The Loft. The approach wedge "A" is lofted between the pitching wedge "P" and the sand wedge "S"
what is the loft of a standard pitching wedge
A pitching wedge has between 46 and 48 degrees of loft.
The main difference is loft a pitching wedge has about 46-48 degrees of loft and a sandwedge has about 54-56 degrees of loft. The pitching wedge therefore can be hit farther.
A gap wedge (or approach wedge) is used to hit shots with a higher and shorter trajectory than a pitching wedge and lower and longer trajectory than a sand wedge.
A 56 degree is a sand wedge.
A pitching wedge is usually 46 or 48 degrees, and sandwedge is usually either 54 or 56 degrees.
Sand Wedge, Pitching Wedge and a Gap Wedge
Approach Wedge. Its between a pitching wedge and sand wedge.
That would be a gap wedge. Between a pitching wedge and a sand wedge.
A wedge refers to a pitching wedge, which is usually 46-48 degrees, depending on manufacturer. It depends on which wedge you are talking about. The most common wedges carried today are a pitching wedge, sand wedge and lob wedge. You may also hear reference to a Gap wedge as well. Generally, a pitching wedge is 52, sand is 56 and lob is 60. Lob wedges can up to 64 as well and pitching can sometimes be less than 52 as the other person above said.