Best Wedges For Chipping 2023

We review some of the best wedges for chipping so you can save shots around the greens

Best Wedges for Chipping
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Best Wedges For Chipping

We all know how important it is to have a short game you can rely on. Therefore, we it's good to understand just how much a set of the best golf wedges (opens in new tab) can improve your scores. If you can make a few extra up-and-downs a round, the impact on your entire game will be profound. One of the biggest aspects of short game is chipping and we believe the best wedges for chipping; models which have been designed to turn bogeys into pars, can truly help in bringing your handicap down.

So what makes a good wedge for chipping? Well, the best help to produce spin and therefore give us extra control. Ask any tour pro what the secret is behind creating spin around the greens and they'll tell you that it's all about the strike. So, in this guide, we'll be focusing on the tools that offer golfers the best chance of improving their consistency of strike. That will ultimately lead to more shots being saved over each and every round. 

All of the following wedges generate a lot of spin, but you may prefer certain models for the extra forgiveness they offer, which varies from brand to brand. And speaking of forgiveness, we have created a guide on the most forgiving wedges (opens in new tab) if you need a little bit more help. Also check out our posts on the best sand wedges (opens in new tab) and best lob wedges (opens in new tab), which contain some great options if you're due an upgrade in either of these departments.

Best Wedges For Chipping

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Titleist Vokey SM9 in three finishesEditors Choice 2022

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Specifications

Lofts: 46°-62°
Grinds: 6 (F, S, M, K, L, D)
Finishes: 4 (Tour Chrome, Brushed Steel, Jet Black, Raw)

Reasons to buy

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Loads of bounce and grind options
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Supreme levels of feel
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Looks amazing over the ball

Reasons to avoid

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Limited gains over SM8

The first thing to note about the SM9 is that it has kept the classic Vokey look seen in the SM8 wedge. With six grinds and 23 different loft and bounce options to choose from, the SM9 is a very versatile club that can be tailored to suit your swing. For that reason, if you're looking to pick up an SM9 sand wedge, we highly recommend attending a club fitting session to ascertain which is the best grind and bounce for you.

Titleist say that the most popular grind for hitting out of bunkers or fluffier lies is their F-grind, with a higher bounce rate between 10º-14º. When testing this club, we found this wedge offered great control over the ball flight and shallowed out the strike considerably. It is a very forgiving club and gave us a lot of confidence when it came to controlling the distance and ball flight.

Spin is also not an issue with this club and we averaged over 10,000 RPM with the 54º SM9, compared to around 8,700 with the 52º SM6 on testing. From bunkers with a lot of sand, we found the 54º was less likely to dig into the terrain and that allowed us to swing through with a more fluid stroke. We also found the 58º with 8º of bounce was great from bare lies and bunkers with slightly less sand. While the updates from the SM8 are not drastic, the SM9 is comprehensively one of the best wedges on the market right now. As such, it features on our best golf wedges (opens in new tab) and our most forgiving golf wedges guides (opens in new tab).

TaylorMade Hi-Toe 3 Wedge

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Specifications

Loft: 50° to 60°
Grind: 3 (Standard, Low, High)
Finishes: 1 (Aged copper)

Reasons to buy

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High level of spin control
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Incredible looks from every angle
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Ample versatility from the four-way cambered sole

Reasons to avoid

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Only one bounce option available in the low and mid lofts

This brilliantly balanced wedge offers excellent control around the greens for those who struggle with distance from the sand. The Hi-Toe 3 wedge from TaylorMade has a very low centre of gravity and a wide back that provides extra forgiveness and bounce on much shorter shots. This is the third generation of the Hi-Toe design and we found it performs brilliantly on the course. Aesthetically, this wedge looks incredible, with its aged copper finish giving a rustic, yet sophisticated look. 

Akin to many of the best wedges for chipping (opens in new tab), this club excels when it comes to adding spin to the golf ball. We think that is partly due to the micro-ribs added to the face of the club that give extra traction between the grooves, giving the face of the club additional friction. And you can really feel this work when you strike low, spinny chips onto the greens. 

In the sand wedge editions of this club, you'll also find the Hi-Toe comes with full-face grooves, that give extra forgiveness on off-center strikes. The only drawback we can think of is that it won't suit players who tend to get a steep in their downswing, but that being said, it is a great wedge for golfers of all abilities. Plus you also get a lot of high-bounce forgiveness, meaning it is fantastic for digging shots out of deep lying bunkers and heavy rough. It is also a fantastic lob wedge (opens in new tab) for any player looking for greater stopping power around the greens. 

Callaway Jaws Raw Wedge

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Specifications

Loft : 50º- 60º
Grind: 4 (Z; S; X; W)
Finnishes: 2 (Silver; Black)

Reasons to buy

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Incredible levels of spin
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Inspiring looks
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Easy to flight

Reasons to avoid

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Feel off the face quite firm
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Swing weight a little light

The latest addition to the Callaway Jaws wedge line-up is the new Raw wedge, designed by Roger Cleveland and supposedly boasts the most aggressive grooves in golf. We put that to the test at the Royal Troon golf club and were not disappointed. The wedge comes in two finishes; a classic chrome finish and a sleek black plasma color. Those look stunning against the four weights that we have become a staple of the Jaws wedge over the years. 

They also boast a classic profile with a straight leading edge and minimal offset, which gave us confidence over the ball. Performance-wise, we were seriously impressed with the level of spin on offer from the micro-milled grooves on the face of the Raw. On shorter chips, the level of control was exceptional and we were amazed at how well the club performed over a variety of different shots, from bump and runs to floated flop shots. 

That is helped by the introduction of the new Z Grind that skids across the turf rather than digs into it. That was particularly helpful when playing on firm ground and when escaping from bunkers that had minimal sand. But there were a few drawbacks with this club, the sounds being one of them, which at impact is very firm. But the level of customization that is on offer here makes this one of the most versatile wedges on the market, with 17 loft and bounce combinations available per finish. It's clear that Callaway have put a lot of thought into designing this club, which is without a doubt one of the best wedges (opens in new tab) on the market.

Ram Tour Grind Wedge

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Specifications

Loft : 50°- 60°
Grind : 3 (5,11,9)
Finishes: 2 (Black and Silver)

Reasons to buy

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Incredible levels of spin
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Pleasing turf interaction

Reasons to avoid

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Hard to flight on full shots

This is a fantastic wedge that we think certainly punches above its weight when it comes to the control, forgiveness and performance on offer. The Ram Tour Grind is a great club for any high-handicap player, looking to improve around the greens. It boasts an eye-catching look that comes in a black and a silver finish, and while it took a while to grow on us, we did eventually come to like the stamped numbers and writing on this club. 

The highlight of this wedge is the excellent level of spin it delivers around the greens. We were able to generate a ton of control from the precision milled grooves when chipping. And having tested a host of the best wedges this year, the Ram Tour Grind easily holds its own among other heavyweights in the same division. One thing to note is that on full shots it doesn't offer the same level of forgiveness and workability as its competitors, but at a fraction of the price, the Ram Tour Grind is not to be overlooked. It does feel a little firm off the face but offers bags of confidence in the level of control it offers. That combined makes it one of the best wedges for beginners (opens in new tab) and high handicap golfers (opens in new tab).

Ping Glide 4.0 WedgeEditors Choice 2022

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Specifications

Lofts: 46°-60°
Grinds: 4 (SS, WS, TS, Eye2)
Finishes: 1 (Chrome)

Reasons to buy

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High levels of spin
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Inviting address look
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Eye2 sole profile a game-changer out the sand

Reasons to avoid

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Feel off the face a little firm

Perhaps one of the best-looking wedges on the market, the Ping Glide 4.0 takes a more traditional teardrop shape that matches the brand's original iconic Eye2 profile. It also features the classic Ping Hydropearl 2.0 chrome finish, that reduces glare and adds a touch of style to the aesthetics. 

Ping describes this wedge as the ultimate bunker club and we thought that it was one of the best performing wedges out of the sand due to its forgiveness from tougher lies. Shots that we struck a little firmer and lower than expected still checked a lot faster than other wedges thanks to the club's new Emery face blast which adds more friction onto the clubface.   

With four sole options to choose from, we had the most success in the sand from the wide sole variation of the club. The interaction with the terrain and the 14º of bounce that the club gave made us feel more confident over the ball, particularly in softer conditions. The performance of this wedge was so good that it has been included in Golf Monthly's Editor's Choice Awards for 2022

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Specifications

Lofts: 48°-60°
Grinds: 4 (Standard, Low, High, TW)
Finishes: 2 (Chrome, Chrome/Black)

Reasons to buy

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Really soft feel
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Rusty look reduces sun glare

Reasons to avoid

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The rusty look won’t appeal to everyone

TaylorMade's Raw face technology means their Milled Grind 3 wedges have an un-plated surface material that rusts over time to generate consistently high spin speeds in wet conditions. Its patented Raw Face technology means this is one of the best chipping tools on the market and it has been adapted from its previous edition, to now include raised micro ribs between each of the grooves, to further enhance the friction between the ball and the clubface.

TaylorMade provides three different soles with this club that offer three different bounce options - low standard and high - for versatility with a more aggressive TW (Tiger Woods) grind available in the 56° club. One great feature for those who sometimes get a little nervous over their chips is the milled design of the sole. This helps the bottom edge of the club skid along the ground and provides great forgiveness, stopping you from hitting your shot fat or catching the turf before you hit your shot.

Cleveland CBX ZipCore wedgeEditors Choice 2022

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Specifications

Lofts: 44°-60°
Grinds: 3 - (V, S and C)
Finishes: 1 (Chrome)

Reasons to buy

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Excellent feel on all shots
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Lots of spin on offer
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Really forgiving

Reasons to avoid

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Sound is a bit clicky
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Not the best-looking from the back

The Cleveland CBX ZipCore wedge is a cavity-backed wedge that is visually a very nice golf club that comes with a black Catalyst Spinner graphite shaft, something that is rarely seen in a wedge.

On testing, it was relatively easy to hit and to flight and that is due to its low-density ZipCore that sits at the heart of the wedge and raises its MOI for greater forgiveness. That makes it a great sand wedge for those golfers who might get a little nervy over their chips and are prone to hitting a shot slightly fat. Plus, with its cavity-backed club head, you'll find this a much more forgiving wedge that will reduce the number of times you'll hit those costly chunks around the greens.

While we found the club to weigh a lot less than the Cleveland RTX because of its graphite shaft, the balance and fluidity the CBX gives on longer shots is excellent. And thanks to its sharp UltiZip grooves, the clubface provided plenty of spin, but did feel slightly clicky, giving the impression that the club is quite firm. Overall, it is a very impressive piece of kit that ticks boxes in all key performance areas. For that reason, we've also chosen to include this in the Golf Monthly Editor's Choice Awards for 2022 (opens in new tab).

Ping ChipR Wedge

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Specifications

Lofts: 1 (38.5º)
Grinds: 1 (cambered sole)
Finishes: 1 (silver)

Reasons to buy

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Great-looking club
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An absolute guaranteed stroke saver
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So easy to use

Reasons to avoid

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Limited versatility

The Ping ChipR Wedge is a great option for any player struggling with the chipping yips. We all know how infuriating duffing a textbook wedge shot can be when you've just hit the perfect drive up the middle of the fairway. Chipping isn't easy, but the Ping ChipR Wedge can really take some of the headaches away of chipping from 40-yards out. Ping has coined this club, a fully engineered chipping solution and combines elements of both your putter and your wedges to make a chipping solution. 

Interestingly though, it has the loft of a 9-iron but sits more vertically. That helps to play little bump and runs around the green and give you the feeling you can accurately place the ball next to the hole. It weighs the same as a lob wedge and can still give you the same level of grab as a lob wedge, with its MicroMax grooves being situated closer to each other than normal. That allows you to put more stopping power on the ball and control it from tighter lies. Chipping from the fringes with this club couldn't be easier and you'll find this club gives you a lot of consistency when playing onto the greens. 

Callaway Jaws MD5 wedge


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Specifications

Lofts: 46°-64°
Grinds: 5 (S, W, C, X, L-W)
Finishes: 3 (Platinum Chrome, Tour Grey, Custom)

Reasons to buy

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Wonderful feel off the face
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Plenty of loft and sole grind options

Reasons to avoid

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Some may prefer a straighter, longer leading edge for easier alignment

Callaway has been making some of the best wedges (opens in new tab) in the game for a while now. These MD5 wedges continue that trend and feature new Jaws grooves, designed with a 37º wall angle to make them sharper for maximum grip and spin from all types of lie. In addition, three raised micro-ridges between the grooves increase the number of contact points with the ball to 84, which creates additional spin off the clubface.

We were most impressed with the spin this wedge created on longer pitch shots and full shots. After switching between Callaway's different offerings of this club they all felt very smooth through impact, which is largely due to the clubhead's mild carbon steel and its muscle back design. If you're not comfortable with your current sand wedge, we recommend trying the high-bounce W-Grind which provides the most forgiveness.

Mizuno-T22-wedge-review


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Specifications

Lofts: 45°-62°
Grinds: 4 (X, C, S, D)
Finishes: 3 (Denim Copper, Satin Chrome, Raw)

Reasons to buy

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High level of spin control
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Wide range of finishes available

Reasons to avoid

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Raw finish scuffs up quickly

The T22 wedges feature a microlayer of copper beneath the nickel chrome, just like on the MP20 irons, to improve the feel at impact. They feature a slightly more compact, ‘modified teardrop,’ profile with an extensively bevelled top edge to make it appear thinner. The spin-weighted blade design, created by tapering the upper portion of the blade, helps create more consistent spin and a more penetrating trajectory.

Mizuno’s HydroFlow Micro Grooves deliver great wet weather performance as the club is laser etched to release moisture and reduce spin drop-off, while the Quad Cut milled, and loft specific, grooves are cut into Boron infused steel to offer a longer effective lifespan. Three finishes are available - Denim Copper, Satin Chrome and Raw. The Raw finish comes without the copper underlay, but it will rust over time for a look requested by many of the Mizuno tour players.

Ping Glide Forge Pro wedge


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Specifications

Lofts: 50°-62°
Grinds: 2 (S, T)
Finishes: 1 (Chrome)

Reasons to buy

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Consistent spin and flight
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Great aesthetics

Reasons to avoid

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Might not suit higher handicappers

The tour-inspired, high-spinning design is offered in two grind profiles and multiple loft options to fit players who rely on precision and control to shoot lower scores. The smaller heel-to-toe head, which is forged from 8620 carbon steel, creates a captured look at the address, giving players the confidence to manipulate the head to help execute any shot they are facing.

In combination with the precision-milled face and grooves, the new Emery face blast adds more texture to the hitting surface, creating higher friction and more interaction between the club and ball for more spin and a lower launch. The 50° and 52° lofts feature wheel-cut grooves with a 20° sidewall to optimise performance on full shots commonly associated with gap wedges.

Meanwhile, the 54° to 62° options are milled with a 28° sidewall and tighter radius to provide more spin and precision on the finesse shots around the green and from the sand. Two grind options in multiple lofts expand the offering to ensure a wedge choice is available for a wide range of golfers to match specific playing conditions and angle of attack.

Cleveland RTX ZipCore Wedge


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Specifications

Lofts: 46°-62°
Grinds: 3 (Low, Mid, Full)
Finishes: 3 (Tour Satin, Black Satin, Tour Raw)

Reasons to buy

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One of the best-looking models on the market
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Loft and grind options

Reasons to avoid

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Fewer sole grinds compared with the outgoing RTX-4

This wedge will catch the attention of low handicap players, with a beautiful muscle back design offering a soft feel. A unique core at the heart of this plays it part in creating a larger sweet spot that is aligned with the impact location.

We tested a couple of different options on the Foresight Sports GCQuad against other current wedges, and from a variety of distances, the RTX ZipCore proved to be one of the highest-spinning wedges on the market. Despite the high spin levels, we didn't suffer from balls ballooning through the air and distance control was very consistent, even on shots that were not struck from the sweet spot.

The RTX ZipCore is one of the most comprehensive wedge offerings right now and represents excellent value for money. Used by PGA Tour pros like Brooks Koepka, Matt Kuchar and Shane Lowry, this is a high-performance wedge and as such, features in our guides on the best lob wedges (opens in new tab) and best golf wedge for mid handicapper (opens in new tab) golfers.

PXG Sugar Daddy II wedge in two finishes

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Specifications

Lofts: 50°-62°
Grinds: 2 (C, BP)
Finishes: 2 (Chrome, Xtreme Dark)

Reasons to buy

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Sole shape makes it great for chipping
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Full-face grooves help massively on off-center strikes
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Great adjustability

Reasons to avoid

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High-toe design won't be to everyone's taste

The visuals of this wedge are striking thanks to a weight that's been added at the back of the head as well as the introduction of full-face grooves and a high-toe design. Believe it or not, all that was done after PXG received feedback from its tour staff. 

One of the first things we noticed was the balance on offer. It's incredible and makes hitting chip shots feel that much easier. In addition, there is a new bounce and grind option for 2022, meaning golfers have another option when it comes to getting a wedge that's right for their technique. For example, for us, that meant switching into the higher 13-degree bounce model.

Although the high-toe design wasn't to our liking aesthetically, it worked to make this one of the most forgiving wedges (opens in new tab) we've ever tested. When chipping, controlling the flight was simpler than usual, while the spin was comparable to anything on the market. It also comes in two finishes: Chrome and Xtreme dark, which is a really nice addition.

WIlson Staff Model Wedge


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Specifications

Lofts: 48°-60°
Grinds: 2 (Classic, Tour)
Finishes: 1 (Grey)

Reasons to buy

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Consistent flight through the loft range
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Super soft feel at impact

Reasons to avoid

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Not as many loft and bounce options compared to some brands

The Wilson Staff model wedge has been designed in collaboration with its Tour players to give golfers better feel and touch around the greens. This has been achieved with machine-engraved scorelines, which should help players who like to be aggressive with their chipping.

The higher density pattern on the face provides more consistent contact with the ball, to give you maximum spin and control on every shot. The scorelines also stretch right across the face to ensure consistent contact at impact. There's a lot to like about this wedge, including the RRP of just £109.

Cobra King Snakebite wedge

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Cobra King Snakebite Wedge

Specifications

Lofts: 48°-60°
Grinds: 3 (Versatile, Classic, Wide Low)
Finishes: 2 (Grey, One Length)

Reasons to buy

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Full face and conventional grooves available
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Three grinds on offer make these a great option to get custom fit for

Reasons to avoid

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Fairly similar to the MIM wedges

Regardless of what loft you like to chip with around the green most, there is a Cobra Snakebite wedge for that. Whilst it looks similar in profile to the brand's MIM wedges, the new Snakebite face makes this a great wedge for chipping.

On the 48-54° lofts, where you’d be using the club with a square or de-lofted face to approach the green, the grooves are a conventional length across the face but are narrower and deeper to optimise spin. On the 56°, 58° and 60° wedges, the grooves are full face and are wider and shallower than the lower lofts to create more spin on the wedges you’d be using with an open blade around the green.

There are three grind options and lofts from 48° down to 60° and – especially with the different groove patterns down the set – the Snakebite wedges are ideal to get custom fit for a full set that can all do a very specific job in the bag.

How we test

When it comes to the best wedges for chipping, we take the testing process very seriously. Whether we are sent a product or buy it ourselves, we put everything through its paces to ensure we can provide thorough and reliable advice. Every member of the Golf Monthly team is an avid golfer and as such, knows what does and doesn't make for a good wedge.

As far as our testing methodology goes, we review all wedges properly, which means we have used each one across multiple rounds and in practice to assess every aspect of performance in all conditions. For example, if a wedge claims to be the ultimate chipping club, we will test that theory from any and all lies possible. Specific to the best wedges for chipping, we have tested every club thoroughly to assess the level of spin, feel and turf interaction. We were also keen to find out how forgiving each model was and if there were any differences in flight or ball spin off the face of each club.

This comprehensive testing style is not just exclusive to wedges as we test with the same level of thoroughness across all gear categories. For more information on how Golf Monthly tests products, take a look at our methodology here (opens in new tab). Wedge testing is headed up by Golf Monthly Staff Writer Andrew Wright (opens in new tab) who is currently using a set of Titleist Vokey SM9 wedges.

What you need to consider when buying new wedges

1. Gapping

Measure your current wedge yardages and how often you are in between clubs to help decide if you need to carry an extra option especially for chipping. Golfers will typically have around three wedges in their bag which will include a lob wedge, sand wedge and a pitching wedge. Having good distances between each will ensure you're well covered out on the course for all types of approach and chip shots.

2. Bounce

Low-bounce wedges are more suited to hard fairways and tight lies, while high-bounce wedges are better for softer ground conditions and bunkers. The most bounce you will ever see on a wedge is about 18°, but it can be as low as 2°. The type of bounce you opt for should largely depend on things like your angle of attack, the firmness of the fairways you're playing on and the type of shots you like to hit around the greens.

3. Forgiveness 

Every golfer knows the pain of hitting an immaculate drive down the fairway, only to chunk your approach shot into the green. Wedges are perhaps one of the hardest clubs to use when it comes to consistently hitting sweet shots on different lies. But your wedges can be one of the best scoring clubs in your bag, if you can find one that you can consistently hit well on a variety of different lies. 

Particularly if you are a beginner or a high-handicapper, a more forgiving sand wedge can help you become much more clinical around the greens. When looking for more forgiving wedges, look out for clubs that have cavity-backed heads, wedges that have a center of gravity closer to the sole and wedges that have a higher MOI to improve the quality and consistency of shots your hitting. For more information on clubs that can help you hit consistently sweeter golf shots, visit our guide to the most forgiving wedges (opens in new tab).

4. Grooves

While grooves are now tightly regulated, it is still well worth keeping up to date with the latest designs, which use new milling processes and groove shapes to help move water and dirt away from the ball at impact to create extra spin and improve control. The tackiness of the club face can really play a difference when you're looking to drop the ball as close as you can to the hole, so for that reason, try to find a club that has a milled, or even micro-milled clubface that will latch on to the ball on impact and add more revolutions onto your golf shot. 

5. Testing

At Golf Monthly, we recommend players take the time to test a variety of different wedges at a club fitting. As they can come in a variety of lofts, grinds and bounce degrees, it is important to ascertain which type of wedges can help you perform the best depending on your swing and the type of terrain you're playing on. 

While this guide sets out some of the best golf wedges for chipping, you may also want to think about getting a couple of wedges that will assist you over longer approach shots too. For that reason, be sure to take a look at our guides on the best golf lob wedges (opens in new tab) and best golf pitching wedges (opens in new tab), which both set out some of the best golf clubs for those longer approach shots into the hole.

FAQ

What degree wedge is best for chipping?

For most golfers, a gap wedge or a sand wedge with loft of between 52° and 56° will produce the most consistent outcome when chipping. This is because you'll be able to play most short-game shots you're likely to come across out on the course. However, it's worth investing some time to find out which option suits you best.

Is a 52 degree wedge good for chipping?

We think any of the best gap wedges (opens in new tab) are great clubs for chipping. They offer great versatility in terms of shot selection and normally don't require too big a swing to hit the ball the right distance.

What is the easiest wedge to chip with?

Generally speaking, for a basic chip shot, it's slightly easier to use a gap wedge or a sand wedge (opens in new tab) instead of a lob wedge. That's because you don't have to swing as hard or as long, therefore increasing your margin for error. It also depends on the situation and your own technique. If you tend to get a bit steep, a wedge with a high degree of bounce will help and vice versa. 

Should you chip with a 60 degree wedge?

In certain situations, a 60-degree wedge is the ideal club to chip with. For example, say you have a bunker between yourself and the flag and need to get the ball up in the air quickly and land it softly, you want to use your most lofted club. For that, we have also put together a guide on the best lob wedges (opens in new tab) currently on the market.

Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last five years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He also loves to test golf apparel especially if it a piece that can be used just about anywhere!

As a result he has always been the one family and friends come to for buying advice and tips.

He is a graduate of Swansea University where he studied History and American Studies, and he has been a part of the Golf Monthly team since December 2017. He also previously worked for World Soccer and Rugby World magazines.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website. He also oversees all Tour player content as well. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five.