This is an iron club intended for pitch shots.
(aka: "wedge", "PW", "W" and more) a lofted short iron (usually next in chronological order after the 9 iron and somewhere between 47° and 52°) used to execute a pitch shot. Example: "Julie regularly hits her pitching wedge about 100 yards."
A lofted club used for pitching the ball high in the air.
a wedge used to loft the golf ball over obstacles
A short iron with a large degree of loft, used for pitching high but short shots onto the green.
An iron with a club face angel of 48 to 50 degrees. Used to hit a high shot.
A club with a steeper face, used when close to the hole. (See "Sand Wedge".)
An iron club designed for making pitch shots
the lowest lofted wedge usually between 44 and 46 degrees. PWs of 20 years ago had lofts of 46 to 50 degrees. See Gap Wedge.
A specialist iron with a high degree of loft in the clubface. (See Irons and Loft).
A short iron designed for pitching the ball short distances.
An iron with a heavy flange, designed primarily for hitting pitch shots.
A pitching wedge is a kind of golf club.