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Does your ‘old favourite wedge’ cost you shots on the golf course – part two?

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“The bunker should be the fearful place it once was, not the perfect surface from which a pro expects to float his ball out stone dead, something he doesn’t expect when chipping.” – Michael Hobbs

By Ian Hardie

In the article Does your ‘old favourite wedge’ cost you shots on the golf course? I talked about a common problem that some golfers have on the golf course when playing a shorter shot into the green.

I am of course, referring to those golfers who make the observation that they ‘don’t get much spin on their wedge shots’ – without actually, really complaining about it.

In actual fact, I think that it’s something that wouldn’t really even be an issue, if they weren’t so used to seeing the images that we all see of tour players who spin the ball back greatly on television.

And even though most golfers are aware that there are quite a few differences in the equipment, conditions and skill that those tour pros have and use to do what they do on the golf course – which really do enable those impressive spin shots to be played.

It doesn’t stop people forlornly hoping that they too, could hit shots like that. Continue reading Does your ‘old favourite wedge’ cost you shots on the golf course – part two?