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RAW Face Technology has evolved with the addition of Raised Micro-Ribs for added greenside performance on partial shots
TaylorMade Golf Company, an industry leader in innovation and technology, introduces the all-new Milled Grind 3 (MG3) wedges, building on the Tour-proven performance of RAW Face Technology.
Many of the game’s best players prefer RAW wedges for a critical reason. The unplated surface material will rust over time to preserve consistent spin while also delivering better performance in wet conditions. The all-new Raised Micro-Ribs further enhance those benefits and deliver added precision around the greens – especially on partial shots.
Raised Micro-Ribs (0.02mm tall and .25mm wide) span the entire face and sit between the traditional grooves. They create an abrasive and textured surface area that improves the interaction between clubface and ball on finesse shots.
Additional changes to the face (compared to MG2) include a scratch finish on the toe area to reduce glare at address.
TaylorMade’s Milled Grind Sole process produces wedges of exacting specifications time after time. Each leading edge and sole grind are individually CNC milled for accuracy and consistency from club to club. Player-inspired alterations to the sole and bounce offerings for MG3 wedges include:
In examining every component of wedge design during the development of MG3, engineers made a special effort to improve sound and launch. While seemingly unrelated, improvements to both were achieved by altering the Thick-Thin Design of MG3. Precision mass placement optimised CG location to encourage lower launch with increased spin (i.e., the higher the loft, the higher the CG) while simultaneously delivering better sound and feel responses during player testing.
The addition of progressive hosel lengths completes the comprehensive MG3 design. Pairing different hosel lengths with different lofts allows for optimal CG location and promotes a seamless transition from iron sets into wedges.
Milled Grind 3 wedges are available in two premium finishes, Satin RAW Chrome and Satin RAW Black. Loft options in Standard Bounce include 46°, 50°, 52°, 54°, 56°, 58° and 60°. Low Bounce loft options: 56°, 58° and 60°. High Bounce options: 52°, 54°, 56°, 58° and 60°. The TW Grind is only available in custom offerings with lofts of 56° or 60°.
They come equipped with True Temper Tour Issue S200 shafts and Lamkin Crossline 360 grips. Milled Grind 3 wedges will be available at retail Friday, September 3, at an RRP of £149/€189/1,699SEK/1,699NOK/1,299DKK/209CHF. TW Grind available January 2022, at an RRP of £169/€209/1,899 SEK/1,899 NOK/1,399 DKK/229 CHF.