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    Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Hi, first post on here. Relatively new to golf, 6 months or so. I'm a higher handicap player, usually hit around 90.

    I am looking for a new pair of wedges, and looking for some advice or recommendations for what to buy. My pw is a 45 degree, so looking at a 52 and 58. I'll be buying used ones, but ones that have only been hit a few times, nearly new. I have about £100 for the pair. I've read and watched a lot of reviews, spoken with friends and I have narrowed it down to;

    Mizuno T7
    Callaway MD forged
    Vega VW raw

    My friend has a vega and a callway and both feel really nice. Looks wise I love the callaway and Mizuno, not so much the vega. I can get a new used pair of each for under £100. I''ve just sold an older set of vokeys which I never liked tbh so don't want a set of them but happy to look at others if people can recommend any

    cheers

    John

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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Hi, welcome to the forum 😀

    I think that wedges are such a personal choice that you have to go with your gut feeling and I wouldn't have a scoobie doo on those choices being a Vokey player but if you get the chance to road test any of them it'd be the way forward imo
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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    What wedges do you have at the moment ?
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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Love my Callaway MD3, would definitely recommend. Also, take a look at the Taylormade Milled Grind, really nice looking wedges.
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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    All the big boys make good wedges, as already said down to preference mainly. Sounds like you have a short list if two already.
    One thing to maybe think about depending of what irons and confidence in ball striking
    http://www.golf-monthly.co.uk/gear/g...evealed-139543
    they did the same with the RTX ranges also. No first hand experience I am afraid.

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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Thanks everybody! I'd seen the mizuno up in scotland last week and had a hit in a golf shop Friday. Luckily there were a pair on ebay local so I have bought them for a decent price. Thanks again, will definitely be using this forum again
    John

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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnybrando View Post
    Hi, first post on here. Relatively new to golf, 6 months or so. I'm a higher handicap player, usually hit around 90.

    I am looking for a new pair of wedges, and looking for some advice or recommendations for what to buy. My pw is a 45 degree, so looking at a 52 and 58. I'll be buying used ones, but ones that have only been hit a few times, nearly new. I have about £100 for the pair. I've read and watched a lot of reviews, spoken with friends and I have narrowed it down to;

    Mizuno T7
    Callaway MD forged
    Vega VW raw

    My friend has a vega and a callway and both feel really nice. Looks wise I love the callaway and Mizuno, not so much the vega. I can get a new used pair of each for under £100. I''ve just sold an older set of vokeys which I never liked tbh so don't want a set of them but happy to look at others if people can recommend any

    cheers

    John
    Where you buying from? Have a look at Golfbidder as they have all the makes and models on there. I'd chuck Ping wedges into the equation as well

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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Look on the for sale section here under H4H auction items, there is a nice set of new MD wedges being auctioned tomorrow, if you are interested PM Fish with your max bid and he will bid for you.
    BTW welcome to the forum.
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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    I think he's messaged me about them. I'm sorted now pal went with the muzuno t7 😎

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    Re: Suggestions for buying new wedges?

    Quote Originally Posted by johnnybrando View Post
    I think he's messaged me about them. I'm sorted now pal went with the muzuno t7 😎
    Yes sorry I posted this without reading your post #6

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