Mixing wedges?

kthomaskthomas Members Posts: 59 ✭✭
edited Jul 21, 2019 6:54pm in Equipment #1

Here's my situation:

Bought a Glide 2.0 stealth 52 SS and 58 ES from my local Vans to take advantage of the discount with the 3.0's coming out. They had the 52 in store, but had to source the 58 ES from another store in a different state (they confirmed it was in stock and going to ship). Problem is, it's 3 weeks later and the 58 never showed up. They said they are going to talk to Ping to try and source another one. But from what I've been hearing from on here, Ping doesn't have any more 2.0 58 ES's on hand.

Looking online at other stores and eBay, it looks like it's going to be difficult to source a new Glide 2.0 Stealth 58 ES if Van's and Ping can't come through.

If they can't come through, this leaves me with getting a Ping Glide 3.0, which has a different head shape (in the ES grind), different material, different shaft (ZZ-115 vs AWT 2.0), different finish etc, or a completely different wedge from a different company (no clue what). I'm not stoked on the head shape of the new Glide 3.0 with the ES/"eye" grind, nor with playing a different shaft, etc.

Maybe it's a big deal, maybe I'm just overthinking it and making a mountain out of a molehill. Needless to say I'm a bit annoyed, I really wanted a matching set. How much would playing a different wedge between a 52 and a 58 bother any of you guys?


  • Go Horns!Go Horns! Members Posts: 146 ✭✭✭

    Mixing heads is not a big deal. But the shafts may be a problem. If they are getting you a new Glide 3.0, they should be able to order it with the AWT 2.0 shaft.

  • Red4282Red4282 Members Posts: 332 ✭✭✭✭

    I have a mixed bag of clevelands, my club ocd wants all rtx4s but the older wedges still perform and grooves still sharp. At the end of the day no one will really know, or care except you.

  • dlygrissedlygrisse KansasMembers Posts: 13,441 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    Fact is you were mixing grinds anyway, the shape of the clubs are different as well. I’ve played both and I’ve mixed them with Vokeys and the stock G U wedge. Whatever works.

    Ping G400
    Callaway Epic Flash 3w, Ping G410 7 wood
    Ping G 4-U
    Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 54, Vokey M Grind 58
    Grips NDMC +4
    Odyssey Pro #1 black
    Jones Utility
    ECCO Biom Hybrid 3
  • AB1981AB1981 Members Posts: 28 ✭✭

    I have 50* MD3 with 95gr F4 Recoil shaft, 54* RTX 4 with S400, and a 60* Vokey with a wedge flex shaft in it. Pretty jacked up but have hit a lot of good shots with each wedge and having a hard time pulling any of them out of the bag to match up.

  • MattM97MattM97 Members Posts: 528 ✭✭✭✭✭

    I have 3 different wedges although the Glide and Glide 2.0 are very similar I don't have an issue with them and hitting shots. But on mine all the shafts are similar so I'd try to get yous matched up if you can.

    WITB - Lefty
    Driver: Ping G410 Plus - 9° Draw - Tour 65S Shaft
    Fariway: Cobra F7 - 15.5° Draw - Tensei Blue 65S Shaft
    Hybrid: Titleist 816H1 - 20° Draw - Diamana S+ 70R Shaft
    Irons: Srixon Z585 - 4i to 7i - Z785 - 8i to PW - AMT Tour White S300 Shaft
    Wedges: Callaway MD3 51° - Ping Glide 2.0 Stealth 56° - Ping Glide 60°
    Putter Rotation: Edel E-3 - Argolf Avalon - Toulon Sand Diego - Byron Morgan DH89 - and many more.
    Balls: Vice Pro+ - Srixon Z-Star XV
    Bag: Ping Pioneer
  • KARL MKARL M Members Posts: 665 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Same shaft in all wedges but a variety of brands and models.
    Pitching and gap match my G irons
    52* Ping Anser
    56* Cleveland CBX
    60* Callaway MD PM grind X-tour

    G400Max 10.5 Driver Red tie 6Q3 stiff
    917 F2 Fairway 20.25* Speeder TS mod 74 stiff
    Ping G410 Hybrid 22* Evenflo Black 6.0 stiff

    Ping G410 Hybrid 26* Evenflo Black 6.0 Stiff 
    Ping G Gap-6 iron Steelfiber i95 R.flex
    Ping Anser 52* Steelfiber i95 R.flex
    Cleveland CBX 56* Steelfiber i95 R fles
    Callaway X Tour 59.5* Steelfiber i95 R.flex
    Scotty Newport 2,  prov1x, Kangaroo-hillcrest AB

  • sshadow2sshadow2 Members Posts: 1,184 ✭✭✭✭✭✭
    edited Jul 22, 2019 7:18pm #8

    Up until recently, my 50* and 55* CBXs had stock DG 115s in them, while I still played a old TM xFT wedge in my 59* with a KBS HI-REV 1.0 shaft in it. I pulled the KBS shafts from my other 2 TMs and put them into my CBXs.

    So all now have the same shafts.

    Post edited by sshadow2 on

    PING 410 9* Plus Tensei Orange CK 60
    PING 410 14.5* 3W LST Tensei Orange CK 70
    Titleist 818 H1 3H 19* Project X Evenflow Blue 85HY
    Titleist 818 H1 5H 23* Project X Evenflow Blue 85HY
    Callaway Apex 19 6-PW KBS C-Taper Lite
    Cleveland CBX 50* and 55* KBS Hi-REV
    TM xFT 59* KBS Hi-REV
    Bettinardi 2016 BB1
    Nike Method 001

  • StormsStorms San DiegoMembers Posts: 132 ✭✭✭

    My 52/58 are different clubs and it doesn't bother me. I would say shoot for the same shaft you have in your 52, but you could even check ebay for a good condition 58ES, there should be some in decent condition out there

    TaylorMade 2016 M2 9.5* HZRDUS Yellow
    Titleist 915F 15* Aldila Rouge Black
    Srixon zU45 20* Graphite Design AD95
    Titleist 585H 21* Titleist 4175
    TaylorMade Psi Tour 4-PW KBS Tour
    TaylorMade EF 52*
    Akira Prototype 58*
    Yes! Callie
  • kthomaskthomas Members Posts: 59 ✭✭

    Appreciate the comments, doesn't sound like something to get too worked up about. Worst come to worst (if you want to call it that), I'll get the latest generation Ping and match shafts.

    Still waiting to hear back from Vans on what they are going to do.

  • tobiasjdtobiasjd Members Posts: 486 ✭✭✭✭

    Get a Vokey jet black. That’s what I have for my 60° They actually look and play very similar.

    Cobra King LTD Black
    Titleist 910FD 15° 3w
    Titleist 917F2 18° 5w
    Callaway Apex 4h
    PING iBlade 5 - PW
    PING Glide 2.0 Stealth 52°, 56° SS
    Titleist Vokey 60° K
    Bettinardi BB1
  • kthomaskthomas Members Posts: 59 ✭✭

    @tobiasjd said:
    Get a Vokey jet black. That’s what I have for my 60° They actually look and play very similar.

    Certainly not out of the question, I do really like Vokeys.

  • sheppy335sheppy335 TMAG Junkie Members Posts: 6,386 ✭✭✭✭✭✭✭

    To me if you find the best club in each slot that works for you get it. You carry 3 wedges from 3 manufacturers do it, if it makes you confident. Shoot carry 14 clubs that make you feel that way.

    TM M3 440 TP 10 Mitsubishi Kai'li
    TM M2 Tour 15 Kuro Kage
    TM M1 Tour 18 Aldila RIP Alpha 6
    TM TP UDI 2 iron 18 UST Recoil 110
    TM TP UDI 3 iron 20 Paderson KINETXX 950
    TM RSi TP UDI 4 iron 23 Aldila Trinity 65
    TM P790 6,7 Nippon Modus 3 130
    TM P790 Black 8-PW Nippon Modus 3 130
    TM xFT TP 50 Nippon Pro WV115
    TM Milled Grind Black Wedge 54 Nippon Pro Black WV115
    TM ATV HP 58 Nippon Pro WV115
    TM Rossa Ghost Tour AGSI+ FO-74

    I drop the 2 iron or one of the other UDI's based on course.

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