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Top 10 Golf Clubs 2014

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Following are some of the factors that we felt are most important in evaluating the top 10 golf club iron selections. Clubs were tested at a testing facility and loosely measured for the below quality points:

1. Comfort at Setup (Instilling Confidence)
2. Solid Feel at Impact
3. Workable Ball Flight
4. Consistency of Distance
5. Pure Distance
6. Shaft Quality and Consistency, Standard included shaft
7. Ability to Spin the Ball
8. Spin Control
9. Grip Feel and Quality

Skill Level: Players
Irons: #3 – PW (2 iron available)
Shafts: True Temper Steel
Style: Forged Blade Cavity Backed

The Titleist CB 714 designed Forged Irons are a shallow cavity iron with an inner cavity muscle behind the impact area to deliver a little more distance and ease of shot-making. It has a slightly larger sweet spot than the even…
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Skill Level: Game Improvement
Milled Face Texture
Shaft: KBS Tour
Shaft: .355 tip
4-PW

OK we’ll have to give up some award here for most innovative technology in an iron. The Speed Pocket between the face of the club and the back cavity…Read More


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Mizuno MP-64  9/10

Skill Level: Players
Iron Set: #3 – PW
Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold
Grip:Mizuno/Golf Provide M-21 58

The Mizuno MP-64 diamond muscle is Mizuno’s cloaked version of a blade with a lot of comfort technology built in. It features varying cavity depths throughout the set to assist launch…Read More

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Mizuno JPX-825  8.5/10

Skill Level: Game Improvement
Irons: #4 – PW plus Gap Wedge
Shaft: True Temper Dynalite XP Gold
Grip:Mizuno/Golf Provide M-21 58

Serious golfers know that the Japanese make great steel and that Mizuno is a serious players club. Mizuno uses a Grain Flow Forging process during manufacture in the JPX-825 Pro that is designed…Read More


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Skill Level: Game Improvement
Irons: 3-PW in Set
Shaft: Dynamic Gold Steel
Grip: VR Tour Velvet

This is a gorgeous new club from Nike. If offers the 8 to 15 handicapper a great option to get more serious and still have plenty of forgiveness…Read More


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Titleist AP2  8.5/10

Irons: #3 – PW
Shafts: True Temper Steel
Style: Forged Blade Cavity Backed

With multi-lateral weight distribution the AP2 Forged 712 irons goal is to provide that bigger sweetspot and playability for the masses…Read More


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Cleveland 588 MB  8.5/10

Irons in Set: #3 through PW (47 degree)
Shaft: Dynamic Gold Steel
Grip: Lamkin Crossline

I have to include a traditional blade set up iron in the list – it just would not be proper not to do so. The Cleveland 588 MB Irons have that traditional muscle…Read More


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Skill Level: Players
$700 to $800
Steel Shafts
Style: Forged, cavity backed

This is a beautiful set with excellent performance and precision while maintaining a forgiving cavity backed slightly offset face…Read More


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Skill Level: Game Improvement
Fujikura Fuel shaft
$699
4-PW

OK the color of the back of the club is not going to improve your game but this club might. It’s probably the most beautiful looking iron I’ve seen. Lots going on in the appearance category…Read More


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3-PW
Shaft: 3 options TFC 189I as tested
Tech: CTP (custom tuning port)
Material: aluminum and a soft elastomer
$699

Ping has answered the call for more game improvement technology in today’s clubs with the new G25 which has a thinner face metal and high launch…Read More


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As an avid golfer and tennis player for most of his life, he enjoys researching the latest in golf and tennis technology as well as analyzing his own game. He has been a writer and reviewer for a dozen years and his work has appeared in numerous publications including CBS, the San Fransisco Chronicle… See more about S. Dee Davis

Beginners Golf Club

Tommy Armour Silver Spot – Beginners Golf Club

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This is a great set for the beginner made by a venerable and well-respected club manufacturer so you can feel comfortable about your clubs no matter who you are playing with. They will never know the clubs cost so little with the Tommy Armour name on them. The set comes with 4 metal … [more]



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How To Choose The Right Golf Club

Confidence, feel, contact, consistency, spin control – our iron game can pretty much be summed up by those words. If we make good contact, distance takes care of itself as high quality steel on cast urethane produces the crushing blow that launches the ball. The heavy blade makes a punishing … [more]

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