ 95 X Flex, :titleist-small: T100S 5-9 with Nippon Pro Modus 120 X Flex (2021 MGS Test). These things are monsters. 

Wedges:  :vokey-small: SM9 46.10, 54.12, and 58.08, all with custom etchings & KBS Tour Masters-themed shafts, X-flex (CHA Post)

Putter: Total headcase and Putter Ho. Down to two main options in the rotation (one mallet, one blade), but have 4-5 by the basement putting green that might make it in the bag at some point this year... Mallet: :L.A.B.: Mezz XL 36" Orange; Blade: :L.A.B.: Link.1 w/Accra White shaft & :garsen: grip


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I have a pitching wedge from my iron set which is a 46 degree, and then I have a 52 and 58 degree wedge separately from that.

For me the critical question is how strong your iron lofts are and what the loft of your pitching wedge or 9 iron is. On a T300 set with a 43 degree pitching, I would add three wedges on top of that to give me a 4-6 degree gap depending on preference.

I used to have a 52, 56 and 60 degree wedge set before that and I found that I never used the 56, other than for bunker shots, which I can play well enough with the 58 if it's a short bunker shot. It seemed a waste carrying an additional club for that and I saw more benefit in being able to add an extra hybrid at the top end of my bag.

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I may be a bit of an anomaly when it comes to wedges as I have PW, GW, 52/56/60.  However, the loft on my Aerojet set PW is 41.5° and GW is 47.5°, so without the GW or 52°, I’d have a huge gap in the bottom end of my bag. I also really like wedge play, so having multiple is quite fun for me. 


Driver: :titleist-small: TSi3 9* Fujikura Ventus TR Blue 6X

Fairways: :cobra-small: Aerojet Max 3W & 7W MCA Kai'Li White 60 Stiff

Hybrid: :cobra-small: King TEC 3H MCA MMT 85g Stiff

Irons: :cobra-small: Aerojet 6-GW KBS $-taper Lite Stiff

Wedges: :cobra-small: Snakebite Black 52/56/60 Hi-Rev 2.0 Black Stiff

Putter: :scotty-cameron-1: Super Select Newport 2.0

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Stick with the wedges that you have the most confidence in....I'm a firm believer that I can do just about anything with my Vokey M Grind 60 from 85 yards in and around the green - Versatile grind that allows me to open, close, skip, lob and I have confidence in it....Playing the same course conditions in central TX pretty much everywhere allows same wedges...Don't over-complicate it :-).

:ping-small:  i230 Gap-7 iron, i525 6-5 iron

:titleist-small: Vokey SM8 wedges 54 & 60, Driver TSi3 9 degrees, TSR2+ 13 degrees

:taylormade-small: SIM Max 7 and 5 woods

:odyssey-small: Toulon Garage Portland putter

Its all about 100 yards in.

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Because of wet conditions and heavy bermuda rough this time of year in coastal South Carolina, will sometimes have to add a low bounce 60 for wet sand or deep rough to more bounce 57. As i age, sometimes choose between old school lofted 47 degree PW and 52 Gap W.

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I actually have 5. The set PW(46), the set AW (50), then a 50, 54, and 58.  The 2 50’s are for gapping issues.  I hit the set AW 12 yards further.  


Callaway Epic Max LS

Callaway Apex 21 3H, 4H

Srixon ZX5 A through 4I

Taylormade MG3 50, 54, 58

Bettanardi Studio 17

Scotty Cameron Newport

Taylormade Spider GT


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I carry 3 wedges, pithcing wedge, gap wedge and sand wedge.

:callaway-small: Mavrik Driver

:callaway-small: Mavrik Three wood

:taylormade-small: M2 Hybrids 3, 4 & 5

:taylormade-small: R7 irons 5 - AW

Volkey sand wedge

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In my bag, I carry my PW (48 degree) along with a 52/56/60 set of wedges. 

Current bag includes (LH): PXG 0211 driver, Taylormade M6 3W, Taylormade RBZ 5W, Sim2 3H, Sim2 4H, PXG 0211 5H, PXG 0211 6H, Taylormade MCGB irons (7, 8, 9, PW, AW, SW), TaylorMade ATV Lob Wedge, Ray Cook SilverRay Putter.

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I carry a PW/52/56/60. PW is the one from my i525 set and the 52/56/60 are Vokeys.

image.png.1ea5d758cf8a30830588308493ba6b69.png                        Driver:  Tour Edge Exotics E8 driver - Fujikura Xstiff
image.png.095cd3d760c79d0eb767623ffdf42310.png                           Fairway Wood:  Callaway Steelhead Plus 3 (yep, OG 1999 all original)
image.png.573c1776da590d9bf6c6c64be1737d23.png                        Irons:  Ping i525 irons - Ping AWT 2.0 Xstiff
image.png.5ba727eab99bc410c525de418412911b.png       Wedges:  Titleist Vokey 52/56/60 SM9 (12deg/D grind)
image.png.5d5b33118fcaf8994d51632d9c6b8c8b.png                       Putter:  Ping Tyne 4 putter
image.png.bd6d95a9eb5ec85777f017c339995ccb.png                         Bag:  Titleist Hybrid 5
image.png.e9ac768bf1e829ed0c20f60071eef305.png                         Ball: Titleist Pro V1x


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