What year was Vokey SM5?
Titleist Vokey SM5 Wedge – Product Details
|UK Launch||14 March 2014|
|USA Launch||14 March 2014|
|Handicap Range||Low High|
|Hand Availability||Left, Right|
What is the stock shaft in Vokey SM8?
True Temper Wedge Flex shaft
The stock shaft for the new Slate Blue SM8 is the True Temper Wedge Flex shaft and is fitted with an eye-catching Blue/White/Black Golf Pride grip with the BV (Bob Vokey) wings on display down the front. A new premium finish for the number 1 wedge on Tour.
What is the most forgiving Vokey grind?
Vokey SM7 K Grind
Vokey SM7 K Grind If you’re a golfer who struggles from the bunkers (or you play a course with that deep, dry, fluffy sand) then the K Grind is for you. It’s also ideal from soft turf conditions around the green. It offers the most forgiveness of any of the grinds.
What is an M grind on a wedge?
The M Grind remains a medium-bounce wedge that offers heel, toe and trailing edge relief. It’s your textbook versatile grind for shallow attack angles and firm or sandy conditions.
What’s the difference between SM6 and SM7?
The new SM7 improves upon the pioneering progressive Centre of Gravity (CG) design of its predecessor, the SM6, to help provide all golfers with the tools that will help improve their short games. SM7 offers Titleist’s most complete selection of lofts, bounces and grinds ever, with 23 different combinations.
Are Vokey SM5 wedges forged?
That’s why it’s best to be fit by a professional. The SM5’s are cast from 8620 carbon steel, which isn’t a problem unless you’re a forged wedge snob. Bottom Line: The SM5’s will appeal to the majority of golfers no matter what they seek from a new wedge.
Why are Vokey wedges so good?
Vokey grinds help you manipulate bounce more precisely: the high bounce wedge grinds like the D and K grinds offer more forgiveness on your wedge shots, while the low bounce L grind helps you create shots around the green. Wedge bounce and grind improves your consistency and control over your wedge shots.
What Vokey grind spins the most?
The K Grind Vokey SM8 is the highest bounce option in the Titleist wedge lineup. This grind is the ultimate bunker club. The K Grind is a wide, full sole wedge with enhanced camber to make it forgiving from a variety of sand and turf conditions.
What is the difference between F grind and S grind?
S grind is designed for players who prefer playing shots with a square face position. Suited to swing type: Neutral, Steep/Digger. Suited to: Medium – Soft turf/conditions. A full sole, with moderate amounts of sole camber and radius makes the F very versatile.
Is the SM8 better than the SM7?
The most significant difference between the new SM8 and its predecessors, the SM6 and SM7, is the position of the center of gravity. This aligned the center of gravity with the ideal impact position on the face, improving distance control and helping golfers flight shots lower.
What wedge grind do pros use?
Vokey SM8 F Grind Ideal for players who prefer a traditional wedge sole. The F grind is the most played wedge on Tour including Justin Thomas. It’s well suited to any turf condition or swing type. The F grind comes in 8 different loft/bounce options ranging from 46 degrees up to 56 degrees.
Are Vokey SM7 wedges forged?
Lower lofts have narrower, deeper grooves whereas higher lofts are wider to maximise spin and control. Every groove is inspected, which Vokey reckons along with a parallel face texture (between each groove) and tighter tolerances gives 100rpm more spin. Like the RTX 4, the SM7s are cast heads, not forged.
What kind of technology does Vokey SM5 use?
Precisely designed and manufactured using proprietary Spin Milled technology, Vokey SM5 wedges provide a distinct performance advantage through deeper TX3 grooves, tour-driven shapes and the industry’s most extensive range of bounce and grind options.
What kind of golf shaft does Vokey use?
Extensive selection of high-performance golf shafts are available including wedge specific shafts such as KBS Hi Rev 2.0 or Dynamic Gold Spinner. In addition to our traditional black ferrule, Vokey offers two exclusive ferrule options: A ferrule with two gold rings and a ferrule with a silver ring.
How much does a Vokey SM5 golf wedge cost?
Precisely designed and manufactured using proprietary Spin Milled technology, Vokey SM5 wedges provide a distinct performance advantage through deeper TX3 grooves, tour-driven shapes and the industry’s most extensive range of bounce and grind options. Available Lofts: 46° – 62° (RH/LH) | Complete Specs. MSRP: $145 (steel) | $170 (graphite)
What kind of wedge does Bob Vokey use?
For years, Bob Vokey and his team have taken a great design and made slight modifications to keep improving an already great wedge. The new Titleist Vokey SM5 wedge line now offers more options on top of an already classic design.