What does PING UW mean?
How many degrees is a PING W wedge?
Pitching Wedge – 44.5° Utility Wedge – 49.5° Sand Wedge – 54°
What degree is PING W?
With Ping, W is a Pitching Wedge and U is a Gap wedge. So the W (46*) is one club weaker than a 9i and the U (50*) is one club weaker than a PW (W), or between the W and SW (which would have an S).
What degree is W wedge?
Occasionally referred to as an attack (AW) or utility wedge (UW), these wedges tend to carry a loft of around 50 to and 53 degrees.
What club should I use for chipping?
For a basic chip, use a 52- to 56-degree wedge. Play the ball center, and get your weight forward so your left shoulder is over your left foot. Your trunk is the heaviest part of your body, so that’s what you should move forward, not the hips (above right).
Can you use a 56 degree wedge as a sand wedge?
Can you use a 56 degree wedge in the sand? Absolutely! The 56 degree wedge is ideal for a bit of the longer greenside bunker where you have plenty of green to work with. I will utilize a 56 or a 60 depending on the length of the bunker shot.
What are the most forgiving golf wedges?
Most Forgiving Wedges
- Callaway Mack Daddy CB Wedge. Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge.
- Cleveland CBX 2 Wedge Review. Ping Glide 3.0 Wedge.
- TaylorMade Big Foot Hi-Toe Wedge Review. Titleist Vokey SM8 Wedge.
- Titleist Vokey SM8 Wedge Review. Cleveland CBX Full Face Wedge.
- Cleveland CBX Full Face Wedge Review. Callaway Sure Out 2 Wedge.
Should I buy a sand or lob wedge?
A sand wedge will typically be between 52 and 57 degrees and is best for bunker shots and high pitch shots. Alternatively a lob wedge will typically be 58 to 64 degrees and be best for short approach shots and shots over hazards.
Can I use a sand wedge on the fairway?
The typical sand wedge is lofted about 56 degrees, so it may be useful for playing short, high pitch shots. The club’s bounce plate makes it a poor choice on hard ground, so make sure the turf is reasonably soft before using your sand wedge from the fairway.