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Bridgestone

Bridgestone Tour B XW-1

Our Review:

Despite offering just six lofts and one sole grind, this wedge family checks the important boxes of feel and spin. The forged carbon-steel construction and centered weight pad make center strikes feel sweeter. As for spin, sure, the grooves have been optimized to USGA limits, but what's improved from past Bridgestone designs are the flat areas between the grooves. Rather than milled with randomized swirls or etched-in lines, a distinct pattern of four mini-grooves adds extra friction.
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Specs: 6 options (50-60 degrees)
Price: $140
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Ratings
  • 4 1
    performance

    45%*

  • 3.5 1
    innovation

    30%*

  • 4 1
    Look / Sound / Feel

    20%*

  • 2 1
    demand

    5%*

* Percentage of total score

Player Comments
  • low
    The teardrop shape lets me hit every shot I wanted.
  • mid
    Easy to open it up for high shots, or close it for a runner.
  • high
    The way the heel meets the head makes it smooth through the sand.