Bunkered all your golfing needs

Cleveland CBX wedge review

Dsc 0065 01

Cleveland Golf launched its new CBX wedge in order to offer the vast majority of golfers a wedge that would suit their game.

According to Cleveland, 84% of amateur golfers play cavity back irons, but the vast majority of them use a tour-designed, blade like wedge. The CBX is a completely new and revolutionary design that the brand hopes will change how average golfers approach their short game.

Cbx Wedge 3

Modelled to complement the address profile and swing weight of the most popular cavity back irons, it has been built to be more forgiving and easier to hit than tour-designed wedges, while providing dramatically more spin and versatility than set-matching wedges.  

Read more -> New Cleveland CBX wedge unveiled

As someone who plays off four, it’s probably fair to say that the CBX isn’t specifically aimed at me. I like the classic looks and feel of traditional blade-style wedges. That said, I loved trying out the CBX.

Face

The feel off the face was superb and, thanks to the Rotex face that features milled Tour Zip grooves and laser milling across the face, I was getting plenty of grab on approach shots and shots around the green. It performed well out of bunkers and its Dual-V sole grind meant it glided through the turf with ease.

Watch -> Reviewed: Cleveland Launcher HB woods

However, what I found arguably most impressive was the versatility it still managed to provide. I like to open up the face and hit a lot of high flops around the green so I was a little concerned that the wider sole would stop me from doing this.

Sole

Thanks to the clever design of the Dual-V sole grind, the heel of the sole is considerably thinner than the toe section and so, when open, the fairly sizeable clubhead sits nicely, with the leading edge low to the ground.

Cleveland has a long and established reputation for making some of the best wedges in golf and with the CBX we have a great addition to their wedge hall of fame. It is a great option for mid to high handicappers and will, without a doubt, help your short game.

Available: Now
Price:
£109
More info:
clevelandgolf.co.uk
Twitter:
@ClevelandGolfEU

-

Golf News

European Tour 'unveils anti slow' play event
European Tour

By Michael McEwan

Eddie Pepperell outlines his 'manifesto' for golf
Eddie Pepperell

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Jamie Donaldson narrowly retains European Tour card
Jamie Donaldson

By Michael McEwan

Golf event descends into chaos after rules controversy
KLPGA Tour

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

4 European Tour stars who could lose their cards
European Tour

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Other Top Stories

Tiger Woods gets all clear from doctors for full golf activity
Tiger Woods

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Amateur makes two holes-in-one in incredible 59
Titleist

By Martin Inglis

The cast of Happy Gilmore: Where are they now?
Lists

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Pro brands spectator an 'idiot' after stealing his ball mid-round
Ryan Fox

By Martin Inglis

Woman raffling £1.7m Aberdeenshire mansion with golf course

By Bunkered Golf Magazine

Watch Denis Pugh Lessons See all videos right arrow

play button
How to control your distances
Watch
play button
Keeping your clubface square
Watch
play button
Work on your body rotation
Watch
play button
Keep the arms connected to the body
Watch
See all videos right arrow

Join our community
subscribe to our newsletters below