What is wedge grinding in golf?
While wedge grinding is typically a job for professionals, a casual golfer who’s handy with tools and has an older club laying around may wish to experiment with wedge grinding. Wedge grinding typically affects a club’s bounce. Wedges feature larger bounce plates on the club head’s sole than irons.
Should you grind the back edge of a golf club?
Grinding the back edge of the sole can make the club more versatile. By playing the ground club with the leading edge down, golfers can still take advantage of the wedge’s full bounce plate — for hitting bunker shots, for example.
Can you choose between different grinders on a club?
Club manufacturers are embracing the trend, allowing golfers to choose from any one of several different grind options. Picking one grind over another will allow golfers to play with clubs that are more appropriate for the type of course they play.
What is a grind in golf?
A type of alteration made to the sole of the club in order to fine tune the bounce of a club. Grinds are often associated with wedges since those are the clubs with the most bounce to work with.