Ben Hogan PTX
Our Review:The use of lofts instead of club numbers can be frustratingly confusing (sorry, etching it on the hosel doesn't count), but there is plenty of innovation in these irons that can benefit many. Hollow irons in lofts from 20 to 31 degrees feature a 17-gram tungsten weight near the sole to help you get the ball in the air. The traditional cavity-back irons (32 to 47 degrees) place mass higher on the head to create a more controlled trajectory. Ben Hogan once said golf clubs were "90 percent shaft and 10 percent how it goes through the dirt." The PTx's wide sole uses a V-like shape to make it play like a narrower, more versatile sole.
Specs: 6-iron: variable; PW: variable
Price: $1,200 (seven irons)
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Look / Sound / Feel
* Percentage of total score
lowSharp-looking. Has a definite cool factor.
midYou can feel the softness of the strike in your hands.
midThese are way more traditional looking than your typical game improvement iron.Very clean and compact. Feel-wise, these are as good as the best players' iron.
highSmoking off the face, and they feel amazing. In typical Hogan iron fashion, I could move them around.