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Cleveland CBX Full-Face 2 wedges provide control and tolerance

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Cleveland CBX Full Face Wedge 2.

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Cleveland’s CBX Full-Face 2 wedges come with True Temper’s 115 Dynamic Spin Round and Project X’s Catalyst Spinner graphite (80 grams). The pegs are priced at $169.99 and will be available in retail stores starting February 3rd.

It was just a week before Cleveland released an issue RTX6 ZipCore wedges For golfers looking to achieve maximum control and accuracy on the short games – all in a traditional wedge shape.

If you’re a golfer who wants a little more assist and an inspiring look at the title, look no further than Cleveland’s all-sports CBX Full-Face 2. RTX6 technology Built into a larger, more forgiving package.

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Cleveland CBX FullFAce2 wedges are packed with technology

Ryan Barath

The new CBX Full-Face 2 wedge allows golfers the freedom to be creative around greens and in tight yards, with the perfect amount of spin control. With the largest face on a CBX wedge ever, you’ll be able to hit the ball anywhere on your face with more tolerance, while It has controlled stopping power in any conditions.”
Dustin Brake, Director of Engineering – Cleveland Golf

Technique

Although size is more of a design advantage than technology, the Full-Face 2 offers up to 13 percent more contact area than the previous CBX Full-Face. More important is what the engineers at Cleveland do with this extra bulk by packing it with the same spin-enhancing technologies Like RTX6 Including HydraZip facial treatment, UltiZip groove pattern, and ZipCore to improve block properties.

Let’s start with these collective characteristics. With its wider sole design and deeper groove, the Full-Face2 delivers a significant MOI improvement overall up, down and across the face for improved overall consistency. The deep cavity is filled with GelBack cushioning to reduce vibration and enhance sensation.

An inside look at the improved ZipCore

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To put some actual numbers behind the design, the Full-Face 2 has a 7% higher MOI to the toe and a 13% higher MOI up and down the face, the end result is a 43% tighter scattering pattern compared to previous RTX ZipCore wedges when hit. Seven different locations around the face according to the Cleveland test.

The CBX Full-Face 2 also comes with UltiZip grooves which provide a sharp radius groove created by Cleveland to impart more spin.

What about wet conditions?

This is where Cleveland’s HydraZip comes in. HydraZip uses a dynamic face blasting process and laser-etched lines to maximize traction in wet and dry conditions. The dynamic part of face blasting is that loft assemblies are finished slightly differently (50-52°, 54-60°) because lower lofts require lower surface roughness to achieve the same consistent turning performance in wet and dry conditions compared to higher lofts .

Close-up of the 52-degree wedge face of the CBX Full Face 2

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Close-up of a 60-degree wedge face CBX Full Face 2

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Precise laser milling lines on the faces of the Full-Face 2 wedges are progressively angled on top wedge base and these wedges are struck to create as much friction as possible at impact.

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CBX Full-Face 2 mills have been redesigned for greater tolerance thanks to an adjustment to the overall geometry. The 50- and 52-degrees have more bounce to help prevent digging better on full swing shots while the 54- and 60-degree lofts have more bounce in the middle of the sole but more relief along the back edge and heel for more versatility when opening the face.

The CBX Full-Face 2 upper wedges provide a C-sole for versatility

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Each line loft has a new leading edge to keep the leading edge off the turf when hitting square-faced shots and two-handed shots in a more forward cutting position around the green.

Full options

Loft and sole options in FullFace2

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Ryan Barath

Golf.com editor

Ryan Barath is Editor of GOLF Magazine and Senior Equipment Editor at GOLF.com. He has an extensive background in club installation and construction with over 20 years of experience working with golfers of all skill levels, including PGA Tour players. Prior to joining the staff, he was the Principal Content Analyst for Tour Experience Golf, in Toronto, Canada.

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