Bounce on a wedge

Depending on your age you might remember when wedges where either just pitching or sand wedges. Well things are quite different now. There are infinite variations of loft and lie angles and, as the videos in this section show, the bounce angle of wedges can have a dramatic effect on the playing characteristics of your wedge. While it might be true to say that most golfers have quite enough to think about before and during (and after!) their golf swings, learning about bounce on a wedge is a very worthwhile endeavour.

Screenshot from lesson titled - Correct Bounce for your Wedges - by Randy Smith
Screenshot from lesson titled - Correct Bounce for your Wedges - by Randy Smith

Correct Bounce for your Wedges

An explanation of what bounce is and how the type of shot you typically play with a particular wedge should be dictate what bounce you select

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Screenshot from lesson titled - Bounce on Your Wedges - by Dr. Noel Rousseau
Screenshot from lesson titled - Bounce on Your Wedges - by Dr. Noel Rousseau

Bounce on Your Wedges

A lesson that stresses the benefit of focusing on the sound and feeling of the wedge skidding along the grass during impact.

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Screenshot from lesson titled - Use Bounce when Chipping - by Marvin Sanguesa
Screenshot from lesson titled - Use Bounce when Chipping - by Marvin Sanguesa

Use Bounce when Chipping

An illustration of how the "old" pitching method relies on lots of practice and how using the bounce on a wedge allows for a wider margin of error.

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Screenshot from lesson titled - Golf Club Bounce - by Clay Ballard
Screenshot from lesson titled - Golf Club Bounce - by Clay Ballard

Golf Club Bounce

It should be called "slide" and not "bounce" - a diagrammatic illustration of bounce.

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