The Top 5 Best Gap Wedges

In the 1990s, a distance gap had developed between traditional pitching and sand wedges. To fill that gap, a new wedge was born: the aptly-named gap wedge. Also called either an approach wedge, attack wedge or A wedge, today the gap wedge is a vitally important club for golfers who are too close to the green to take a full swing with their pitching wedge but need less loft than their sand wedge....

The Top 9 Best Lob Wedges

Did you know the lob wedge was invented by a former NASA scientist? Yup, it's true. In the 1980s, golf greens started to get more challenging. They were raised, they were sloped, bunkers were everywhere and sand wedges weren't specialized enough to handle them. That's when Dave Pelz, the aforementioned NASA scientist, invented a high-loft wedge for high, arcing shots that stuck on impact. Lob wedges were born....

The Top 9 Best Sand Wedges

Playing in the sand can be fun, but not on the golf course. Few lies in golf are more frustrating than a ball sunk deep in a bunker, and that makes your sand wedge one of the most important golf clubs in your bag. After reading this guide, you'll know exactly which sand wedge you need to shave a few strokes off your handicap and improve your short game around the greens....

The Four Types of Golf Wedges

Wedge Loft Comparison Source: Golf Monthly Are you ready for two mind-blowing stats that will send you running to fix your short game? 70% of the shots you take come inside 100 yards. 80% of your handicap is determined by these shots. If you're looking to improve your handicap—and let's be honest, you are—your wedge game is one of the best places to start....