Free video below reveals how the all-new C3i Wedge is specifically designed for amateur and recreational golfers to deliver an ultra-forgiving, “never-fear-the-sand-again” experience. No digging. No blading. Conforms to the rules of golf.
It’s a time-honored 19th hole ritual. First you tally the scores and settle your bets.
You trade a few barbs, offer a grudging (but sincere) toast to the winner. Then you get down to the nitty-gritty:
Figuring out how many strokes you wasted.
Let’s see… There was a tee ball in the water. That hurt.
The 8-footer you left hanging on the lip stung, too.
But where things really went wrong, well, that’s painfully obvious:
I know you did. Most amateurs do.
I’ll tell you why in just a minute – and the reason will surprise you.
I was blessed to win four tournaments, finish second in three majors and compile a 6-2-1 record competing on three U.S. Ryder Cup teams. I was also the second player to shoot 59 in a PGA Tour event (the 1991 Las Vegas Classic).
I’m not here to tout my achievements, though. I’m here to show you a new way – the best way – to cure those wasted stroke blues.
So keep reading – you’re about to discover how to instantly improve your short game and cut 5 or more shots from your score… perhaps as soon as your very next round...
… without tons of practice.
You’ll not only get the ball onto the green, you’ll get it close to the hole…
… From any lie in the rough or sand…
… Leading to less frustration…
… And fewer strokes.You’ll finally escape bunkers in one shot, consistently. Conquer tight lies and thick rough with ease.
You’ll even hit high, soft flop shots almost automatically. And you’ll no longer sing the amateur golfer’s lament…
“If I only played better around the greens, I’d shoot a lot lower scores…”
It’s a familiar refrain. Players of all handicaps – from low single-digits on up – give away strokes within 50 yards of the flag. Lots and lots of strokes.
Care to guess why your short game gives you so much trouble?
“Because I don’t have enough time to practice,” you may be thinking.
Yep, that’s one reason.
“Because on sand shots and pitches, I have to set up and swing differently than I do for normal shots. It’s tricky.”
That’s another one.
“Because my swing is too steep, causing fat shots and inconsistency.”
Man, I am impressed. You definitely know your game.
But you’re missing the common thread tying all these problems together.
Traditional wedges, like the ones in your bag, require tons of practice to master. They force you to open your stance and clubface to play basic shots.
They feature narrow soles that dig sharply into the turf, and offer very little forgiveness on miss-hits. On the plus side, they look great in your bag. They sound and feel amazing, too.
When you happen to hit them perfectly flush, that is. Want to know why that’s so hard? Simple:
Traditional wedges are designed for pros.
And for all the innovations you’ve seen in drivers, irons, hybrids and putters…
I have no idea why, but the big equipment makers have neglected this crucial scoring club since Gene Sarazen invented the modern version… in 1931.
That means 21st-century golfers are stuck with wedges that, to paraphrase Winston Churchill, are ill-designed for the purpose.
From leading edge to trailing edge, the sole on a typical sand wedge measures about 1 inch.
Sounds like plenty, doesn’t it?
It is – if you’re a pro. In that case, your approach angle to the ball is shallow enough not to dig into the sand or turf. Assuming you’re an amateur, your swing is probably much steeper – and the narrow sole does you no favors. When your wedge hits the sand on a sharp angle, it digs straight in with little to no resistance. The same thing happens when you catch the turf behind the ball.
The results: bunker shots left in the sand, chips and pitches chunked short of the green.
In other words, wasted strokes.
Most sand wedges feature 56° of loft, give or take a degree. That’s fine, as long as you’ve got little or no lip to clear and plenty of green to work with. But we all know that’s the exception, not the rule. Usually, you’ve got to get the ball up and over a lip at least 2 feet high – sometimes a lot more – and stop it quickly to have any chance at a one-putt.
With a 56° wedge, that means opening the clubface to increase the loft. You’ve also got to open your stance and swing across the target line to further boost the effective loft and keep the ball from veering way right. Whew. Talk about tough.
It’s even harder to hit a lob or flop shot with a traditional sand wedge, because opening the face does three things – all bad:
True, there are a few alternatives to conventional models. But they look odd at setup, they’re not very versatile and they feel clunky on contact.
So where does that leave you?
In that no-man’s-land we call “wedge limbo.”
Waiting and hoping for someone, somewhere, to devise a wedge that makes the short game easier for amateur golfers…
… Yet still offers playability and pure feel.
Well, I’ve got some exciting news:
You heard it here first. Finally – FINALLY! – there’s a wedge that fills the void.
That’s just the starter list – there’s a lot more to come in a moment.
But first, let’s explore point No. 3:
I know, it may not sound like a revolutionary concept. That’s the basic point of the game, right? Indeed, it is. Which is one reason traditional wedges fail the average golfer.
Remember those defects I spelled out above? And how with a traditional wedge, you have to alter your stance, setup and swing to play most shots?
It’s got plenty of loft (65°) to handle any bunker or flop shot without the need to open your stance or the clubface. And with 7° of bounce, it’s perfect for practically any kind of sand – from firm to fluffy.
All you do is set up square and swing.
If you think that’s good, well, I’m just getting started. On we go.
Denny Galvin (12 handicap)
Jim Richardsons (17 handicap)
AutoGlide Xtreme Sole – 2” wide (vs. traditional 1” sole)
Literally glides across turf and through sand, all but eliminating fat chips and flubbed bunker shots
Hosel/heel section shaped to minimize material collecting in “pocket”
Wedge cuts cleanly through sand or turf, whether clubface is square or open, for maximum backspin and accuracy
Extra curvature and beveling across leading edge
Smoother interaction with turf means less snagging and digging, providing consistently clean contact3
Heel portion of sole shaved down for more “relief”
Allows opening of clubface without adding bounce and raising leading edge off ground
Bounce (12°) placed closer to trailing edge
Club is highly effective from firm lies, less prone to blading
More camber from front to back of sole
C3i slides smoothly over turf and into sand
COG located up and back within the clubhead
Extra backspin from all types of lies, no matter where the ball strikes the clubface
COG positioned to increase clubhead stability
Deadly accuracy, even on off-center hits
Vibration-reducing polymer insert in cavity
Softer feel, more pleasing sound and superior feedback
Clubhead shaped in classic “teardrop” style
Inspires comfort and confidence when setting up to shots
Glare-reducing black finish
No blinding reflections when the sun is overhead
Hitting area sandblasted for contrast
Frames ball at setup to enhance focus
Bottom groove painted white
Easy to line up directly at target
Markings etched in bright red
Club boasts a distinctive, attractive appearance
The C3i is one cool wedge, don’t you think? Of course, looks are not this club’s defining quality. That may just be its unprecedented versatility.
Unlike any other wedge you can name, the C3i gives middle to high handicappers the help they need while providing single-digits the shotmaking capabilities they demand.
I’m not just saying that because it sounds good.
Before putting the C3i on the market, we wanted to find out exactly how it performed for everyday golfers.
Here’s how it went down:
We gathered two groups of players at separate Arizona locations: one at beautiful Wickenburg Ranch Golf and Social Club, another at the splendid Verrado GC near Phoenix. The golfers were asked to play specific shots – from deep bunkers, skinny lies, divots and everything in between – with their own wedges, then with the C3i.
And if the C3i didn’t consistently win these head-to-head battles?
It was back to the drawing board… or onto the scrap heap.
Hey, no pressure!
Just to clarify: None of the test golfers had ever hit, held or even laid eyes on the C3i Wedge. They were chosen at random, and neither I nor the crew members had ever seen them play. We had no idea what to expect.
Actually, that’s only half true.
We had an inkling that with the C3i, they’d escape the sand more easily, regularly pitch within 1-putt range from 40 yards out, and handle the daunting flop shot better than their handicaps suggested. But with so many variables, anything can happen.
Bob Stuart, a 7 handicap, drew a particularly tough assignment:
A pitch shot off a thin lie, with the entire green running downhill away from him.
As you’d expect of a skilled player, Bob did pretty well with his own wedge, making good contact and landing all four shots on the green.
The only problem? They all rolled off. Not enough height. Not enough spin. Then I handed Bob the C3i and a handful of balls.
It only took one shot to see the difference.
Bob’s very first attempt with the C3i plopped down softly, checked up and rolled toward the pin. It came to rest 6 inches away.
“That was amazing,” Bob beamed.
It wasn’t a fluke, either. All seven of Bob’s shots with the C3i finished on the green – several within 10 feet. Needless to say, the C3i made a powerful impression.
“All you need to do is set up square and hit it. It’s that easy.”
The Test: 40-yard pitch from good lies and divots
“The C3i did exactly what I was hoping for it to do. I was able to eliminate the thought of hitting it thick, eliminate the thought of hitting it thin and running it way past the green where I have to bear another nightmare chip coming back.”
“The C3i gave me confidence just to walk up, line it up and hit the ball. It gave me 100% confidence.”
-Mark Markham (8 handicap)
“It makes you feel almost like a pro.”
The Test: Flop shot across a bunker to a green sloping away
“This C3i is great for your short game, for your flop shots, and it's just the confidence and the consistency that you get from hitting it. And all you’ve got to do is hit it a few times, and it just keeps getting better.”
“I'm pretty much of a skeptic when it comes to technology, so I'm convinced that this is well worth it.”
-Mac Engh (17 handicap)
“I believe that this club potentially can take five or six strokes off my game”
The Test: Bunker shot with little green to work with and the green sloping away
“I sincerely believe that this club is the real deal. I simply got into the trap after hitting my own wedge, hit (the C3i) four or five times and never left it in the bunker. And it just got progressively better.”
“When I look at it from the front, it just looks like a traditional golf club. I just felt very comfortable with it. I've never hit any club – from a putter to a driver – that I could see the immediate differences in as I did in this club.”
-Bob Shaw (12 handicap)
“Literally effortless. It just glides through the sand and the ball pops out.”
The Test: Bunker shot with the green sloping away
“With a regular wedge, maybe 30 percent I might leave in a bunker. With this (C3i), you could actually start thinking about getting close, because you have the confidence that it’s going to come out. Now you can start really working on just getting your distance down.”
“I hit maybe a dozen shots (with the C3i) and what struck me was that not one of them stayed in the bunker – they all came out. All on the green and I was putting. That's what I want.”
-Jim Richardsons (17 handicap)
“The C3i makes me feel more confident in the bunker.”
The Test: Long bunker shot with green sloping away
“My first three shots with the C3i, as I came through the ball, I knew I had hit the ball too hard. But when I looked up to see the ball land, how it stuck near the flag, I was amazed that the club put that much backspin on the ball.”
“With the C3i, after hitting those three shots, I knew right then that I was gonna be able to shave four to five strokes off my game.”
-James Chestnut (12 handicap)
“It goes right toward the pin every time.”
The Test: Long bunker shot with green sloping away
“I struggle a lot coming out of the bunkers. That’s probably the weakest part of my game. I’m just totally inconsistent with my traditional wedge.
“With the C3i Wedge, when I set it down it made me feel very comfortable because I could square up to the target right away. I didn’t have to worry about swinging left or swinging right or swinging across the ball, I could swing straight through the ball.”
-Denny Galvin (12 handicap)
Then I want to get one in your hands ASAP. All you’ve got do is:
Still with me?
I’m actually glad. There’s more info I’d really like you to see. Previously, I said we had an inkling how the test golfers would do with the C3i. That’s because we had already tested it.
Not just any robot, mind you, but a robot named LDRIC (pronounced “Eldrick” – like a certain 14-time major champion). This amazing machine works for Golf Laboratories, the most respected independent equipment testing company in golf.
Unlike you and me, LDRIC swings exactly as programmed, every single time, no matter what clubs you put in his shiny metal hands.
On this day, those clubs were the C3i and two of the best-known, top-selling traditional wedges on the market.
Can you say David vs. Goliath?
I’m sure you know how that battle turned out.
Each wedge was tested in the sand, with an impact point 2 inches behind the ball like a regular explosion shot. We also asked LDRIC to test them on fat shots, hitting 2 inches behind the ball on turf.
|Test||C3i Wedge Results||Traditional Wedge Results*||Summary|
(impact 2” behind ball)
|Distance: 32.2 yds
Max height: 19.6 yds
Spin rate: 5,234 RPM
|Distance: 17.8 yds
Max height: 12.4 yds
Spin rate: 3,367 RPM
The C3i slipped through the sand so cleanly, its shots carried 14.4 yards farther on average, than those hit with the other wedges.
Amazingly, the C3i also generated 55% more spin while carrying 21.6 feet higher than its competitors. That’s superior stopping power.
|Fat shot off turf
(impact 2” behind ball)
|Distance: 27.1 yds||Distance: 19.6 yds||
The C3i’s shots traveled 7.5 yards farther and closer to the hole, on average, than the other wedges’ shots.
That’s 39% more consistent, on-the-green distance on fat shots with the C3i… the difference between putting for par and praying for bogey.
What more proof do you need that the C3i is the wedge that will improve your short game and lower your handicap quicker than you can knock in a 2-inch putt? If the answer is, “None,” I’ll make this real simple. Just click this button to say…
I get it. And I’m happy to address your concerns.
Let me ask you a few questions:
If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you answered “yes” to the C3i. (Feel free to skip to the order section.)
The point is, the same technique that doesn’t work with your traditional wedge will produce much better results with the C3i. The AutoGlide Xtreme Sole doesn’t demand perfect ball-club-turf contact to get the job done – and you don’t have to worry about opening your stance or clubface to hit a sand or flop shot.
Short answer: Anywhere you can find space (while complying with the 14-club rule, of course).
If you carry a lob wedge, you’ll want to replace it with the 65° C3i. As you’ve seen, it works beautifully as a sand wedge, too, and its design makes the C3i incredibly handy in most any greenside situation.
I’d simply recommend scrolling back up to read the feedback and watch the videos of the everyday golfers who tested the C3i – none of whom had ever used it, none of whom were paid to say nice things about it.
Then revisit the info from our pal LDRIC, who didn’t have a dog in the fight (if you will) when he tried the C3i against two brand-name competitors.
Real user testing backed by scientific data. There’s nothing gimmicky about that.
Absolutely not. In fact, our designers studied the wedges you’re talking about and, while they found things to like, they found lots of shortcomings, too.
For instance, the others tend to skip off tight lies (causing thin shots) and sometimes snag in the rough. The C3i was built to eliminate these problems – and to sound and feel much better than competitors.
Yes, indeed – It conforms to the rules of golf.
An independent company which hired some of the best designers in the business – guys who have built clubs for big brands, placing several models on the coveted Golf Digest “Hot List.” And while contractual details preclude us from identifying those clubs, trust me – you’d know them if you heard their names.
No problem. I’ll make it simple:
To save strokes and shoot lower scores without investing piles of time and money in lessons or practice. With the C3i, you really can buy a better golf game!
Which brings us to the ultimate question.
You want to know how much it’s gonna cost.
Before revealing today’s special introductory price, I can tell you it’s an extraordinary value compared to:
This ought to bring you back down to earth:
That’s more like it, right? I should note that we’ll also ship it FREE to any U.S. address.
And that it comes with a sweet BONUS:
That’s a $29 value and available only to C3i purchasers – absolutely FREE!
Finally, because we’re absolutely, positively certain you’ll love your new club, we’re offering this iron-clad guarantee:
When I say “try” the C3i, I’m not talking about hitting a few chips in the yard. I want you to give it a real workout.
On the course, the range, the chipping green and in the practice bunker… or anywhere else there’s room to play shots you’ll encounter during a round.
If the C3i falls short of your expectations in any of these instances, or…
Just send it back. We’ll follow with a full refund.
The way I see it, the purchase decision comes down to this:
I don’t know how any golfer could turn down this offer. It would be like laying up on a par 5 with only 150 yards to reach in two – and not a hazard in sight. Or saying, “Thanks but no thanks” to an invitation to play Augusta.
You wouldn’t dream of doing that, would you? I didn’t think so.
You shouldn’t let this opportunity pass you by, either.
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“The C3i is such an easy club to hit to the green in all situations. It just takes the nervousness out of just hitting it. Every swing with the C3i was similar. In the divot or out of the divot, the club launched the ball high up in the air and spun.”
-Mark Markham (8 handicap)
“It was phenomenal. I was amazed at the confidence that you get as the clubhead glides through, hits the ball, and you get that nice, solid feel on the clubhead to the ball. And it happened every time. Every time I swung the club it happened.”
-Mac Engh (17 handicap)
“Typically when I’m in the bunker there’s a lot of tension, so what’s going through my mind is, ‘I just need to get this thing out.’ What happens typically then is, I get tense so I hit the ball fat, it stays in the bunker, usually hits the lip and rolls back in. With the C3i, it is set up square to your target and swing. It just glides through the sand and the ball pops out.”
-Jim Richardsons (17 handicap)
“When you look down on (the C3i), it looks really nice. It sets up really good. It’s just comfortable. The other thing I like about it is the sole is so wide, but it doesn’t feel bulky. It just feels easy.”
-Bob Stuart (7 handicap)
“I dread getting in (the sand) in the first place, and I know that I have issues trying to get it out, so it just balloons – one thing just leads to the other. After hitting (the C3i) a few times, I’m much more confident. I feel like I can hit the ball up in the air a lot better, I feel like the ball reacts a lot better than (with) my traditional club. Just having the belief that I can now go out and with a little bit of practice get better and better, I believe that this club potentially can take five or six strokes off my game within a very short period of time.”
-Bob Shaw (12 handicap)
“This club goes through the sand with great ease and a lot of comfort. It doesn’t take a lot of extra swing or any extra energy at all to make it go smoothly through the sand. And it’s time and time again, it’s very consistent. The C3i should improve my short game, I’d hope, two to maybe four strokes a round.”
-Denny Glavin (12 handicap)
“One of the (things) that amazed me about the C3i was how far I hit behind the ball – I hit behind the ball a good five inches. Now with my old club, I would have missed the ball completely. And I probably wouldn’t have gotten more than two or three inches (of) roll, but with the C3i it came through, got under the ball and landed within four feet of the pin. It just glided through the sand like I was hitting off the fairway.”
-James Chestnut (12 handicap)
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