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DIY Groove Sharpening

Youngun5

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regionals are monday, we played a practice round yesterday and i found that this course sets up better for me when i carry 4 rather than 3 wedges. i'm going to drop my 3w to make room for another wedge.

i'm hoping to drop my two Dyna-Powers and go back to my Tom Watson 3 wedge set, only problem is that the grooves are a little worn and i was hoping to maybe touch them up if its doable without having to buy one of those groove sharpeners because it wouldn't arrive in time. i have a rather sizeable tool collection at my disposal, just was wondering if there's anything i can do.

i'm on a limb here, but any help or thoughts would be greatly appreciated

thanks.

-YG
 

SiberianDVM

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Since grooves are one of the things that the USGA regulates, and you are playing in a real tourney, I would suggest using a real tool designed for that purpose, or leaving them alone, or buying new wedges.

You would hate to be DQed for a groove violation, wouldn't you?
 

LyleG

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The DIY groove sharpeners are garbage. Buy new wedges, it really is the only option.
 

footballking732

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Sep 2, 2006
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The DIY groove sharpeners are garbage. Buy new wedges, it really is the only option.
dangit lyle... why did you have to break my hope??:laugh:

seriously though, i ordered one from a guy off golfwrx on the 2nd of may... it should be here in a week maybe... im hoping to sharpen up the grooves on all my wedges...

according to him, they dont deepen the grooves, but sharpen the edges of them, where the metal is bent around...

im hoping it works... but somehow i figure it might not... well there is always the chance i will be surprised!!:)
 

Dannykos

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i got one - and they do work, although, it can be a bit tricky to us effectively. Also, i don't think the resulting sharpened groove stays sharp as long...
 

footballking732

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i got one - and they do work, although, it can be a bit tricky to us effectively. Also, i don't think the resulting sharpened groove stays sharp as long...

whew... thats good to hear...

and i am very meticulous about my grooves, so i would probably sharpen them after every round...
 

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