Question: Should I carry a 50 degree wedge?

The gap wedge (usually around 50 degrees) provides a vital yardage between those two clubs. Our recommendation is that you endeavor to match the gap wedge to the short irons and pitching wedge in your set because this gap wedge will also likely be a full-swing club.

Should I use a 50 degree wedge?

Yes, you will need to use a 50 degree wedge in one or more of the following situations: You do a lot of pitching near the greens or chipping. You hit smooth and better strokes with your gap wedge than a club. You have a yardage gap of about 25 yards or more with the existing golf clubs in your bag.

Should I carry a 50 or 52 degree wedge?

To combat that, Vokey recommends a loft gap between 4 and 6 degrees. So if you have a 46-degree pitching wedge, you would want to add wedges with either 52 and 58 degrees of loft or 50, 54 and 58 degrees depending on whether you wanted 4- or 6-degree spacing. Gap wedges generally range in loft from 50 to 54 degrees.

How far should 50 degree wedge go?

Gap wedges (50-52 degrees) give you a distance between 70 and 110 yards. Sand wedges (54-56 degrees) give you a distance between 60 and 100 yards. Lob wedges (58-62 degrees) give you a distance between 50 and 90 yards.

What degree of wedges should I carry?

To make it easy, a good rule of thumb is to have about four-degrees of loft between your wedges. So, if your 48-degree pitching wedge flies on average 110 yards, and your 56-degree sand wedge goes about 80 yards, you probably need a 52-degree wedge that carries around 95 yards to fill an important hole in your setup.

How far should I be able to hit a 52 degree wedge?

HOW FAR SHOULD A 52 DEGREE WEDGE GO? The average distance for a 52 degree wedge is between 80-115 yards for men. For women, the average distance ranges from 60-80 yards. It all depends on the skill level of the golfer and their length.

How far should you hit a 52 wedge?

between 80-115 yards HOW FAR SHOULD A 52 DEGREE WEDGE GO? The average distance for a 52 degree wedge is between 80-115 yards for men. For women, the average distance ranges from 60-80 yards. It all depends on the skill level of the golfer and their length.

How far does the average golfer hit a 56-degree wedge?

On average, golfers hit their 56-degree wedge 89 yards, but the range can vary between 75 and 105 yards. Longer hitters who take a full swing typically hit over 100 yards, but most golfers take a 1/2 to 3/4 swing with their sand wedge.

How far does the average golfer hit a 54 degree wedge?

On average, golfers hit their 54-degree wedge 112 yards, but the range can vary between 105 and 120 yards. The higher number is for golfers who take a full swing with their wedge, but most golfers only take a 1/2 or 3/4 swing with their wedges.

How far should I hit my 56 degree wedge?

If youre a beginner golfer, you can expect your 56° wedge to send the golf ball flying some 60 – 80 yards. Intermediate golfers can achieve a distance of 80 – 100/110 yards with their 56° wedge. Finally, professional golfers can cover the distance of 115 – 120 yards with their 56 wedge.

How far should you hit a 58 degree wedge?

How Far Should You Hit A 58 Degree Wedge? On average, golfers hit their 58-degree wedge 80 yards, but the range can vary between 50 and 105 yards. The higher number is for golfers who take a full swing with their wedge, but most golfers only take a 1/2 or 3/4 swing with their wedges.

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