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I carry a 60 but sometimes wonder why. Too frequently I get the shot that seems to roll up the clubface & come up short. Thinking about going with 58 as my highest lofted wedge, when I've played it before I don't recall having this issue & I think the 58 was more versatile for me. My SW is 54 so a 58 would fit with the rest of my wedges.

What about you? Are there really that many shots you can hit with a 60 that you would struggle to hit with 58? Does 2 degrees make that much of a difference? Thanks...

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I use a 58 and 60 depending on where I'm going. But if I have to pick a favorite it would be the 60. I especially use that at certain course near be because for whatever reasons, elevated greens seem to be the norm. Like one course did it so they all did. I don't know if it is a drainage thing or something, but bump and runs aren't always possible when you are short sided and the green is 5 feet above you.

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64 degree. Had to buy it because otherwise I could not keep chips on my club's tabletop greens. It is a very annoying club because on hole or two Ill hit a shot that comes off fantastically and wouldn't have been capable of with another club, on another hole or two I'll have a duff or skull that makes me what to snap the club over my knee. Describes my entire short game right now though, to be fair.

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60* couldn't imagine not having it in the bag to be honest, 54 is next and I use it for any chips I want to run like a putt. Will take full shots with the 60 out to about 75 yards or so. Use it in every greenside bunker, lot of up and downs made possible by this club..... maybe if my approach play was better I wouldn't be as good with the LW haha

TM SIM Max 9*  Ventus blue 6-S

Cobra Baffler 3w 16* Tour AD G60-S

Cobra BioCell 5w 19* Matrix RedTie-S

Ping G30 4h 22* TFC 419-R

TM R-11 5-PW KBS 90-S

Cleveland CBX 52* 58* DG 115-W

Mannkrafted rebar Rattler 

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I carry 4 wedges. 60* is the highest for me.

Driver:  Cobra RadSpeed 10.5* @ 9.5*-Diamana Whiteboard 60X

Fairway Woods:  Cobra F9 Tour 3 wood 14.5* & 5 wood 18.5*-Diamana Whitebaord 70X

Irons:  Bridgestone J15 CB 4-PW KBS C-Taper 130X

Wedges:  Callaway Mack Daddy Forged 50*, 54*, 60*-KBS C-Taper 125S+

Putter:  Guerin Rife Tour Blade 

Ball:  2020 Bridgestone Tour B XS

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I’m in the 64* club. Best club in my bag. I can be more aggressive going into greens because I have no fear of being short-sided. As a short hitter, I live and die by my short game and the 64* is a big part of that.

Driver: Callaway Epic Max 10.5*
Fairway: Callaway Epic Max - 15*, 21*, 25*
Irons: TaylorMade M CGB Max 6-SW
Wedges:  Callaway PM Grind 59* and 64*
Putter:  Odyssey Stroke Lab Black-Bird of Prey, Odyssey Stroke Lab V-Line
Ball:  Titleist ProV1

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58 for me. Reading this thread has me wondering if I should consider a 60+ degree

TSi3 8 Diamana D+ 70TX

Tsi2 18 Tensei Raw White 2.0 85TX 

ZX Utility 18* ADDI 95X

Taylormade p770 4 iron x100

5-PW CB 801 X7 

SM8 50.12 at 51 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 135x

RTX ZipCore 55 and 60 KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 125

Scotty X 5.5 

Srixon XV and Titleist -ProV1X

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Last season: 60*/10 MD-PM wedge.

Since November: 58*/8 C-grind MD4 wedge. (60* too unstable on more than half swing)

On PGA Tour: from a report a couple of years ago, 50% of PGA Tour players used 58* as their highest-lofted wedge.

What's In The Bag (Summary as of October 2020)

 

Driver:  Tour Edge EXS 10.5°, weights neutral   ||  FWs:  Calla Rogue 4W + 7W

Hybrid:  Calla Big Bertha OS 4H at 22°  ||  Irons:  Tour Edge CB Pro Tungsten 4i-9i

Wedges*:  Calla MD3: 48°, 54°... MD4: 58° ||  Putter: Ping Sigma G Tyne (face-balanced)

Ball: Calla SuperHot (Orange preferred)  ||  Bag: Sun Mountain Three 5 stand bag

For details see:  Pending (need protocol to embed file list).

     * MD4 54°/10 S-Grind being tested as possible SW to replace MD3 54°/12 W-Grind.

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Settled on 58* a long time ago.

Anything more is asking for trouble.

I almost never hit a full shot with it.

Ping G400 10.5 (9.5*) HZRDUS Yellow Smoke 60 5.5
Callaway Rogue 17* 4wd Atmos Blue TS 70  
Ping G410 19*, 22* & 26* Tensei CK Pro Blue 80
Cobra Forged Tec Black 6-GW SteelFiber i95cw R  
Mack Daddy PM 2.0 54/14
Mack Daddy PM 2.0 58/12

Bettinardi Innovai Rev 6.0 crescent neck @ 33”

TM Tour Response/ ProV1/ Chrome Soft TT

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64 as part of a 46 pitching wedge, 52, and 58 wedge make-up. It would be the first club to go if I added a fairway wood or something. I use it from sand and when I'm short-sided but I can do just about everything through manipulating the 58. The only exception is if I have managed to stop my ball on a fluffy hill-side a few metres from the green with only a couple of metres between the fringe and the hole. It doesn't happen often but it does happen - I have to open the 58 up a lot more and risk blading it but the 64 glides right under.

Titleist TSi3 9* | HZRDUS Smoke Black RDX 60/6.5

Titleist U510 16* | Ventus Blue VeloCore 9X

Titleist T100 3-PW | KBS Tour 120S

Callaway X Forged 52 | KBS Tour 120S

Callaway PM Grind 58* & 64* | KBS Hi-Rev 2.0

Evnroll ER2B / 370G / Gravity Grip

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My highest is a 57, 58 or 60.

I don't see the difference between a 58 and 60 in reducing horrible shots. I think the bad shot results from a bad decision or bad execution, not the 2 degrees difference that some people claim. But mental confidence is huge so maybe they see a difference.

I do notice a difference in consistency (strike, trajectory, spin) when going down to something in the 52-54 range. Obviously you cannot pull off some shots but the strike itself seems to be more reliable.

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58 degree PM grind. Easiest club in the world to open up and play at whatever delivered lift you want.

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Epic Flash Sub Zero 9 degree (10°)- Hzrdus Yellow Handcrafted
Epic Flash Sub Zero 3W (16°)- Hzrdus Smoke
Apex 3 (20°) & 4 (23°) Hybrid- Kuro Kage
'18 Apex MB (8-PW) and '19 Apex Pro (5-7i) Nippon Pro Modus 105 s
MD3 Black 50°, 54° (S Grind), 58° (PM Grind)
Toulon Design Odyssey Atlanta or Stroke Lab Las Vegas
Ball: Bridgestone Tour BX
*Sometimes play strong 3w, 5 wood and 52/58 wedge setup

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