What is a standard gap wedge distance?
There is no standard gap wedge distance. Every player hits their clubs different yardages. It is important to have the proper loft gapping in your wedge set to promote more full wedge shots. Vokey recommends 4-6° of loft between each wedge.
What is a gap wedge used for?
As set pitching wedges get stronger in loft, the gap wedge helps close the loft “gap” between your pitching wedge and sand wedge. A gap wedge can be used on full shots, pitch shots, bump and run shots, as well as long bunker shots.
What’s the best gap wedge for a high handicapper?
The best gap wedge loft depends on your pitching wedge loft and sand wedge loft. Vokey recommends 4-6° of loft between each wedge to encourage more full wedge shots. We recommend visiting your local wedge fitter to ensure you have the proper loft gapping in your wedge set.
What is a standard gap wedge loft?
There is no standard gap wedge loft. As set pitching wedges continue to get stronger in loft, the loft of the gap wedge also gets stronger. In general, a gap wedge ranges from 48°-52°.