Though he’s nearing 80 years outdated and has completed virtually every thing there’s to do in wedge design,Titleist grasp craftsman Bob Vokey continues to work on the “virtually every thing” with the identical ardour he’s displayed since first getting wedges within the fingers of Andy Bean on the 1997 St. Jude Basic. Generally which means making a full new line of Titleist Vokey wedges and different occasions it means arising with a modest tweak that he is aware of gamers will like.
It was the latter that led Vokey to create the SM7 Blue Slate wedges, which shall be out there via golf outlets and vokey.com beginning Jan. 31. As for why including such a seemingly easy extension to the road, Vokey mentioned merely, “A participant has to like their wedge after they look down at it.”
The end is utilized like a PVD end, however with a singular materials and extra time-consuming course of that produces a extra sturdy end with a deep blue shade.
“Fairly often wedge finishes might be lovely, however they received’t final,” Vokey mentioned. “On the identical time, probably the most sturdy finishes usually aren’t gorgeous. Slate Blue combines the 2. Not solely will golfers love their wedge after they see it within the store, the end will final via the course of regular play.”
As with all different Vokey SM7 wedges (Tour Chrome, Brushed Metal and Jet Black), the Slate Blue is accessible in all 23 loft, bounce, and grind choices in each right-hand and left-hand fashions. If that sounds a bit too overwhelming to sift via, the corporate gives help by way of its Wedge Selector instrument on Vokey.com.
The inventory providing includes a Nippon Modus3 125 shaft and customized BV Wings New Decade Multi Compound Black Grip. Most customized shafts and grips are included at no upcharge and extra customizations resembling character stamping can be found for a further payment above the $199 promoting value.