The CB version is also available for mid to high handicap golfers, offering added forgiveness but still providing you the spin and stopping power of the Rotex design.  The 588 CB is also popular among lower handicap players as well. 

Rotex is Cleveland’s title for their milled pattern of grooves in different directions, providing spin on longer shots where the impact zone is near the toe.  The Titleist spin milled grooving hasn’t been as successful, while Cleveland has been getting praise from a wide range of golfers.

See Cleveland’s advertisement video on Rotex;
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One of the main things to pay attention to when purchasing this club is how much “bounce” you want. For those unfamiliar, “Bounce” is the width of flange on the bottom of the club.  If you play a lot of golf in the south and are used to tight lies, less bounce is more likely the way to go. It is much easier to pinch the ball off a tight lie with less bounce.  If you play a lot of golf up north then more bounce will more likely act like your friend. 

Cleveland offers several different bounce and lot options for the 588 RTX wedges.

See this chart from Cleveland for more detail on the


By Jayson Karnafel

Jayson Karnafel (or "Moose" as his friends call him) is a hard-core golf enthusiast and is Currently a Moonlight Tour Member. Jayson has been playing golf avidly for over 10 years, but since graduating from the Golf Academy of America, he has taken his golf game to new heights. This past year Jayson, has also pursued other career interests while avidly working on his game and giving lessons to developing golfer. He vast knowledge from his golf education and experience on the course, make him an excellent contributor and valuable partner at the new Golferzine community.

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