Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP Wedge Review: ClubTest 2016

Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP Wedge Review: ClubTest 2016

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Wilson Staff FG Tour PMP Wedge
Courtesy of Wilson Staff

WILSON STAFF FG TOUR PMP

 

PRICE: $100 (chrome); $120 (blue finish)
WE TESTED: “Traditional” grind: 52°/8°, 56°/14°, 60°/8°; “Tour” grind: 56°/11°, 60°/9°; “Wide” grind: 55°/12°, 59°/10°. All with KBS Hi-Rev 2.0 steel shafts
KEY TECHNOLOGIES: Eleven laser-etched lines between each groove increase spin on partial swings.

PROS

LOOK: Wilson got this one right — nothing funny or gimmicky, and the etched face has fangs; clean, tailored head exudes old-school cool; the finish looks good from every angle.
FEEL: A few clicks firmer than the finest wedges tested; exact, honest feedback — draws a map to your misses and helps you improve on them; nice, hefty head powers through the turf.
DISTANCE CONTROL: Excels in close — easy to find your yardage on three-quarter swings down to controlled little pitch shots; finds a balance between scrubbing spin for full shots and revving it up greenside.
PLAYABILITY: A bunker buster — an absolute stud out of the sand; a short-side specialist with lots of spin that can bring you back from the dead; the gentle “C”-shaped sole allows you to get under the ball, even in tight lies.

CONS

To some testers, the FG Tour PMP isn’t much to look at — too straightforward and solemn; other guys find that it becomes less effective the farther you get from the pin; the meaty Wide sole might not agree with everyone.

BOTTOM LINE: The FG Tour PMP can be easy to overlook, but our testers agree: It’s a well-rounded wedge with a certain flair for the dramatic around the greens.

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