October 6, 2014
The company calls it the longest lasting spin wedge in their history. One of their key professional staff says, in part, "I just love the look."
Those what part of the commentary from Sergio Garcia to Flagstick.com during the Pro-Am of the 2015 Northern Trust Open where the Spaniard was playing the TaylorMade Tour Preferred EF Wedges for the very first time. He would go on to nearly win the event, executing delicate shots with his 58 degree model all week long.
The company has now officially launched the wedges; they will be available at retail in Canada later this week.
EF stands for "electroformed" - a process used to create the nickel cobalt face on the wedges.
The thin face insert (.25 mm thick) is created by way of a process that begins with the ionization of nickel and cobalt in an electrolytic solution. The charged ions are then deposited directly onto a master plate containing the design of the grooved and microtextured surface, according to the company.
Using electroforming, TaylorMade says their engineers are able to yield consistent, ultra-precise groove geometry among the most detailed ever created in the golf industry. Nickel cobalt is…
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