Gear: Cleveland CBX ZipCore wedge
Price: $149 each with True Temper Dynamic Gold Spinner Wedge shafts and Golf Pride Tour Velvet 360 grips. $159 each with Project X Catalyst 80 Spinner graphite shaft.
Specs: Multi-material steel wedges with polymer back pieces. Even lofts of 44 to 60 degrees
Available: Feb. 18
When it comes to irons, only the most consistent, accomplished golfers use muscleback blades because despite their outstanding feel, blades are the least forgiving style of clubs. Yet most wedges could be classified as musclebacks.
Cleveland’s wedge designers think that is a mistake and that any golfer who typically shoots in the 80s or higher should play a wedge that matches his or her irons. That means a wedge with perimeter weighting and game-improvement features such as those found on the new CBX ZipCore wedges.