Square Strike Wedge Review – Wedges of 2021


Square Strike Wedge

Are you worried about the chip shots or the chunks/ fat shots? All the lectures by YouTube golfers and the written material have been unsuccessful in helping you come off the fear of such a shot.

Do you think that you are done with it? You believe that further consultations will be no more than repeating the same advice that has led to no avail!

If these questions sound familiar, it’s time that you look at the machine that you are putting your trust in. Yes, you are right, the Wedge!

 

The quality, loft, and construction of Wedge are phenomenal in determining the quality of your shots.

The chipping should be the most straightforward shots since they require the shorter clubs in your golf bag and are played just near the hole. But alas (with a sigh), the chipping shots become a nightmare for even the avid golfers. But do not worry, here comes the Square Strike Wedge for your rescue, which can be considered an anti-chipping golf club.

Be realistic, and remember the use of technology makes or breaks a player, especially in the sports of strong nerves such as golf.

The engineers and designers at Autopilot golf have addressed this problem of thousands of golf players by synergizing their experience with the technology and creating Square Strike Wedge, precisely the Wedge that will solve your chip chunks fat shots.

The Square Strike Wedge is the solution to the golfers’ problems, which occur around the green, and requires zero use of full swing of the golf club.

The golfers sometimes have the double bogey or even the worse, just because of the low quality of shots played around the green. The Square Strike Wedge is a combination of a wedge and a putter, and therefore falls somewhere between them both. It means that it has got the qualities of both.

In the following Square Strike Wedge review, you will get to know about it in great detail. Let’s hit it!

Features

Specifications


Construction

Anti-Chunk Sole

The Square Strike Wedge is engineered with an anti-chunk sole. The sole is curated with a minute curve from back to front and heel to toe.

The curve of the sole allows the silky-smooth movement of the Square Strike Wedge along the turf. The clubhead will keep right on moving if you hit behind the ball.

Its movement ensures crisp and clean contact providing minimal chances of fat shots or chunks that are a must from other wedges.

Guess what? The anti-chunk sole has a series of shallow grooves. The shallow grooves reduce friction when a shot is played in sticky or matted grass.

Anti-rotation weighting

The designers and engineers at Autopilot Golf have moved the weight from the heel area to the toe area. The movement of the weight prevented the excess clubhead from opening and closing, going back and through.

Further, the blade of the Square Strike Wedge is engineered to stay squares to the target line, making the wrist hinge , and right timing are unnecessary to hit a solid shot from the Square Strike Wedge.

Weighted Clubhead

The Square Strike Wedge comes with 330 grams clubhead. Also, the putting stroke can be easily played with the help of the weighted club head of the Square Strike Wedge.

Using the weighted clubhead, the engineers and designers at Autopilot golf have achieved ideal swing, straight shot, less rotation, and minimal wrist action in the easy to swing square strike wedge that works very well within and around the green.

Precisely Centered Center of Gravity (CoG) and High Moment of Inertia (MOI)

The engineers and designers achieved two significant successes while moving the mass/weight to the toe of a Square Strike Wedge. They were able to locate CoG precisely in the center of the clubface marked by a vertical line.

Further, they could also have a higher MOI than a typical wedge, giving the Square Strike Wedge an extra advantage. Its unique centrality of CoG and higher MOI led to achieving impossible efficiency levels of accuracy on the right contact.

A higher level of forgiveness could also be achieved with these achievements, even on miss-hits and off-center shots.

Shape and Looks

The Square Strike Wedge has a massive sole. It helps prevent fat shots (chunks). It also helps in managing the imperfect ball strike and difficult lies. Above all, to curb digging, the leading edge is angled.

Further, the Wedge’s shape is enhanced as the club’s weight is moved to the toe, promoting the pendulum motion without much effort.

It is designed with colors appealing to both women and men golfers when it comes to looks. It comes in striking green and black colored versions in a stainless-steel shaft.

The use of the stainless-steel material has not only made it aesthetically appealing, but it is more durable and rust-resistant.

Grip

The Square Strike Wedge has a grip that is one (01) inch longer than the standard grips available in the market. The more extended grip allows the golfer to hold the Wedge comfortably for accurate shots.

Thick or Thin

Overall, the Square Strike Wedge is relatively thinner than your other golf clubs in the golf bag. The Wedge’s thinner overall mass makes it a strong candidate for easy swings and carrying it without worrying about fatigue for the senior golf players.

Specially Designed for?

The Square Strike Wedge is specially designed for golfers who have found it challenging to use wedges, either because of anxiety or fear of missing the hole. Such players are used to having chunks (fat shots) and skulls, leading them to double bogeys with any other wedge.

However, with the Square Strike Wedge, which requires putting motion, it is a lot easier for golfers to play their best shots with ease and without fear and anxiety.

As far as the gender category is concerned, the Square Strike Wedge is designed for both men and women. Its shaft length is 35 inches long, making it a putter like a machine-usable for women golfers.

Legal Status

Like many other golf clubs, the Square Strike Wedge falls very well within limits defined by the United States Golf Agency (USGA). Therefore, you can use the Square Strike Wedge to play at the tournaments. In short, it’s legal for tournament play.

Performance

Pitch and Chip shots Made Easy with Square Strike Wedge

The technology incorporated in the Square Strike Wedge has made it the golfers’ foremost choice with varying degrees of experience.

The pitch and the chip shots have never been easy before Square Strike Wedge. Not only the pitch shot and chip shot is made easy, but the Square Strike Wedge also makes sure of the accuracy of both.

The traditional wedges require that the golfers open their stance and blade and make the rotational swing. But with the Square Strike Wedge, the golfer has to set up the shot directly at the target and then take a pendulum-like swing shot (just like a putter) and enjoy watching the golf ball roll right straight to the hole.

It works the best for the pitch and chip shots, unlike other golf clubs. Further, the Square Strike Wedge produces low shots.

The low shots produce more roll than what could be achieved with a pitching wedge. Therefore, it can help golfers look to replace pitching Wedge from the golf bag.

Square Strike Wedge or 7-iron for Chipping

The golf players may have found similarities in the Square Strike Wedge and a 7-iron to chipping. It is mainly because of the misconception that prevails among the golfers that the Square Strike Wedge and the 7 or 8 iron have a similar loft.

However, it is not the case. The 45 degrees loft of the Square Strike Wedge is about 12 to 15 degrees more than a 7-iron. It allows the golfer to play a wide variety of shots, including the low runners.

The Autopilot engineers were able to leverage the heavier club head, extra-wide sole, beveled leading edge, and extra weight on the toe along with the 12 to 15 degrees higher loft to get the Wedge that remains square to the target longer.

Further, it naturally sweeps the grass on the shot, in which a usual golfer gets digging with a typical wedge. Simply put, the Square Strike Wedge is a more effective and efficiently chipping club than a 7-iron or any other traditional iron.

Which Loft to Use?

Remember, the 45 degrees loft in the Square Strike Wedge is the featured loft. It works best for the shots that must bump and roll to the pin within a radius of 50 yards and less.

The 45 degrees loft can easily replace the Wedge that you use for chipping and pitching.

On the other hand, the shots you want to carry a bunker, the 55 degrees, and 60 degrees loft are the best. The 55 degrees and 60 degrees loft can quickly work for your sand wedge and lob Wedge.

Lie

With the Square Strike Wedge, a golfer can set up closer to the golf ball with a 68-degree lie angle. It is similar to most standard putters.

However, it is 6 degrees more upright than most of the traditional wedges. The lie, therefore, makes it more difficult for the Square Strike Wedge to achieve full swing.

Pros

  • Buttery weight for consistent swings.
  • Durable.
  • Beveled leading edge.
  • Wider sole.
  • Chipping improvement wedge.
  • High level of forgiveness.
  • Excellent chip and run shots.
  • Very helpful in shorter shots by reducing the guesswork.
  • Does not rely on hand wrist action for performance.

 

Cons

  • A golfer needs some time to get used to it.
  • Higher price tag.
  • It is not ideal for full shots.

 

Square Strike Wedge at a Glance

  1. The Square Strike Wedge is ideal in the short game.
  2. It has an upright lie angle.
  3. Legal for tournament play.
  4. It is almost impossible to hit fat with Square Strike Wedge.
  5. The Square Strike Wedge is a great club to use around the greens.
  6. The weighted clubhead ensures putting stroke.
  7. It is available in a variety of lies.
  8. The Square Strike Wedge is a Chipping and Pitching machine.
  9. Ideal for bump and run shots.
  10. It offers high forgiveness.
  11. It is available for both men and women golfers.
  12. It is available in both green and black colors.
  13. It ensures a reduction in fat and thin shots.

 

Final Verdict

The Square Strike Wedge does take some time getting used to, but it’s the machine that is going to help you around the green (within 40 yards) by making an incredible difference.

All you need to do is figure out the golf hole’s distance and hit the ball using the Square Strike Wedge. Its weight location in the clubhead ensures the golf ball roll into the golf hole without hassle.

The beginners, recreational players, and high handicappers can take tremendous benefit by using the Square Strike Wedge as a pitching Wedge for the critical shots around the green. It is likely to prove itself to be one of the most favorites clubs among all of your clubs.

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Scott Ferguson

Scott is a professional golfer with over a decade experience. He is best known for his expertise in choosing the right equipment to play with. He is now a full-time Golf instructor for adults as well as kids. Apart from reviewing and editing guides on Iovergolf, he also regularly take part in golf events throughout the country and share the wisdom of playing Golf.