2015 Buyer’s Guide: Wedges

Titleist | Vokey SM5

[+] Grind, loft & bounce options
[+] Better players who want ultimate fitting have most options here
[-] S, M, K, F, L & T grinds=overload
Price: $130

Callaway | Mack Daddy2

[+] Deeper, sharper grooves
[+] Ultimate spin machine now has more loft-bounce options
[–] Tour grind costs $10 more
Price: $120

Bettinardi | H2

[+] Famed putter designer expands
[+] Bettinardi putters renowned for feel; same for wedges
[–] Super soft Helix face might nick easily
Price: $195

TourSpecgolf.com | Modart

[+] Super soft, like buttah
[+] Famed forger Mitsuru Soda cuts heads from block steel
[–] Gotta know your specs, swing
Price: $499

Bridgestone | J15

[+] Unique grind for consistency
[+] Lower grind near heel sets face tight on turf for better contact
[–] Can be a little diggy on steep swings
Price: $120

Ping | Glide

[+] Better control of spin
[+] Higher lofts from rough have wider grooves for more spin
[–] 48 & 52 need full swing & tight lies
Price: $120


2015 Buyer’s Guide: Drivers

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2015 Buyer’s Guide: Irons

2015 Buyer’s Guide: Putters

2015 Buyer’s Guide: Balls and Shoes

2015 Buyer’s Guide: Golf Accessories

California-based CAG Contributor Ted Johnson writes our annual Buyer’s Guide. For the latest on golf equipment, subscribe to our free weekly newsletter at www.coloradoavidgolfer.com.