What is a 52-degree wedge called?

What is a 52-degree wedge called?

52-Degree Wedge – What Is It Called? In golf, wedges with a loft between 52 degrees and 56 degrees are known as sand wedges. So a 52-degree wedge also falls in that category. Meaning a gap wedge fills the gap between a sand wedge and a pitching wedge. It closes the “gap” in the loft between the other two wedges.

What is an A-wedge golf club?

The A-wedge is a golf club that is another name for a gap wedge, which is used for shorter and softer shots, and one of the four main types of wedges, which include (from least loft to most loft) the pitching wedge, A-wedge, sand wedge and lob wedge. The A-wedge filled that gap (hence its more common name: gap wedge).

What is the loft of a TaylorMade m6 a-wedge?


LOFT 49° 54°
LIE 64.5° 64.5°
OFFSET 1.8mm 1.5mm
LENGTH 36.00″ 35.75″

Is the TaylorMade M6 worth it?

Conclusion. TaylorMade’s M6 driver is ideal for those who want oodles of forgiveness and plenty of launch, while still enjoying the impactful distance technologies that make the M5 what it is. It’s nice to be able to just “grip and rip” the M6 without needing to tinker with any slidable weights.

How far should I hit my 50 degree wedge?

How Far Should You Hit Your Wedges? Be Sure to Fill the Gaps!

CLUB LOFT (Degrees) MEN (Yards)
Pitching wedge 45-49 85-115
Gap wedge 50-54 75-95
Sand wedge 55-59 60-80
Lob wedge 60-64 45-65

How far should I hit my approach wedge?

Wedge Loft And Distance Chart

Club Loft Distance
Pitching Wedge 46 – 48 Degrees 70 – 120 Yards
Approach Wedge 50 – 52 Degrees 60 – 110 Yards
Sand Wedge 54 – 56 Degrees 50 – 100 Yards
Lob Wedge 58 – 60 Degrees 40 – 95 Yards

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