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GOLF WEDGE BOUNCE: What is bounce and what level of bounce is best suited to your game

Bounce is a term that describes the angle and the shape of the sole of a wedge. It affects how the wedge interacts with the ground and the ball. Different bounce angles and types are suitable for different swing styles and turf conditions.

The bounce angle is measured from the leading edge of the clubface to the lowest point on the sole of the club.

A high bounce angle means that the sole of the club is farther away from the ground at address, while a low bounce angle means that it is closer to the ground.

High bounce wedges are generally better suited for players with steeper swings or those who play on softer turf conditions. They are also more forgiving on shots that are hit fat or heavy. Low bounce wedges are better suited for players with shallower swings or those who play on firmer turf conditions. They are also better for shots that require less loft, such as chip shots.

How can swing style affect the choice of bounce best required on your golf wedges?

Swing styles can affect the bounce you choose on a golf wedge because they can affect how the club interacts with the ground. Players with steeper swings tend to take deeper divots, which means that the clubhead will dig into the ground more. This requires a higher bounce angle to prevent the club from digging too much.

On the other hand, players with shallower swings tend to take shallower divots, which means that the clubhead will interact less with the ground. This requires a lower bounce angle to ensure that the clubhead makes contact with the ball.



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