Played with the right technique and this shot spins a ton. The ball stops and even reverses. Setup and ball position at address are important. So is an angle of attack that is shallower than many of you have. You’ll even see the very best slightly deloft the club at impact.
Choosing between a high 56° wedge shot or a knock down three-quarter 52° wedge approach; the best players will take the knock down every time.
Learn to play this shot
If you want to be more accurate from 100 yards in; setting up more birdies or a par-save; then most amateurs would benefit enormously if they could hit their wedge shots on a lower trajectory with more spin. Come on. Be better. It’s time to learn a new skill.