Hottest wedges for 2020

This year’s wedges are designed for every lie. While big hitters get a lot of attention, you’ve still got to score and that’s where your wedges will help make the difference. Whether it’s a short bunker shot or a full-swing approach from the fairway, this year’s class of wedges have an answer for every short game test.

Here are the hottest wedges for 2020.
Callaway Mack Daddy 5

Responsive feel combined with extraordinary spin is what golfers get with Callaway’s new Mack Daddy 5 Wedge. Engineered using proprietary JAWS grooves for unparalleled grab, and designed with a clean, modern aesthetic, these wedges help players hit consistent, crisp shots time and again.

Is it for you?

If you’re looking to get maximum spin from a variety of turf conditions, you may be in luck. The Mack Daddy 5 is definitely one of the spiniest on the market.

TaylorMade Milled Grind 2

A wedge that is as beautifully crafted as it is engineered, the Milled Grind 2 offers players exceptional control and feel. New this year is the ZTP Raw Groove Design for enhanced precision, as well as Raw Face technology, meaning the clubface rusts over time. What does rust to your ball? Watch the video below to find out!

Is it for you?

The Milled Grind 2 are aimed at the lower handicap golfer and isn’t too worried about a rustic, or rather rusted, aesthetic. After all, PGA Tour players have long lauded the rusted face, so it makes sense that it enters into the amateur game.

Vokey SM8 Wedge

By double heating the impact area during production, the face and spin milled grooves on the latest generation of Vokey wedges are more durable and consistent than previous models. A tungsten weighting system allows the SM8 to have a progressive centre of gravity that maximizes trajectory and spin depending on the wedge’s loft. For a great feeling club that responds to your swing, try these out.

Is it for you?

Lower handicap players will benefit most from the SM8’s progressive centre of gravity, especially when they flight their shots. That’s not to say they’re exclusively engineered for better players, as anyone can find benefit from wedges this thoughtfully constructed.

PING Glide 3.0 Wedge

Improved from “grip to grind,” PING’s latest wedge is a comprehensively reimagined product. Using a Chrome Hydropearl 2.0 finish that allows the clubhead to easily cut through grass, and a lighter shaft and grip, the Glide 3.0 is more forgiving and responsive than its predecessors. The Glide 3.0 comes in a variety of sole options that are tailored to individual swing patterns.

Is it for you?

If you find yourself duffing chips or chunking pitches, the smooth and generously sized clubhead on the Glide 3.0 will give you the confidence and technology needed to improve your short game.

Wilson Staff Model

After a few years with their PMP line, Wilson Staff has completely remodeled their wedges, introducing a modern, clean aesthetic that contends in style and playability with the biggest names on the market. Coming in two models, standard and HT (high toe), these wedges utilize latest milling technologies for improved spin and feel.

Is it for you?

The Standard model is targeted toward better players who don’t mind having a little less forgiveness in exchange for precision. If you struggle at times to strike it crisply, the HT model, offering 40% more clubface surface area, may be just what you need.

TaylorMade Big Foot Wedge 

TaylorMade’s Big Foot is a game improvement wedge with a wider sole that presents a multitude of potential shots for golfers who are looking to strike it more consistently. With a sole that is 6 mm wider, and a leading edge designed to glide and not dig, this wedge is easier to hit from a variety of lies.

Is it for you?

The wider sole and overall forgiveness of this wedge make it ideal for higher-handicap golfers, who will find it easy to slide through the rough or get out of the bunkers. Whether you’re 100 yards out, or chipping from the fringe, this wedge is bound to help.

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