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What's your favorite bounce on your loft of wedge and why?


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The reason I ask this question is because I was playing a black nickel vokey wedge with 10* of bounce for over a year and realized even in the firm conditions I play all the time, my game benefits from a higher bounce wedge. My Spin Milled is 14* and I like it, but my favorite is still the vokey chrome 12* regardless of the conditions. It is the most versatile wedge I have played yet and I have had a few. What is your favorite angles? Do you prefer a low bounce or high bounce regardless of the conditions as most people seem to base it on? I base it on feel and my swing because a mid bounce still works the best for me.

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I love my 58.08 Black TP, I use it as often as I can. It's a great wedge from the bunkers, rough and firm chipping area's. My full shots with it are in the 100-105 range.

 

I also like my 54.10 in the same set-up, if I had to add another wedge, I'd bend a 60.06 Black TP to 62.08 and go from there.

 

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I like very LOW BOUNCE wedges, with a lot of sole grind, for more flexibility and versatility. Right now, I"m playing Bridgestone J33's, 56-12, and 60-08, but my backups are mizuno MP's, 56-11, and 60-09. This seems to be the highest I can go on wedges - anything more, and it bothers me around the green.

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Cleve 588/sp49/06 is my money chip/pitch wedge...the 588/57/10 seems to fit the firmer sand conditions I most find...I do have a pair of higher bounce wedges, Hogan 5010 and Wilson 56/12 for softer/more fluffy turf/sand.

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