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Wish they would offer a full raw version of the MG2 wedges - not just the face.

Hoping they'll release the TW grind one of these days.

I have no insider knowledge but it seems like a few guys on tour like Rahm have requested TW grind 60’s in the MG2 wedges. I wouldn’t be surprised if they released the TW grind in the higher lofts at some point.

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I keep hearing the TW Grind will drop at a 60 12 bounce with the C Grind like he plays.

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We did get a chance to see some of his wedges but they never told us explicitly if they were coming to retail. I would say it "sounded" like they were planning on releasing them. I feel like they understand the following Tiger has and how many people will buy them just because.

 

I will say that it's an incredibly specialized grind. My honest opinion is that the vast majority of golfers (yes, on this site too) would do more harm to their game than good by playing the TW grind.

 

As for timing...absolutely no clue

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He plays 12* bounce in his 60*?

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just checked the WITB it’s a 60.11Great info thanks. I think Artisan sells a ton of a similar grind in their 60 as MT prolly invented that grind so I’m not sure it’s as bad as u think and certainly not worse then say the LB MG2. I use the Hi Toe ATV which has low effective bounce in the front and sure you have to understand it will dig in wet conditions but it’s pretty good in the sand and around the greens

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I disagree, it's a C/M/D grind with a blunted leading edge to remove some bounce for full shots/when played square. I had a friend do this grind for me on a Nike wedge about 6-7 years ago and it was darn near the best wedge I ever used post-grind. I'm far from a tour pro and it was an extremely effective grind for almost any shot. This is the second time I have heard someone say they have seen it and find it is an extremely specific grind that can do more harm than good. Yet, some of the TM tour staff have adopted it quite quickly and an interview with Trottie on Instagram highlighted that Tiger uses this grind specifically so he doesn't have to change wedges for different grass types. I took this to mean it is effective almost everywhere and would suit a wide variety of delivery, moisture, and turf conditions.

On topic, there is apparently a fully raw MG2 coming out supposedly around the same time this TW grind is reportedly being released. I also heard rumours of another wedge on a golf insiders Instagram Story about some new wedge design but I can't for the life of me remember it. I just recall saying "hmm, that is interesting" and I promptly forgot.

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