What is a 50 degree wedge used for?

What is a 50 degree wedge used for?

A 50-degree wedge is considered a gap wedge and is used to fill the gap between your pitching wedge and your sand wedge. Golfers who have a 50-degree wedge in their bag typically have a pitching wedge that’s between 44-46 degrees.

What is considered low bounce on a wedge?

Low bounce wedges are typically between 4°-6°, ideal for firm turf conditions and bunkers with harder or coarse sand. Low bounce wedges are designed for clean ball contact, giving you the precision you need in your short game.

Do pros use low bounce wedges?

Many PGA Tour pros mix and match high- and low-bounce wedges to best handle various scenarios around the greens.

What is the standard bounce on a wedge?

What is the standard wedge bounce? There isn’t really a standard for wedge bounce. Just go to your local golf shop and you can see that each wedge can have a variety. For example, Titleist’s signature wedge, the Vokey series, have lob wedges that range from 4 degrees of bounce up to 14 degrees.

What is the best bounce for a 52 degree wedge?


Loft Bounce Grind
46 08 F grind
52 08 F grind
56 10 S grind
60 04 L grind

Is 10 degrees of bounce enough?

Clubs with a bounce of more than 10 degrees are considered “high bounce” wedges, according to Publinks Golfer. Sand wedges and some specialty gap wedges usually have high bounce, making them a good choice for light sand, deep rough or a shaggy fairway.

What degree of bounce is best for chipping?

7-10 degrees
Try a grind that has a bit of relief out of the trailing edge – not an aggressive grind – but just enough for a bit of forgiveness, and a medium bounce (7-10 degrees). These types of wedges are the most versatile; good for full approach shots, bunker shots and for chipping and pitching around the green.

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