Better golf more of the time The JK's World of Golf Blog
Knock it down. Knock it close.
The reason you now see so many Professionals hitting lower flighted, higher spinning wedge shots is that they've learned so much from launch monitor data. That data has blown away some myths.
We have learned that more spin is created by a higher spin loft (the gap between the dynamic loft and angle of attack) UP TO A POINT. Spin actually declines once you go beyond a certain spin loft.
You can learn this shot
The right set up, with the right angle of attack, and the hands in the right position at impact and you can be hitting lower, high-spinning wedge shots that land, bounce and reverse. You’ll find it easier to be more accurate. It’s time to learn a new skill.