Equipment: Wedges

Titleist Introduces the New Vokey Design SM6 Wedges

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:38 Tuesday, 26 January 2016 19:23

alt“These are the best wedges we’ve ever made. Our engineers have taken everything I’ve learned working with tour players, PGA pros and amateurs over the last 20-plus years, everything (Vokey Tour Rep) Aaron Dill has learned from being on tour week in and week out, and brought it to life with technology that will help golfers at every level of the game. SM6 really is the total package.”

- Bob Vokey

The next step in wedge innovation from the clear leader in the category, the new Titleist Vokey Design Spin Milled 6 wedges establish a new performance standard by improving in the three key areas of wedge play: distance gapping, shot versatility and spin control.

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The 2015 Golfer's Gift Guide

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:44 Wednesday, 25 November 2015 15:14

by Dr. Barry Lotz
 

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Inside Golf regular contributor Barry Lotz, who is also the director of the Professional Golf Teachers Association of America, has compiled his annual list of great gifts for golfers. 
 
And just in time for the holiday season of course, which makes this article all the more timely.
 
So whether you are looking for the golf nut in your life or even for your own needs, this is a great place to start.  - ed

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Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company Unveils the WedgeFit Wedge Selector Tool

Last Updated on Friday, 30 October 2015 08:02 Friday, 30 October 2015 07:55

altThe Ben Hogan Golf Equipment Company announced the launch of its proprietary WedgeFit™ personal wedge selector tool. The simple and quick online engagement draws from an extensive database of iron model specifications to precisely recommend the Ben Hogan TK15 wedge arrangement that will ensure optimum distance gapping for any golfer.

Created for golfers, PGA Professionals and custom club fitters, the innovative WedgeFit™ system brings a new level of precision to the process of fitting golfers for matched wedges. Designed for players of all abilities, the WedgeFit™ system helps players and fitters determine the proper ‘prescription’ of wedges, including the right lofts, shafts and specifications to better optimize scoring range performance. WedgeFit™ can be found at www.benhogangolf.com.

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Mizuno Ups the Ante on the Short Game with the “Blue Magic” S5 Wedge

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 September 2015 08:42 Thursday, 24 September 2015 08:31

altNORCROSS, Georgia — Mizuno took its wedge game to another level in design and aesthetics with the launch of its new, S5 Wedge. Catching the nickname “Blue Magic” for the bold, Blue Ion finish option, the S5 Wedge finds the perfect balance of performance benefits to create the ultimate wedge for golfers of any skill level.

Featuring Mizuno’s patented Grain Flow Forging process, the S5 Wedge offers an aggressive performance design that golfers can appreciate, yet still provides the clean look at address stemming from a new “silhouette” head shape, which the wedge is aptly named. Incorporating the Grain Flow Forged 1025 mild carbon steel allowed Mizuno to develop a solid, soft and consistent feeling wedge that player’s crave.

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This Year’s Best New Products to Date

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 August 2015 04:53 Tuesday, 25 August 2015 04:11

Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind WedgesDr. Barry Lotz

A look at what you should consider for your own game, for the upcoming holiday season, and as a great golf gift, period!

Callaway Mack Daddy PM Grind Wedges
www.callawaygolf.com

These are phenomenal! Dart throwers would be an understatement! The feel is outstanding. Callaway’s new Mack Daddy 2 PM Grind wedges were designed by Phil Mickelson in conjunction with Roger Cleveland and have a radical shape that can help golfers get better performance from the most-lofted club in their bag.

The wedges also have a U-Grind sole that Mickelson helped Callaway develop. The sole is concave in the middle, and has very rounded leading red that allows it to sit lower to the ground on open-face shots. That makes them easier to hit off tight lies.

With the wedge’s high-toe design a larger hitting area is created, especially when golfers open the club face to hit delicate shots around the green.

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