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Do you need help around the greens when chipping? If the answer is ‘yes,’ then check out the Callaway CB wedges.

Wedges come in all different shapes, sizes, grinds and finishes and it can leave you wondering which one is for you. I can confidently say that if you’re looking for a little extra help around the greens, you should be trying these out.

Forgiveness is something you don’t see too much of in wedges but when it’s combined with the Callaway JAWS grooves, there is a lot to like about these new CB (which stands for Cavity Back) wedges. 

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The one thing that stands out with these wedges is the head shape. This is a slightly larger profile at address, but it does look very user friendly, especially with the full face of grooves stretching the whole way across the face in the 54°-60° wedges.

The face has also been blasted to add roughness so you get even more spin and control with Callaway’s sharp RAW grooves. Callaway say these wedges are their most aggressive to date and that certainly shows on the course.

The sound and feel you get from the face of the CB wedges is superb. It has great acoustics even on off-centre strikes, and you can really feel the grooves biting into the back of the ball.

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The dampened sound and great feel comes from Callaway’s Urethane Microspheres which sit behind the club face which help deliver a premium feel and sound.


One thing I really did like was the high levels of bounce on these wedges, making them really easy to use around the greens.

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Getting the ball in the air with these wedges is incredibly easy.

The skid plate on the bottom means that getting under the ball, while not digging into the turf, happens almost automatically.

Even if you’re a better player, if making good contact around the greens is something you struggle with, I’d recommend you give these a shot. Callaway’s design team have given these wedges a pre-worn leading edge, to make it less sharp, and thus allowing you to glide under the ball if you have a steeper attack angle.  

These wedges are so easy to play with no matter what lie you have. Essentially what you have is a cavity back wedge design which is going to give you the confidence around the green delivering forgiveness, control and feel.

For me, I’m usually a confident chipper, but these just gave me extra belief around the greens. That can only be a good thing.

If you aren’t the most confident chipping give these a try. They are so easy to use.


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James Tait is bunkered’s Gear Editor. Want to know how the latest Callaway driver, Vokey wedge or Scotty Cameron putter performs? He’s the guy to ask. Better yet, just watch his videos on the bunkered YouTube channel. One of the biggest hitters in the UK, James also competes on the World Long Drive circuit and is a descendent of former Amateur champion Freddie Tait.

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